From killer heels to comfortable flats and everything in between, there are
certain styles of shoes that every woman simply needs in her wardrobe. Those must have shoes are timeless and versatile, while at the same time have their individual styles. Here is a guide to the essentials shoes for your wardrobe and how you can wear them.
On the beach, in summer months or for around the house, flip flops are so useful and that’s why they’re the first in our essentials shoes list. Of course, they are must haves for on holiday and depending on what pair you choose you could even wear them into the evening too. But flip flops are also great for the British summers when you’re out and about or you could even wear them as an alternative to slippers around the house.
Flat diamante sandals
A pair of simple strappy diamante sandals without a heel will see you from day through to night in the summer or on holiday. So easy to wear casually or dress up, they’re the ideal shoes to pop on when you’re just not sure what to wear. Choose a metallic pair like silver or gold to be most versatile.
So easy to wear and so comfortable, whether you’re wearing them or popping a pair in your handbag, you’ll be lost without a pair of simple flat pumps. Wear with trousers or skirts and dresses; ballet pumps are one of the most wearable styles of shoes. You might want to buy a few pairs, black or brown will be ideal for the workplace, while a pair with diamantes or jewel detail will be so easy to dress up or down.
Black court shoes
Every woman needs a pair of simple back court shoes in her wardrobe, you’ll be amazed at the wear you’ll get out of them. A plain pair is best with or without a peep toe and you could wear them for the office, special occasions, nights on the town or to simply dress up an otherwise casual outfit. You’ll find that black court shoes go with pretty much anything, but avoid wearing them with light or pastel shades; they’re too deep and harsh.
Nude court shoes
Nude is the new black apparently and it’s no wonder why because nude shoes are so much more versatile than black ones and the beauty about nude shoes is that they also a leg lengthening effect to make your pins look fantastic. The nude palette includes ivory, beige and peach shades to suit all skin tones, and are so easy to team with pastel, vibrant and deep colours. Go for a pair of simple nude court shoes with a flattering peep toe and you’ll get plenty of wear out of them.
Brown calf boots
Choose a pair of calf length boots with a small heel and you’ll never be out of them. Whether you pair them up with your trusty jeans, leggings, tights or with bare legs, every woman needs a pair of simple brown leather calf boots because they’re so versatile. Easy to dress down with jeans and easy to dress up with a dress, they’re so simple yet so timeless too.
Whether it’s for popping on for lazy days or keeping your feet cosy on cold days, a pair of sheepskin boots are often among women’s essentials footwear list. Not for everyone, sheepskin boots are definitely one of those you either love or hate, but team them with jeans, leggings or tights on chilly days and you’ll be thankful you invested in them. If you buy a pair of real sheepskin boots you’ll also be able to wear them in summer too; they’re really cute with denim hot pants and floral day dresses.
It goes without saying that wellies are a shoe wardrobe must, you don’t want soggy wet feet in the pouring rain or deep snow, and that’s where wellies come in. But don’t worry, they don’t need to be boring, there are lots of fun wellies around these days in funky patterns and bright shades. Go for a pair that will go with most your outfits, but don’t be afraid to go for something funky, after all, that’s what makes wellies so fun. If you tuck your jeans into wellies then why not choose a wide fitting pair with adjustable straps around the calves for a comfortable fit?