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    Updated on Sep 15, 2020. Posted on Sep 15, 2020

    There’s A Good Chance You’ll Find Your New Favorite Pair Of Shoes In This Post

    From slippers and combat boots to Oxford flats and ankle booties, you may want to clear out some space in your closet.

    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. Cozy Ugg slippers you won't have a single regret about splurging on when you slide your tootsies into them on the first cold morning of the season.

    the tan slippers with a hard bottom and a furry lining around the edge
    ugg / Via instagram.com

    My mom liiiiives for this pair of slippers — which is a review I would *not* take lightly. This woman had asked for a different pair of slippers every single Christmas up until finding these treasured shoes.

    Get them from Backcountry for $119.95 (available in sizes 6–11 and two styles).

    2. Spectacular pumps that are so sparkly, they may have inspired Taylor Swift's song "Lover."

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Holy cow!!! Amazingly comfortable considering the height of the heel and fierce stiletto. I have arthritis in both my big toes and was considering this New Year's Eve a 'last hurrah' for shoes like this... nope! I can actually wear these again! Compliments galore — from the guys and gals!!" —jjan

    Get them from Amazon for $60.86+ (available in sizes 6–11 and two styles).

    3. Ankle boots from Franco Sarto in a warm brown color you'll likely love so much you'll want to stop everything, buy them, and probably not even want to read the rest of the post (but please do!).

    the booties
    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed

    I recently snagged these boots ahead of the fall season and you better believe as soon as the first orange leaf hits the ground, *these* are what I'll be living in. Right off the bat I can tell you the fit is fabulous, the color is *even more* fabulous, and the rounded toe with the slightly darker tip is *chef's kiss* perfection.

    Get them from Amazon for $116.58+ (available in regular and wide widths and sizes 5–13).

    4. Playful slip-on espadrille flats that'll quickly become your fave shoes to run errands in on the weekend.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Exactly as pictured! I normally wear an 8 and ordered an 8, and they fit perfectly. They are as comfortable as an espadrille can be. No padding or insole, but that is common with this type of shoe. Colors are vibrant and seem to be well-stitched. Will be a fun summer shoe! Very unique!" —Eric & Sherry

    Get them from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and seven styles).

    5. Waterproof garden sloggers covered in squeal-worthy prints, so cute (and functional!), you'll want to show them off to everyone you know.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Super cute. Super comfy. I ordered a size 9 as I’m an 8.5 wide and they fit great! Really good support and they seem very well made and feel very durable. I’ve worn them with thin ankle socks and without, both are comfortable fits. I will say that they form a vacuum seal when wearing with bare feet and do make a bit of a farting noise from where the top of the shoe is sealed again the top of the both feet but I’m finding that kinda charming and funny. I need charming and funny more than ever in this fractured world we’re living in now." —Katherine A. Czarnecki

    Get them from Amazon for $27.95+ (available in 6–11 and 27 styles).

    6. Allbirds Dashers that'll make you feel like you're walking on air even if you're dripping sweat and huffing 'n' puffing from your outdoor run.

    Allbirds

    Without access to the gym I had to push myself to learn to run while safely social distancing (which is NOT an easy feat). I’ve had multiple foot injuries (I’m very accident prone) so choosing the right sneaker has been a challenge. I’ve tried out manyyyy different pairs but the only ones that have truly won over my heart are the Allbirds Dashers. I got them in a stunning mint green color and get tons of compliments on them. They’re super supportive, lightweight, and have held up great against months of running outdoors. Honestly, I’m already looking into buying a second pair!

    Get them from Allbirds for $125 (available in men's sizes 8–14 and six styles, women's sizes 5–11 and eight styles)

    7. Comfortable sandals you can wear during all of your warm weather adventures without fear of hurting your feet.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "These are one of the most comfortable flat shoes I ever purchased. The cork footbed makes them comfortable to walk around in all day. These are a staple for my summer and a cheaper alternative to Birkenstocks, which I also wish to purchase." —Gg

    Get them from Amazon for $54.90+ (available in sizes 5–11 and three styles).

    8. Flats with a chic pointed toe and a tiny accent bow that may look standard to you, but are actually the same ones The Duchess of Sussex wore in her first public appearance with Prince Harry, so they're ~special~ and you need 'em.

    the shoes in a cognac color
    Sarah Flint

    If they're good enough for Meghan Markle to wear to the Invictus Games, they're good enough for me!

    Promising review: "These were my first ever Sarah Flint shoes and it was a beautiful experience just opening the box, from the way the shoes were packed to the shoes themselves. Such an elegant and classy shoe and the quality is undeniable. The cognac leather is so rich in color and texture. It's almost a shame to wear them! I bought a slightly larger size to allow for summer wear." —Joanna C.

    Get them from Sarah Flint for $345 (available in sizes 4–12 and in six styles).

    9. Basic sandals with elastic straps, so your feet won't feel constrained when you step out into humid weather.

    a reviewer's feet in the black strappy sandals
    amazon.com

    I own a similar pair of shoes and my only regret is not owning them in every single color. They're super comfortable and airy — everything you'd want in a sandal.

    Promising review: "I love them! I am a 9.5 and got a 10 — the 10 is def a 10 so a bit bigger but good to know it is true to size. My feet sweat with certain fabrics, this one is not the case. If they had half sizes I would buy them in every color." —Lin-z Kobylanski

    Get it from Amazon for $8.62+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 10 colors).

    10. Western styled boots that'll easily sssslither their way into your wardrobe and heart. They're so chic I'm not sure I'm even cool enough to wear them, but you def are.

    tall pointed snakeskin boots with a 3.25-inch stiletto heel
    ModCloth

    Get them from ModCloth for $90 (available in sizes 5.5–10)

    11. Beaded wedge sandals that'll make you feel like you just stepped directly into a scene from Mamma Mia!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Oh my goodness I LOVE these sandals. My feet look amazing. They are comfortable to walk in despite the high heel because they are wedges. The straps around my leg fit just right." —Colleen Sinclair

    Get them from Amazon for $17+ (available in sizes 5–10 and seven colors).

    12. Low block heels with scallop details you can wear with jeans or a dress to add a flirty touch to your date night look.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this shoe. The block heel is very comfortable, and the front strap is loose enough for my wide feet. The scalloped strap does not dig into your foot. I was skeptical about the material as I normally prefer shoes made from real, breathable leather, but they are soft and smooth like real suede." —I. Koehncke

    Get them from Amazon for $32+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and seven styles).

    13. Nike Joyride Run Flyknit sneakers featuring pods of tiny beads in the sole that'll move around as you run to provide you with the utmost comfort while you race around your neighborhood.

    Model wearing the black, white, and blue knit sneakers
    Nike

    BuzzFeed editor Genevieve Scarano has and loves these sneaks:

    "These Nike sneakers are amazing. They're lightweight and feel like soft pillows on my feet when I'm running on a road or sidewalk. Plus the beanbag-like technology they have for cushioning is really cool."

    Get them from Nike for $116.97 (originally $180; available in sizes 5-12 and 12 styles).

    14. Faux suede espadrille sandals to add the perfect finishing touch to that dress you've been dying to wear.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "They are so great!! Sturdy and amazing quality for the price. Definitely considering buying them in different colors. I got my normal size and they fit great. I have wide feet and they have plenty of room." —Shelby

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 42 styles).

    15. Classic jelly sandals so you can relive your childhood even though you're an adult with a full-time job and bills.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These jellies are some of the best I’ve had. The plastic is soft, malleable and easy to walk in. In other shoes I’m a 7.5/8 so, I ordered a size 8 and they fit perfectly. The heel is hollow and the shoe is lightweight, as opposed to other brands." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes 5–8 and 13 styles).

    16. Knit boots that'll literally *fit like a glove* and probably cause anyone who sees you to give you a double take while wondering "where did they get such FABULOUS footwear?"

    woven knit high ankle boots in toffee with a dark brown wooden heel
    Everlane

    Promising review: "These boots are really comfortable, they have enough stretch to fit across the bridge of my foot but also conform to the foot and look great. Because of this stretch, they are also super easy to put on (even when standing up). Since they are so light in color I was a bit concerned about staining, but I got a small black mark on one of them and it came straight off with just soap and water." —Lozz

    Get them from Everlane for $156 (available in sizes 5–11 and nine styles).

    17. Bedazzled sandals you'll love for the way they add a touch of ~bling~ to any outfit.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Wore these sandals on my wedding day! Fit was perfect according to size and the jewels were all in place. Decently comfortable. Very satisfied!" —MEG

    Get them from Amazon for $29.95 (available in sizes 6–11).

    18. Simple Steve Madden sandals you can wear with anything in your closet, making them the perfect accessory.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    I have these in tan and have been wearing them for over five years now! They're still super comfortable and haven't taken on any damage in all of that time.

    Promising review: "If you're looking for a sleek, minimalist, good quality sandal, these are for you! I was worried that they'd be too narrow for my wide feet, but the sandals fit perfectly. Genuine leather and speedy delivery!" —kay p

    Get them from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and two styles).

    19. Custom Haunted Mansion sneakers you'll absolutely want to have on hand for *spooky season* and all of your future trips to a Disney park.

    sneakers with the pattern of the Haunted Mansion wallpaper painted on them
    UnremorsefulArt / Etsy

    My cousin ordered a pair of sneakers from this woman-owned small business and told me I *had* to check them out. They have a bunch of made-to-order sneakers available, but these were easily the ones that caught my eye right off the bat ;).

    Get them from UnremorsefulArt on Etsy for $100.

    20. Braided sandals, for a chic but simple way to upgrade your wardrobe.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These sandals are super cute and comfortable. I wore them all day today (for the first time) with no issues. They are perfect, not too tight or too loose, just enough space to accommodate different width feet. I'm going to order another color!" —Maine

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 12 colors).

    21. Nisolo's Chelsea boots you'll probably want to snag before your annual visit to the pumpkin patch because they'll look *picture perfect* in your Instagram.

    Nisolo

    BuzzFeed Writer Rachel Dunkel recommends these cute boots, she said:

    "I have these boots and L-O-V-E them! They're a great everyday boot that looks amazing with basically everything and ~elevates~ whatever you pair them with. They took a little time to break in around the toe box for me, but 10/10 would do it again. I highly recommend them!"

    Get them from Nisolo for $125 (originally $228; available in sizes 6-10 and in four colors).

    22. Leather sneakers that'll have you feeling like a badass each time you lace 'em up.

    the sneakers in black, snakeskin, and cheetah print
    hushpuppiesshoes / Via instagram.com

    Not only are these shoes made with full grain leather, but they also feature a dry mesh lining that provides climate control. Say "goodbye" to sweaty feet!

    Promising review: "These look like bowling shoes — in a good way! I ordered a half size up since previous styles tended to run small. The fit is good, the soles are well cushioned. The rose gold leather is truly striking, beautiful and shiny. Laces come in a choice of two colors, white or mauve, which is a nice touch. Overall a good purchase from one of my longtime favorite brands." —Sooslie66

    Get them from Hush Puppies for $84.99 (available in sizes 5–12, in medium and wide widths, and nine styles).

    23. Birdie's "Vote Collection" of hand-painted leather flats featuring original artwork by designer Danielle Stern of Leftys Right Mind so you can remind everyone you walk past that they should vote ;).

    the five different pairs of shoes each with different motivational things painted on them like "vote" and "empowered"
    birdies / Via instagram.com

    I have the "yellow rose" pair and couldn't believe how soft and cushion-y they felt right out of the box. They're definitely going to become one of my go-to dressier footwear options — they're so pretty *and* carry a special message (The yellow rose symbolizes the grit and determination of suffragists fighting for women’s right to vote).

    PS: These may take up to four weeks to be delivered because they are hand-painted.

    Get them from Birdies for $165 (available in sizes 5–12 and five styles).

    24. Or some truly fierce combat boots from Naturalizer you'll want to wear wayyyyy after Election Day.

    Mallory Mower / Via instagram.com, Naturalizer

    The "vote" style is a limited edition pair, but you can also snag the shoes without the motivational decal! I have these and have never felt cooler than the moment I slipped them on. Despite the height I felt really supported and comfortable walking in them. Fellow BuzzFeed writer Mallory Mower also owns and cherishes these — she's been showcasing them as decor in her apartment until New York decides to cool down and let us wear boots again.

    Get them from Naturalizer for $150 (available in sizes 4.5–12 and six styles).

    25. Peep-toe booties with VELCRO (!!!) straps that'll make your life SO easy you won't know how you lived this long without them.

    the peep toe booties with a mesh-like overlay and a block heel
    J. Adams / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "So comfortable! Although these shoes are not leather they look like leather and are very stylish!! Heel wrap attaches with Velcro. They are true to size! I wear a size 9 shoes and bought a 9 and they fit well! Can't wait to wear them on our vacation!" —Sandi

    Get them from Amazon for $27.50+ (available in sizes 5-11 and five colors).

    26. Water-resistant boots from the Keds x Rifle Paper Co. collaboration so you can embrace your love for florals while taking on some messier moments.

    a model wearing the forest green boots with a tie-up front and florals along the sides
    keds / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "Bought these ahead of a trip to Scotland so I could look cute enough to go in and out of pubs but comfortable and dry for hikes and these were perfect! Super comfortable and really cute. Was in and out of puddles and had no leaks. I love how slim they are — they were stylish enough to feel comfortable for a casual dinner. No break in time needed — nice and padded inside! Was walking 17,000–25,000 steps per day in comfort. Would highly recommend." —Allyson

    Get them from Keds for $89.95 (also available in navy and sizes 5–11).

    27. Transparent heels to channel your inner Kim Kardashian even if Yeezys aren't in your budget.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Want endless legs? This is your shoe. The transparency creates the illusion and your legs are instantly 4 inches longer. The shoe fits exactly as expected, not small or tight as others have observed. So versatile I'll have to fight myself not to wear these with everything." —Colts Fan Kim

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and seven styles).

    28. Durable Lucky Brand booties so you can look fashionable without breaking an ankle, which is #goals if you ask me.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, amazon.com

    I have these babies in both black and toffee — they are a staple in my winter and fall wardrobes. I'm not sure what I'd do without them, honestly. They're so versatile and truly so comfortable. I'm not a girl who is very comfortable in heels, so the fact that these have a TEENY tiny block heel I can walk around wearing without feeling like I'm going to teeter over is a game-changer. I often refer to them as my 'adult' booties, since they make me feel like a refined, classy lady. I love that they have two side zippers, making them super easy to get on and off. They fit true to size and I'd recommend them to anyone looking for a basic bootie to wear throughout multiple seasons.

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 39 styles).

    29. Sexy heels that'll make you feel like you're starring in the Victoria's Secret fashion show while walking literally anywhere.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I was super skeptical about buying heels online, but these are gorgeous, well-constructed, and I'm wearing them right now! I would say these are pretty tall and skinny heels — maybe don't buy them unless you're comfortable in heels. Go for it!" —LKT17

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 11 styles).

    30. Square toe Chelsea boots for anyone whose pair of the classic shoe could use an upgrade after trudging around in them last winter — go on, treat yourself.

    the chelsea boots in an off white color with a strechy black side panel
    Everlane

    Promising review: "This is my second pair. I bought a pair of black and love them so much and decided to get another color. They are very comfortable to walk in, no rubbing anywhere and no need to break them in. I ordered half size bigger to have more room for thicker socks. The bottom is hard if you are on your feet all day, so the half size up also allow me to put a soft insole. Beautiful design and color, works with all kinds of pants and dress/skirts." —irenehy

    Get them from Everlane for $236 (available in sizes 5–11 and four styles).

    31. Peep-toe platforms with a 5.4-inch heel and a T-strap, sure to take any look you've put together to ~new heights~.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are amazing heels! They're actually the first pair of heels that I've ever owned that are comfortable to wear. I'm extremely happy with this purchase! If you are at all thinking about trying this item, do yourself a favor and buy them now. I'm considering ordering a second pair in a different color." —Public Name (required)

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 varying on style, and 13 colors).

    32. Round-toe booties that'll go with pretty much any outfit you've got in your wardrobe — be careful, your sister will try to steal these out from under your nose.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    I'm loving the chunky (but not too high) heel on these shoes! They come in a handful of trendy colors, so be careful because you may be inclined to buy 'em all.

    Promising review: "I had right ankle surgery six months ago and I was looking for low-heel ankle boots. I ordered these in cognac and they are so comfortable and a beautiful color. The fit is perfect and I feel that my ankle is secure with the zipper. I can't believe the price! I will buy all the colors because the heel size is perfect for me since I'm 5-foot-7-inches tall. They are good to go out on a weekend with jeans, skirts, or dresses or leggings. I am very happy with my purchase." —Veve

    Get them from Amazon for $25+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in six styles).

    33. Nisolo's Emma d'Orsay Oxford, because it's being retired soon and you won't want to live with the thought of *what could've been* in regards to your fall/winter wardrobe.

    a model wearing the oxford with lower dips along the sides in a cognac color
    Nisolo

    Promising review: "These shipped very quickly, and look so amazing! The quality is so good and they’re made well. My feet are wider than most, so ordering shoes online can be nerve-wracking. However, these fit perfectly and look very slim and professional. Can’t wait for the weather to cool down so I can wear them more often!" —Alexa S.

    Get them from Nisolo for $120 (originally $185, available in sizes 5–11 and four styles).

    34. High-rise Keds, a must-have for anyone looking to spruce up their typical sneaker game.

    a model wearing the white platform sneakers
    Keds / Via instagram.com

    I have these sneakers and I love, love, love them. I recently wore them for the first time on a weekend outing. They're very supportive, didn't cut-up my heels, and gave me a little extra height. The gold detail on the ends of the laces are a lovely bonus. Basically, they're amazing and a must for your fall/spring/summer wardrobe.

    Get them from Keds for $74.95 (available in sizes 6.5–7.5, 9–11).

    35. Doc Martens, because you can't go wrong with a tried-and-true classic.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "These boots are BEAUTIFUL. Exactly as I remembered from my pair I owned in high school. They fit tight on first wear, especially where the tongue meets the boot (the seam). I wore wet wool socks for three hours in them to soften 'em up and form them to my feet. I wore them with regular socks last night for five hours and they fit AWESOME already. No discomfort at all. Super fast and easy to break in when it comes to a leather boot. My Fryes took months to break in and quite honestly, they still aren't nearly as comfortable at these. I'd feel confident wearing these all day or to walk around in a lot. LOVE LOVE THEM." —Sjeasley

    Get them from Amazon for $99.94+ (available in sizes 5-11 and 14 colors).

    36. Vintage-style pumps that'll transport you back in time to another (possibly more fashionable) era.

    a reviewer wearing the mary jane styled pumps in red
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These shoes are not only classy, high quality looking shoes, they are also extremely comfortable. It's like the inside is lined with the softest leather and no sharp of cutting feeling on my feet from any of the edges. Highly recommend." —MrsNolaf

    Get them from Amazon for $21+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 14 styles).

    37. Ballet flats with a delicate cap toe accent for a flawless outfit that won't result in crushed toes and cut-up ankles.

    black flat shoes with ivory accents and a small bow
    J. Crew

    Promising review: "This is my second pair of cap-toe Kiki flats from J.Crew The first pair is the ivory with black from a couple years ago that I got in a 6.5. This newer pair, when held up against my previous Kikis, is the same length except it's a 6. I sized down based on other reviews. Normally 6.5 is my go-to size for flats. J.Crew I LOVE these flats. I love the cap-toe, and other chic staples like the lady jackets so keep them coming! Shoes are comfortable and inside the shoe it says the are made in Morocco" —JAG1929

    Get them from J. Crew for $138+ (available in sizes 5–12 and three styles).

    38. Sam Edelman rain boots that don't actually look like rain boots, so you won't have to sacrifice your outfit's entire aesthetic when your weather app lies to you and it never pours.

    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed

    My fellow BuzzFeed Editor Rebecca O'Connell is a biiiiig fan of these to say the least:

    "I hate rain boots. They're clunky, uncomfortable, and just cumbersome monsters that take up too much space in my closet. And as helpful as they're supposed to be, I can never figure out when to wear them. It seems like whenever I put them on, the rain stops an hour later and I'm the one doofus wearing rain boots on a sunny day. As much as I'd like to swear off rain boots forever, I don't really feel like moving to Arizona, and I'm sick of coming home in waterlogged sneakers. That means finding a compromise: waterproof shoes that can be passed off as normal shoes.

    But thankfully, I found these Sam Edelman boots on Amazon. The matte boots are subtle and can easily pass off as normal shoes. They're comfortable, and most importantly, definitely waterproof. I have flat feet so there's a little extra space between my foot and the top front of the boot, but it doesn't make walking difficult or painful. They have little tabs on the heels, which make it easy to yank the boots on and off. Finally, I can wake up on a rainy day and not have a minor breakdown trying to figure out what shoes to wear."

    Get them from Amazon for $54.45 (available in sizes 4-13 and in 10 styles).

    39. Affordable slouchy booties you can buy in every color then never have to think "what shoes should I wear with this?" again.

    taupe colored slouchy boots with a stacked wooden heel
    Target

    Get them from Target for $34.99 (available in sizes 5–12 and three styles).

    40. Combat boots from BP to help you embrace your inner-badass and fight the good fight against muddy apple orchards and slippery fallen leaves.

    black lace-up combat boots
    Nordstrom

    I just got these during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and I cannot wait to wear them!

    Promising review: "This combat boot is the perfect amount of 90s with a modern twist. I love that you can get some height with the heel, but the shoe still feels super comfortable so far. I ordered my true size, 8, and they are comfortable and feel roomy enough to wear with socks." —JoHJay

    Get them from Nordstrom for $129.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and two colors)

    41. And Gucci Disney sneakers because, honey, you deserve 'em (!!!) and despite their hefty price tag you'll likely get a lot more use out of them than those glass slippers Cinderella was given (she'd definitely agree).

    tan tennis shoes in the classic gucci print with off white laces, green and red stripes along the sides and mickey throughout
    Mytheresa

    You never know 🤷‍♀️. And think of how incredible these would look in front of the castle at Magic Kingdom?????

    Get them from Mytheresa for $690 (available in sizes 4–12).

    What I'd probably look like if I ever got those Gucci shoes:

    The Walt Disney Company

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