NEW YORK CITY — As the seasons change, consider rebelling against the city's famous all-black color palette by dressing up your feet.
Here are eight eye-popping shoes to make your life a little more colorful this fall:
New Balance Sneakers from DNA Footwear
Williamsburg has some solid shopping options for shoes, and DNA Footwear is one of them. These sneakers are stocked in poisonberry (above) as well as a rich purple.
Aqua Suede Booties from Kathryn Amberleigh
Kathryn Amberleigh is a New York-based shoe designer who churns out unique handmade designs, like these bright-colored booties. The collection on her website is conveniently categorized by color.
Sarah Flint Flats from Century 21
One of the best places for expensive shoes at an extreme discount is Century 21. These Italian-made sandstone and coral flats with a half-inch heel will cost you about 60 percent of their $500 suggested retail.
OlsenHaus Hologram Pumps from Mooshoes
Mooshoes on the Lower East Side sells exclusively vegan-friendly footwear for men and women. These pumps have a four-inch heel and are made in Mexico.
Maryam Nassir Zadeh Mules from Opening Ceremony
For pricey but unique shoes head to Opening Ceremony's SoHo store or check out the store's website. The design and bright colors of Maryam Nassir Zadeh’s collection are reminiscent of the 70s and 80s.
Leitzel Bootie from Coclico
Coclico is a New York City-based brand that focuses on sustainable and ethically made footwear. Its designs are often classic with muted, earthy tones. The blue on these booties will lend you a subtle splash of color.
Suede Sling Backs from Aldo
The bright peach color of these slingback heels are sure to catch eyes during the dull winter months. These shoes are made from the material of the moment — suede — so be sure to wear them when there's no rain in the forecast.
Rainbow Handler Boots from Modern Vice
Modern Vice is one of the few shoe brands that manufacture in New York City. The company has many eclectic designs and eccentric colors to choose from. These boots are designed for city walking with a comfortable heel height of 1.5 inches.