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    33 Shoes That'll Help You Start 2019 In Style

    "I will literally be the old woman who lived in her shoes." —Carrie Bradshaw (and me)

    1. Lace-up sneakers capable of inspiring even Dorothy to ditch those ruby red slippers for a more comfortable (but equally as stylish) option.

    2. Classic ballerina flats so elegant, you'll half expect wearers to randomly burst out into "Swan Lake" choreography.

    3. Ankle-strap pumps that can make your wrinkled tee and "I did not buy them like this" ripped jeans look très chic. Ah, the power of a good pair of shoes...

    4. Ankle booties known for being very ~go with the flow~. You can wear them with literally anything and they won't mind.

    5. Low-top Vans that I personally love wearing because they make me feel like a total sk8er girl, which I'm not. I just don't have that kind of balance.

    6. Knee-high boots made for walking. Where is their GPS telling them to go? Directly into my shopping cart.

    7. Waterproof snow boots because freshly-fallen snow may be lovely to look at, but commuting through it? It sucks. Be prepared.

    8. Block heel boots that should really start negotiating for PTO now, considering you'll likely want to wear them every darn day.

    9. Ankle strap heels available in 15 colors — and they're so budget-friendly, you'll probably have to force yourself to NOT buy them all. It's a hard life.

    10. Splurge-worthy perforated sneakers made from quality Italian leather. Can't go to Florence anytime soon? Wear these around your neighborhood instead. It's almost the same thing.

    11. Ankle strap heels designed with a scallop trim to give these pointed pumps a little something extra.

    12. Chunky ankle boots for anyone trying to channel their inner Lara Jean. These look like they just walked off the set of To All The Boys I've Loved Before.

    13. Block heel booties for those of us vying to be trendier in 2019. What's that? You don't wish to be trendy? No worries! These gorgeous shoes are also available in — SURPRISE — black...

    14. Perforated slip-on shoes available in a bunch of neutral colors you'll want to ~slip on~ to your piggies immediately.

    15. Knee-high boots you can probably pick up at an office supply store because these babies are complete wardrobe staples.

    16. Wedge booties that have been sent from heaven to help people who are on their feet all day long. These won't make your feet ache at all. Not one bit.

    17. Classic Converse high-top sneakers guaranteed to never, ever, ever, ever, ever go out of style. People will still be wearing these things in the Year 3000.*

    18. High heels you can easily wear to the office AND the much-needed happy hour after you've spent prime daylight hours sitting in your cubicle.

    19. Waterproof rain boots that will have you looking up at the sky and begging for rain. You'll wish for rain every day so you can wear these every day, you know?

    20. Dr. Martens combat boots capable of making you feel like a total guitar-playing, rule-breaking badass every time you slip 'em on. Plus, these quality things can probably survive an apocalypse.

    21. Chelsea boots that go with absolutely everything in your wardrobe, meaning you can totally justify buying 'em in all three available colors.

    22. Combat boots lined with faux fur to keep you feeling nice, warm, and toasty — even when the weather outside can best be described as "my face hurts".

    23. Pull-on sneakers that say "Laces? I don't know her." They've also been known to say "I've got 99 problems, but a lace ain't one."

    24. Faux leather over-the-knee boots because we all know the importance of having a little black dress, but little black boots are equally as imperative.

    25. Hunter rain boots complete with a traction-gripping sole because it's 2019, and this is the year that your adult self will be jumping into puddles — not avoiding them.

    26. Leather block heel booties that will ~elevate~ your look without there being any pain in the process. Wear these puppies right out of the box. Go ahead. They won't hurt at all.

    27. Block-heeled sandals available in a vibrant turquoise color for folks who vowed to wear more color in the new year — but if you decide that's too hard, they're also available in black. Praise be.

    28. High-top sneakers made from a eucalyptus tree fiber probably derived from the clouds, because that's how comfortable they are. Plus, the material is cooling and a total must-have for sweaty feet.

    29. Chelsea boots not intended for people with a drooling problem. These beauties might make said problem worse.

    30. Over-the-knee boots you might be tempted to wear every single day. Should you? Absolutely. It's your life. Live your truth.

    31. Splurge-worthy athletic sneakers hand-made in Italy that are *chef kisses fingers* more comfortable and bouncy than anything you've ever worn before.

    32. Over-the-knee boots for knees that demand some damn privacy.

    33. Suede ankle boots destined for fame. In fact, I guess you could say they're already famous? They're already stars, after all...

    Me: "I don't need any more shoes."

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