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    45 Heels That'll Make You Want To Swear Off Flats Forever

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    1. Pink stunners because you can always use an excuse to sing "Barbie Girl."

    Get them from Nasty Gal for $30 (sizes 5–11).

    2. Printed gems that'll fill the holes in your warm weather wardrobe. There are dozens of color ways and patterns!

    Promising review: "I love these shoes! I get constant compliments and people are shocked when I tell them what I paid for them. They all seem to think that I broke the bank to buy them. They chunky heel makes them super comfortable and can be worn with dresses, skirts, pants, shorts, etc. I am looking forward to purchasing more in different colors. Highly recommended." —Barbara E.

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (36 color combos, sizes 5.5–11).

    3. Fluttery sandals to make you feel like Hermes without the Hermès price tag.

    Get them from Missguided for $43 (sizes 5–10).

    4. Kitty pumps — a step up from regular black heels that won't get you in trouble with HR.

    Get them from Jet for $40+ (two colors, sizes 6–11).

    5. Dainty bows as a solid option for all those weddings that'll be eating up all your summer weekends.

    Get them from Asos for $130 (sizes 5–10).

    6. Glittery bows — an easy way to grab some attention below the ankle.

    Get them form Urban Outfitters for $19.99 (sizes 6–9).

    7. Total studs for rocking at a festival without getting your toes all dusty. Or stepped on!

    Get them from Topshop for $130 (sizes 5.5–10.5).

    8. Bejeweled details that'll bee your new favorite fancy dress footwear.

    Get them from Amazon for $49.89+ (also in black sizes 5–10).

    9. Fanciful flowers as a way to usher in spring, even if your garden is behind schedule.

    Get them from Anthropologie for $198 (sizes 6, 7–8.5, 9.5, 10).

    10. Braided straps that won't act like normal straps, they'll be ~cool~ straps.

    Get them from Nordstrom for $164.95 (four colors, sizes 5–11).

    11. Peep toes because you'll drool every time you see the shoes in Marie Antoinette from now until the end of time and this is a way to cop the look without brutal consequences.

    Get them from Chinese Laundry for $29.98 (three colors, sizes 5.5–10).

    12. Floral ties bound to keep you in style.

    Get them from Asos for $56 (sizes 4–11).

    13. Pearl pushers even folks who live in flats can make an exception for, because it's like wearing a bunch of jewelry on your feet. What's not to love?!

    Get them from Forever 21 for $98 (two colors, sizes 5.5–10).

    14. Saint Laurents so perfect, they'll be worth going to the trouble of adding 5.5" to your height on your driver's license.

    Just make a DMV reservation online to make the process easier. Have we learned nothing from Broad City?

    Get them from Nordstrom for $925 (four colors, sizes 5.5–11).

    15. Snazzy embellishments ready for a spin on the dance floor.

    Get them from Asos for $72 (sizes 4–11).

    16. Multimedia slides as a surefire way to be neutral without being *too* neutral, y'know?

    Get them from Chinese Laundry for $130 or Zappos for $130 (sizes 5–10).

    17. Woven finds with retro tendencies that'll look amazing with your modern pieces.

    Get them from Topshop for $85 (three colors, sizes 4.5–11.5).

    18. Scenic pumps basically made to be worn with a fascinator.

    Get them from DSW for $49.99 (four colors, sizes 6–12).

    19. Velvet-fishnet combos for adding a lil' more texture to your look *and* keeping your shoes from slipping off!

    Get them from Forever 21 for $27.40 (sizes 5.5–8).

    20. Sock boots with enough height (and a piercing!!!) to elevate the outfit you assembled from your bedroom floor.

    Get them from Topshop for $60 (sizes 4.5–11.5).

    21. Lush prints for those who cackle in the face of "Keep It Simple Stupid."

    Get them form Boohoo for $23 (sizes 5–10).

    22. Sporty slingbacks for those who like athletic shoes in theory, but crave stilettos.

    Get them from Asos for $98 (sizes 6–10).

    23. Translucent glimpses of your future. Spoiler: It's going to be super stylish.

    Get them from Boohoo for $29 (three colors, sizes 5–10).

    24. Pleasing appliques for the most gorgeous exit ever.

    Get them from Charlotte Russe for $25 (sizes 6–9).

    25. Metallic mules the extras from Austin Powers wish they could've worn.

    The costumes in those movies hold up. I just rewatched them. Don't @ me.

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $29.99 (sizes 7–9).

    26. Punchy platforms to get you in the vacation spirit, even if you're still wearing a down coat on the reg in April.

    Get them from Charlotte Russe for $25 (sizes 6–10).

    27. Sparkly statements that might possibly be visible from space. But that's fine, OK?

    Get them from Charlotte Russe for $25 (sizes 6–10).

    28. Prim kitties ready to keep you in line with studs and buckles.

    Get them from Asos for $64 (EU sizes 35–41).

    29. Floral beauts that'll turn your old dogs into a garden party.

    Get them from Zappos for $52.99 (two colors, sizes 6–9).

    30. Flirty ties as reason #487493873452 to wear velvet 24/7.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $29.90 (sizes 5.5, 6. 7–8.5, 10).

    31. Tropical accents for a lofty taste of paradise.

    Get them from Chinese Laundry for $99.95 (also in blue, sizes 5–11).

    32. Block stunners sure to make you sparkle in times of need.

    Get them from Jet for $57.85+ (three colors, sizes 6.5–10).

    33. Ruffled masterpieces that'll make you wanna dance.

    Get them from Nasty Gal for $36 (sizes 5–10).

    34. Badass strutters to give you a little adjustable leverage with multiple buckles.

    Get them from Amazon for $37.84+ (four colors, sizes 5–11).

    35. Perky sunflowers that'll go great with your stems.

    Get them from ModCloth for $55 (sizes 36–41).

    36. Plaid platforms Cher Horowitz would wear to her (failed) driving test.

    Way harsh, Tai.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $32.90 (sizes 6–10).

    37. Feathery treats that'll be worth teetering around on.

    Get them form Missguided for $60 (sizes 5–10).

    38. Lofty lookers with an extra strap in case you're into the naked sandal look, but want a tad more stability.

    Get them from Amazon for $39.99+ (also in gold, sizes 5.5–10).

    39. Striped slingbacks that'll just scream vacation.

    Get them from H&M for $34.99 (also in black, sizes 4.5–10).

    40. Metallic scallops worthy of a Disney princess. Just don't run out of them. Take them home!

    Get them from ModCloth for $125 (sizes 36–41).

    41. Knotted gladiators for some serious KKW style without the Yeezy budget.

    Get them from Target for $49.99 (three colors, sizes 5.5–11).

    42. Metallic flares to deliver some major rock 'n' roll vibes. Sadly, they are are not mosh pit–appropriate. (Obviously.)

    Get them from Missguided for $43 (two colors, sizes 5–10).

    43. Sweet twists you should show off whenever you get the chance (like at a bridal shower, trip to Target, Taco Tuesday, whatever!).

    Get them from Express for $79.90 (sizes 6–10).

    44. Snazzy showboats we're pretty sure Mariah would deign to wear.

    Get them from Free People for $168 (three colors, sizes 6–10).

    45. Bright Louboutins in a range of hues that'll make the red soles of your bloody shoes POP.

    Get them from Nordstrom for $725 (four colors, sizes 4–12).

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