One benefit to following New York Fashion Week at home on your laptop? You have a way better view of the shoes than anyone watching in real time. And this season, those shoes have been good.
Just as it’s dominated the runway, velvet has reigned supreme in footwear—in the form of chunky mules at Tanya Taylor, two-tone and acid-yellow booties at 3.1 Phillip Lim, and fuchsia over-the-knee boots at Opening Ceremony. Christian Siriano showed sandals that called to mind cable-knit sweaters (except, you know, with a four-inch heel), while Jonathan Simkhai went full fashion slipper with cozy-looking shearling slingbacks. And believe me, we’re just getting started.
Click through the slideshow for 40 next-level footwear options to inspire your accessorizing next fall.