I'm 55 and My Daughter Is 23—These Are the 5 Shoe Trends We Both Wear


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We recently highlighted the basic clothing items Los Angeles–based influencer Melissa Meyers and her 23-year-old daughter Rachel Meyers both wear to create chic ensembles. And while age clearly has absolutely nothing to do with what you should or shouldn't wear, we found it interesting to note the crossover between the pieces they both covet. Next, we thought we'd tap the duo to uncover the specific shoe styles they are both turning to at the moment.

While all different in their own right, the silhouettes in question are similar in that they're all incredibly versatile. Each style can be dressed up with elevated pieces or down with jeans and tees. To highlight further, the Meyers women shared a range of visual inspiration imagery, along with info on why they both rely on these five shoe silhouettes. Keep scrolling for more, complete with shopping recommendations throughout as well.

Combat Boots


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"Not only are combat boots easy to wear all day, but they also give every outfit an extra kick of edgy style. Pairing with fall floral dresses is our go-to look for a chic vibe."—Melissa and Rachel Meyers



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"Whether in a block or a kitten heel, a slingback is a timeless shoe choice and the perfect transitional shoe from summer to fall."—Melissa and Rachel Meyers


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"We wear slingbacks with skirts, pants, dresses, jumpsuits, or jeans as they elevate the look of any outfit."—Melissa and Rachel Meyers

Flat Sandals


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"This super-comfy style never goes out but has become a go-to now that we are spending more time at home."—Melissa and Rachel Meyers

Athletic Sneakers


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"A fashionable pair of kicks are a must for any shoe collection, at any age!"—Melissa and Rachel Meyers


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"Comfort is key. We both love to wear [sneakers] for a workout, with a favorite pair of jeans or even a long dress."—Melissa and Rachel Meyers

Western-Inspired Boots


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"This classic Western style is one of our favorite looks."—Melissa and Rachel Meyers


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"We like to wear this timeless style with maxi skirts or with a pair of cropped denim and a statement bag."—Melissa and Rachel Meyers

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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.