When the temperatures drop, it’s easy to find excuses to stay inside curled up on the sofa, slipping into a Scandal season two spiral. Since we’re tireless when it comes to giving cute outfit inspiration let us give you a nudge – by way of street fashion – to put on a charming pair of shoes and walk out the door.
17 Reasons To Walk Out The Door
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Click through to see and shop some of our favorite street style shoes.
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New Balance Sneakers
Sure, these are technically capable of helping you run like a gazelle, but it’s way more fun to walk slowly and stop for compliments.
Phil Oh of Street Peeper
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New Balance For J. Crew 620 Sneakers ($80)
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Wedge Velcro Sneakers
If buckles and laces are keeping your from actually leaving your abode, we suggest these: Just three Velcro straps, to make it really easy!
Shea Marie of Peace Love Shea
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Guess Tylae Booties With Straps ($179)
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Still feeling the after-effects of the Celine fur Birkenstock explosion from summer? FOMO relief is here with these furry, mink-trim slip-ons from Fendi.
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Fendi Fur-Trimmed Patent Leather Diamond-Heel Pumps ($1150)
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Diane Von Furstenberg Radcliff Lace Up Bootie ($525)
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Sometimes you want to make it all about the socks and we don’t blame you! That’s where these sleek court shoes come in.
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Topshop Grand Asymmetric Courts ($95)
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A python shoe will get a lot more mileage than you think possible. The pattern fades to a neutral and goes with everything.
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Zara Snakeskin High Heel Leather Court Shoe ($119)
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Cutout Ankle Boots
Is it a high-cut lace-up or a low-cut bootie? Who cares? This one looks great with asymmetrical skirts and fishnet ankle socks.
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River Island Cutout Lace Up Boot ($98)
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Not quite ready for that mosh pit? Add a touch of grunge with a luxe, polished combat boot.
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Prada Combat Boot ($1100)
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Black Elastic Ankle Boots
This is how you get legs for days – choose a pointed toe ankle boot that fits snugly around your ankle and has a thin heel.
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Kenzo Two Tone Leather Chelsea Boot ($632)
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Metallic Ankle Boots
A silver bootie with a western slant marries the past and the future, adding edge to any day look.
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Reiss Mid-Heel Chelsea Boots in Pewter ($320)
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Tri-Color Crisscross Platforms
Make open-toe platforms before-sunset appropriate by adding a pair of woolly, opaque tights to streamline the look.
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Nine West Fontia Platform Sandal($89)
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Mango Suede & Vinyl Stiletto Shoes ($130)
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3.1 Phillip Lim Quinn Embellished-Strap Pointy-Toe Loafer ($625)
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Metallic shoes are surprisingly versatile if you choose to see them that way. The trick to wearing a gold shoe during the day? Keep it ladylike, with a midi skirt and cashmere pullover.
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Michael Kors Preston Cutout Heel ($595)
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Ankle Strap Pointed Toe Heels
Somewhere between ankle strap pumps and cut out ankle boots is this cute number, which is, in our opinion, fiercely chic.
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Alexander Wang Audrey Cutout Bootie ($625)
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Stay ahead of the fashion pack with a futuristic creeper that’s Harajuku street style by way of St. Marks Place punk.
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Loeffler Randall Calla Mirrored Platform Oxfords ($245)
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Brown Stacked Heel Ankle Boots
A common misconception of the classic brown ankle boot is that it’s indigenous to Coachella and the like. Truth: it’s just as comfortable with a black jersey dress on a city street.
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Jeffrey Campbell Leather Rumble Boot ($155)