12 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

shoes every woman must have

Apart from diamonds, we are sure shoes are every woman’s love. If we are living by Carrie Bradshaw’s rules, we might never have enough shoes! Though sometimes that might be true. With endless options each season, it’s not feasible for everyone to have every single trend (less budget, no closet space). Hence to make life easier for you, we have put together a list of ten key shoe styles every woman should have in her closet. Adhere to this foolproof plan to always have the pair you need.


Black Pumps

black pumps kate spade

The classic black pump will never let you down. A basic pair in suede or leather is great to pull together and add sophistication to any outfit.

Kate spade new york Pointed Toe Pumps ($298)

Ankle-Strap Sandals

ankle strap heels

An ankle-strap sandal goes with everything and lengthens your legs.

Lily Leather Ankle Wrap Sandals ($128)

Ballet Flats

GAP ballet flats

The quintessential shoe and a preppy wardrobe stable, add a pair in the basic black or a bright color. They are feminine, casual and look great with pleated skirts, dresses and even cutoffs.

Perforated Suede Ballet Flats ($39.95)

Animal Print Heels

snakeskin heels


Add a sizzle to your look with snakeskin or leopard print heels. Pair it as a neutral with other prints.

Gold And Black Python ‘Camrin’ Pumps ($127.50)

Metallic Heels

metallic heels


They are no-brainer for an evening and also look great for daytime.

Kate Spade ‘licorice too’ pumps ($328)

Ankle Boots

ankle boots

Add a little edge to your look with a pair of sleek ankle boots. Do the trick by pairing them with jeans or dresses. No wonder they have a huge celebrity following because of their neutral hues and walk able heels.

Isabel Marant Dicker Ankle Boots ($650)

Platform Wedges

platform wedges

Increase your glam quotient with wedges which add height and lots of style. They are great to walk in and pair well with casual shorts, denims and party dresses.

Steve Madden Bevrlie ($89.95)

Oxfords/ Loafers


Gym sneakers should be left for the gym, but a cute pair like smart brogues or loafers are worth investing in. A perfect weekend shoes, pair a fashionable loafer with jeans for a preppy-cool twist.

Cole Haan ‘Grant’ Driving Loafer ($73.98)

Flat Sandals

flat sandals

The better alternative to flip-flops, opt for ones with details that you can wear on a daily basis. They are the universal shoe to pair everything from shorts to a maxi dress.

Dolce Vita ‘Naria’ Sandal ($108.95)

Tall Flat Boots

Tall Boots Macy's

They are a timeless pair and are essential for fall, winter and rain. They are chic yet sophisticated.

Steve Madden Women’s Craave Tall Shaft Boots ($79.99)

Statement Heels

statement heels ZARA

We all need a pair of really sexy heels in our arsenal. To feel instantly sexy opt for a vibrant color, a statement print or an ultra sexy detailing.

Zara High Heel striped court shoe ($89.9)

Nude Heels

nude heels

They are season less, go with everything and add height to our stems. Complete your evening looks as well as your dressier day outfit with nude heels.

Maiden Lane Crystal Pump ($59)

Do you have all of these? Let us know!