Looking down at my feet the other day I realized I've been wearing the same Nike Air Maxes for the past two weeks (summer of the sneaker!). As much as I love them, my attachment is clearly a little too strong. The last time I purchased new shoes was in a last-ditch effort to tackle 10 inches of snow with some Dr. Martens last winter. It's safe to say I've been in need of self-instigating a personal intervention.
The first step towards breaking out of any shopping rut? Be on the lookout for something new. There's always room for more shoes in this world, and luckily, there's no shortage of amazing footwear brands launching their way to the top. Between Instagram fave Nicole Saldana to By Far, the brand that can't stop selling out, here are 13 new labels that'll help pull you out of your sad shoe rut.
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