Black designers like LaQuan Smith and Carly Cushnie are finally getting the attention they deserve within the fashion industry. The industry is known for imitating, appropriating, and deriving inspiration from Black culture, without crediting the source. While fashion is finally utilizing its platform to elevate these designers, the same could not be said about accessories…until now. Footwear designers are receiving acclaim for their innovative looks, sleek styles, and more. Here’s a list of black footwear designers you should keep on your radar for when you’re planning on stepping out.