Best Foot Forward

  • Christian Louboutin’s (www.christianlouboutin.com) Fleuri calfskin high-top in cognac, $945, updates the sneaker in a retro-style fashion.
  • Photo by Stefano Saccani
    Bally’s (www.bally.com) black-and-off-white Perry penny loafer, $625, gives the classic style a fresh and polished makeover. Photo by Stefano Saccani
  • Christian Dior’s (www.dior.com) B12 sneakers in yellow suede and blue calfskin, $700, give the classic sneaker a fashionable twist.
  • Edward Green’s (www.edwardgreen.com) navy Delapre calfskin Westminster monk-strap shoe, $960, is a contemporary alternative to the traditional loafer, with a split double buckle and wear-resistant sole.
  • Photo by Giuseppe Maresca
    Italian shoemaker Fratelli Rossetti’s (www .fratellirossetti.com) Brera loafers in navy leather, $840, have an artisanal quality. Photo by Giuseppe Maresca
  • British boot maker John Lobb’s (www.johnlobb.com) moss-green Darby II derby shoe, $1,350, presents a fresh alternative to standard black.
  • Louis Leeman’s (www.louis leeman.com) penny loafers in beige suede with stripes of blue and white Swarovski crystals, $1,095, are a smart way to brighten up your spring wardrobe.
  • Photo by Stefano Saccani
  • Photo by Giuseppe Maresca

The focus is on the feet for spring. There is a variety of new footwear designs in fresh colors, patterns, and textures, and even the tried-and-true classics have been revamped with stylish embellishments. Casual shoes are in the spotlight, with a crop of updated loafers and sneakers that are sleek enough to go from weekend wear to the office. It’s time to update your shoe wardrobe with some of our favorites.