15 Cute oxfords for the 21st century

Sep 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET
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When you think of oxfords, do images of an archaic 1800s style come to mind? Sure, the long-lasting style has earned its place as a classic for its longevity, but that doesn't make it any less exciting of a trend. This fall, oxfords are about to take over the fashion scene in a big way, and we're getting ready to take the classic look into 2014 with some oh-so-modern styles.

1.

ShoeDazzle Signa Oxford in Gold

ShoeDazzle Signa Oxford in Gold (shoedazzle.com, VIP price $36)

Want to really make a statement this fall? Step into this pair of gold metallic perforated oxfords. They'll definitely bring a dose of attitude.

2.

Chadwick's High Heel Oxfords

Chadwick's High Heel Oxfords (chadwicks.com, $50) 

Girl-meets-boy fashion looks best when it keeps a feminine flair. And there's nothing more feminine than a kickass pair of heels, like these babies.

3.

Sole Society Liesy Lace Up Oxford in Black

Sole Society Liesy Lace Up Oxford in Black (solesociety.com, $60) 

Crochet and brogue detailing on these oxfords makes them stand out from the monochromatic crowd. Pair them with your casual weekend look or a flirty little dress for a fun night out.

4.

Hailey Jeans Co. Perforated Oxfords

Hailey Jeans Co. Perforated Oxfords (Target, $60)

Umm, could these oxfords be any more adorable? Seriously, they're so retro and cute, it kind of hurts. Their $60 price tag definitely doesn't hurt our wallet, though.

5.

The Walking Company Oxfords

Umberto Raffini Tamsyn Oxford Loafer (thewalkingcompany.com, $160)

Want fashion and function? These comfy cuties from The Walking Company offer both thanks to their amazing shoe technology and adorable design.

6.

Keds Boyfriend Leather Oxfords

Keds Boyfriend Leather Oxfords (keds.com, $80) 

These caramel oxfords are just about as delicious as the sweet candy of the same name. Heck, they might be even more so.

7.

Chinese Laundry Spoiler Alert Oxfords

Chinese Laundry Spoiler Alert Oxfords (chineselaundry.com, $120) 

Spoiler alert: You're going to totally fall for these cuties. And just in case you were wondering, the white color is totally acceptable after Labor Day.

8.

Modcloth Blue Suave Shoes Flat

Modcloth Blue Suave Shoes Flat (modcloth.com, $55)

Blue suede oxfords? Umm, amazing. These darlings will go perfectly with everything from denim and cute blouses to your go-to LBD.

9.

Designer Tan and Neon Oxfords

Designer Tan and Neon Oxfords (marshallsonline.com for store locations, $20) 

Let's just all pause for a minute and admire how amazing these tan and pink oxfords are. Neon heels, laces and detailing definitely add some sass to this otherwise classic pair.

10.

Aerosoles Aristocrat Oxford

Aerosoles Aristocrat Oxford (aerosoles.com, $69)

They're a little bit retro, and a whole lot modern. These oxford heels will put a little pep in your step this fall when paired with flirty fit and flares or skinny jeans.

11.

Rollie Derby Sidecut Oxfords

Rollie Derby Sidecut Oxfords (dailylook.com, $100) 

Not ready to say goodbye to bright colors and trendy cutouts? Who said you had to? These vibrant yellow oxfords feature a cute side cutout that's perfect for those warm days of early fall.

12.

Shellys London Loviri Cut Out Oxford Flats

Shellys London Loviri Cut Out Oxford Flats (macys.com, $55) 

Cutouts? Check. On-trend blue pastel for fall? Check. Cover all your style bases with these blue suede cutout oxfords from Shellys London.

13.

Old Navy Sueded Oxford Shoes

Old Navy Sueded Oxford Shoes (Old Navy, $25) 

Sick of your go-to black shoes? Go for a different kind of neutral with these taupe suede oxfords from Old Navy. They'll go with just about everything in your wardrobe and their unique color will totally make you stand out.

14.

Australia Luxe Collective Oxford in Silver

Australia Luxe Collective Oxford in Silver (australialuxeco.com, $195) 

A platform sole and silver leather make these stunning oxfords a force to be reckoned with. Their bold metallic color is perfect for the transitional fashion months of fall, too.

15.

Cobb Hill Georgina Dress Oxfords

Cobb Hill Georgina Dress Oxfords (cobbhillshoes.com, $100) 

These oxfords were definitely made for walking. How can we tell? Well, they're made from the brains behind New Balance, so you know there's some comfy shoe technology in the works here.

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