I’m always interested in gaining sartorial insight from various experts in the industry. On that note, I recently tapped Regina Popp, senior director of fashion and trends at DSW, to learn more about which fall shoe silhouettes she thinks will be everywhere this season. Given that it’s her role to guide trend direction for a large footwear retailer, she certainly knows a thing or two about what customers will probably gravitate toward.
“Embracing the richness of layering with textured coats and tall leather boots, the chic zen of head-to-toe neutrals, the ease of pulling on an easy Chelsea bootie… fall fashion affords so many opportunities to show off new shoes,” she said. So with that in mind, Popp shared the five key styles she’s loving for fall, some of which you may already have in your closet. Keep scrolling for more, including past visual inspiration from fashion people and plenty of shopping recommendations.