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Ideally, a dream life in the fields needs no shoes. In our languid fantasies, we are walking barefoot in a green field, soaking in all the vital energy that the earth has to offer. In real life, even if you live in a romantic cottage, you may need to cover your feet to walk to a beautiful park, escape to your favorite corner in the public library, or visit an enchanting garden for a perfect picnic. So, I rounded up really good stores where you can find cottagecore shoes for every occasion and season, for all the fairies and witches.
So, in this post, you’ll find shoes that resemble the cottagecore aesthetic and/or slow fashion lifestyle. True treasures handmade by experienced artisans from Europe and South America; light knit sustainable flats with delicate details; even simple mocassin patterns so you can DIY, or that get you as close to being barefoot as possible. And because you can go cottagecore year-round, we found rustic brogues, romantic ankle boots, and many retro and vintage-inspired oxfords laced up with ribbons. Also, there are idyllic images with a soothing cottagecore aesthetic to help you get in the mood!
We hope you get enchanted by our selection. But mostly, I wholeheartedly desire it helps you get in the cottage mood you dream of!
Mary Jane Shoes
Mary Janes are so classic and nostalgic that they deserve a special nook in this post. There are as many different styles of Mary Janes as there are mushrooms in the woods, so here are some go-to places to shop for cute and high-quality Mary Janes.
: cute leather shoes and Mary Janes from Georgia on Etsy
Mary Jane Tbilisi is an expert on leather, velvet, and cotton mary janes. But they also gave delicate ballerina flats, loafers, pumps, and kids’ shoes. All of them with this cottagecore, romantic slow living vibe.
, classic and trendy Mary Janes
Charles & Keith have so many options for Mary Jane shoes that’s almost impossible not to find one that you love. They are modern, and cute, and there is one for every occasion, from flats to platforms and heels. And if you want Mary Jane for kids, you’re in for a treat!
Chain-Link Flat Mary Janes, $63 each
: women’s leather shoes and Mary Janes on Etsy
Besides lovely Mary Jane, Mosshe has sandals, boots, pumps, oxfords, and cute flats in leather, all with a simple and vintage aesthetic. In addition to their beautiful options of listed shoes, you can talk to them about customizations. The shoes are made in China.
Dr. Martens is a classic! Their modern Mary Janes go from the countryside to the city life in the blink of an eye!
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Aesthetic Cottagecore Shoes
This is the store if you want high-quality, dressed-up, comfortable, leather cottagecore shoes for every occasion. From bridal and wedding guests to work, they have the sweetest and most romantic flats, oxfords, heels, mules, sneakers, and boots. It’s a wonderful way to keep the cottagecore lifestyle after summer is over.
Quiero June is a female-owned small business from Argentina. She designs timeless cute shoes that are handcrafted by experienced artisans. People will stop you to ask where you got your shoes.
Vivaia was created in 2020 and has a light-hearted philosophy on footwear. They make sustainable eco-friendly shoes with knit upper made from plastic bottles. The insoles are naturally deodorizing thanks to the Artemisia Argyi herbal, so technically, you’ll be stepping on a piece of nature! The outsoles are carbon-free rubber and everything is packaged with 100% recycled cardboard.
You’ll find sneakers, mules, flats, ballerinas, mid heels.
Anthropology has several shoe collections from great brands year-round and one thing you’ll find often: florals, fisherman shoes, embroideries, and all things crafty-like. For spring and summer add pastel sandals, crochet sneakers, delicate kitties, handcrafted woven sandals, and all cute sandals with a bucolic flair. For fall and winter, you’ll find floral boots, clogs, grandma-like slippers, even floral cowboy boots, sneakers, and Dr. Martens!
Here are some of the most dreamy cottagecore shoes I found on the Anthropology website, but there are so many more in their enchanted garden!
Julia Bo Shoes consists of a second-generation family business, run by bold women. They took over their grandfather’s small workshop, specialized in high-quality handcrafted oxford shoes, and updated it. Today they design timeless oxfords, brogues, and Derbys for women, honoring 60 years of shoe crafting tradition. Everything can be customized, because, well, they are masters.
Free People has one of the greatest inventories of bold and modern boho-chic shoes. In the mix, you can find a lot of great quality pieces inspired by the cottagecore aesthetic.
Roller skates are not shoes, I know. But can you picture yourself skating in the park before a perfect picnic? 10/10 cottagecore aesthetic!
Mod Cloth was born as an independently owned indie brand back in 2002. A lot has happened ever since, and besides vintage-inspired and size-inclusive clothes, they carry a large and fun collection of retro-inspired shoes.
If you’re more into the retro cottagecore aesthetic, but not so much into the slow fashion lifestyle, Unique Vintage has a vast collection of retro and vintage-inspired shoes. You’ll find lots of oxfords, flappers, and adorable whimsical floral shoes for every occasion!
This store has handmade and custom-made shoes from Ukraine. You can find mary janes, oxfords, boots, and sneakers made to order or ask for changes according to your needs! Their brogue shoes are 100% cottagecore mood that you can wear from the apple orchid to the happy hour. And they also have lined options to take you throughout winter.
Sandgrens is a slow fashion family-owned business from Sweden. They have been making traditional Swedish wood clogs for generations, honoring handmade craftsmanship using only high-quality materials.
You’ll find comfortable clogs, high-heel clogs, and clog boots that will make you feel as if you lived in the Swedish countryside.
OH! Earthing Mocassin embraces the cottagecore spirit and aesthetic in such a poetic and beautiful way. This French store handmakes soft-sole mocassins, which are as close as you can get from being barefoot. But they also provide different tutorials and patterns for anyone who wants to embark on the journey of sewing their own shoes. At their Etsy store, you will find mocassins made to order, tutorials, patterns, and even leather and tool kits in case you’re a beginner.
So, how do you feel about this selection? Did it help you escape? Did you feel inspired?
We believe that we don’t have to step out of our clouds, no matter where we live. If there is a thing fashion is for, is to tell a message about who we are for ourselves and the world. Also, it has the power to put us in the mood we feel like being!
So, since you’re gonna have to wear shoes anyway, why not incorporate the cottagecore aesthetic that will warm up your heart and bring you a step closer to the lifestyle you dream of?