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About the Heels Report

The Heels Trend Report features dynamic innovations surrounding shoes for women and high heels. Our report will provide the latest trends in peep toes, stilettos, wedges and pumps. Users will have access to reemerging patterns shaping consumer tastes such as the return of platform shoes, heels for men and more.

Who It's For

The data collected in our report is beneficial to all in the fashion industry, whether you sell shoes online or work for a boutique seeking to spark creativity for the latest collection. Our Heels Trend Report features innovations from Jeffery Campell Shoes, Christian Louboutin and other top designers.

Use the Heels Trend Report to give your business a running start for 2012. Our research will provide companies with an insightful look into the footwear market, and help designers stay ahead of the competition with creative product innovations and marketing strategies.

The Heels Trend Report, last published on Oct 14, 2014, includes 115 PRO Trends and 575 examples of heels market research and heels consumer trends related to: shoes for women, high heels, peep toes, stilettos, wedges and heels trends.

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Our heels research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced heels articles and 2,109,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 115 Heels PRO Trends = 115 Powerpoint Pages Heels PPT Report
• 575 Heels Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 81 Heels Videos (Online) Heels Videos
• 3,450 Heels Images (Online) Heels Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Footwear, Watch, Glasses, Handbags, Suit, Photo Editing, Heels, Street Fashion, Swimwear, T-Shirts, Lingerie, Accessories, Bags, Boots, Couture, Denim, Magazine, Ring, Jeans, Leather, Fashion Show, Geek, Dress, Beauty, Space, Cologne, Mascara, Clutch Bag, Jewelry, Ankle Boot and more!



Sample Heels Pro Trends

Each Heels PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online heels articles, videos and images. Examples:

Functional Footwear Consumers embrace comfortable, more functional shoe designs Implications - As the health wave continues, consumers are choosing ergonomic shoes that negate perceptions of what's fashionable in favor of comfort. This move towards function over fashion proves that consumers are shifting to prefer comfort in design instead of choosing painful styles for status purposes.
Functional Footwear
Consumers embrace comfortable, more functional shoe designs
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Dual-Purpose Stream Heightening experiences, consumers turn to multifunctional media sharing Implications - Enhancing methods of media sharing with greater adaptability, consumers are turning to multifunctional streaming devices. Combining streaming technology with devices made to serve other functions, brands are seeking to integrate media streaming in new and unexpected ways.
Dual-Purpose Stream
Heightening experiences, consumers turn to multifunctional media sharing
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Editorial Fandom Famed franchises and fashion collide to the delight of fans Implications - Fashion editorials that mimic Hollywood franchises reflect a shift toward the hyper-acceleration of fandom and fan culture. The integration of franchises into new media speaks to a consumer desire to engage with entertainment and media beyond the screen.
Editorial Fandom
Famed franchises and fashion collide to the delight of fans
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Preventative Footwear Consumers opt for shoes that prevent injury or the development of ailments Implications - Consumers are becoming hyper-aware of the ways they are at risk during daily routines, which has prompted the adoption of preventative footwear to avoid injury. As alternative health becomes more prevalent, the incorporation of risk mitigation into products will continue.
Preventative Footwear
Consumers opt for shoes that prevent injury or the development of ailments
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Footwear Efficiency Aesthetic and function are married as shoes boast an all-in-one design Implications - Doing away with socks, modern shoe designs are pushing efficiency for consumers to aid the shift towards streamlined product design. As consumers favor aesthetic while still craving function, the designs answer the need for product versatility with style.
Footwear Efficiency
Aesthetic and function are married as shoes boast an all-in-one design
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Custom-Formed Footwear The rise of customization in fashion sees shoes getting a molded overhaul Implications - Consumers are shifting to prefer custom as opposed to off the rack footwear. Often molded or one-of-a-kind, the designs signify a shift towards personalization in fashion to satisfy consumer preference for tailored ergonomics.
Custom-Formed Footwear
The rise of customization in fashion sees shoes getting a molded overhaul
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Bespoke E-Commerce The demand for one-of-a-kind goods sparks an autonomous custom economy Implications - Custom tailored products are coveted by consumers, which is being addressed by brands with online custom services. As consumers become increasingly dependent on eCommerce, the rise of customized goods ordered online satisfies the the lack of a physical shopping experience.
Bespoke E-Commerce
The demand for one-of-a-kind goods sparks an autonomous custom economy
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Heeled Humor High heels adopt a more comical aesthetic as consumers prioritize individuality Implications - Seeking to highlight individuality, consumers are turning to comical footwear designs for customized appeal. Adding eclectic references to typically sophisticated shoes like heels, consumers are able to divert from mass-produced designs, reflecting the need for more personalized consumer goods.
Heeled Humor
High heels adopt a more comical aesthetic as consumers prioritize individuality
6 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 109 more Heels PRO Trends and 575 examples!



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