34 Pairs Of Shoes That Are Toe-Tally Worth The Splurge

34 Pairs Of Shoes That Are Toe-Tally Worth The Splurge

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1.

Swingback flats with a floral design you’ll show off botanic-all over the place. Oh, you’re vacationing in Europe? Take these. Planning a stroll through the Streets of New York City? Yes, in these. Gotta make a quick tampon run to Walmart? These will complement your sweatpants perfectly.


Anthropologie

Promising review: “This is the perfect shoe!!! I got the snake color and they are fabulous! They have a great look, fit, and they’re oh so comfortable. This is a perfectly designed shoe!!!” —Gimme10

Get them from Anthropologie for $119 (available in four colors and sizes 6–10).

2.

Koolaburra booties with a *perf* heel height and a charming asymmetrical shape — get these on your feet and you won’t wanna wear anything else until the summer sun forces you to throw on sandals.


Amazon

I got these boots fall of last year and I wore them, this is not an exaggeration, every SINGLE day until summer. I wanted one pair of black boots that would work with everything I own. I put that to the test and wore these with, get this, everything I own. I live in New York, walk at least two miles every day, and did that in these through all the very worst weather. I don’t want to be dramatic but I’d trade in my brother for these shoes (the annoying one, that is).

Get them from Amazon for $79.95 (available in two colors and sizes 5–12).

3.

Oxford flats you can wear when the day ahead deserves some colorful sophistication with a studious vibe. They don’t explicitly claim to help you ace your exams this semester, but I’m pretty sure it’s implied.


ModCloth

Promising review: “I have five pairs of these shoes and I will get more for sure. I have worn the black pair the most and after many miles they do show some wear, but they’re very sturdy given the price. I find them to be comfortable and durable, so I never feel guilty about buying more. I also can’t leave the house in them without getting a ton of compliments, so that helps too. The sizing is good but if you have wide feet you might need a half size up.” —Stephanie

Get them from ModCloth for $45 (available in four colors and sizes 5.5–11).

4.

Heeled Chelsea boots with such an autumnal vibe you just might feel like you’re heading ♫ over the river and through the woods ♫ from the very moment you excitedly shove them on.


Zappos

Hurrah for the pumpkin pie!

Promising review: “These are super comfortable! I walked for miles in them and they remained amazing.” —April M.

Get them from Nisolo for $228 (available in three colors and sizes 6–10).

5.

Allbirds wool runners for commuters who have figured life out and know that trudging through crowded public transit is made bearable only with shoes that feel like slippers. Unfortunately, these can’t get rid of the fellow falling asleep on your shoulder.


Allbirds

6.

Fluffy Uggs with an adjustable design – you can fold them down if you like a fuzzy look and lift them up when your ankles need more than wool socks to keep them warm this winter.


Nordstrom

Promising review: “I love these. I’m always cold and just love that these are comfy and keep my feet warm and toasty.” —Bourneville

Get them from Nordstrom for $169.95 (available in two colors and sizes 5–11).

7.

Chunky Chelsea boots that’ll be an easy pick when you look out the window and realize you’re about to experience rain, snow, and sun all at the same time. Fortunately these sturdy shoes won’t weather, no matter the weather.


Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “I am completely in love with these. They are very comfortable and fit perfectly. I love the simplicity of the design and the platform sole is just TOO PERFECT. These are the perfect pair of shoes to dress up or dress down. I highly recommend these bad boys!” —AlexaRV

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $180 (available in three colors and sizes 5–10).


Amazon

Promising review:I read the reviews stating these were comfortable but I didn’t expect them to be this comfortable. Clouds! I need to order the black pair. I have a high arch, therefore the top of my foot is high. Typically shoes push a little too much and hurt the top of my foot. These give because of the elastic on each side. The angle of the wedge is perfect and I don’t feel like I could fall over or hurt myself. I am in love with these! I bought a wide but don’t normally wear a wide. I read a few reviews that said they were too narrow and thought wide would be a good idea. Turns out, they fit perfectly. I am in love with these booties!” —Jennifer

Get them from Amazon for $42.21+ (available in three colors and sizes 5–11, also available in wide sizes).

9.

Dr. Martens Mary Janes made with 100% leather (and love, I’m pretty sure) so you can master the brooding schoolgirl goth vibe fashion was blessed with in the ’80s.


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Love you, Siouxsie Sioux.

Promising review: “I am so glad I read the reviews before ordering these shoes. I have been wearing Docs for 10 years and I have been a consistent UK5/US7. I ordered a UK4/US6 based on the many reviews suggesting this, and they fit perfectly. Of course, any new leather shoes require a break in process but these haven’t been as bad. I have been wearing thin socks with these shoes. The buckles are a little stiff, but not unmanageable. Over all, these are really cute, comfortable shoes. If you are thinking about buying yourself a pair, you totally should.” —Little Mushroom

Get them from Amazon for $115.45+ (available in sizes 7–10).

10.

And Mary Jane pumps, the other side of the ’80s, that are gonna have you looking pretty in pink (well, plaid).


Nordstrom

Promising review: “I bought these in black and absolutely love them. They fit true to size and are so comfy!” —sfmhunter68

Get them from Nordstrom for $99.95 (available in three colors and sizes 5–12).


Amazon

Promising review (white): “I am completely obsessed! These are the perfect addition to any outfit. They are very comfortable to walk in and fit true to size! Buy them now!” —Andi Peach

Promising review (black): “These boots are so comfortable I can walk in them shoes for the entire day. They are very stylish and I receive complements every time I wear them. If you prefer to wear skinny jeans you will have no problems wearing these boots. I love the brown color at the top of the boots because it adds a warm contrast to your outfits. I really love the gold ‘TH’ signage on the side of each boot — it’s not too large and not too small. They are stylish accents to the boots and make the boots look very rich and polished. I am highly pleased with how these boots fit, feel, and how stylish they look.” —Erica M. Johnson

Get the white ones for $68.89+ (available in 13 styles and sizes 4–13) and the black ones for $67.99 (available in three colors and sizes 5–11), both from Amazon.

12.

Chloe scalloped ballet flats made of leather so soft you can totally justify ~shelling~ out a lot of money to get them. They can last you a lifetime!


Nordstrom

Promising Review: “I am a big flats buyer. These shoes are buttery soft on the inside and totally cute! I can feel the difference from other flats. I normally wear an 8/8.5 and based on reviews I bought the 8.5, they fit perfectly.” —Sunnie1

Get them from Nordstrom for $495 (available in two colors and sizes 5-12).

13.

Puma city sneakers for anyone who wants to raise their spirits (and their high tops).


Anthropologie

These shoes are only available in men’s sizes, but you can grab them even if you have petite feet! Just order a size and a half down for the perfect fit.

Promising review: “This is a great shoe that looks way better in person. Perfect fit, quality, style, and design for ’90s lovers. A real value for the money.” —Tay225

Get them from Puma for $79.99 (available in sizes 4–14).

14.

Slip-on loafers – a timeless pair of kicks that’ll save you time in the mornings (who has the patience for laces when they’re running late?!) and look so darn chic no one would ever guess you shoved them on while running out the door.


Nordstrom

Promising review: “This is one of the best pairs of shoes I’ve purchased in a long time. They’re very comfortable from the start and made from high quality material. I normally wear an 8 in this type of shoe but a 7.5 fit perfectly. I love them!” —PSBL

Get them on sale from Nordstrom for $142.20 (originally $150, available in sizes 5–11).

15.

Steve Madden cliff sneakers – whether you’re walking through the wilderness or just wanna wear a fun animal pattern through the city streets, you’re gonna go wild over these sneaks.


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Promising review: “This shoe gets tons of compliments. The colors and various patterns (shiny black, dotted white, brown and yellow animal print, mustard color suede) make it easy to match with any outfit and in fact, it is the ornament that will turn anything you wear instantly into stand-out fashion. Very comfortable for all day wear and running (as long as you’re not a professional runner).” —Turbocat

Get them from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in 20 colors and sizes 5–14).

16.

High tongue beauts with a burst of red at the bottom — a secret statement we bet our bottom dollar you’re sure to adore.


Amazon

Promising review: “I’ve received so many compliments! The shoes are cute, I love the red bottoms, and they’re comfortable. I wear them to work in an office environment and to church.” —RiRi Taylor

Get them from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes 6–11.5).

17.

Waterproof winter Tevas, a detail that’s gonna be particularly important this holiday season — considering the tears of joy your friend is gonna cry when they unwrap this perfect gift.


Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “These shoes are like walking on air. I wore Teva sandals all summer and was looking for a way to keep that going in winter and fall and I definitely found it! I am a true six and the size six is pretty roomy but fits. Love ‘em!” —belk

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $90 (available in two colors and sizes 6–10).

18.

Buckled ankle boots that’ll add a smidgen of the wild west to your wardrobe when you finish the first season of Westworld and realize you’ve been doing clothing all wrong for far too long.


Amazon

Promising review: “I these on as soon as I got them and walked for hours to see if I would like them while walking on carpet, up and down stairs, and on wood floors in my house. They are very comfortable and I’m going to order another color. They are a perfect boot and come on and off easily.” —Kathleen A. Dolphin

Get them from Amazon for $73.94+ (available in three colors and sizes 5.5–11).

19.

Handmade Koio sneakers constructed with soft leather and a detailed suede heel for people who live in neutral colors but still want to make a statement. Don’t worry, you *can* have it all!


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Promising review: “Wow, I didn’t know what I was missing by not having these shoes in my life! I have been looking at these for almost a year now, and finally pulled the trigger this weekend and purchase them. I wanted something a little more polished and ‘dressy’ and thought these would fit the bill. They are PERFECT! The leather is high quality, the design is gorgeous and sleek, and they elevate every outfit I wear. I have worn them every day since I bought them and have put my other shoes into storage. These are so classy and unique. I know I won’t see them all over the place when I’m out and about. I really wish I would have pulled the trigger on them sooner. If you are on the fence, do not hesitate and just buy them. You won’t regret it!” —Melanie M.

Get them from Koio for $248 (available in nine colors and sizes 5–11).

20.

Hunter boots sure to keep you safe and dry when you boldly embrace dreary days and make a point to enjoy sloshing about in rain and snow this season.


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Promising review: “These are worth every penny. I just mucked about in the biggest mud puddles in a field next to a creek in the rain. These didn’t cause me to slip or slide, they’re comfy, well-built, and I didn’t even need to walk carefully. Thank you, Midsomer Murders and every other BBC show I watch, for convincing me to throw out the cheap, decorative ‘rain boots’ I had and go for some that are the real deal. I totally get it now. I’m off to find some more mud…” —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $68.99+ (available in eight colors and sizes 5–11).

21.

Clark’s flatform loafers – they’re gonna bless your aching arches with a shoe that looks rather savvy, without compromising comfort.


Amazon

Promising review: “I broke the cardinal rule and took new shoes to Europe for vacation. I relied on the past history I’ve had with many Clarks I’ve bought in the past and wasn’t disappointed. These shoes were troopers through all the cobblestone streets and climbing an ungodly amount of stairs to visit castles.” —cheekymonkey

Get them from Amazon for $59.95+ (available in four colors and sizes 5–12, also available in wide sizes).

22.

Vegan leather boots — finding a responsibly-made shoe this stunning is no small feat, so you can go ahead and grab these in every color without even a bit of guilt or regret! Just don’t tell your wallet what you’ve done.


Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “I absolutely love these! I got them in my usual shoe size and it was a bit stiff at first but the boots got comfy very fast. Breaking them in really took a matter of hours. They’re so stylish and the shape of the toe, while pointy, is still a bit rounded. The leather feels lovely and has the perfect amount of shine. I see myself wearing these with anything honestly. I ordered both the black and white pairs — I’m a really big fan of them both.” —mryl

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $160 (available in three colors and sizes 5–9.5).

23.

Royal Safari Greats – they’re certainly gonna bring out your wild side, ya filthy (fashion-forward) animal!


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Promising review: “Wow! These are amazing! I have been wanting a pair of Greats and when they launched the zebra and the leopard version I couldn’t resist. I bought both. They are beautiful, in style, high quality, and comfortable! ” —Tracy N.

Get them from Greats for $189 (available in three colors and sizes 6–10).

24.

Mod booties that’ll add the punch of plaid your wardrobe has been begging for since that first fall breeze blew in.


Amazon

Promising review: “I love the look, fit, comfort. I only wish the zipper was black or the color of the buckle. Regardless, I’m sure these will become some of my favorites!” —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $41.99 (available in two colors and sizes 4–12.5).

25.

Classic Vans for bringing out the VSCO girl inside all of us.


Amazon

Promising review: “I found these on Amazon after looking through several shoe stores that didn’t carry the size I wanted in the specific color that I wanted. These fit great without having to try them on they were also about $10.00 cheaper than I was finding in stores. The slip-ons are much comfier upon first wear than I anticipated. I wore them all day, the first day and had no awkward rubbing or breaking in needed.” —Emily

Get them from Amazon for $42.89+ (available in 13 colors and sizes 5.5–13.5).

26.

Or Chucks if you’ll be forever faithful to the other comfy n’ cute shoe staple.


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Promising review: “My whole life I never bought into the whole Converse thing and was never attracted to the style. Finally, I was looking for a slip on of this style and decided to jump on the bandwagon. OH MY GOD. I LOOOVVEEE these chucks. I love the slip-on nature and they’re so cute with everything I wear. I can wear this shoe every single day all day (and I’m a hair stylist/on my feet up to ten hours a day). I absolutely recommend them. I’ve posted this review almost a full year after purchase and this is my current opinion on them!” —RDalletto

Get them from Amazon for $41.91+ (available in five colors and sizes 5–11).

27.

Marc Fisher Shearling lace-ups — you should never feel ~sheepish~ about investing in a pair of big, fuzzy boots because they’re sure to last for ages and help your cold toes stop feeling baaaaahd in snowy weather.


Nordstrom

Promising review: “My husband got these for me for my birthday! I normally wear a 71/2 and it fit perfectly!! The leather is so soft and beautiful! They are so comfortable to wear! I am so obsessed! I’m so happy with them!” —kallysta01

Get them from Nordstrom for $249.95 (available in four colors and sizes 5–11).

28.

Steve Madden sneakers you can slip on when the recipe for your day calls for a dash of casual comfort and a heaping cup of style. Your taste in fashion? Delectable!


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Promising review: “I get compliments all the time! I usually wear a 7 but my feet are wider so I got the 7.5 and it fits perfect. This is a great pair of shoes.” —CH

Get them from Amazon for $59.95+ (available in seven colors and sizes 5–11, also available in wide sizes).

29.

Adidas Cloudfoam running shoes designed with “pillow soft” cushioning and a Cloudfoam memory sock liner for all day comfort. You’re gonna want to race to get these before they’re all gone.


Amazon

Promising review: “These are the comfiest shoes I have ever owned and I get so many compliments and questions about them. A great sneaker that’s good for running around.” —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $41.25+ (available in 33 colors and sizes 5–12).

30.

Woven mules with a metallic touch that’s sure to look brilliant with your basics.


Zappos

Promising review: “If you have wide feet and can never find a shoe that is comfortable, this is the shoe for you. The weave moves with your foot. I have another pair of Rieker’s with this same weave, but without the heel – I love them. Once you know what size Rieker shoe fits you, you can order any of their shoes for a perfect fit. I’m a huge fan of Rieker!” —Anonymous

Get them from Zappos for $125 (available in three colors and sizes 5.5–10).

31.

Clogs for fashion-forward folks who ~wood~ love a statement shoe that’s actually comfortable for, you know, walking.


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Promising review: “I love these clogs. I wore them for 10 hours right out of the box with no issues whatsoever. They are cute, super comfy, and feel really good on your feet. The soles are pretty slip proof and the leather is pretty soft so no breaking in is required. Love them!!” —Amazon Customer

Get them from Amazon for $98.93+ (available in eight colors and sizes 5–10).

32.

Black tapestry creepers that’ll delight gaudy goths who know know how rock some dark, romantic botanicals.


Amazon

Promising review: “I couldn’t be more pleased. These are THE MOST COMFORTABLE CREEPERS YOU WILL EVER WEAR. If you want to wear socks with these definitely order a half or full size up. I have narrow feet but there is room for a wider foot. These are gorgeous and gothy.” —Sophie

Get them from Amazon for $49.98+ (available in sizes 5–10).

33.

Steel toe boots that are sure to look oh so chic with sharply cut ankles and *BONUS* the open design is also able to protect your ankles from getting rubbed to smithereens, like other tight leather boots tend to do.


Free People

Promising review: “I wear these nearly every day! They’re very comfortable to walk in but I do recommend wearing thin liner-type socks while you break them in so you don’t get blisters! They’re worth every single penny! Best boots ever!” —amairani

Get them from Free People for $198 (available in four colors and sizes 5.5–10).

34.

And finally, Stretch boots — calling these shoes your future favorite pair is not gonna be a ~stretch~ at all. In fact, it’s inevitable.


Anthropologie

Promising review: “I’m loving these boots. They go well with so many things, offer a snug fit to my legs, and are very comfortable. They are true to size and look great with my leggings, trousers, and jeans. I may have to order one more pair in a different color.” —Reinvent1

Get them from Anthropologie for $138 (available in eight colors and sizes 36–41).

Now to figure out how I can afford *all* of these:


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