Trend Alert: Coral Shoes for 2012

Posted: June 21, 2012 at 10:00 am by

Coral Reef

You Don't Need to Visit the Reef to See Coral This Summer

Coral is one of the major trends this year in footwear.

As you’re out and about this summer you’ll be seeing coral everywhere. The color is big with accessories like bracelets and rings and necklaces. You’ll see coral bags and watches. Shirts, shorts, and skirts will have coral and coral accents as well.

And there will of course be coral footwear. We’re talking sandals, slip-ons, dress shoes and casuals. It’s all in coral and they all make you look great.

If you’re looking for a subtle pop of color for your look this summer then you need coral in your shoe closet.

Here are some great options.

Calvin Klein Genevieve

Calvin Klein Genevieve Sandal

The coral color trend is big with sandals this year. The Calvin Klein Genevieve really adds some pop to your look with the bright coral upper. You’re also sitting up high on the platform. It’s a great look for a casual summer day walking around the shops or just spending time with your friends hanging out.

Shop: Calvin Klein Genevieve

Big Buddha Fiona

Big Buddha Fiona Sandal

If you’re looking for your wedge espadrille then you’ve found the right one with the Coral Fiona from Big Buddha. This style is great for summer. It’s casual and fun. It’s got the perfect summer feel.

Shop: Big Buddha Fiona

Roxy The Boulevard Crossbody

Roxy The Boulevard Crossbody

This little bag from Roxy is great for toting around this summer. It comes in a sharp coral color and will really pop off your outfit. Tone down your look with some lighter colors and let this bag do the talking with the bright coral color.

Shop: Roxy The Boulevard Crossbody

Roxy Nantucket

Roxy Nantucket Sandal

Here is a great flip flop for summer. It feels feminine and girly. It’s great for casual days spent along the lake or hanging out with friends. It’s different from the rest of the flips everyone else will be wearing. You’ll stand out and know you’re rocking the latest trend.

Shop: Roxy Nantucket

Rampage Garrick

Rampage Garrick Sandal

The Garrick from Rampage actually combines two of the year’s biggest trends 1) Coral and 2) Floral. It’s a great looking shoe that will work well with a summer skirt.

Shop: Rampage Garrick

Skechers Bobs

Skechers Bobs Slip On

Here is your guilty pleasure shoe for the summer. Don’t act like you wouldn’t wear this all the time. The Bobs line from Skechers is not winning any awards on the catwalk for best looking, but these are incredibly comfy and super popular. You have to check them out and at least they are available in coral.

Shop: Skechers Bobs

BCBGeneration Dion

BCBGeneration Dion Pump

Here’s a dress heel from BCBGeneration. This coral dress shoe will add that extra pop you need for your work or evening apparel. It works great to show off your personality and add some color to the party.

Shop: BCBGeneration Dion

Can’t get enough of the Coral Trend?

Look for more great coral styles on ShoeMall and also check out ShoeMall’s Coral Board on Pinterest (be sure to follow ShoeMall too!).

Happy Summer!

Image credit: Coral Reef


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