Wearing denim below the ankle is nothing new. The denim shoe trend has been in full swing in the past few years, and is likely to become more fashionable, as casual, comfort-focused styles grow in popularity.
Check out the following denim shoes that are making waves. Ranging from exclusive designer collaborations to simple footwear made of recycled fabric, there’s a shoe for every kind of denim head.
3×1 x Air Force 1 Low Premium ‘Stonewash Blue’
The 3×1 Air Force 1 celebrates both the classic Nike silhouette and the premium denim of 3×1. The upper features contrasting shades of indigo. Selvedge influences also make an appearance, with red stitching where the upper meets the midsole.
Coach Lowline Signature Sneakers
Coach placed its iconic logo all over a pair of lowline sneakers with black and off-white accents. The bright blue upper is punched up with color contrasting logos throughout.
Louis Vuitton Trainer Sneaker Denim Monogram
Louis Vuitton’s men’s artistic director and luxury streetwear aficionado Virgil Abloh is known for merging high fashion with street style. In 2019, he debuted a denim version of the LV 408, featuring an upper of monogrammed blue denim and trimmed with blue suede.
Jordan 6 Retro Washed Denim
Streetwear fans and denim heads alike will love the Air Jordan 6 Washed Denim, which resembles a pair of worn-in jeans and a pop of color. The red lace lock matches the logo on the bottom of the shoe and on the sole insert inside.
Vans Bender Bold Ni Shoes
Vans’ Bender Bold Ni sneaker embraces two major trends: patchwork and denim footwear. The shoe, which has grunge influences, features panels of leopard-print pony hair, red tartan, workwear-inspired beige canvas and black-and-white houndstooth.
G-Star Raw Rovulc Denim Mid Sneakers
G-Star Raw keeps with its ethical approach by including supplier information in its footwear. This dark-wash denim hi-top is made in partnership with Apex Rubber International, a Bangkok-based factory it has partnered with on footwear since 2018.
Converse x Kith x Coca-Cola Chuck 70 “Denim 2019” sneakers
This multi-branded hi-top includes influences from footwear brand Converse, streetwear brand Kith and beverage maker Coca-Cola. It features the classic Coca-Cola logo in white embroidery, frayed edges and a light denim construction.
Converse Renew Denim Tri-Panel Chuck 70
Last year, Converse released the Renew Denim collection featuring recovered denim. It used an in-house upcycling process, keeping the original color of the fabric and making each shoe unique. This style in particular reimagines the classic Chuck Taylor in dark-denim wash.
Loeffler Randall Maisie Denim Sport Strap Sandals
It’s not all about sneakers. Denim shoes also come in the form of sporty sandals for women with a twist: The top feature a flirty knot that hits at the ankle.
Salvatore Ferragamo Viva Denim Bow Pointed-Toe Ballet Flats
For something you can wear every day, try these denim ballet flats with extra heel support. Featuring a modest bow at the toe, these shoes can instantly tie any outfit together.