Sandal time is over. Wondering about what to wear in NYC in November? Fall is here, why not try the Big Foot look? It’s everywhere. Azzedine Alaia‘s stud inflected bootie is the most feminine. Try it with floaty dresses, not just jeans. Track pants, midi skirts, miniskirts and printed pants work too. Be creative, mix it up and enjoy. Let NYC Private Shopping Tour’s Private Tours help you find the looks you love
Balenciaga was one of the first brands to push the big sneaker. They didn’t have to push too hard, as customers clamored for them, and supply could not keep up with demand. Was that by choice? Hard to say. The new Balenciaga’s are here, and they are as big as ever. And colorful too.
Fendi loves sock sneakers. These yellow ones have a chunkier bottom than past seasons. With these you can walk tough and seem happy.
Gucci has embraced the over sized sneaker too. This patchwork pair is cheerful, and on trend. The snake trim ground it a bit.
Platforms look good too. These two are a bit more blingy, with the gold Gucci bee and metallic leathers. The chain worked into the platforms is is subtle and glam.
For the eternal optimist who wonders what to wear in NYC in November, maybe the sandal sneaker is the best option. Chunky and a sling back, it’s the fashionista’s answer to global warming. Completely wearable, but not a summer shoe. Why not try it?
R13 makes some awesome platform sneakers as well. They are distressed for that pre-worn look everyone is loving.
John Galliano knows how to mix tough and tender. Follow his lead for the chicest way to wear the big foot look.
Rick Owens has always been known for over the top footwear. This season he is quieter than normal. The boots and sneakers are chunky without being over the top. An excellent choice of what to wear in NYC in November.
And then there is the boot/sneaker high top crossover. The laces are a dead giveaway that these are this season’s Prada. Anything but subtle, you will have a bounce in your step when you wear these.
Has Muiccia been looking at vintage Timberland and Sorel catalogs? Sort of seems that way. The prole boot is all the rage these days.
But Prada’s lug sole booties are lined in real fur. The mix of high tech soles and vintage styling gives this pair an edge.
These Prada chunky boots are a bit more refined. Amped up Chelsea boots make sense.
Sister brand Miu Miu is also on the vintage hiking boot bandwagon. Again the laces are a brand indicator. Slightly more delicate, an odd word, hiking boots speak to a more toned down look.
The higher heel on this Miu Miu pair make this boot what you want to wear in NYC in November. Too bad Ms Prada did not add some bling to her reworked work boots
One expects a chunky bootie from Montcler. Their winter-centric collections need outdoor footwear. This soft suede pair is appealing.
Ditto the graffiti covered pull on lug soles. These boots were made for walking.
Chloe’s booties are more refined. Furlined mini cowboy boots are jazzed up with studs. This could be the what to wear boot in NYC in November.
Chloe also does what looks like a reworked and feminized LL Bean bootie. The shearling is real and the toes are pointed, for a more feminine look.
Updated cut out boots from Chloe have a tough chic appeal. The diamond snakeskin elongates the pointed toe.
Gucci take the hiking boot in a different direction. Patterned. Logo patterned of course, with the signature red and green ribbon trim. Very chic.
The same fabric is used for espadrilles, shearling lined booties and higher heeled booties. Short, medium or mid calf. Whatever you want.
The Fendi logo trim boots are perfection. Just a touch of fur, and the clean metal closure tome the work boot look down a bit.
Alexander McQueen stays true to his roots in tough chic punked up boots. The high and low flat boots have spikes and studs. The high heel studded platforms are pure McQueen,
These Marsell boots are so clean they look like they were caste in plaster.
Minimalist designers like Bottega Veneta go for the big boots too.
And even The Row, an other spare chic brand, give us these tough chic boots that will work beautifully with their flowing dresses, pants and skirts.
Sergio Rossi mixes textures in his combat boots.
Proenza Schouler‘s work boots are lower key. The plaid fabric amps them up quite a bit.
Zanotti boots are a bit more luxe, snake skin or fur lined, and not as massively sized.
Both heel height can work.
And if you are not sure that big feet shoes work for you, try Mr Louboutin’s super decorated work booties. A mixed metaphor for sure.
Louboutin does go big and blingy with his sneakers. These must be noticed slip ons are a mixed medium statement and they do have red soles.
Here is a simple take on a vintage work boot, and one that comes with an unexpected pop of color. I’d say that if you are looking for what to wear in NYC in November, start here.