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65 Footwear Trends in April

From Jelly Sandals to Board Game-Themed Sneakers

— April 27, 2021 — Eco
This spring has introduced several new footwear trends throughout the month of April alone. New footwear technologies, styles, and innovations are sure to shape this summer's footwear fashions with funky patterns and vibrant colorways.

One notable collaboration between Hush Puppies and Loud Lacquer has inspired the creation of Brite Jells. The squishy and soft jelly sandals boast four vibrant colors, in two styles: a slide-on sandal, and a soft and squishy strap and buckle closure.

Board game-themed sneakers have also made a noticeable appearance in the shoe market. Reebok and Candy Land patterned up to launch an excitingly colorful pack of sneakers. The brightly designed sneaker pack celebrates the iconic Hasbro board game and includes kids sneaker options in the form of the Classic Leather 'Where Kandy Rules' and the Club C 85 'Make the Journey' sneaker.
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Freshness
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Sleek Black Leather Sandals
Sleek Black Leather Sandals
Palm Angels Offers a Leather Strap Sandal for the Warmer Seasons
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64
Bright Tonal Dramatic Shoelaces
Bright Tonal Dramatic Shoelaces
99%IS- Offers New and Bright UPSIDE DOWN SHOELACES
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63
Padded Breezy Spring Sandals
Padded Breezy Spring Sandals
John Elliott and Suicoke Join Forces on a Set of Sandals for SS21
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62
Vibrant Retro Paint-Detailed Shoes
Vibrant Retro Paint-Detailed Shoes
Nike Splatters Paint on the Blazer Mid and Low '77 for Spring
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61
Stamped Suede-Covered Sneakers
Stamped Suede-Covered Sneakers
Offspring Joins Converse on The Flip Pack of Shoes
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60
Sustainably-Made Utilitarian Boots
Sustainably-Made Utilitarian Boots
The VOYLOK Boots are Made Entirley from Wool and Hot Water
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59
Mushroom-Based Shoe Materials
Mushroom-Based Shoe Materials
adidas Uses Mushrooms to Reinvent its Stan Smith Sneakers
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58
Archival Spring Retro Apparel
Archival Spring Retro Apparel
Karhu Dives into its History for the SS21 Trampas Capsule
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57
Sustainably Tanned Spring Footwear
Sustainably Tanned Spring Footwear
KEEN and Engineered Garments Join Forces on a Capsule
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56
Earthy Tonal Neutral Footwear
Earthy Tonal Neutral Footwear
New Balance's New made-in-UK 991 Sneakers Celebrate its 20th Year
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55
Earth Day-Themed Sustainable Shoes
Earth Day-Themed Sustainable Shoes
ASICS' Tarther Blast Gets a Cream Tonal Makeover for Spring
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54
Decathlon-Themed Running Shoes
Decathlon-Themed Running Shoes
Karhu's All Around Pack Features a Range of Functional Designs
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53
Chunky Perforated Summer Sandals
Chunky Perforated Summer Sandals
Y-3 Launches New Colorways of the Notoma Sandal
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52
Monochromatic Seasonal Chunky Sandals
Monochromatic Seasonal Chunky Sandals
ASICS SportStyle Launches the New Bondal Sandal for Summer
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51
Monochromatic High-Top Sneakers
Monochromatic High-Top Sneakers
Nike Introduces the New Nostalgic Dunk High Panda Sneaker
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50
Sustainable Speckled Detailed Shoes
Sustainable Speckled Detailed Shoes
Jaden Smith Updates the New Balance Vision Racer Sneaker
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49
Winter-Ready Grippy Oxford Shoes
Winter-Ready Grippy Oxford Shoes
Dr. Martens' 1461 Bodega Shoes are Designed to be Highly Durable
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48
Repurposed Grape Sneakers
Repurposed Grape Sneakers
The Eco Edition Larry Sneakers are Made with Grape Skins, Stalks & Seeds
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47
Spring-Ready Retro Footwear
Spring-Ready Retro Footwear
ASICS Welcomes the Warmer Season with the New GEL-MC PLUS Sneaker
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46
Checkered Patchwork Hi-Top Shoes
Checkered Patchwork Hi-Top Shoes
Converse's Chuck 70 Sneakers Get a Checkerboard Patchwork Update
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45
Multi-Tonal Retro Basketball Shoes
Multi-Tonal Retro Basketball Shoes
New Balance's 550 Sneaker Gets a Vibrant Paneling Update
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44
Refreshing Caged Tonal Footwear
Refreshing Caged Tonal Footwear
Pharrell and adidas Launch the Clear Aqua NMD Hu Sneaker
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43
Hand-Drawn Graphic Footwear
Hand-Drawn Graphic Footwear
Yu Nagaba and Converse Launch a Set of Chuck Taylor All Star Highs
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42
Technical Rugged Hybrid Footwear
Technical Rugged Hybrid Footwear
032c and adidas Join Forces on a New Pack of GSG Footwear
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41
Music-Themed Footwear Capsules
Music-Themed Footwear Capsules
WACKO MARIA Introduces a New PRO-KEDS Collaboration Project
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40
Understated Debossed Logo Sneakers
Understated Debossed Logo Sneakers
Nike's Blazer Low X Launches a Set of Colorway Designs
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39
Stealthy Knit High-Top Shoes
Stealthy Knit High-Top Shoes
The YEEZY Quantum Gets a Minimal Colorway Design
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38
High-Quality Leather Lace-Up Boots
High-Quality Leather Lace-Up Boots
The Women's Laura Lace-Up Boots are Great for All Four Seasons
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37
Earthy Tonal Paneling Footwear
Earthy Tonal Paneling Footwear
Reebok Introduces Two Colorways of the Zig 3D Storm Hydro
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36
Plaid Luxury Summer Sandals
Plaid Luxury Summer Sandals
Burberry's New Slides are Detailed with the Vintage Checks
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35
Clear Outsole Rugged Boots
Clear Outsole Rugged Boots
Dr. Martens Introduces the New Set of 1461 Boot Designs
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34
Sustainable Golf Sneakers
Sustainable Golf Sneakers
Nike's Victory G Lite Shoe is Lightweight and Functional
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33
Painted Toe Quirky Shoes
Painted Toe Quirky Shoes
Midorikawa and Suicoke Update the Vibram FiveFingers Shoe Design
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32
Japanese Gardening-Themed Shoes
Japanese Gardening-Themed Shoes
Nike's Dunk Low Rooted in Peace Design Nods to Earthy Themes
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31
Earthy Tonal Retro Running Shoes
Earthy Tonal Retro Running Shoes
Nike's Air Pegasus 83 Sneaker Gets a Stone Colorway
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30
Fully Recyclable Sneaker Styles
Fully Recyclable Sneaker Styles
The Adidas Made To Be Remade Ultraboost is Eco-Conscious
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29
Board Game-Themed Sneakers
Board Game-Themed Sneakers
Reebok and Candy Land Join Forces for a Vibrant Pack of Sneakers
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28
Sustainable Jelly-Like Sandals
Sustainable Jelly-Like Sandals
Rombaut and Melissa Join Forces on a Eco-Friendly Capsule
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27
Speckled Bright Sustainable Sneakers
Speckled Bright Sustainable Sneakers
Nike's Space Hippie 01 Sneaker Gets Two New Colorway Designs
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26
Chic Small-Batch Moccasins
Chic Small-Batch Moccasins
Easymocs are Crafted with Vibram Outsoles and Ortholite Footbeds
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25
Premium Distressed Sneaker Designs
Premium Distressed Sneaker Designs
Collegium Introduces a New Set of Sneakers
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24
Reimagined Plant-Based Sneakers
Reimagined Plant-Based Sneakers
Reebok's Nano X1 Vegan is a New Version of the Nano X1 Sneaker
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23
Alien-Themed Tennis Shoes
Alien-Themed Tennis Shoes
adidas Has Unveiled an Eco-Friendly Yoda Stan Smith Silhouette
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22
Refurbished Sneaker Programs
Refurbished Sneaker Programs
Nike Refurbished Explores the Circular Supply Chain Model
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21
Carbon Fiber-Infused Hiking Boots
Carbon Fiber-Infused Hiking Boots
The North Face Vectiv Exploris Futurelight Minimizes Fatigue
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20
Cherry Blossom-Themed Basketball Shoes
Cherry Blossom-Themed Basketball Shoes
Nike's LeBron 18 Low Sneakers Gets a Sakura Design
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19
Cork-Accented Slide Sandals
Cork-Accented Slide Sandals
The Nike Air Max 90 Cork Slides Have a Naturalistic Finish
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18
Durable Lightweight Trail Shoes
Durable Lightweight Trail Shoes
The Columbia Escape Summit OutDry Offers Lightweight Agility
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17
Signature Virtual Sneakers
Signature Virtual Sneakers
CryptoKickers Creates NFT-Based Virtual Footwear for the New World
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16
Colorful Jelly Sandals
Colorful Jelly Sandals
The Hush Puppies and Loud Lacquer Brite Jells are Squishy and Soft
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15
Sustainable Summer Mules
Sustainable Summer Mules
Native Shoes' New Ava Bloom Silhouette is Made from Repurposed Algae
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14
Regenerative Leather Sneakers
Regenerative Leather Sneakers
Timberland's Greenstride Solar Wave EK+ Styles Uses Eco Materials
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13
Cartoon Stoner Sneakers
Cartoon Stoner Sneakers
The adidas Towelie Campus 80s Were Launched to Celebrate 4/20
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12
Sustainable Desert Boot Sneakers
Sustainable Desert Boot Sneakers
The Clarks Origin Sneakers are Modernly Designed and Cut
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11
Comfortable Anti-Stress Shoes
Comfortable Anti-Stress Shoes
Rieker is a Favorable Footwear Brand with a High-Comfort Focus
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10
Trail-Ready Hiking Shoes
Trail-Ready Hiking Shoes
These adidas Terrex Swift R3 Silhouettes are High-Performance Hikers
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9
Shoe-Recycling Vending Machines
Shoe-Recycling Vending Machines
Adidas’ Recycling Bins Turn Used Plastic Bottles Into Sneakers
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8
Rinsing-Friendly Skate Shoes
Rinsing-Friendly Skate Shoes
The Vans Trek Slip-On Reimagines a Classic Design
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7
Lightweight Heritage Hybrid Sandals
Lightweight Heritage Hybrid Sandals
Onitsuka Tiger Launches the DENTIGRE STRAP for Summer
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6
Eco-Friendly Slip-On Shoes
Eco-Friendly Slip-On Shoes
The Astorflex Kamuflex Shoes are Handmade in Northern Italy
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5
Customizable LEGO Sneakers
Customizable LEGO Sneakers
The LEGO Adidas UltraBoosts Have Built-In Studs for Custom Designs
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4
Exaggerated Luxe Fur Sandals
Exaggerated Luxe Fur Sandals
Louis Vuitton's New Easy Mules are Detailed with Branding Accents
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3
Pancake Stack Slippers
Pancake Stack Slippers
Denny's Recently Launched the Limited-Edition Pro Loungers Slippers
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2
Earth-Toned Hiking Shoes
Earth-Toned Hiking Shoes
The Latest Adidas Terrex Free Hiker Parley Hiking Shoes are Stylish
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1
Casual Recovery Slippers
Casual Recovery Slippers
The OluKai Mahana Slippers Offer a Soothing Way to Relax
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