If you've ever taken your heels off after an hour on the dance floor, you know how comfortable flats can be. Also you don't need to sacrifice style for comfort as flats can also amp up your style quotient.
A leather shoe with embroidery or beading. Originally worn by North American tribes. Now worn by festivalgoers and other free-spirited folk.
Immortalised by Kate Moss, this little style has freed up a generation of women from their heels. Try a bit of toe cleavage (yes, you read right) for extra sex appeal.
Low, laceless shoe. Comes from Norwegian cattle loafing. Glamorous.
Sturdy leather, named after holes known as "broguering". Yes, we did think 'hole-y shoe' didn't sound quite right...
Originating in the Pyrenees in the 14th century, they've long been defined by their jute rope sole. Perfect for looking like you're on holiday.
Get extra fashion points with these flats inspired by shoes designed for traditional dancing. Feminine & comfortable to wear all day long.
Love them or hate them, heels are the ultimate accessory when it comes to taking your style to the next level. Nothing adds glamour like black heels or staggering high heels whether it's a black-tie evening do or post-work drinks. We've got a few styles for you to compare — choose one or choose them all.
Leather, patent or satin heels that expose a small bit of toe. First popularised in the 1940s, they've been in and out of the style game & are now firmly back in our wardrobes.
Get set for some serious strapping with the Ghillie Lace-up. Similar to the similar style in flats with serious height - you go, girl!
For that shot of high-octane glamour, nothing beats a pair of Stilettos. Named after the stiletto dagger, they look great in both light & dark colours.
Made famous in the 90s by The Spice Girls who wore sky-high lace-up versions, today fashionistas are falling head over heels for this flat shoe / platform mix.
Take a pair of espadrilles. Add some fabulous heels to them. Abracadra... you have heeled espadrilles. Summer party, here I come...
A certain Mr. Salvatore Ferragamo introduced these to the Italian market in the 1930s. Since then, we've worn them as comfortably while strutting on a catwalk or running for the bus.
Noun: Slingback. Sounds like: something from a cowboy movieâ€¦ Backless shoes with a strap, popular since the 1930s
Otherwise known as 'pumps,' any low-cut shoes without fastenings or straps are 'courts'. Because fashion law dictates you must own some?
Nothing says endless days of sunshine quite like sandals whether you choose flat sandals, wedge sandals and heeled sandals. And even if it's a grim day, you can slip into a pair and change your mood. Wear your sandals for dressed-up occasions or lounging in the garden.
For an immediate dose of that holiday feeling, slip into a pair of footbeds. Made of contoured cork and rubber footbeds, which conform to the shape of their wearers' feet.
The word Flip Flops have been used since in the 1950s & is an onomatopoeia of the sound made by the sandals when walking in them. Essential pre-flight holiday purchase.
Originally adopted by peasant communities & some reglious orders, these style staples have come a long way in the fashion world.
Embellished clothing & shoes have been popular with royalty over the centuries. If bling is your thing, these bejewelled beauties are the shoes for you.
Inspired by the styles worn by hunky Roman gladiators, these beauties look great on the beach, by the pool or for wandering around the city.
Commonly worn by children in the 1950s, T-bar sandals are all about comfort and summer style for modern fashionistas.
Trainers were what you wore to tennis matches. Not any more. Today, we wear them to work and play. They are comfortable, fashionable & practical.
Trainers have become a fashion must-have in recent years, working equally well with jeans, skirts & dresses.
A classic style that extends over the ankle, these athletic shoes have become so popular. Makes us feel like asking strangers if they want to "shoot some hoops".
An extremely durable fabric used for making sails, tents, marquees and backpacks, Canvas has made it to our trainers. Perfect for a casual girls lunch, Sunday brunch or a walk in the park.
It's been said they were named plimsolls because the joint of the trainer resembled the 'Plimsoll' line on a ship's hull. True or not, they make great fashion statements.
In the last century, trainers have gone from rubber soled to air cushioned, gel filled capsules worn as much for their looks as their sporting performance. And we love them.
Walking / Outdoor
Choosing the right pair of boots can mean the difference between a comfortable day walking or a painful one. Shop for the very best, because you know it's worth it.
Whether it's flat leather ankle boots or heeled boots in suede, every stylista has a few pairs of boots she loves.
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Heeled Ankle Boot
A boot that covers the ankle first worn around 1000BC by ancient nomads. Wonder whether they knew what an â€˜investment pieceâ€™ was?
As the name suggestes, this style was originally worn by workers to protect their feet in factories and other work locations. They've sneaked into our fashion circles and are here to stay.
This mod-ish ankle bootâ€™s been worn by everyone from Queen Victoria to Star Wars stormtroopers. Invented by a royal shoe-maker in the 1800s, the stylish elastic panel keeps returning to the catwalk.
Based on Russian styles from the early 19th century, Calf Boots came about due to rising hemlines, but these days can be worn with just about anything.
Knee or Riding boots
Originally created as a man's riding boot in the 15th century, the style was later redefined as a fashion boot for women. They look as good in the stables as they do on a dance floor.
Thigh high boots
Over-the-knee boots were used as a work boot when additional protection for the legs was required. Tall boots can look sexy but are also practical on winter mornings.
Flat Ankle Boots
Throughout history, the boot has been adapted to fit the needs of the wearer and current culture. Today, Flat Ankle Boots can be your most faithful fashion accessory.
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