Quirky But Cute: Our Definitive Guide To The Ugly Shoe Trend

Ugly is in

By Natalie McGowan | 6th July 2023

It’s no secret that the fashion world loves a controversial fad (we’re looking at you, low-rise jeans), but this one is downright divisive. Yep, we’re talking about the ‘ugly shoe’ trend that has swept the feet of some of our favourite fashionistas.

From Birkenstocks to UGGs, ugly footwear has been lingering in the spotlight. Remember when dad sneakers made their comeback in 2017? Or when everyone decided last year that Crocs were cool again? Love them or hate them, these shoes seem to be sticking around and tbh, we’re not that mad about it.

Chunky, clunky, comfy, and surprisingly, A-lister approved, here’s our definitive guide to the ugly shoe trend (whether you like it or not!).



Dad sneakers



Platform sandals

Ballet flats

Platform thongs

*Some prices have been converted to AUD and are subject to change.

By Natalie McGowan Office DJ and serial online shopper, Natalie’s idea of self care is watching reality TV and getting a spontaneous tattoo.
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