Trawl the World Wide Web for the Shoe trends for winter 2008-09 and you will be stunned to notice the extraordinarily stunning range of winter shoes for women with all tastes and style-statements from cute to raunchy and from elegant to sinfully wicked.
Heel Trends for Winter
This winter the drop in temperature does not necessarily mean you need to drop your heels too! While there are a lot of exciting flat ankle boots and cute sandals for those who prefer to play it safe and comfortable on flats, there are a lot more tempting high heel shoe options for those who don't give a damn about aching calves and sore toes, but rather want to be in the fashion limelight.
The dagger like stiletto with killer high heels of four inches and above will be there to add a touch of sexiness to winter skirts and dresses. Though you may also notice a bit of innovation to stilettos this season as shoe designers have increased the height of the heel and added a platform to the shoe. Another trend of winter 2009 is thick high heel covered in the same fabric as the shoe itself - so make sure you keep a look out for those and add a pair to your collection. Wedge heels are expected to evolve in style and design this season too, and thus don a more interesting appearance over all.
If heels aren't for you, then don't worry at all, as ballet flats are predicted to maintain there popularity and will be found in a variety of cute colors and fabrics. Look out for vintage looking satin ballet flats and be as hot as an A-list celeb.
Top Shoe Fashion Trends
Expect to see an influx of knee length and thigh boots on the high streets this winter. Their fetish tag has already been neutralized with endorsements from top style divas like Jennifer Lopez, Victoria Beckham, Ashlee Simpson and couture houses like Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik, Gianmarco Lorenzi. Besides thigh boots are the only ones that promise to keep you snugly warm apart from the warmth of fire and the passion your lover!
If thigh boots are still little to adventurous for you then you can safely and stylishly step your feet in a pair of sexy ankle boots. Call them shoe boots, shooties or booties - ankle boots are amazingly versatile as they can go with a variety of winter outfits and can be dressed up or dressed down. The all new range of ankle boots this winter come embellished with high heels, faux fur, seductive buttons, bold buckles, rope chains and even laces and ribbons to meet your every fashion demand or trendiest style imagination.
A popular material winter shoes are boasting this season is super glossy patent leather, in eternal black and sexy red. Add a little drama to your ensemble by putting on velvet shoes in bold winter colors like purple, yellow, green, orange, golden or silver depending on your dress, occasion and attitude.
Add a touch of the wild side too, as animal print shoes are a hot fashion trend in ladies shoes this winter! Animal print shoes such as faux leopard prints, croc embossing, and snakeskin will be seen dressing up dramatic wide leg pants and skirts or adding a bit of funk to plain outfits. The trend has made its way onto every style of footwear imaginable so everyone can take part in the fun and give their dressing a bold and stylish animal flavor that's sure to draw some attention.