Not to toot my own horn or anything, but leave it to NYC girls to find the best practical shoes for a stylish day around the city. After all, who better to test-drive trends than the style set who wears them and will walk actually around in them? As an L.A.-to-NYC transplant, I can tell you that that whole walking part really does make a difference in how you get dressed in the morning or for a night out. Luckily, however, whether it’s a pair of fancy-feeling flats or the best heel options that won’t kill your feet at the end of a long day, there are countless shoe trends that make the cut for city life, and today we’re highlighting eight of them. See what they are and shop our picks for each below.