These Shoes Are the Foundation of All My Outfits

If you were to take a peek into my sizable shoe closet, you'd probably notice a theme: white. That’s because a few years ago (as designers such as Proenza SchoulerTibi, and Céline sashayed them down the runways), I fell utterly in love with white shoes and have become obsessed ever since—ushering them into my closet to uplift my outfits (and mood) in the season’s most pristine silhouettes. What’s with the love affair, you ask? There’s something about a white pair of shoes that adds a level of sophistication while exuding an of-the-moment cool. Not to mention they work with practically every outfit. White is the new black when it comes to my shoe closet. Not only do they ground an outfit, but they’re also the perfect alternative to black shoes in the warm summer months and unquestionably add a chic factor to even the simplest jeans-and-tee combo. The white-shoe trend has shown no sign of slowing down either—the fashion set love them, and they’re as versatile as any nude or black pair.

Try these gorgeous white kitten heels with a wrap dress or cropped pastel pants at work. Trade black ankle boots for white ones or opt for easy and effortless mules to wear from day to night.

White slingback kitten heels are the foundation of most of my outfits. 

Scroll below for some of my favorites of the season.

Sandals

Pair with your favorite billowy dresses for a cool-girl look.

Delicate straps add a pretty touch to your ensembles.

Minimalist toe-ring sandals are having a major moment this season.

Sneakers

A classic silhouette that will never go out of style.

As seen on your favorite fashion influencer.

Fashion girls are all about vintage-inspired sneakers.

Boots

Pair your jeans and dresses alike with these cool hiking boots.

Guaranteed to add a luxe touch to your outfit.

Flats

Swap your black loafers for a crisp white pair.

Slip-on mules for an easy and effortless off-duty look.

Heels

A woven texture gives heels a summertime vibe.

Try tying the straps over your pants for an of-the-moment look.

This post was published at an earlier date and has been updated by Judith Jones.

Up next, four sneakers fashion girls are wearing on repeat.

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