I recently came across this Glamour.com article, “10 Shoes Every Woman Should Own“. Some of these I definitely agree with, but I think some were missing from this list too! Below is their list, with pics of shoes I love in each category.
1. Nude peep-toe pumps
I don’t have a pair of nude pumps! I’m loving how small the peep-toe is in the Jessica Simpson pair – so sexy!
The article specifically names “city boots”, which are “black leather boots with a not-too-high heel”. I could go on and on about black boots. I still need a new pair, and would love a big stacked heel.
Ballet flats aren’t really my style – I’d much rather wear a flat sandal. But I do have a few pairs that I primarily use as work/office shoes.
I’ve got a few great pair of wedge sandals but none with a wooden platform, which I think dresses them up a little.
I definitely agree with canvas sneakers being on the list! I’ve got a pair of classic navy and white Converse chucks.
I’ve got two pairs of black pumps – one is peep-toe and one is a kitten heel with a snakeskin pattern. I’m loving the chunky heel and rounded toe of the the first pair above.
Metallic sandals are a year-round shoe, so I agree with this being on the list. Gold and silver are always in for the holiday season, but they are sandals so they can always glam up a summer look too.
Suede booties are also on my list to buy. I searched high and low last year for a flat pair that I liked and I just couldn’t find the perfect bootie. My eyes are still open this year – I’m thinking maybe grey, which goes with everything!
I LIVE in sandals most of the time. Leather strappy ones can go with cute sundresses, jeans, or shorts. And they never go out of style!
I know, I put some ridiculously expensive ones up – but they’re so pretty! I don’t have a “work-of-art” pair of shoes. I’m just way too practical and only buy shoes I know I can wear with a lot of outfits.
What they missed
In my opinion, a few other types of shoes should be on this list:
– Flat camel riding boots
J. Crew $298
I live in my camel riding boots. They are just effortless, chic, and they go with almost everything!
– Basic flip flops
These might be too obvious and/or casual to be on Glamour’s list, but I grew up on the beach so I had to add flip flops. I have more pairs of flip flops/sandals than I do heels for sure.
– Red pumps
G by Guess $44.95
I bought a pair of red pumps several years to go with a black dress for a holiday party, and I’ve gotten more use out of them than I ever thought! They’re great with skinny jeans and a tank, and instantly add a sassy pop to any black outfit.
– Cute rain boots
This is the New England girl in me talking. I’ve probably only pulled these boots out twice in the 16 months I’ve lived in California. But if you’re in a part of the country that gets a lot of rain or snow, you know that bundling up for inclement weather doesn’t always yield the most stylish outfits. So get a cute pair of waterproof boots! Go with a cheap Target pair or splurge on some Hunter boots, like the ones above (I have that exact pair, as well as a brown pair with green stripes).
Do you agree with Glamour’s list? Anything missing from it in your opinion?