17 Black Heels for Any Occasion and Every Budget

If there’s one shoe style you should always invest in, it’s a stylish black heel. Whether it’s a classic pump, strappy sandal, or sleek mule, black heels add just a slightly dressy element your look and work for the office, date night, cocktail hour, and every occasion in between. Need a new pair to refresh your collection? Consider this your one-stop shoe shop for our 17 favorite pairs.

Scroll through to find the shoe that fits your budget and lifestyle. 

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    ASOS Premiere Pointed High Heels ($74) in Black

    Style this versatile, classic shoe with jeans or a cocktail dress.

    Shop more black heels here.

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    Bionda Castana Carine Heels ($778) in Black

    Make an elegant statement in Bionda Castana’s lacy pair. 

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    Dolce Vita Odea Heels ($118) in Black

    This stylish Dolce Vita mule is a great way to test-drive the trend.

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    Dolce Vita Kalila Heels ($149) in Black

    The woven texture gives multi-seasonal appeal to these leather heels.

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    Giuseppe Zanotti Suede Lace Up Pumps ($932) in Black

    These high-drama heels from Giuseppe Zanotti dress up any look.

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    Jimmy Choo Leigh Nappa and Patent Leather Peep Toe Sandals ($950) in Black

    Hello, date night! 

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    Jimmy Choo Anouk Suede Pointy Toe Pumps ($595) in Black

    What makes these pointy-toe pumps stand out? The super-sharp spike heel. 

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    Maison Martin Margiela Leather Open Toe Sandals ($395) in Black

    Use the code FR20WWW at Luisaviaroma's checkout and receive an extra 20 percent off these beauties. 

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    New Look Trend Heeled Sandals ($39) in Black

    Perfect for a girl on a budget.

    Shop more budget-friendly black heels here.

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    Reiss Violet Mesh Insert Slingbacks ($285) in Black

    Love a low-cut heel? Try this sleek slingback from Reiss. 

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    Reiss Lupin Laser Cut Court Shoes ($370) in Black

    The laser-cut detail and pointed toe make these a decidedly feminine choice.

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    Schutz Nubuck & Snake Embossed Sandals ($221) in Black Multi

    Basic in the front, party in the back. 

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    Steve Madden Surfice Heels ($130) in Black Multi

    With their T-strap silhouette and snakeskin print, these heels are the epitome of luxe for less.

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    Steve Madden Absurrd Heels ($40) in Black Multi

    For a classic heel that works for the office, slip into these suede pumps.

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    Topshop Potential Premium Shoes ($145) in Black

    A chunky heel makes this shoe extra-comfortable.

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    Whistles Joanna Mid Heeled Mule Shoes ($320) in Black

    Try this pair for a look that’s simultaneously tough and demure.

    Shop more black heels here

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    Vince Armon Ankle Strap Mules ($495) in Black

    Team these color-blocked mules with a slim pencil skirt. 

    Which shoe suits you? Let us know in the comments below! 

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