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Cleaning Your Shoe Closet? Only These Shoes Are Out of Style!


Wondering what shoes are out of fashion in 2021? Here is the list of spring summer shoes that are out of style for summer 2021. And yes, it includes cold season shoes too. Even though summer shoes dominate the out of style summer 2021 shoe list, there are last season’s winter shoes on the list too. Yes, your favourite winter shoes. But not the white boots you loved wearing so much last spring. Ps. White boots are still in style. Unlike all these warm season shoes from the list below.

Ps. For all of you wondering how I know what shoes are out of style – I get the data from fashion trend forecasting and analytics companies who measure fashion trends and can tell exactly what trend is in decline. It might take weeks, in some cases, even months, before you will notice no one wears any of the shoes listed below anymore. But you will see that for sure.

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Cleaning your shoe closet today? Make sure the shoes on your store away list are actually out of style. Surprisingly, the list of shoes that are no longer in fashion for 2021 is very short.

Well, perhaps not that surprising. After all, we happen to wear winter shoes in spring too. Nevertheless, 4 of our favourite spring summer shoes are out of style this season.

Still, you can’t merely compare the list of last year’s shoes with the list of spring summer 2021 shoes and say that all that is out of the new year’s list is out of style. It sure is, but there are also the winter shoes you need to take into consideration.

Anyway, don’t worry. I made all these comparisons for you, and here is the list of all shoe styles that aren’t in fashion for summer 2021. Or fall winter 2021 – no I didn’t forget of all of you who come from the bottom part of our planet either. So, Aussies, Kiwis, Latin Americans, and subequatorial Africans, this is for you too.

But first, let’s play a little bit. Tick the shoes you think are in fashion for summer 2021. Once you are done, share your results on Instagram story #BSquadKnows and be sure to mention @veronikalipar so I will be able to see your results.


Now to the list of shoes out of style in 2021. Starting with the list of summer shoes that are out of fashion for summer 2021 first since it’s spring season in the USA and Europe.


First, on the list are the round toe shoes. All round toe shoes as a matter of fact. Round toe pumps, round toe sandals, round toe boots, round toe … Well, you can leave round toe sneakers and round ballet flats – but the rest of the round toe shoes are out of style for spring summer 2021.



No, peep toe pumps are not back in fashion yet. But the open toe mules are!

Ps. You can swap your favourite peep toe pumps with these fashionable kitten heel open toes. I will add them to my spring summer capsule wardrobe, too.




Sorry, this time for real, but basic flip flops are not fashionable anymore. No, the simple flip flops are no longer in fashion. I repeat, your old flip flops are not in style for summer 2021. This year we match our bikinis with chunky thongs or fluffy flip flops.


No sporty pool slides are not fashionable either. But, luxe slides are. Yes, leather slides are coming back in fashion for summer 2021.

Honestly, I prefer the 2021 summer substitutes for sporty pool slides. All, apart from the crocs and clogs. By the way, clogs are no longer out of style. But more about in the shoe trend report for spring summer 2021.


No, chunky sneakers are not in style anymore in 2021. There are other sneakers we wear now. Ps. I’m pretty sure you have them already. Be sure to go through the 2021 sneaker trends to see if I was right.


That much about summer shoes. Now forward to the cold season shoes you should toss or at least put at the bottom of your shoe closet because they are not in fashion in 2021. Ps. The list of shoes that are out of style for fall winter 2021/22 is not complete yet. But it will get an update soon. So make sure you subscribe for the post updates (click the bell in the bottom right corner of your desktop to get notified once I add new outdated winter shoes on the list).


No, sock boots and sock booties are not really fashionable in 2021. Not saying sock boots are entirely out of style, yet everyone chic wears chunky boots now.

Apparently, the sock boots haven’t turned into classic shoes after all. Nevertheless, I still have hopes for the sock booties. So you might rather just put them aside than tossing them for good. Ps. Now is the best time to shop these Fendi sock boots. If there is one pair of sock boots that will become iconic, like Bobby sneakers that are iconic wedge sneakers, it’s this pair.


Despite the icon status of the Bobby sneakers, the wedge sneakers aren’t fashionable for winter 2021. No, we wear chic sneakers now. When we are not wearing the most fashionable sneakers, of course.




Surprisingly western boots are out of style for winter 2021 too. Yes, cowboy boots are officially out of style for winter 2021. But you know what? Regardless of this updated status, not every fashion girl is tossing her favourite pair of cowboy boots and swapping them with the lug sole boots. Nor lace-up boots.

No, we are keeping our favourite beige and white cowboy boots for a little while. At least I am. And I’m pretty sure other fashion girls will do the same. After all, fringes (fringed dresses, fringed coats, and fringed tops) are coming in style for winter 2021. And western boots are the best match for anything fringed.

Ps. I bet it won’t be long before you see Isabel Marant Denvee bootsParis Texas snake effect leather cowboy boots, and Ganni Texas boots everywhere.

And the list of shoes out of style for spring summer 2021 and also the list of footwear out of fashion for fall winter 2021 ends here. Not that many shoes on the out of style list this time, right? And yes, what is not on the list is still in fashion. Or back in style.

By the way, which shoe trend will you miss the most? Are you sorry to see round toe pumps on the out of style list? Well, if you are, be sure to check the list of shoes that will be in style for more than just two seasons and are essential for a great capsule wardrobe. Furthermore, I’m sure you will forget about all your favourite shoes that aren’t fashionable anymore as soon as you see boss approved summer shoes for work.

Ps. Be sure to also check the list of clothes that are out of style this season! And the list of bags that also aren’t fashionable anymore. Oh, and don’t forget to tag @veronikalipar when you share your “in style or not” answers on Instagram.

Ps. Just to make it clear – FAQ about shoes out of style for 2021.


Are pumps in style 2021?

Of course, they are. Pumps are shoes that never go out of style.

Are pointy shoes in style 2021?

Pointy shoes are coming back on trend.

Are round toe pumps in style 2021?

No, round toe pumps are out of fashion in 2021. 2021 is the year of square toe shoes and pointy shoes.

Are Espadrilles out of style in 2021?

No, espadrilles are still in style for 2021. Both flat and wedge espadrilles are fashionable in 2021. Furthermore, flat espadrilles are one of the most fashionable 2021 summer shoes.

Are chunky heels in style?

Yes, chunky heels are in fashion. But the stiletto trend is coming back fast!

Are kitten heels in style?

Shoes with kitten heels are the most fashionable shoes in 2021.

Are wedges in style 2021 or are wedges out of style for 2021?

Neither! You should know that wedges are not the most stylish shoes of 2021, but they are not out of fashion for 2021 either. Nevertheless, expect fashionable women to swap wedges for platform pumps with chunky heels in 2021. Especially for heeled loafers, which are the most stylish shoes in 2021.

Are clear shoes in style 2021?

Plexi and clear shoes are going out of style. Even so, you can still wear clear shoes in 2021 and look fashionable. You just need to style them right.

Are clogs in style 2021 or are clogs out of fashion again?

Clogs are in fashion for summer 2021. As a matter of fact, clogs are one of the most fashionable shoes for summer 2021.

Are clear heels still in style?

Clear heels are going out of style for summer 2021.

Are platform heels still in style?

Yes, platform heels are in fashion for summer 2021.

Are platform sneakers still in style?

Yes, platform sneakers are still in style. Especially Dior ID sneakers with notched soles.

Are wedge sneakers in style 2021?

Wedge sneakers are out of style for summer 2021. Nevertheless, Isabel Marant Bobbi sneakers are still OK to wear.

Are ballet flats still in style 2021 or are ballet flats out of style 2021?

Ballet flats are back in style for 2021. As a matter of fact, all types of ballet flats are fashionable for summer 2021. However, the most fashionable ballet flats for 2021 are square toe ballet flats and ballet flats with an ankle wrap like Dior Poème Laced Ballerina Flat or Aquazzura Dalia Flats.

Are round toe boots out of style?

Round toe boots are not as fashionable as square toe boots, but round toe boots are not out of style for winter 2021.

Are cowboy boots still in style in 2021?

The trend of western boots is in decline, and cowboy boots are not one of the most fashionable winter boots anymore. However, there a few styling tricks that can make your old white cowboy boots look fashionable in 2021 as well. Check how to style white western boots in 2021.

Are UGGs out of style in 2021?

UGGs are not out of style. As a matter of fact, UGGs are coming back in style this winter.

Are tall boots out of style in 2021?

No! Tall boots are not out of style in 2021. As a matter of fact, tight high over the knee boots are one of the most fashionable winter boots in 2021.

Are slouchy boots in style 2021?

Yes, they are. Slouchy boots are not out of style yet.

Are crocs out of fashion?

No, crocs are not out of style anymore. Crocs are coming back in fashion.

Are sandals out of style 2021?

Well, it depends on what sandals do you mean! Strappy sandals are still in style. Tourist sporty sandals are not out of the style yet either. The platform sandals are coming back in style. Meanwhile, the thong sandals and flip flops toe strap sandals are the most fashionable sandals this season. The only sandals that are in decline are summer 2021 are wood sandals and rubber sandals.

Are gladiator sandals out of style?

Flatform gladiator sandals are quite fashionable right now.