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    30 Pairs Of Shoes For People Who Only Wear Black To Wear This Winter

    Because you and I both know that black is a lovely color.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Chunky ankle boots that'll help you announce your presence before you can.,,

    Promising review: "Beautiful shoe for a gorgeous price! I've had them for a week now, and I've worn them to work every day (8–10 hours with significant walking around). I have no blisters, and the only discomfort I have is in my calves because I'm not used to wearing heels every day. I even bike to and from work (two miles each way) and I've had no problems. I have no arches so I have $10 Dr. Scholl's arch supports in them which fit perfectly, and I highly recommend the combo for anyone who plans on wearing these all day every day like me." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $22.15+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in nine more styles).

    2. T.U.K. creepers any true life (or aspiring) creeper will want to add to their closet.


    Promising review: "I am obsessed. I’ve wanted a pair of these for so long and now I have them and they’re so much better than I expected. The outside is really soft and they have pretty good arch support inside. I think teenage me would be squealing if she saw these on me. I’ll be buying more in every color I can get. 10/10 would recommend to fulfill your teenage emo kids dreams." —Jessica

    Get them from Amazon for $59.99 (sizes 5–15 and in four more styles).

    3. Bow-tiful slides in case you need something new to wear while you air out your ankles during those random disturbingly balmy winter days.


    Promising review: "Such an adorable pair of flats! The material is high quality suede, and it feels very comfortable. It is perfect for lazy people who wants to feel like they’re wearing flip flops but look cute!" —Marsha

    Get them from Amazon for $24.95 (sizes 5–11 and in three more colors).

    4. Motorcycle boots that'll look hard but actually feel super comfy on your old dogs.


    Promising review: "I have been looking for a pair of moto boots that are not plain, nor overly adorned, or heavy. I stumbled on these on a different site but my size was sold out. I came to Amazon, and I found them $10 less! Also, after reading the reviews I decided to go up to 9, whereas I normally am 8.5. Glad I sized up. My feet are a little wide and I definitely think the 8.5 would have been wearable but SNUG. I would absolutely recommend these, though. They have a decidedly feminine, albeit edgy, look. LOVE." —Shmoo

    Get them from Amazon for $37.99+ (sizes 5–11 and two more colors).

    5. Sparkly Vans in case you stylishly lean toward the abyss. But like, a sparkly abyss.


    Get them from Vans for $85 (sizes 5–11).

    6. Shearling-lined Birkenstocks for some house slippers–like comfort without dirtying up your home go-tos.


    Promising review: "I've been wearing Birkenstocks off and on for years. They are super comfortable and really durable. Imagine my delight when I discovered I could get Birks with shearling inside! I particularly like that the black clogs have black shearling vs a lighter color shearling. Since these were delivered, I’ve worn them pretty much every day, everywhere. I’d forgotten how uber comfortable they are, and when you add the shearling factor in, they are the perfect shoes for upstate NY. I will definitely be buying more of these and highly recommend them. Thank you Birkenstock!!! ♥️" —Sarah PB

    Get them from Amazon for $149+ (sizes 5.5–11.5) or Zappos for $164.95 (sizes 5–11).

    7. And Minnetonka slippers lined with faux fur as a cozy step that'll be even closer to your actual house slippers.

    Promising review: "These are my umpteenth pair of these slippers. Whenever I buy them, I buy two or three, especially when I can find them in black. These are my 'inside' shoes that I wear on a daily basis." —SUE H

    Get them from Amazon for $36.95+ (sizes 5–11, 24 more colors).

    8. Lace-up boots for an extremely exclusive party in the back. Just your calves are invited. Sorry. No plus ones.


    Promising review: "I was very skeptical about buying boots off of amazon, but they turned out to be an awesome purchase!! I bought them while they were part of the 'Deals of the day' so they were only $28!! I got the black rider boots with corset lacing on the bottom. I'm obsessssssed and I thinking about buying another pair in brown or tan in one of the other styles." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $36.99 (sizes 5–11, three other black variations, and 12 more colors).

    9. Platform oxfords to give ya' a bit of an edge against your fashion nemesis.


    Get them from Amazon for $23.96+ (sizes 6–10 and in three more styles).

    10. Waterproof espadrilles in case you're super lucky and will be frolicking on a beach this season.

    I own these shoes in dark navy and they are amazing. Seriously, you wouldn't know they're water shoes unless you actually touched them and then threw them into the sea. (Which you can! They'll be absolutely fine!)

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (sizes 6–11 and five more colors) or Nordstrom for $89.95+ (sizes 6–10 and eight more colors).

    11. Frye riding boots in a classic silhouette you can wear to death. JK. As long as you take care of these puppies you can get them resoled and dolled back up for years and years of wear.


    Promising review: "What’s not to love? The deep rich color, the soft leather, perfect heel height for school or a ride. Then they add the zipper so these boots are super easy to get on." —J D Dietzen

    Get them from Amazon for $153.32+ (sizes 5.5–11 and six more colors).

    12. Dr. Martens 1460s you'll really and truly wear for years and years and years.

    Get them from Zappos for $145 (UK sizes 3–15, three black styles, and three other colors).

    Also check out some platform versions.

    13. Or some Dr. Martens Hurston Boots in case you could use a lil' lift but are a sucker for a lug sole. ::raises hand::,

    Promising review: "I LOVE THESE BOOTS! Now that the weather is getting colder, I needed a go-to, everyday black heeled boot. I stumbled upon these in an amazon search and I’m sooo happy I did. They are extremely comfortable and with the rubber soles, I can wear them all day. I did have to break them in a bit but that only took a few day’s : the top leather, arouns your ankle is a bit stiff. After a day or two and wearing a pair of high socks I got used to them quickly. Now I don’t need high socks at all. 100% would recommend" —Sah

    Get them from Amazon for $104.73+ (sizes 5–11 and also in cherry red).

    14. Leather sneakers in a silhouette that'll never go out of style. (And you don't even need to wear them with socks!!!)


    When my brother asked me which everyday shoes he should invest in next, I told him these. In case you're wondering, he loves them! And that was before they won out as the top-price pick for the best everyday sneakers on BuzzFeed Reviews. (Note that it's suggested to go 1/2 size bigger because they run small.)

    Get them from Greats: women's for $179 (sizes 6–10 and in four more colors) or the men's from for $179 (sizes 7–11.5, 14, and six more colors).

    15. Quilted beauts can give you some texture blocking when you're stuffed into your down coat for what feels like the 300th time this year (even though it's only January).


    Promising review: "I needed boots for the winter and these boots worked out perfectly. They look very nice with my long skirts and were roomy enough for my orthotics." —Jo

    Get them from Amazon for $32.99+ (sizes 6–10 and 10 more colors).

    16. Marc Fischer multitaskers I own and wear with EVERYTHING. Really. Most often if I'm going on a trip I pack these and a pair of sneakers on the plane, and I'm more than covered.


    I've owned them for ~2.5 years and have had them resoled. (Some shoes are meant to be resoled and some are not. These are!) But I'm not the only BuzzFeed shopping writer who loves them, check out my colleague Yi Yang's full review of the Marc Fischer LTD ankle boots here (#5).

    Get them from Amazon for $178.95+ (sizes 5–11 and seven other styles).

    17. ~Slick~ patent-look boots that may just add a few minutes to your morning commute because of all the compliments you're going to have to field.


    Promising review: "These shoes are perfect!! I bought them a little worried thinking they were going to look cheap but they look super nice!! I also got a lot of compliments sporting them and plan on buying another pair." —Ariel

    Get them from Amazon for $37.64+ (sizes 6–12).

    18. Platform Supergas as a fashion sneaker option that'll elevate you *and* your ensemble.

    Get them from Zappos for $79.95 (sizes 5–10 and eight more color combos) or Amazon for $39.99+ (size 6.5 with the black sole and sizes 5–10 in the white sole option).

    19. Textured mules that'll take the trouble out of figuring out what the hell to wear with your ankle jeans.


    Promising review: "These shoes are just as pictured! Super cute and fit as expected. Great buy." —Jenny

    Get them from Amazon for $26.65+ (sizes 6–10 and in four more styles).

    20. Cowgirl boots that'll make you wonder why the heck this is your first rodeo. Seriously, they'll go with everything., Amazon

    Promising review: "Great purchase for the price. I needed black cowgirl boots for a concert and these fit the bill. I have wide feet and they fit very comfortably. True to size. Also, I stood for three hours in these and my feet didn't hurt at all!!! I would definitely recommend these to a friend." —Christina Wilkinson

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (sizes 6–10 and eight more colors).

    21. Or some rhinestone cowboy boots you can wear where hustle's the name of the game.

    Dolls Kill

    R.I.P. Glen Campbell.

    Get them from Dolls Kill for $130 (sizes 6–10).

    22. And while I'm at it, rhinestone hiking boots that may finally give your fave (absence of) color its time in the spotlight.


    Promising review: "The rhinestone version is fab. Black sparkly stones and lots of them. Perfect balance to the chunky lug sole. I like them more every time I wear them. True to size. Pretty comfortable — about an hour to break in." —seven12

    Get them from Amazon for $109 (sizes 6–9.5 and in three more colors).

    23. Weatherproof Naturalizers that are seam-sealed to keep your toes toasty and the damp OUT while you get to where you've gotta go in this weather.


    Promising review: "Great boot with style. Warm and great in cold weather and rain. The arch is a bit high to walk in for a long time or if you are on your feet for hours but they are lovely to dress up jeans or a cool boho dress/skirt. They are very pleasant in general and they were great on our recent trip. Not great for a full day on foot if you are sight seeing but not the worst shoe I have worn for that either. I do wear them more often than I thought because they are such a great waterproof shoe with great support and made well as far as a boot goes." —Jeremy A. Hall

    Get them from Amazon for $169 (sizes regular 4–12 and wide 6–12, and also in brown).

    24. Rubber penny loafers for a rainy day fit when you just can NOT with wearing wellies for the fourth time this week.


    I've been there, I vacation there quite often!

    Get them from Hunter for $145 (sizes 5–11, also in navy).

    25. Affordable Chelsea boots because they're a staple you'll find yourself reaching for on so many mornings with zero regrets.

    Promising review: "I love these boots!!!. They look nice and fit as expected. I wear them pretty much every day to work during cold weather and because I am a secretary I like easily slip my shoes off at my desk and want them to be easily slipped back on and they do both. Due to the side expansion, there is no hassle with a zipper. I also love that these are not real leather (I am anti-leather products) and they look pretty darn good. Great price for great quality, don't pass these up!" —Melanie Kolbs

    Get them from Amazon for $16.27+ (sizes 5.5–11 and four more colors).

    26. Rain ankle boots in the same Chelsea silhouette no one will suspect are actually rain boots!


    Another BuzzFeed writer owns and adores these! Read our full review of the Sam Edelman Tinsley rain boots (#2).

    Get them from Amazon for $24.75+ (sizes 5–13 and 14 more styles).

    27. And wedge boots for when you wanna level up that look.


    Reviewers recommend sizing up on these!

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these — perfect wedge height. so trendy! might run a little on small side." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $44.98 (sizes and in eight more styles).

    28. Sweet Mary Janes to layer with all those colorful tights in the back of your sock drawer you've been neglecting.


    Promising review: "I got a lot of compliments on this cute little shoe. I can't wear high heels anymore and this shoe was very stylish. So much I bought another pair in black to wear on a cruise." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (sizes 5.5–11 and in a variety of other colors, styles).

    29. Italian leather loafers you can keep at the office for those days when you have to wear snow boots on your commute but want to walk around in normal shoes indoors.


    These are the shoes you can invest in now, wear a ton, and then get resoled multiple times over the years. They're that good.

    Get them from Everlane for $168 (sizes 5–11, patent leather, and nine more colors).

    30. Washable flats that'll be on pointe for many seasons to come because they're a classic shape that'll hold up for the long haul. You can even machine-wash them. Yep. For real.


    I've tried these and they're ooooooh so comfy. And do wash very easily. Legit!

    Get them from Rothy's for $145 (sizes 5–12).

    When your friends don't get your obsession with all black, everything.

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