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From Boots To Sandals: Shop Seasonal Shoes

NEW  |  JUN 20, 2023


Attention, shoe lovers. Have you had a look at the shoe cabinet recently? Any new pairs needing to be rocked, or do you need a re-up? Put your best foot forward, and step into any season in style with Hyde Park Corner and these stores and recommendations based on your taste and preferences. 

First, Get Up and Go To A Physical Store 

Buying shoes, or any item online, has its perks and downfalls. But nothing beats going to an actual store to try them on and get a feel for what you are about to invest. Because they are indeed that, an investment. 

While one of the main reasons for shopping for shoes at an actual store is that you will try them on, trying them on is not just so you can see how they look. Here are some of the things to look out for when shoe shopping: 

  • The right fit: Our feet naturally swell as we walk throughout the day, and the afternoon is typically when they are the most swollen. To guarantee that you have the greatest fit, try to buy shoes around this time. By doing this, you may ensure that the shoes you purchase will fit your feet when they are at their largest, avoiding future discomfort and tightness.
  • Consider socks: If you are buying sneakers, boots, or shoes that will require socks, go to the store with a pair to try the shoes on. 
  • Get measured if possible: Ask the salesperson to measure you if you are unsure of how the shoes will fit based on its cut and design. This way, you’ll know if you need to go a size up (such as when buying pointing shoes that offer little room for toes) or a size down for shoes you know will stretch. 
  • Walk a bit: Of course, you will need to test drive your potential pairs of shoes, so take it up. 

Shoes For The Active 

If you are a sneakerhead or an active individual that needs comfortable yet stylish sneakers from the streets of Johannesburg, then visit Poetry in Hyde Park Corner. While they stock formal shoes and boots, too, they also offer a range of fashionably timeless sneakers that will have you turning heads and dishing out style tips. Don’t gatekeep; tell them Poetry sorted you out. 

Step Out In Luxury 

If you are searching for something a little bit more couture, Hyde Park Corner’s got you. Emporio Armani, which is part of The Armani Group is one of the leading fashion and luxury goods groups in the world today, offering style and luxury for men, women, and kids. So if you are looking for seasonal shoe shopping in Johannesburg that leans on the runway side of things, Burberry and Emporio Armani in Hyde Park Corner are your friends. 

The Timeless Shoe Lover Aesthetics 

Most shoe lovers tend to gravitate towards a certain brand when it comes to shopping for a pair. Timberland has been a staple brand in providing boots and shoes that are built to last long. Our Hyde Park Corner brand understands this and has employed sales assistants that can take you through buying and caring for your next Timbs (call them ‘Timbs’ if you want to appear really cool), and you won’t regret your purchase. Socrati in Hyde Park Corner also offers some of the most stylish and long-lasting formal and casual footwear that gives other shoe shops in Johannesburg a run for their money. So, step right in and step out in style. 

Final Walk 

When it comes to getting your next pair or shopping for loved ones, trust Hyde Park Corner to give you what you need and more. Don’t forget to add some accessories like bags and jewellery to truly complement your new footwear game. See you in our stores soon.

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