Meet your new Fall footwear pick – the block heel. Ideal to slip on in the morning without overthinking your entire look, and versatile enough to wear with everything from a satin slip skirt to a pair of straight-leg jeans. Sure, stiletto heels and creative styles like these pyramid-cut heel are great to glam up your outfit, but what if you just want to get through the day without needing a foot massage once you get home? That’s when the perfect height of block heels come in handy.
Usually at least an inch in heel thickness, the block style shoes vary depending on the season – expect sandals and open-toe mules during summertime, and short boots, knee-highs and chic suede pumps come Fall/Winter. We particularly like leather and close-toe mules just as the temperatures plummet, as they’re easy to wear with a funky stocking or pair of tights, as well as bare if the weather allows. The heel height which variates between short-heeled in the 2-inch area to higher designs like 5-inch pumps, is a key outfit piece that is both equally on trend, remains a classic but adds a little something more elevated to your Autumn wardrobe. The shoe style in itself can be spotted in a twisted classic, like these almost ballet-like flats, or in a more modern and on trend way like these Western boots or mules.
It’s time to retire those spiky, can’t dance all night stiletto heels and embark on a more pleasant and cushy journey. This way, you won’t have to carry a change of shoes during long-haul flights to your next business meeting, and will be able to breeze through the airport, while remaining put together, professional and elegant, without the sneaker look. Having said that, we recommend no more than 2 or 3 inch heel block heels in order to efficiently get things done – you don’t want to overdo it, they remain heels after all!
Shop our selection of Fall block heels to take you through the New Year
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