How to choose the perfect heels for you: 18 models!

Heeled shoes are not just shoes, but real gifts of personality that we give to ourselves (or that we let ourselves be done!). They speak of our way of being, of our way of conceiving elegance and sensuality, of our way of experiencing a particular event. But for some they are impossible to put on, because they hurt. Then we have the solution, right here:

If you also love heels, you will probably recognize many of the models in this complete guide on this type of shoe. Look at them all and choose the perfect one for you!

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1. Kitten Heels or shoes with small stiletto heels

In the 1950s they were a must. Then, like all trends, they went out of fashion. Needless to say, of course, vintage fashion is now a must have and, when a shoe is so iconic, it cannot fail to appear on the shelves of all stores! Ideal for those who do not feel stable with a more important heel, they give a touch of femininity without making you feel on stilts.

© Heeled shoes: kitten heels La Redoute € 27.99

2. Pumps or simple high-heeled shoes!

They are the equivalent of the little black dress. All women must have a pair. The heel is high but rather easy to put on, which makes them perfect for a full day in the office (as long as there is not too much walking!). The most chosen colors for this décolleté are black, beige, nude pink and gold.

© Shoes with medium heel or Pumps: FIND 59 €

3. Stiletto or stiletto heels

There are times when you just have to cheer yourself up, pull yourself up and put on a stunning pair of stilettos. And then these shoes are extremely sexy. We do not know why we accept the pain and suffering they cause, but in the end we hope they transform our legs into the infinite ones of Naomi Campbell. Top colors: nude, animalier, degradé and red! Here are some of the models also available on Amazon!

© Stiletto heels: Soireelady € 42.99

4. High-heeled shoes with ankle strap

With thin or thick laces, with bijoux or simple, shoes with ankle strap are hyper feminine and highlight the ankle and the instep. Ideal for a feminine touch to a casual outfit. Not recommended for those with a not very thin ankle because the horizontal line of the strap may not enhance the rest of the leg. Neutral colors for the more classic but also touches of fantasy for those who love to experiment.

© Shoes with high heels and straps: Soireelady € 45.99

5. Platform pumps

This version of pumps allows you to dare with heels a few centimeters higher without losing (too much) stability. The wedge under the sole of the foot, in fact, makes walking more stable. To be worn only when the walking paths are limited or having the foresight to keep a pair of ballet flats in your bag. Prevention is better than cure, after all. The plateau has really depopulated, and therefore not only the pumps have been reinterpreted and transformed into the most comfortable shoes ever, but also many other models of high shoes (or not).

See also: Platform shoes: the most beautiful models to choose from!

© Zalando Décolleté

6. Cut-out high shoes

For those occasions when pumps or stilettos are not suitable, or if you want an extra sexy touch, you can't miss a pair of cut-outs, those shoes, open or closed, high on the ankle. Perfect in summer, to show off the pedicure just made, they can be combined with both sportier dresses and cocktail minidresses. Inevitable. Here are some models also available on Amazon!

© Cut-out high heel shoes: Essex Glam € 25.99

7. High Wedge Shoes or Wedges

There is need to say how much we love this type of shoe? Wedges are wearable by everyone, even those who have never worn a pair of heels. You gain height without losing stability. They are perfect for those too. occasions, such as a wedding or a social event in which you want to avoid the heel, which could be held in the park or on the beach.You will have no difficulty walking, neither on grassy ground nor on the sand.

See also: Wedges: models for all tastes

© Apparel Search Wedges: models for all tastes

8. Grunge boots or punk heel boots

They are not just any pair of ankle boots. Looking at them almost make you dizzy, but don't be scared: the heel is really high, but they are also quite comfortable thanks to the rubber sole or the plateau. They are a hybrid of platform pumps and ankle boots. They are a real tribute to punk culture, transgression and the underground world, even if perfectly wearable both with a dress, for a contrast rock/girly, both with a pair of pants, preferably skinny.

© High heel and platform boots: MissSaSa 24 €

9. Sandals with small heels

If it is true that at a moderate height you can go a long way, sandals with small taco are the right way to walk it. Besides being very comfortable, they are also very elegant. You just need to know how to wear them with the right clothing, like trousers high ankle in capri style, with a floral dress that falls soft but also with a mini denim skirt and a white t-shirt for a trendy but simple look. We offer you these colors that represent a real must have!

© Sandals with small heels: Uomogo 5 €

10. Sling backs with strap or Chanel shoes

If you are looking for a shoe that is feminine but not overly provocative, these with the strap on the back are for you. With a low heel they become almost "virginal", instead with a heel 10 they are perfect to seduce with class and elegance, perhaps combined with a pencil skirt or a suit. They are also called Chanel shoes because Mademoiselle Coco, like many other things, was the one who invented them.

© Slingback low heel shoes: Soireelady € 42.29

11. Chelsea boots with medium or low heel

The essential boot for women always on the run who do not want to give up the touch of class and prefer to avoid sneakers. Undeniably british, they are comfortable, practical and give a touch of elegance even to the most casual looks. The Chelsea they are in fact ankle boots, often in suede, with an elastic band on the side of the ankles. You can find them with a heel 3 but also with a heel 8. Here are some models available on Amazon!

© Chelsea boots low boot: Find 70 €

12. High and low heel mules (or Sabot)

From time to time, sabots come back into fashion, very similar to slippers or slippers, so much so that they unleash love or hate in equal measure. Everyone has their own tastes, of course, but know that even for these very controversial shoes you just need to know how to choose the right one! There are both low-heeled and high-heeled, and they are popular on the catwalks as well as on the streets of big cities! Choose your favorites!

See also: Spring summer shoes: mules are the top trend!

© Pinterest Animalier mules

13. Ballroom or low heel dance shoes

Elegance starts right there, from the tip of your toes. It could be your motto if you decide to wear shoes with "dance" heels. With their comfortable sole and lacing, often at the ankle, they make you feel more confident and comfortable. you are at ease ... and they don't even have too high heels! In addition, being designed for prom, they are very comfortable and light, perfect both under a dress and with a pair of skinny jeans!

© Low heel dance shoes: HROYL € 19.19

14. Slave sandals with high heels or corset heels

How to define them? Slave sandals are perhaps the sexiest and most provocative heels. If you feel confident, you certainly can't do without a pair of corset sandals! Whether they have a 7 or 12 heel, this type of high shoes is a concentrate of femininity and strength. Of course, they do not boast the supremacy in terms of comfort, but we can use them for special occasions if jumping around in heels all day is not our specialty!

© Slave sandals with high heel: Beautyjourney € 19

15. Espadrilles or high wedge shoes

Who said espadrilles aren't sexy? Technically they aren't "high heels", but with their rope wedge they are definitely high shoes, and they are "ideal for summer"! tastes: from the classic closed front with ankle strap, to those in suede open like real sandals. Being summer, you can opt for super bright but also warm colors such as taupe, sand or coral pink!

© Wedge espadrilles: Angkorly 31 €

16. Cone heel

Imagine having an ice cream cone under your feet. Thanks to the particular shape of their heel, a cone, they give you stability and comfort throughout the day. A tip: add them to your shoe collection, you won't regret it! You can find them both in an ankle boot version, perfect for a day of work or for an aperitif with friends, but also in a sandal or décolleté version. Here are some models!

© High shoes with cone heel: ASHOP 16 €

17. Spool heel

Graceful, delicate and with a very low heel, they offer all the stability and comfort a girl could wish for. The shoes with a spool heel have a very particular heel shape, flared towards the top. The stability of the cone heel, however, is combined with the grace of a sinuous shape, as in an 18th century shoe. Almost Rococo!

© Shoes with spool heel: SHOESHAOGE 35 €

18. Sculpted or patterned heels

And to close, let us give free rein to inspiration and imagination! Sculpture heels are the crazy variants of any kind, invented by stylists. Many ideas can be found here. Not everyone loves them, some are really difficult to wear, but it must also be said that a shoe like this makes every look something phenomenal, even the most classic little black dress or a pair of very simple jeans! Would you take them? get an idea here:

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