The Best Shoes for Different Shapes of Feet: One Style Doesn’t Fit All

The Best Shoes for Different Shapes of Feet

Have you ever fallen in love with a pair of shoes, only to realize they didn’t look good on you once you tried them on? We worry about being able to find the right size (a feat made no easier by the fact you might be a 7 in one shoe and a 9 in another!), but choosing the right style for your shape of foot is essentially just as important. Whether you’re a 5.5 like me or a 10 like Kelly, I’ve found a variety of pairs that’ll have you looking your best!

Thin
The slenderness of thin feet lends itself to the shape of a pointed-toe pump, whether in classic black or neon yellow.

Giambattista Valli Satin & Patent Slingback Pumps (on Shopbop for $720)

Charlotte Olympia Natalie PVC-Trimmed Suede Pumpsicon (on NET-A-PORTER for $665)

Alexander Wang Lovisa Ankle Pumps (on Shopbop for $495)

The Best Shoes for Different Shapes of Feet

Wide
Foot shape aside, we all love the wearability of dark shoes, and Snobs with wider feet will also benefit from the slimming effect.

Jenni Kayne Denim Twill D’Orsay Flatsicon (at Saks Fifth Avenue for $450)

3.1 Phillip Lim Quinn Loafers (on Shopbop for $450)

Tibi Leona Mules (on Shopbop for $375)

The Best Shoes for Different Shapes of Feet

Big
Rounded toes flatter (though if you love a pointed-toe, you certainly don’t have to give that up!), while high heels displace length.

Jimmy Choo Fathom Strappy Cage Bootieicon (at Neiman Marcus for $1,195)

Brian Atwood Marissa Patent-Leather Pumpicon (on NET-A-PORTER for $750)

Bionda Castana Dekota Mesh Lace Up Pumps (on Shopbop for $865)

The Best Shoes for Different Shapes of Feet

Small
I’m a platform girl. The extra height helps out petite Snobs and creates the illusion of dimension.

Charlotte Olympia Dolly Island Platform Pumpicon (at Bergdorf Goodman for $795)

Fendi Lizard-Effect and Patent-Leather Sandalsicon (on NET-A-PORTER for $895)

Saint Laurent Bianca Leather Platform Sandalsicon (at Saks Fifth Avenue for $795)

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