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From DIY Dip-Dye Sneakers to Spectacular Splashing Footwear

By: Armida Ascano - Published: Jan 3, 2014
Thanks to Carrie Bradshaw and the wild success of Sex and the City, the late 90s and early 2000s marked the reign of Manolo Blahnik and his strappy sandals; fast forward to 2011 and you'll find the year of Jeffrey Campbell's 20something shoe cult; this past year's shoe trends, however, dictate that the footwear designer du jour of 2013 was none other than the person with a WiFi connection and a hot glue gun.

The most aesthetically pleasing corners of the Internet were populated by DIY shoe tutorials this year. From DIY frilly sandals to found object-constructed footwear, the shoe looks of 2013 called for fashionistas to get a little crafty. The results were ultra-customized and entirely individual.

Take a step further into the world of shoe trends with our extensive Shoes Trend Report.