How To Style Socks With Heels, Courtesy Of The Street Style Pros

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Hoping to create some attention-grabbing footwear moments this spring? Socks paired with heels — a combo street style stars can’t get enough of, by the way — is a trendy pairing to consider. Ahead, find 14 socks-with-heels outfits that’ll surely upgrade any outfit this season.

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ICYMI: Mary Janes are the soon-to-be-everywhere shoe of spring 2022. Join in on the style’s buzzy momentum by opting for a heeled pair and then, to take the outfit one fashion-y step further, wear them with mid-calf socks.Edward Berthelot/Getty Images
If you’re one to gravitate toward a preppy fashion feel, consider teaming a pair of heeled Oxford loafers with crisp white socks. Lean into the academic vibe with the rest of your look, too, by opting for a classic button-down and a necktie.Edward Berthelot/Getty Images
Platforms of any and all kinds — sneakers, sandals, loafers, you name it — are trending this spring. If you want to have an elevated footwear moment but enjoy standing out from the crowd, consider styling chunky platform heels with a pair of socks.Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images
Embrace the subtle art of strategic minimalism with an all-black ensemble save for a neon pop. Consider styling dark, heeled pumps with a pair of vibrant socks in electric lime green.Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images
Want to integrate your evening party pumps into your everyday rotation? Consider donning a pair of crisp white socks underneath your favorite pair of wrap-up heels, which will give the shoes less of a sipping-cocktails-on-a-Saturday-night feel. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images
When wearing an outfit as effortless as a knit set, consider adding some thoughtful and individualistic flair via your footwear. For instance, T-strap heels teamed with knee-high socks makes for a luxe yet slightly unconventional combo.Edward Berthelot/Getty Images
Or, for those who want to wholly stray from convention, slip into your favorite kitten heels and then layer a pair of luxe leg warmers atop the shoe. The combo is a playful twist on the socks-and-heels combo that’s ideal for the still-chilly days of spring.Edward Berthelot/Getty Images
Opt for a sheer pair of stockings if you aren’t a fan of the traditional knit look of socks. Then, to complete the other half of the socks-with-heels combo, choose a pair of low-heeled, strappy pumps.Christian Vierig/Getty Images
Nondescript, neutral socks not calling your name? Go the graphic route and opt for a pair of printed socks. Logomania, checkerboard, plaid, or even argyle — let your imagination run wild when choosing a pattern.Edward Berthelot/Getty Images
Give a pair of casual denim overalls a put-together twist by wearing a sock-and-heel combo. Chunky, heeled Mary Janes paired with white socks, for instance, is one fashion girl-approved option to consider.Christian Vierig/Getty Images
Attention, minimalists: You don’t need to leave your neutral comfort zone to create a socks-and-heels moment. Consider creating a white-on-white look with a crisp pair of knee-highs and snow-colored wrap-up heels. Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images
If you want to approach the socks-and-heels trend in a dopamine-boosting manner, then vibrancy will be key. Consider a pair of socks in a trending, highly saturated hue — like Bottega green.Christian Vierig/Getty Images
Socks and heels styled with a pair of short-shorts is a playful combination that feels a bit unexpected. Consider contrasting hues for your footwear — like black and khaki — as the color-clash will elevate the sartorial drama further.Edward Berthelot/Getty Images
Are you familiar with the daytime disco trend? This look consisting of a silver sequined dress, metallic buckle heels, and sporty tube socks is particularly emblematic of the style phenomenon as it’s party-ready yet also suitable for daytime hours.Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

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