The only essential shoes styles that you’ll need to complete any look!
You know what they say, shoes can make or break your outfit. And it’s true, the right pair of shoes can elevate an outfit to the next level, or vice-versa, turn it into a fashion disaster.
Shoes have the ability to set the tone of the outfit. An outfit with sneakers always gives a carefree vibe, while adding a stiletto pump to your outfit can easily step up any look.
In an ideal world, we’d all have walk-in closets full of shoes to complete any outfit. But in real life, all you need are a good selection of essential shoes that will work with your wardrobe.
In this post, I’m sharing 7 must-have shoes that every woman should own to complete just about any outfit!
7 Essential Shoes For Your Closet
1. Black Ankle Booties
Black ankle booties are probably my most worn shoes from between fall to spring. This essential shoe is easy to dress up or down, and looks good with just about everything from pants and jeans to dresses and skirts.
My favourite black ankle boot style is a pointed toe with a block heel. I find the pointed toe looks more refined, plus it creates lengthening illusion for longer looking legs. At the same time, I’m a city girl that does a lot of walking, so while stiletto heel looks fabulous, I love the block heel for comfort and stability.
Great classic black ankle boots:
2. Mules + Loafers
Since they’re a flat shoe, they make a great elevated every day shoe. And in my opinion, look chicer than a ballet flat. I love this pair in this neutral cream colour, and find it so easy to match with so many things!
Essential loafers and mules
3. White Sneakers
White sneakers are the perfect casual shoe that can give an outfit a more laid back and effortless look.
It’s the great shoe for dressing down an outfit for a more carefree feel. For example, dressing down a suit with a pair of polished white sneaks can look so modern. And adding a pair of sneakers to a date night dress, can transform it into a brunch outfit!
favourite white sneakers
4. Nude Pumps
When in doubt, a good nude pump will complete just about any outfit. You can wear with a dress that’s just about any colour and they have the most amazing leg lengthening ability (especially with a pointed toe!)
This is one shoe that I would definitely splurge on because they’ll last you forever and will go with just about everything!
You’ve probably seen me wear these nude patent pumps everywhere and that’s because they just look good with everything from workwear to date nights.
Best essential nude pumps
5. Knee High Boots
Knee high boots are a great staple for the fall and winter, where you want to stay warm but still look stylish and pulled together.
Like with my ankle boots, I like my knee high boots with a pointed toe and a block heel. And since I already have black ankle boots I love, I like to go for a brown pair of knee high boots for some variety.
Essential knee high boots
6. Athletic Sneakers
They’re perfect for your casual and sporty outfits, and a great comfy shoe for just running errands.
7. Strappy Sandals
I know that summer is just about to come to an end. But I still believe having strappy heeled sandal is still an essential shoe that every woman should own.
I love wearing them for evenings and date nights, or even to add a little something to a casual outfit for brunch.
Neutral colours are great for going with everything, but metallics are good options to add a little more glam.
With these 7 essential shoes, you should be able to complete almost any outfit!
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