For over a year now, the ever-beloved mule has reigned supreme as one of the top shoe trends, season after season. Its unwavering popularity has been welcomed with open arms, as there’s a lot to love about the fashion girl–approved shoe. Mules tend to be comfortable, versatile, and can work in any climate with the right style and styling—just to name a few positive attributes. So, where is the classic mule headed next? Our bet is on one shoe style that’s been picking up steam both in the fashion crowd and among our favorite brands and retailers. While it doesn’t have an official name, we’re dubbing it the heeled slipper, for reasons that will be obvious in just a few moments.
Shop the shoes below and you’ll see exactly why we think it’s the next big thing!