The 8 Shoes Every Stylish Woman Should Own

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We love trendy shoes as much as the next girl, but at the end of the day classic styles are what you should really spend your money on. From a date-night go-to to a timeless ankle bootie that goes with everything you own, these are the footwear staples every fashionable woman should keep in their closet at all times—in every price range.

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The Ankle-Strap Sandal

Consider the leather ankle-strap sandal your date-night secret weapon. Downplay them for daytime with a structured blouse and printed trousers.

Paz Barely-There Sandals

$63

New Look

Classic Jane Sandal

$795

Saint Laurent

The Oxford Shoe

Even the most fashionable ladies need a break from heels on occasion. Menswear oxfords are a polished (and comfy) substitute that are also office appropriate. Bonus: They look effortlessly cool when paired with denim.

Wit D’Orsay Oxford

$385

Freda Salvador

Fadong Loafers

$75

Aldo

The Neutral Pump

An earth-tone suede pump that complements your skin tone (and elongates your leg) is a must-buy. A shoe this versatile can be worn everywhere from evening cocktail parties to brunch with friends.

Beauty Toe-Point Stiletto

$138

KG Kurt Geiger

Suede Tucciosam Pumps

$665

Manolo Blahnik

The Snow Boot

Whether you live in a snowy climate or just vacation in one, you need to own a pair of weatherproof boots. Wear them with skinny jeans and an oversize knit for a cozy-chic look by the fire.

Zophia Waterproof Boot

$165

The North Face

Conquest Carly Boot

$220

SOREL

The Flat Sandal

A classic flat sandal is a must for spring and summer dressing. A brown leather pair goes perfectly with breezy dresses, denim cutoffs and spring's wide range of suede separates.

Leather Roman Sandal

$100

Zara

Janice Studded-Leather Sandal

$785

Isabel Marant

The Casual Sneaker

A stylish sneaker is the perfect way to still look put together while running weekend errands. These bright-white kicks also look cute with printed dresses and skirts.

Copenhagen Sneaker

$35

Topshop

Cotu Sneaker

$65

Superga

The Red Pump

A red slingback is a chic and classic way to infuse a pop of color into your look. Why red? It's timeless and—let's be honest—super sexy.

Monroe Slingback Pump

$675

Charlotte Olympia

Banan Dress Pump

$180

Schutz

The Ankle Bootie

Fashion meets function with these sleek leather ankle booties. And thanks to the block heel, they can be dressed up in a flash.

Almighty Leather Ankle Boots

$130

Topshop

Bachille Booties

$277

La Canadienne