1. Shoes, $21, from New Look
Most people would refrain from wearing leopard spots to the office, but you can make it work if you know how to choose the right pattern.
Find a print that’s subdued, like this catty pair of kitten heels. The slight variation in browns not only allow you to wear it to work, you can go party in them too.
2. Shoes, $41, from New Look.
Choose a rich jewel tone when wearing satin kitten heels, because they give your shoes a luxe feel. Here, the burgundy satin can be paired with a grey skirt for the office, but won’t look out of place at the bar.
3. Shoes, $79.90, from Zara
Surface embellishments can easily turn a shoe into an evening footwear option, but rather than default to boring gemstones, take an unexpected route with 3D pearls sewn onto your heels.
4. Shoes, $89.90, from Zara
Mixing two floral patterns can be a fun way of adding texture and colour to a monochromatic outfit. Just make sure you don’t over-accessorise or you’ll end up looking more clownish and less cool.
5. Shoes, $46.90, from Charles & Keith
The addition of the knotted ankle strap definitely adds some subtle interest to an otherwise classic pair of tie-ankle pumps.
6. Shoes, $19.90, from Charles & Keith
Kitten heels don’t just come in thin heel silhouettes, as evidenced by this pair. We actually love the use of that slanted gold heel, because it’s architectural and adds a flash of glamour to any look.
7. Boots, $74.95, from H&M
Not one for the wallflowers, these fitted boots are banking big on the sock-boot trend. If you dare to wear, it’ll pay off big time.
8. Shoes, $59.90, from Mango
How pretty are those little bows on the side of the slingback straps! The use of velvet on these pumps also help you look polished and elegant, even if you’re tearing up the dancefloor.
9. Shoes, $99.90, from Mango
Keep these white slingbacks under your desk, because they’ll go with just about everything you own. From a colourful dress to a simple suit, they’ve got plenty of style mileage in them.
10. Shoes, $89.90, from Topshop
The green velvet will look super chic when you pair it with a fitted dress or a pair of checkered pants. Bank big on colour by picking out a brightly coloured necklaced to finish.