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Top 70 Shoes Trends in October

From Translucent Shelled Sneakers to Mars-Inspired Shoes

— October 28, 2018 — Fashion
The October 2018 shoe trends spread across the entire spectrum, as it delivers a wide range of different styles in preparation for the fall season. There are selections of new streetwear-style sneakers, boots, function-focused footwear options, sports-focused shoes, and more.

The collaboration between PUMA and Sneakerness boast progressive ideas with the new Thunder Astroness sneaker, inspired by Mars. The inspiration references the planet and the French city Marseilles with its vibrant orange hues to recall the NASA spacesuits.

Streetwear label UNDERCOVER worked in partnership with Nike to drop some outstanding shoes this month as well with its introduction of the React Element 87s. The sneakers boast a translucent upper infused with vibrant tones to deliver stunning colorway options.
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Skull-Adorning Tracksuits
Skull-Adorning Tracksuits
mastermind Japan Drops a Tracksuit Along with Its Old Skool V36 Shoe
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Video-Accompanied Shoe Releases
Video-Accompanied Shoe Releases
adidas Launches a Skateboarding Video to Market Its 3ST.003 Model
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Moody Animated Video Announcements
Moody Animated Video Announcements
Childish Gambino is adidas Originals' New Brand Ambassador
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Shock-Absorbing GEL Sneakers
Shock-Absorbing GEL Sneakers
Harmony and ASICS Introduces the Comfortable GEL-Venture Sneakers
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Militaristic Stitched Boots
Militaristic Stitched Boots
NEEDLES Gives the Dr. Martens 8-Hole Boot a New Makeover
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Matching Familial Footwear
Matching Familial Footwear
The Mockas Loafers Come in Sizes for Fathers and Sons
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64
Skatewear Kitchen Capsules
Skatewear Kitchen Capsules
The Vans x Hedley & Bennett Collection Introduces Sneakers and Aprons
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63
Stabilizing Toddler Shoes
Stabilizing Toddler Shoes
Hush Puppies' Paw-Flex Technology Supports Young Ones Learning to Walk
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Durable Caged Sneakers
Durable Caged Sneakers
Packer Shoes and adidas Introduces the EQT 91/18 Ready for Outdoor Terrain
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AI Fashion Activations
AI Fashion Activations
New Balance Used AI to Seek Out Fashionable Individuals at NYFW
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Crossbones-Motif Sneakers
Crossbones-Motif Sneakers
Nike Introduces the Zoom Fly SP Sneakers Done with Jun Takahashi
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Luxe Dessert Graphic Footwear
Luxe Dessert Graphic Footwear
ICECREAM Made in Italy Drops Premium Pastel Footwear Options
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Sun-Inspired Tonal Sneakers
Sun-Inspired Tonal Sneakers
Nike Introduced Its EXP-X14 in a Colorway Entitled 'Sunset'
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Bubble-Covered Anniversary Sneakers
Bubble-Covered Anniversary Sneakers
PUMA's Re-Dropped CELL Endura Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
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Miami-Inspired Runners
Miami-Inspired Runners
Nike Releases a South Beach-Influenced React Element 87 Colorway
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Raw Vintage Suede Sneakers
Raw Vintage Suede Sneakers
PUMA Worked with Han Kjøbenhavn on the Inside-Out Sneaker Pack
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Sky-Inspired Suede Sneakers
Sky-Inspired Suede Sneakers
END. and adidas Originals Introduced the Yung-1 Atmosphere Shoe
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Sizable Exclusive Sneaker Releases
Sizable Exclusive Sneaker Releases
The YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 are Made Available to a Mass Audience
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Athlete-Honoring Skateboarding Footwear
Athlete-Honoring Skateboarding Footwear
adidas Skateboarding Releases the Campus 80s x Brian Lotti
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Retractible Spiked Sole Shoes
Retractible Spiked Sole Shoes
The Kickspike Rebel I Spike Boots Quickly Adjust to Different Needs
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50
Berry-Inspired Sneakers
Berry-Inspired Sneakers
Karhu Introduced a 'Forest Treats' Sneaker Pack
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Peel-and-Stick Deodorant Patches
Peel-and-Stick Deodorant Patches
Probelle's Shoe Deodorant Patch is a Spray or Powder Alternative
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Repairable Slip-on Sneakers
Repairable Slip-on Sneakers
The 'Layer' Shoe by Evan Stuart Fights Against Unnecessary Waste
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Ephemeral App Fashion Shows
Ephemeral App Fashion Shows
adidas' Fashion 5 Ways Snapchat Shows Links to a Shoppable Experience
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Versatile Fall Boots
Versatile Fall Boots
ECCO's Crepetray Hybrid Collection Boasts Modern Designs for Men and Women
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Luxurious Casual Suede Sneakers
Luxurious Casual Suede Sneakers
Y-3 Sleekly Reimagines the Iconic Adidas Superstar Silhouette
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British Suede-Crafted Sneakers
British Suede-Crafted Sneakers
Our Legacy Drops its Circle Collection for the Fall Season
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43
Footwear Customization Campaigns
Footwear Customization Campaigns
Sergio Rossi's WeChat Campaign Lets People Design Their Own Shoes
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Floral Slip-On Skate Shoes
Floral Slip-On Skate Shoes
Vans' Floral Pack Was Made in Collaboration with 'Size?'
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Lightweight Highlighter-Hued Sneakers
Lightweight Highlighter-Hued Sneakers
adidas' New NMD Racers Boast a Vivid Colorway & Sleek Design
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40
Colorful Designer Footwear Collaborations
Colorful Designer Footwear Collaborations
adidas Originals & Raf Simons Boasts a Chromatic Range
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39
Vibrant Vibram Hiking Boots
Vibrant Vibram Hiking Boots
1017 AKYX 9SM's Technical Low Hiking Boot Gets a Bright Makeover
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38
Resurrected Skate Sneakers
Resurrected Skate Sneakers
Nike SB Revived the Dunk Low Takashi Sneaker from 2003
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37
Chunky Corduroy Sneakers
Chunky Corduroy Sneakers
Nike and Sean Wotherspoon Work On Another Air Max 1/97 Collaboration
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36
Ice Cream-Motif Sandals
Ice Cream-Motif Sandals
SANDALBOYZ and BBC Ice Cream Join on new Themed Sandals and Socks
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Heel Stabilizing Sneakers
Heel Stabilizing Sneakers
adidas Original Launches Two New Colorways of the Prophere Sneakers
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90s Sitcom-Themed Sneakers
90s Sitcom-Themed Sneakers
New Balance Honors Old-School Television with Its Latest X90 Sneakers
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Durable GEL-Tech Runners
Durable GEL-Tech Runners
ASICS' GEL-Quantum 360 4 is Cushioned in 360 Degrees and Spring-Loaded
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Chunky Chain Sneaker Silhouettes
Chunky Chain Sneaker Silhouettes
The COMME des GARÇONS x Nike Collab is Bold & Attention-Grabbing
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Sophisticated Synthetic Runners
Sophisticated Synthetic Runners
Satisfy Running and Salomon Dropped the Sonic RA Max Sneakers
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Lightweight Cushioned Sneakers
Lightweight Cushioned Sneakers
ASICS' GEL-Kayano 25 Lite-Show Sneakers Are Iridescent at Night
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Cinematically Inspired Footwear Designs
Cinematically Inspired Footwear Designs
Reebok's Predator Sneakers Boast a Camo-Style Aesthetic
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Busily Designed Aqua Sneakers
Busily Designed Aqua Sneakers
The Exclusive Air Jordan 5 Wings are Now Available to Cop
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Separated Midsole Sneakers
Separated Midsole Sneakers
Footpatrol and Givenchy Join To Create the JAW Sneaker Model
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Youth Culture-Inspired Streetwear
Youth Culture-Inspired Streetwear
Footpatrol & Highs and Lows' Join for the Common Youth Project
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East Berlin-Inspired Sneakers
East Berlin-Inspired Sneakers
Overkill and Reebok Works in Collaboration on the Club C 85 Sneaker
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Charitable Canvas Sneakers
Charitable Canvas Sneakers
OBRA is a Footwear Label that is Dedicated to Ethical Manufacturing
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Retro Lifestyle Sneakers
Retro Lifestyle Sneakers
Vans Introduced Its New Varix WC Sneakers with WaffleCup Technology
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Sustainable Wool High-Top Shoes
Sustainable Wool High-Top Shoes
Baabuk Releases a New Silhouette of Its Ultra-Comfortable Line
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Comfortable Woolen Sport Shoes
Comfortable Woolen Sport Shoes
The Giesswein Wool Cross X Sneakers are Lightweight and Organic
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Rapper-Fronted Sneaker Editorials
Rapper-Fronted Sneaker Editorials
Foot Locker's latest 'Discover Your Air' Taps into Playboi Carti
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Futuristic Sole Running Shoes
Futuristic Sole Running Shoes
Raf Simons and adidas Unveil the RS Detroit Runner Sneakers
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Adaptable Four-in-One Sneakers
Adaptable Four-in-One Sneakers
Nextllen's Versatile Sneakers are Ideal for a Number of Occasions
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Neoprene Diving Sneakers
Neoprene Diving Sneakers
Lanvin Dropped a Set of Diving Trainers with Sportswear Sensibilities
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Sports Event-Exclusive Camo Shoes
Sports Event-Exclusive Camo Shoes
BAPE and adidas Prepare to Drop a Black Camo UltraBOOST Sneaker
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Thoughtfully Accented Sneaker Shops
Thoughtfully Accented Sneaker Shops
Sole Finess Opened a Unique Women's Sneaker Shop
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Durable Weekend Warrior Boots
Durable Weekend Warrior Boots
The Red Wing x Todd Snyder Moc Toe Boot is Modern
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Stretchy Knit Sneakers
Stretchy Knit Sneakers
adidas and OVERKILL Dropped an Exclusive SPEEDFACTORY AM4 Sneaker
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Mars-Inspired Sneakers
Mars-Inspired Sneakers
PUMA and Sneakerness Collaborate on the Thunder Astroness Sneaker
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Chunky Nubuck Sneakers
Chunky Nubuck Sneakers
Cat Footwear is Reintroducing Its Bulky Intruder Sneakers Once Again
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Recreated Vegan Leather Sneakers
Recreated Vegan Leather Sneakers
Stella McCartney and adidas Reinvented the Stan Smith Sneaker
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Sophisticated Retro Loafers
Sophisticated Retro Loafers
College Debuts Its Iconic Antick Silhouette in a 70s-inspired Style
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Elegant Female Sneaker Designs
Elegant Female Sneaker Designs
PUMA's Evolution Muse Maia Street 1 is Chic, Modern & Minimalist
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Luxurious Knit Sneakers
Luxurious Knit Sneakers
The Latest Prada Sneakers Boast a Sock-Like Knit Upper and Dual-Tones
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Dynamic Anime-Inspired Footwear
Dynamic Anime-Inspired Footwear
The Highly Anticipated Dragon Ball Z Shoes by adidas are Colorful
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Hand-Painted Tribute Sneakers
Hand-Painted Tribute Sneakers
MR. BRAINWASH Honors the Late DJ AM With a Range of Sneakers
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Durable Military Inspired Sneakers
Durable Military Inspired Sneakers
The Converse x Carhartt One Stars are Ready for Fall Weather
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Inclement Weather Training Sneakers
Inclement Weather Training Sneakers
On Running Waterproof Running Shoes are Light and Waterproof
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Artistic Paper Set Designs
Artistic Paper Set Designs
Tod's Spring/Summer 2018 Collection Enjoyed a Whimsical Presentation
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Translucent Shelled Sneakers
Translucent Shelled Sneakers
UNDERCOVER and Nike Join on a Line of React Element 87 Shoes
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