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Top 35 Footwear Trends in May

From Inclusive Shoe Collections to Customizable Children's Boots

— May 30, 2016 — Fashion
These May 2016 footwear trends range from customizable children's boots to inclusive shoe collections that are designed for women of different complexions. Christian Louboutin's latest collection of flats is a standout that features an extended palette of nude tones. These shoe colors are meant to represent the diverse and beautiful skin tones of the shoe designer's consumers across the globe.

Additional notables include futuristic sport sandals like a Puma x MCQ collaborative design that is more artful than it is practical. Those seeking simplicity will appreciate the month's color-coded sandal and tennis shoe concepts that reinvent retro elements for a new generation while simultaneously promoting the importance of comfort.

3D-printed running shoes and personalized insole services round off this list of May 2016 footwear trends and will appeal to consumers seeking to express themselves through customization.
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Insole-Printing Systems
Insole-Printing Systems
iMcustom Introduces Complete 3D Scanning and Printing for Custom Insoles
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34
Dip-Dyed Low-Top Sneakers
Dip-Dyed Low-Top Sneakers
The Converse x Tunue De Nimes Indigo Chuck Taylor All Stars are Artistic
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33
Wooden Grain Sneakers
Wooden Grain Sneakers
The Nike SB Dunk Low Woodgrain Sport Shoes Feature a Woodland Aesthetic
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32
Children's Color-In Boots
Children's Color-In Boots
Etsy's TheWoodsSecretGarden Provides a Template for Customizable Boots
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31
Ergonomic Support Flip Flops
Ergonomic Support Flip Flops
The Superfeet 'OUTSIDE' Sandal Design Provides Ample Foot Support
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30
Cloud-Patterned Platforms
Cloud-Patterned Platforms
These Surrealist Shoes are Inspired by Nature's Raw Beauty
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29
Denim Polkadot Sneakers
Denim Polkadot Sneakers
The ASICS GEL-Lyte III 'Japanese Textiles' are Stylishly Simple
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28
Conceptual Cut-Out Heels
Conceptual Cut-Out Heels
These Alejandro Ingelmo Shoes Boast a Sculptural Design Style
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27
Moisture-Absorbing Shoe Inserts
Moisture-Absorbing Shoe Inserts
'DRYSUREs' Makes it Faster to Dry Shoes Without Using Electricity
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26
Updated Classic Sneakers
Updated Classic Sneakers
The Familiar Nike Air Presto Ultra Flyknit Boasts Modern Materials
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25
Odor-Proof Lightweight Sneakers
Odor-Proof Lightweight Sneakers
The '247' Sneakers Keep Wearers Comfortable All Day Long
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Gender-Neutral Footwear Retailers
Gender-Neutral Footwear Retailers
Novesta's Unisex Sneaker Collection is Sporty and Comfortable
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23
3D-Printed Running Shoes
3D-Printed Running Shoes
The Zante Generate from New Balance is Made from 3D-Printed Materials
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22
Tennis Ball-Inspired Sneakers
Tennis Ball-Inspired Sneakers
The Addict Miami x Lacoste L!VE Range Celebrates the Summer Sport
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21
Cartoon Combat Boots
Cartoon Combat Boots
These Dr. Martens BMO Boots are Decorated as Adventure Time Character
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20
Dressy Compression Socks
Dressy Compression Socks
Rejuva Makes Stylish Compression Socks for Men
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19
Custom Sneaker Platforms
Custom Sneaker Platforms
Idxshoes Allows You to Upload Any Art on Your Sneakers
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18
Personified Shoe Collections
Personified Shoe Collections
Ganor Dominic's Face-Accented Shoes are Adorned With Real Marble
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17
Versatile Sport Sneakers
Versatile Sport Sneakers
The Air Jordan 9 Shoes are Designed for Wear During Golf and Baseball
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16
Laser-Cut Boot Sandals
Laser-Cut Boot Sandals
This Modern Gladiator Sandal Features Geometric Cut-Out Details
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15
Exotic Sneaker Collaborations
Exotic Sneaker Collaborations
The Reebok Jungle Book Collection Features Disney-Themed Kicks
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14
Perforated Asymmetrical Sneakers
Perforated Asymmetrical Sneakers
The Adidas ZX Flux Asym Primeknit Shoes Offer a Breathable Wear
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13
Color-Coded Sandals
Color-Coded Sandals
The Pantone Universe Footwear Collection is Playfully Simple and Stylish
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12
Cinematic Predator Shoes
Cinematic Predator Shoes
These Sperry Boat Shoes Commemorate the 41st Anniversary of the Film Jaws
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11
Chromatic Shoe Photography
Chromatic Shoe Photography
Tamara Hansen's 'Shoes, Shoes, Shoes' Editorial is Visually Vivid
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10
Inflatable Lace-Free Sneakers
Inflatable Lace-Free Sneakers
The OFFSPRING x Reebok Instapump Shoes Fasten Using a Pump System
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9
Celebratory Hemp Sneakers
Celebratory Hemp Sneakers
The BAIT Adidas Stan Smith are Made Using Cannabis to Commemorate 4/20
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8
Inclusive Footwear Collections
Inclusive Footwear Collections
The New Louboutin Range Features an Extended Nude Palette
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7
Blended Sneaker Designs
Blended Sneaker Designs
The NikeLab Free Huarache Carnivore Features Best of Three Shoes
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6
Reissued Retro Runners
Reissued Retro Runners
The NikeLab Air Zoom Talaria is Re-Released with Slight Updates
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5
Rugged Trail Shoes
Rugged Trail Shoes
Adidas' New Trail Running Shoe Features Mountain Bike Tire Lugs
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4
Futuristic Boot Sneakers
Futuristic Boot Sneakers
These Reebok High-Top Athletic Boots Creatively Celebrate Alien Day
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3
High-Fashion Sneakers
High-Fashion Sneakers
The Y-3 PureBoost ZG Primeknit Meld Two Worlds into One
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2
Interactive Football Cleat Launches
Interactive Football Cleat Launches
This Puma Tricks Event Launched the Shoe in London
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1
Futuristic Sporty Sandals
Futuristic Sporty Sandals
The PUMA x McQ Tech Runner Sandal is a High Fashion Design
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