Now that you're familiar with a few general things to give up to be more stylish, it's time to get a little more specific and talk about the item that can make or break a look: shoes. We all have those shoes we hold onto for a bit too long, whether it's for sentimental reasons or simply because we loved them once (probably a little too much, based on their worn-out appearance), but the truth is they're taking up space that could be used for shoes that are in style.
Shoes can go in and out of the trend zone in the blink of an eye, and wearing an "out" pair can instantly make your entire look feel dated. Accordingly, we came to the conclusion that there are nine styles in particular that no longer have a place in your wardrobe in 2018—and that we don't think will be back in anytime soon. On the bright side, we have nine alternate styles that either lean more classic or are current trends that have proven their staying power. Ready to improve your style via your shoe collection?
Find out which shoes to toss and which to keep (or add to your closet) below.