11 Shoes That Every Londoner Should Buy This Autumn

Shoes by Mango | © Mango
Shoes by Mango | © Mango
Photo of India Doyle
16 October 2017

As temperatures drop and the leaves take on their most vibrant shades there’s an urgent need to shake up your post-summer style. Dressing for London in autumn is one the biggest challenges that the city offers. Read our guide to the best shoes to buy this season and make sure you’re putting your best foot forward.

Mango geometric leather pumps, £59.99

Fashion design is enjoying a particularly arty twist this season, and these statement pumps from Mango will easily help you get into the groove.

Mango heels, £59.99

Chloé loafers, £320

The transitional shoe every wardrobe deserves, these Chloé flatforms are easy to wear and will work hard to up the style status of any outfit. Plus, the added height makes them perfect for navigating big puddles.

Chloé, £320

& Other Stories metallic leather pumps, £79

Millennial pink may be firmly established in the fashion lexicon, but it doesn’t mean the shade should be considered boring. These & Other Stories pumps with block heel are a perfect update, rendered in on-trend metallic.

& Other Stories, metallic leather pumps, £79

Sies Marjan leather ankle boots, £820

Relative newcomer to the fashion industry, New York-based brand Sies Marjan has enjoyed a sharp rise to notoriety with elegant, beautiful designers offered in unique shades. These boots are no exception, and are an investment worth making.

Sies Marjan Gretta nubuck-leather ankle boots, £820.00

Adidas Superstar slip on trainers, £64

Make London-living a little easier with these super simple slip on trainers from Adidas. Cross elastic detail and white toe-cap gives an elegant finish, with a pulled together look that means you can wear them with anything.

ADIDAS, Superstar slip-on trainers, £64.99

Whistles by FAR redchurch slingbacks, £235

In case you missed the memo: red is ‘in’, and most definitely a shade you should embrace for your footwear. These slingbacks from Whistles’ by FAR collaboration are best worn with a cropped jean and gingham blazer.

Whistles by FAR Redchurch Slingback, £235.00

Axel Arigato platform sneaker, £150

You can’t get more of a heavenly staple than these platform sneakers from Japanese designer Axel Arigato. A firm favourite amongst London creatives, the brand’s Brewer Street store recently celebrated their one year anniversary – stop by and try these in store if you’re in the area.

Axel Arigato platform suede sneaker, £150

Jacquemus Clown leather Derby shoes, £425.00

White leather shoes don’t naturally spring to mind as the best kind of footwear for getting around London in autumn. However Jacquemus’ designs are so sculptural and unique that it’s worth investing the energy to keep them clean.

Jacquemus, Clown leather Derby shoes £425.00

Saint Laurent logo heels, £770

Logos have made a major comeback on t-shirts this year, but we love this innovative twist from Saint Laurent. Wear with jet black skinny jeans and a slinky top for the ultimate evening look.

Saint Laurent Opyum logo heels, £770

Eytys Ortega leather boots, €430

The perfect winter boot is hard to find, but this pair from Swedish brand Eytys come pretty close. With square toe, chunky sole and classic pull-on design they offer long-lasting elegance with a contemporary twist, and can be worn with everything.

Eytys Ortega boots, €430

Fila trailblazer shoes, £100

Trailblazer by name and nature, these bold red, chunky leather shoes from Fila are a dreamy hybrid of sportswear and fashion, making it super easy to take on the challenges of London life, one stylish step at a time.

Fila trailblazer trainers, £100