24 Simple Shoe Styles That Are Crowd-Pleasers (and Also Affordable)


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There’s a strong chance you have a solid footwear offering made up of your staples like sneakers, sandals, and mules. Well, if you’re interested in adding a few more pairs to your collection or simply want some shoe inspiration to note for the future, what’s coming your way may be particularly intriguing. Yep, below we’re showcasing a range of chic shoes for you to consider.

Specifically, we’re focusing on those simple silhouettes that are incredibly versatile and could work for a range of styles. The picks in question also just so happen to be under $100 as well. To add another layer, we focused on shoes that are particular crowd-pleasers in that they’re rated well with four stars and above at some of those go-tos like NordstromAmazon, and Shopbop.

Keep scrolling to check out top-rated simple shoes, complete with actual customer testimonials as well.




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Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.