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Our mission is simple: Advise how to choose the right shoes for women. Find on our blog professional shoe and store reviews, tips, and tricks on choosing boots, heels, sneakers, moccasins, clogs, sandals, and slippers!

Ankle Flat Boots

  • Cold autumn and early spring
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with midi skirt, combo, skinny jeans, trench or jacket
  • Popular brands: Alegria, Chaco, Danner, Dan Post, Clarks

For those who are looking for the best match for any outfit, ankle leather or suede flat boots will be the best possible solution. They look great with jeans and trousers as well as with dresses and skirts of any length. Boots that reach your ankle or just above it is a must thing as this footwear is really versatile.

Our reviews: [Ankle Boots for City Walking], [Clarks Suede Ankle Boots], [Ankle Boots for Short Legs]

Knee High Boots

  •  Winter and autumn
  • Comfort Level: 9
  • Wear with skinny jeans, pencil skirt, crewneck sweater
  • Popular brands: Corso Como, Aquatalia, Ariat, Merrel, Harley Davidson

Boots, which reach your knees are perfect for cold autumn and winter. They can be combined either with skinny jeans or with some short dress. Leather knee high boots are both comfortable and warm. Moreover, they look very stylish making your legs look longer.

Our Reviews: [Knee High Boots Riding Style], [Knee High Boots for Narrow Calves]

Shearling Style Boots

shearling style boots

  • snowflake autumn Cold Autumn and Winter
  • Comfort level: 9
  • Wear with skinny jeans, skirts, coats, jackets
  • Popular brands: UGG, Woolrich, SKECHERS, Frye

When one thinks about Shearling style boots, he or she usually imagines the well-known brand UGG. This model of boots is the best choice for cold winter season as they are very warm and comfortable. They shouldn’t be worn during the rainy weather as they are intended to protect you from cold only.

Our reviews: [The Best UGG boots], [The Best Bearpaw Boots]

Rain Boots

rain boots

  • springautumn Autumn and Spring
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with jeans, leggings, skirts, and dresses
  • Popular brands: Hunter, Kamik, M&F Western, Sperry, UGG

The most famous brand producing high-quality rain boots is for sure Sperry. Being designed to look stylish and be water-resistant, they perform their functions flawlessly. Rain boots are a must have pair of footwear as they are able to help you avoid diseases because of wet legs. Moreover, wearing rain boots instead of leather footwear, you save your boots that aren’t intended to be worn during rainy weather.

Our reviews: [The Best Rain Boots]

Over the Knee Boots

Over the Knee Boots

  • springautumnsnowflakeCold Autumn, Early Spring, and Winter
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with leggings, skinny jeans, short skirts and dresses, long sweaters, middle coats, short jackets
  • Popular brands: Adrianna Papell, Ariat, Bogs

Boots which height is over the knee is a fashionable footwear that suits slim women with long legs. It is possible to combine such boots with short dresses or long sweaters. It is interesting that long time ago these long boots were meant for men wearing them for riding or while working when there was a need to protect legs. However, today almost any girl has such pair of leather over knee boots.

Our reviews: [Over The Knee Boots For Petites]

Motorcycle Boots

Motorcycle Boots

  • summerspringautumnSummer, Spring, and Autumn
  • Comfort Level: 9
  • Wear with leather trousers, jeans, short skirts, shorts, leather jackets, jeans jackets
  • Popular brands: Harley-Davidson, Bed Stu

The name motorcycle supposes that these boots should be worn for riding bikes. They are made of a combination of leather and other solid materials to protect your legs and provide with comfort. Nothing is going to spoil the impression from the motorcycle ride if you have such boots on. There are high and low top boots for both men and women.

Mid Calf Boots

Mid Calf Boots

  • springautumn Cold autumn and early spring
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with leggings, skinny jeans, short and middle skirts and dresses, coats, jackets
  • Popular brands: Ariat, Baffin, Bogs, Corral Boots

Mid-calf boots are boots reaching the middle of your calf. They are intended to be worn during autumn and winter periods protecting your leg from snow and any other weather conditions. Boots of this length are quite popular as they look good with both jeans and skirts.

Hiking Boots

hiking boots

  • springsnowflakeautumnCold autumn, early spring, and winter
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with trousers and jackets
  • Popular brands: Asolo, Columbia, Keen, Merrell

Hiking boots are boots that should be worn during autumn and cool spring as well as winter. They are intended to be comfortable and protective for those who are fond of hiking and active rest. However, they can be combined with everyday casual clothes as well. They are of perfect quality, which never lets you down.

Chelsea Boots

Chelsea Boots

  • springautumnCold autumn and early spring
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with trousers, skirts, dresses, skinny jeans, coats, and trench
  • Popular brands: Blundstone, Dr. Martens, Frye, Steve Madden

Chelsea boots can be seen in almost everyone’s wardrobe nowadays. Moreover, even during the Victorian’s era this footwear was worn as unisex. Boots, which reach ankles look great thanks to the elastic band on the sides. They can be combined with both jeans and jacket and look not less great with more girlish image being worn with dresses and skirts.

Booties

booties

  • springautumnCold autumn and early spring
  • Comfort Level: 6
  • Wear with skinny jeans, skirts, dresses, coats and trench
  • Popular brands: Born, Clarks, Dolche Vite, Frye, Eric Michael

Booties are shoes on heels which reach your ankles. One of the most well-known brands producing stylish booties is Clarks. Such fashionable footwear is a great match for any types of clothes: either dress or jeans. The best choice for autumn in a combination with some casual coat.

Wedge Sandals

wedge sandals

  • summerSummer
  • Comfort Level: 8
  • Wear with skirts, shorts, dresses, and wide trousers
  • Popular brands: Clarks, FitFlop, Eric Michael, Mephisto

Wedge sandals have originated from the design that dates back to ancient Greece. The main idea here is to create a sole in the form of a wedge. Rubber as well as some other material can be used for this wedge. Such sandals are much more comfortable than those having heels. Fashionable wedge sandals are suitable to be worn with jeans as well as with dresses.

Our reviews: [High Heel Wedge Sandals]

Thong Sandals

Thong-Sandals

  • summerSummer
  • Comfort Level: 8
  • Wear with shorts, skirts, dresses and trousers
  • Popular brands: Bernardo, Cobian, FitFlop, Havaianas

Thong sandals are flat summer sandals, which have one stripe in the middle. They are a perfect choice for hot summer as they are light and open. A must -have for summer vacation and walks along the beach as well as for everyday use in the city.

Stiletto Sandals

Stiletto Sandals

  • summerspringautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 8
  • Wear with skirts, dresses, and trousers
  • Popular brands: Pele Moda, Bella-Vita, Vince Camuto

Stiletto sandals are open summer sandals, which have heels. They look great, especially for formal occasions and for parties. Stiletto sandals can be worn with jeans, dresses, skirts and with any other piece of clothing, which looks elegant and stylish.

Stacked Heel Sandals

Stacked Heel Sandals

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 8
  • Wear with skirts, dresses, and trousers
  • Popular brands: Vince Camuto, Pele Moda, Bella-Vita

Stacked Heel Sandals are the great choice for those women who don’t want sacrifice comfort even going out. Here you have heels but they aren’t stiletto shoes, which aren’t as comfortable compared to this model. Stacked is referred to the heel construction, which can be met in shoes and sandals of men and women. Sandals with such heels’ design should be in your wardrobe if you prefer look fashionable not suffering from wearing high and thing heels.

Slide Sandals

Slide Sandals

  • summerSummer
  • Comfort Level: 9
  • Wear with sorts, dresses, trousers, skirts, and jeans
  • Popular brands: Alex and Ani, Crocs, Furla, Marc Jacobs, MCM

Open-toed summer sandals with the absence of back are perfect for hot season. Nowadays they are produced by many top designers and can be worn not only to go to the seaside. Almost all city fashionistas have such slide sandals, which are very comfortable and light.

Kitten Heel Sandals

Kitten-Heel-Sandals

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 7
  • Wear with dresses, skirts, trousers, jeans, coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Pelle Moda, Amiana, Touch Ups, Caparros

Kitten heel sandals or shoes are usually worn by teenagers who are not adult enough to wear high heels. Some women who give preference to comfort also choose kitten heels sandals having short heels, which height is not more than 5 cm. The heel distinguishes with its slight curve in from the back edge of the shoe. They can be combined with both trousers and dresses.

Gladiator Sandals

Gladiator Sandals

  • summerSummer
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with shorts, short, middle skirts and dresses
  • Popular brands: Sam Edelman, Vince Camuto, Bed Stu

Gladiator sandals, which came from the ancient Rome, have gained much popularity nowadays. Gladiator sandals have open toes and a lot of straps across the foot. Leather sandals reminding those, which gladiators had, look casual enough and can be easily combined with dresses, jeans, shorts.

Our reviews: [High Heeled Gladiator Sandals]

Platform Sandals

Platform Sandals

  • summerSummer
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with jeans, trousers, skirts, and dresses
  • Popular brands: Aetrex, Chaco, Clarks, Chinese Laundry, Dansko

Summer sandals on platform are a footwear for those women who want to look higher but prefer comfort instead of wearing high heels. The height of platform can vary but in any case they are much more comfortable for daily use compared to the same height of heels. Open-toed sandals can be combined with skinny jeans as well as wide summer trousers. You can look great wearing a platform sandal with the dress or skirt of any length as well.

Flip Flops

flip flops

  • summerSummer
  • Comfort Level: 7
  • Wear with shorts, dresses, skirts, and swimming suit
  • Popular brands: Cobian, Flojos, Havaianas, OluKai, Reef

Flip Flops are a must-have thing for summer vacation. You can wear it going to the seaside and in the city. They are designed with open toes and V-strap in the middle. The material used for flip flops is usually rubber. They are very comfortable and have such a light weight that you don’t feel them on your legs.

Wedge Pumps

Wedge Pumps

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 8
  • Wear with jeans, trousers, dresses, skirts, coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Bandolino, Dirty Laundry, Tahari

Wedge pumps are shoes with a heel that extends from the front to the back of the sole. They look perfect with jeans and skirts as well. Wedge pumps can be worn for any occasion as they look stylish and elegant.

Platform Pumps

Platform Pumps

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 4
  • Wear with jeans, trousers, dresses, skirts, coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Badgley Mischka, Nine West, Vaneli

Platform pumps are fashionable shoes which have both heels and platform. Compared to shoes with high heels only, such models are more comfortable thanks to the platform. They look great with jeans, dresses and skirts. Often platform pumps can be seen on celebrities when they perform on stage.

Peep Toe Pumps

Peep Toe Pumps

  • summerSummer
  • Comfort Level: 3
  • Wear with jeans, trousers, dresses, skirts, coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Badgley Mischka, Nina, Adrianna Papell

Peep toe shoes became popular in 40s when they considered to be dress shoes. Nowadays they can be worn with jeans as well. This shoe model has open toes and not high heels, which are comfortable and stylish. They look elegant always.

Mary Jane Pumps

Mary Jane Pumps

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 8
  • Wear with trousers, dresses, skirts, coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Clarks, Naot Footwear, Pikolinos

Low-cut pumps with closed toes can often be seen on teenagers and adults. They are comfortable and feminine being a great match for dresses and skirts. There is a strap across the leg, which can be seen in all models of this classic Mary Jane shoes.

Our reviews: [The Best Mary Jane Pumps]

Bootie Pumps

Bootie Pumps

  • Cold autumn and early spring
  • Comfort Level: 8
  • Wear with middle skirts and dresses, trousers, coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: LifeStride, Eric Michael, Bernie mev.

Ankle-high pumps with closed toes are good for autumn and the beginning of spring. Trendy boots have small heels that give a chance to enjoy both comfort and add some height. Leather bootie pumps will never be out of fashion as they look great with trenches and coats, with dresses and jackets. Being feminine and versatile bootie pumps should be a part of every girl’s wardrobe.

Ballerina Flats

ballet flats

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with any skirts and dresses, trousers, jeans, coats, blazers, sweaters
  • Popular brands: Anne Klein, Clarks, Dr. Scholl’s

Ballerina flats remind shoes used by ballerinas. They are flat, which makes them light and extremely comfortable. Flats can be worn in the beginning or autumn and spring as well as in summer, if it is not very hot as here toes are closed. Ballerinas look perfect with casual and formal style. They can be worn with trousers as well as with dresses.

Espadrille

espadrille

  • summerSummer
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with trousers, shorts, jeans, summer skirts and dresses
  • Popular brands: Eric Michael, Soludos, TOMS, Tony Pons

This type of shoes are really unisex. Both men and women adore espadrille as they are very comfortable. These are flat shoes with rope sole and either leather or fabric upper. Being a good choice for not very hot summer, they can also be worn in the beginning of autumn and in the late spring. This type of footwear is suitable for casual everyday clothes.

Moccasin

moccasin

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with leggings, jeans, trousers, cardigans, coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Minnetonka, SAS, UGG, Freshly Picked

Moccasins are the most comfortable shoes ever made as they are flat all-leather shoes. Moccasins were first worn by American Indians. Nowadays they have become a fashionable must-have for every man and woman as they are unisex and versatile. You can wear soft heelless shoes with jeans or shorts in summer.

Skate Sneakers

Skate Sneakers

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with shorts, trousers, jeans, short skirts and dresses
  • Popular brands: Adidas, Converse, DC, Vans

Skate sneakers have become very popular shoes for young people, both girls and boys give preference to skate sneakers for their active way of life. Urban style and comfort is what you will get choosing skate sneakers for every day wear. Though originally such footwear was designed with the aim to use it for skateboarding, more and more non-skateboarders wear such sneakers today.

Our reviews: [Top 5 Best Skate Shoes]

Running Sneakers

running sneakers

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with sports clothing and jeans
  • Popular brands: Adidas, Altra, ASICS, Brooks, New Balance

As you may guess from the name, running sneakers have been designed as a sportswear. However, it is possible to wear such sneakers not only for running. Casual shoes with rubber soles are perfect for every day walk as well. They are super light and comfortable made of breathable materials.

Our reviews: [The Best Running Shoes]

Hiking Sneakers

hiking sneakers

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with shorts, trousers, and leggings
  • Popular brands: Adidas, Columbia, Keen

Sturdy sneakers aimed to be used for hiking and active rest. However, why not wear hiking sneakers for with casual clothes? Sure, that hiking shoes can be used for any weather conditions as these sneakers are completely reliable and comfortable.

Loafers

loafers

  • springautumnLate spring and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 8
  • Wear with trousers, skinny and boyfriend jeans, middle skirts, coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Aerosoles, Ariat, Bernie mev., Born, BUGATCHI

They look great with casual style clothes. Flat heeled shoes are similar moccasins, which are also very comfortable. Loafer has one more meaning “a lazy person”, perhaps, this is not by chance as Leather loafers have become the favorite footwear for relaxed weekends.

Clog and Mules

clogs

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 10 – for clogs, 2 – for mules
  • Wear with trousers, middle skirts and dresses, jeans, coats, cardigans, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Alegria, Crocs, Dansko, Sanita

Nowadays clogs and mules are often used with the interchangeable meaning. However, there is a difference: Clogs are wooden shoes with low heels and platform that appeared in Scandinavia while mules made either of leather or suede have been designed in France to be worn by aristocracy. Compared to mules, clogs have been worn by workers and still worn for work in the garden or for casual style wear.

Oxfords

oxfords

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 9
  • Wear with middle and short dresses, trousers, jeans, coats, trench coats, and blazers
  • Popular brands: Bostonain, Clarks, Cole Haan, Dr. Martens

Laced low-heeled shoes that first were worn by men but nowadays they have become one of the trendy shoes for women as well. Today there are different variations of oxfords, including shoes on platforms for the representatives of fair sex. They can perfectly suit for formal style or casual jeans and jacket.

Slippers

slippers

  • springsummerautumnsnow flakeAll year
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with pajamas, robe de chambre, and other house clothing
  • Popular brands: Acorn, Haflinger, UGG, Woolrich

Low-cut shoes for home usually, they are light and super comfortable for everyday wear. They are made so that it is very easy to put them on and off. Intended for indoor wear, slippers can be worn outside as well in India, for example.

Our reviews: [Warm Slippers with Arch Support]

Boat Shoes

boat shoes

  • springsummerautumnLate spring, summer, and early autumn
  • Comfort Level: 10
  • Wear with shorts abd trousers
  • Popular brands: Sebago, Sperry, Polo Ralph Lauren

Modern boat shoes have been designed by P.Sperry. First boat shoes with rubber soles were made to be worn while sailing and this can be easily guessed by its name. However, today all leather or canvas boat shoes are one of the most popular casual shoes for everyday walks. Both men and women like wearing boat shoes with jeans and shorts during summer season or warm spring. They are high-quality and reliable shoes, which look stylish without sacrificing comfort.