The Elegant Shoe Trend That Will Never Go Out of Style


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If you dedicate significant real estate in your closet to shoes, you've landed in the right spot. I'm zeroing in on one of the most elegant shoe trends that will never go out of style: slingback heels. This simple yet chic design is classic and can instantly elevate any look. While there are many options to select from just about every brand, I've made an edit of the best slingback heels this season.

Included below are pointed styles that work seamlessly with everything from jeans to dresses and strappy styles that are set to be go-tos for weddings and events. Ahead, the best slingback heels to add to your wardrobe, from affordable versions to investment-worthy pairs.

Keep scrolling for beautiful shoe-shopping inspiration.

Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.