17 Shades of Shoes
From a peep toe to a mule, do you know the difference between these two statement shoes? Here is our full index of iconic women’s shoes and how to wear them to perfection.
A closed-toe shoe with a heel less than 10 cm. It is a classic women’s shoe that can be worn with any kind of outfit -from Jeans to an evening dress.
Shoes with a thick sole, which can range in height. In the case for a heel, the heel will be raised higher than the ball of the foot.
A pump with a special coned formed heel.
- Mary Jane:
classic shoes which you can get in different variations - from flats to pumps. The key characteristic being the ankle strap. They can be worn with almost anything in your wardrobe - from jeans to dresses.
- Peep toe:
A pump with an open toe in a high heel or wedge sole. Can be worn with all kinds of dresses and trousers. The open toe adds a sexy touch.
A classic footwear design with an ankle strap attached to to a vertical strap, that is connected to the vamp. Wear them with dresses, trousers, skirts to add a modern touch.
- Open toe:
These are similar to the peep toe, but they have more open space in the front. You can find them in heels, wedges or flats and can be worn with everything in your closet.
The vamp and the sides of the shoes are cut away. They show the arch of the foot and the toe is open. Wear them with dresses and trousers, skirts for a classic style.
A pump with a small high heel, minimum 2 inches - 10 cm. Very elegant and perfect for evening dresses.
A comfortable pump with a smooth sole, wedge-shaped. The sole and heel is connected, allowing for better balance and comfort. You can buy wedges as boots for winter or as a sandal for summer. Wear these with trousers, jeans, dresses and skirts.
- Sling pumps:
A pump which is open at the back and held with a strap. Wearable for all and in elegant and sporty fashion.
A classic light shoe, with a thin heel - medium height . Wearable for all kinds of dresses, classic trousers and skirts.
Pumps with a short heel, max 5cm high, with a light curve. Perfectly wearable with knee length or shorter dresses and skirts, trousers, jeans or wide pants.
- Ankle strap:
Pumps with a strap that completely surrounds the ankle.
Best worn with dresses, long wide trousers, knee long skirts and longer.
A high, closed shoe with a thick heel. Best worn with trousers in a wide cut, culottes, skirts and dresses knee long or longer. Good for shapely legs, but not for thick ankles.
- Ruby Slippers:
A small thick heel in a classic cut like the Cinderella shoe we all know from the fairy tell. Perfect with traditional dresses or culottes.
Slippers are also called flat shoes, which you can slip into easily. Their name comes from the English verb "to slip", which means "slip" or "slip". Compared to slip-ons, slippers look a bit more delicate because they have a thinner sole and are more elegantly cut. Why are these shoes are an absolute must for every shoe cabinet? There are many reasons, here is the top ten.