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Hot Spring 2011 Trend: Wovens

Summer BeachWoven shoes are starting to pop already as we head into the spring season.

Designers have some casual styles and dress styles featuring the classic woven patterns. For women there will be plenty of great woven sandals to choose from along with a few slingbacks and casual styles. For men there are some classic dress loafers with woven uppers as well as some laid back fisherman sandals and boat shoes.

Wovens work great for spring and summer. The style makes for a classic looking shoe with some functionality as well. The woven construction is strong yet breathable for those days when the sun gets hot. Woven styles for casual wear are often easy to break in and wear to fit your feet perfect. The weaves can stretch a bit over time making the shoes easy to slide on and off. Wovens can quickly become your go to shoes when you need to head out in a hurry. They’ll be in the running for your most comfortable pair.

There are also some classy dress styles showing up on the designers shelves this season. Mens dress shoes have alway shad a bit of woven style every now and then. Usually it’s not too hard to find a great pair of dress loafers with a woven plug on the top. This adds a great touch to those normally boring loafers. For women there are plenty of great dress sandals and shoes with woven accents and even full woven styling.

For that little extra flair this spring be sure to check out some woven styles.

Womens Woven Shoes

Clarks Patty River Sandal

Clarks Patty River Sandal

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The Clarks Patty River was a huge hit last year and will be again this spring. The woven style on the upper makes for an attractive look to go with casual apparel.

Trotters Carin Flat

Trotters Carin Flat

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This flat from Trotters is great for events and outings. It’s breathable and easy to slip on and off. It’s popular for its function and stylish woven look.

Mens Woven Shoes

Giorgio Brutini Woven Slip-On

Giorgio Brutini Woven Slip On

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Men that love loafers will love this great style from Giorgio Brutini. The woven upper plug makes for a little extra snap and really stands out even with jeans.

Stacy Adams Woven Tonga Slip-On

Stacy Adams Tonga Woven Sandal

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For the man looking for some breathable footwear while still covering things up will love this fisherman sandal from Stacy Adam.s. The woven constructions allows for the cool spring air to flow right through.

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