Trend Talk

NEW YEAR, NEW SKECHERS

Welcome to a new year… and new resolutions to help you feel and look great in 2018! Skechers is ready to help with all of the above, with the latest trend-right looks and our incredible cushioning for all-day comfort. We’re offering a slew of go-to looks, from casuals to sport styles. Check out these selects for men and women.

GALS

SLIP INTO KNITS

Start the year in style and comfort with these sweet knit slip-ons on our classic Bikers outsole! The SKECHERS Relaxed Fit: Bikers – Witty Knit ballet flat skimmer is comfy and cute, inside and out – thanks to its nearly one-piece fabric upper, slip-on design and Air-Cooled Memory Foam insoles. (Black and Navy also come in wide widths!)

CUTE ‘N’ COZY

We love these soft SKECHERS Relaxed Fit: Easy Going – Quantum booties – they’re perfect for cool weather, and offer style and comfort to boot. With soft suede and faux fur, they’re a great way to stay warm until spring. Plus, they’ve got Air Cooled Memory Foam insoles that you’ll love…

STOMP AROUND

These boots were made for walking… we love the SKECHERS Cypress boot, perfect for trekking outdoors (from the city streets to walking trails). A tribute to SKECHERS’ utility boot heritage, this classic lace-up has been updated with ultra-soft microfiber and sweater knit fabrics and cushioned Air-Cooled Memory Foam insoles – all ready for your next adventure.

GUYS

SHAPE UP

If you’re one of the millions vowing to get in shape in 2018, the SKECHERS Kulow – Numerator walking and training sneaker is here for the ride. Lightweight and sporty with Air-Cooled Memory Foam, it’s a great partner-in-crime for any workout. And the on-trend athletic mesh and stitching accents will look as good as you will. (Select colors also come in wide width, too.)

STEP OUT IN STYLE

This sneaker has it all: the versatile style of a classic casual, the knit comfort of a sport shoe, in a rich burgundy shade. And with its soft SportKnit mesh fabric, nearly seamless design, slip-on stretch lacing and Air-Cooled Memory Foam insoles, the Mark Nason Los Angeles Bryson is one to get.

A TIMELESS TREND

If you’re looking for a shoe’s that isn’t just on trend but is also designed for the long haul, step into the elegantly timeless Mark Nason Hines bootReady to wear with your favorite pair of jeans, this handsome low-profile dress casual is simply designed with a soft premium suede upper, subtle stitching and overlay accents. The Air-Cooled Memory Foam insole will keep you comfortable all year and beyond.

Which style’s your top pick for 2018? Share!

LIGHT UP THE HOLIDAYS IN SKECHERS SWIPE LIGHTS, CHARGEABLES & MORE

Now that the holiday shopping season is in high gear, we’re taking a moment to spotlight the hottest shoes that kids are loving: Skechers lighted sneakers! Packed with the latest innovations like rechargeable and swipe features, these styles are better than ever – with awesome light sequences, bright reflector technology and more. Here’s a look at all of the hot lighted styles that boys and girls will love unwrapping these holidays and wearing all year long.

SWIPE LIGHTS

The rechargeable revolution continues ! The latest generation of Energy Lights, our new Swipe Lights hi-tops sneaks offer some awesome features – like a multicolored lighted sneaker system with futuristic touch control, so you can scroll through nine unique light sequences with a swipe! Rapid two-hour charging, an easy power-off button and cool glow-in-the-dark technology makes Swipe Lights a top pick for holiday gifts.

ENERGY LIGHTS

Our Energy Lights collection has been all the rage this year, and it’s still going strong into holiday with cool looks like metallic uppers in royal blue, silver and rose gold – totally festive for the holidays! Seven different solid colors, blinking lights and color sequences for 11 different light-up options make these shoes perfect for winter nights.

CHARGEABLES

Just landed: our brand new Skechers Chargeables light-up footwear collection for kids! it just takes a press of the button on the shoe’s tongue to cycle through different light patterns – and they’ll stay bright while you’re on the move. A two-hour charge will give you around six hours of bright lights! We’ve launched two new styles: Skechers Reflectors sneakers which feature bright reflective uppers, and Skechers Light Storm hi-top sneaks, which plays lighted sequences on the sides of the shoes.

What are your favorite lighted Skechers styles for the holiday season? Tell us in the comments!

FIVE FAB BOOTIES YOU’LL FALL FOR

Fall is back – it’s time to set those summer sandals aside. Cozy up, enjoy your pumpkin spiced latte, and start the season in autumn’s hottest trend… BOOTIES! Check out our fashion merchandiser’s top-five picks for cooler weather.

SWEET ON SUEDE

All avenues lead here! This staple Avenue – Bowery ankle bootie in rich suede will be your fall go-to – it easily pairs with jeans and your favorite sweater. You’ll want it in all 3 colors!

SUPER STACKED

No need for a taxi to get you around town – give yourself a lift with this stacked heel suede Taxi – Accolade bootie. Soft suede and edgy zipper details will make you stand out in the crowd, whether paired with skinny jeans or a skirt.

STRUT-WORTHY STYLE

Sleek and sexy! A stacked heel update to the classic Chelsea boot, the Boulevard is a hot tamale… heat up the cooler temperatures while out on the town! The soft rich suede upper is available in three color options: black, charcoal, and burgundy.

COMFORT TO BOOT

These boots are made for walking, and that’s just what you’ll do. Spend all day on your feet in this casual Lite Step – Tricky bootie with ruched microfiber upper in either chocolate or black. The air-cooled memory foam insole ensures you’ll be comfortable from sunrise to sunset!

ALL THE RAGE

Play up the 90’s grunge trend in this fun and playful update to the lug boot: the Cypress – Cedar bootie! Grab that floral babydoll dress and sweater leggings and go! The distressed microfiber upper, utility sole and zipper details give you all the edge you’ll need this fall, plus a memory foam insole to boot! Pick it up in either color – chocolate or black.

Which bootie is your go-to look for fall? Share your top picks with us!

HOT FALL TREND: KNIT CASUALS

Say aloha to summer and head into fall trend-first with one of the season’s hottest looks: fall knits!

Lightweight sneaker styles have been all the rage in recent years, and these wonderful wovens are right on top. They make a terrific transition into cooler weather, come in gorgeous textures and shades, and are incredibly comfortable thanks to their soft, breathable materials. Woven technology also opens the door to limitless patterns and designs, on everything from sock-like sneakers (like our Elite Flex – Hartnell for him and Galaxies for her) to relaxed casuals for guys (the Arcade – Vontae and Relaxed Fit: Walson – Morado), the sporty low-profile Relaxed Fit: Breathe Easy – Sweet Jam sneaker and the always beloved, always demanded Cleo – Hot Dot flat, a perfect blend of statement-making style and all-day comfort.

What fave knit style will you be seen in this fall? Tell us, tell all!

Clockwise above: the Cleo – Hot Dot flat in purple and navy; Relaxed Fit: Breathe Easy – Sweet Jam sneaker; Arcade – Vontae casual;  Relaxed Fit: Walson – Morado loafer; and men’s Elite Flex – Hartnell and women’s Galaxies sneakers.

FALL FAMILY BOOTS WITH MOTHERHOOD AND MERLOT

We partnered with Joanna Clute from Motherhood and Merlot to show us how to gear up the entire family with Skechers boots for the fall season.

With the change in season right around the corner, Skechers has some fabulous boot styles for everyone in your crew. From toddler booties, to school-age kiddos and adults, there is something for everyone. I love the fall season, and boots/booties are a must have for your closet when the weather starts to cool down. My girls and I chose very different styles. It’s great that Skechers has so many options, so that everyone has something to wear.

Bell sleeves and ruffles are trending big time now, and I would put them on all of my kids if they would let me! My two youngest girls will be living in this trend this season. I love that the gold Little Lady booties pair so well with dresses, or pants and a cute top. Here in Arizona, we can pretty much wear dresses all year round, but I know that fall in some areas is much cooler, so these versatile booties are perfect for all climates.

My favorite way to pair my daughter’s western-style Mad Dash booties are with a flannel t-shirt dress. I adore the way that this looks on her, and it is so easy to style! These booties also come in black, as well as the brown color that she is wearing.

For myself, I chose the burgundy Taxi – Accolade booties and I am obsessed! Red is a power color for fall, and these booties do not disappoint. They look great with jeans, or a dress (with bell sleeves of course), and the color is just perfect for the warm tones of fall.

Plus, they have the soft memory foam insole, so they are EXTREMELY comfortable. When walking around with four kids at the pumpkin patch, this is a must for me! These are also available in taupe, which I am dying to get, and black. A must-have in every color.

A huge thanks to Skechers for asking me to share some fall looks for the whole family with all of you! It is so much fun rocking these adorable booties and getting to dress up my girls as we all prepare for fall.

What are your favorite fall styles this season? Let me know in the comments! And check out my blog Motherhood and Merlot for more seasonal outfits, beauty posts, and motherhood topics.

BEST BTS STYLES FOR GIRLS

Welcome back to our all-girls’ edition of hot BTS styles! Our Top Five line-up has all of the sparkles, bling, lights and comfort you’d expect from Skechers Kids… and then some! Our product gurus have selected an adorbs collection of so-cute styles sure to have all eyes on the girl in class. Read on!

SHINE BRIGHT

Who doesn’t love shiny, sparkly shoes? Air Lights are the perfect fit for a stand-out girl who wants her shoes to be the center of attention.  This new addition to the S-Lights collection includes a new lighted technology show cased from toe to heel, a totally fun look.

And when it’s time to tone down the sparkle, a heart shaped on/off switch keeps the focus on the beautiful metallic-colored stitching surrounding the shoe. And the easy bungee closure makes for quick access to start dazzling through the day!

 TIME TO SHINE

Just in time for BTS, Skechers introduces Energy Lights in Rose Gold! This blush beauty is ready to stand out in a crowd. It’s available up to a size 7 youth, in a metallic shade that will make a girl feel trend-right and fashion-forward during the day and ready to light up and stand out in the dark.

The same exciting Energy Lights features are included: seven different blinking color lights included in 11 fun light-up sequences, an on/off tongue switch and a chargeable battery so the fun never ends!

SO-COOL COMFORTS

Here are two sweet ways to give your girl tons of style, with comfort included! The newest addition to the bubbly Skech-Air family, Skech-Air Ultra – Sparkle City is a sparkling star with girly glitz: pink and purple ombre details in a comfy mesh upper, filled with Skechers Air-Cooled Memory Foam. This sneaker is the complete package; it looks adorable and feels comfortable for all-day wear at school and for play at home. You can find it at select Skechers retail stores.

And the stretchy, spunky Diamond Runner sneaker includes Skechers Air-Cooled Memory Foam for fresh and comfy all-day wear, a stretchy EZ sock fit design that molds to your foot and a high apex upper for a cool, sporty look.  Cheerful color pops, sleek black mesh and sparkly laces make this style very trendy and fresh! Every girl will want to stay active when wearing this cool jogger!

PRETTY POP PRINCESS

Twinkle Toes presents Shuffles – Rockin Stars! This Twinkle Star showcases how to look glamourous in a light-up high-top with sequined star cutouts and vibrant hot pink rock glitter. An on/off switch is also included for when you need to turn off the toe cap lights. The metallic black material makes her spunky yet dainty, ready to take on another day in the limelight!

We love this new girls’ line-up – which is your favorite? Tell us in the comments! 

 

BEST BTS STYLES FOR BOYS

Kids’ imaginations have been running wild all summer with new movies, new toys… and now NEW SHOES! Thanks to Skechers Kids’ innovations, unique looks and cool comfort, back-to-school tracks are now a must-have treat. Check out these five hot styles from our style merchandisers; they’re sure to cover the halls this fall.

OUT OF THIS WORLD

The first pair that got my attention looked straight out of an alien odyssey movie. Skech-X: Cosmic Foam, this pair rocks a thick cushioned “Cosmic Foam” midsole that’s moon-speckled and that screams bounce! An edgy circuit board pattern with bright neon accents on a stretchy high-top design make this pair truly stand out.

INFINITE FUN

When he’s ready to explore the dark universe: Street Lightz 2.0 – Skech-Rayz are here! This pair of metallic Hot Lights shoes feature step activated lights that chase his steps to give a cool trailing effect and they stay lit to catch up with his sprint! To top it off this shoe features an infinity mirrored light on the top of the toe area that will leave him mesmerized.

 

FUEL UP WITH COLOR

If he doesn’t want a toy on his foot and wants a pair of shoes that will “magically” make him jump higher, run faster, and make him the next sports hero, then the Skech-Air 3.0 – Downswitch is for him! It’s easy to strap in and play on. 14 air-cushioned pods surround a cool sporty zig-zag designed sole for plush that performs. Then there’s Nitrate – this super-lightweight lace-up pair features Skech-Knit mesh which is breathable and durable, and with a 3D printed design on the outside and air-cooled memory foam insoles that keep him looking and feeling cool.

BOLD AND BRIGHT

For the boy who wants every step to be a statement, there are Energy Lights! With seven different colors and 11 different light-up options, the party is ready to start when he steps into the room! Easy-to-recharge batteries will give him six hours of continuous lighting options that will have this kid feeling cool. These shoes have a classic leather mid-top silhouette, but with a blast of lights on the bottom. This pair is so cool that they’re now available in adult sizes!

Tell us which boys’ shoe is your favorite for fall… and check out our top five girls’ styles this Thursday!

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