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    37 Heels That May Make You Think "I Need These"

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    1. Faux-suede, chunky-heeled shoes that reviewers say are so comfortable you won't even realize you've got on heels., Amazon

    I have a pair of block heels just like these and they are my absolute favorites! I wore them for hours on my feet at my bridal shower and my best friend's shower when I was a bridesmaid. If any of you have been in either of those roles, you know there is no such thing as sitting during either event. These shoes saved me!

    Promising review: "Let me start off by saying how obsessed I am with these shoes. They are the MOST comfortable shoes I have ever worn. I'm going to order the other colors. I've worn these shoes all day, and I can go on all night too. However, I recommend anyone interested in buying these shoes to go a half size smaller. You won't regret it." —Mj

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes 4.5–11.5 and 13 colors).

    2. Transparent heels to channel your inner Cinderella without the pain of wearing actual glass shoes (how did she flee in those?!).


    Promising review: "My feet are weird but I normally buy a 12 in heels to be comfy. I don’t have wide feet. The 13 works perfect for me, there is tons of space in the strap. My feet almost lined up perfect with the length of the shoe." —Schang

    Get them from Amazon for $25.33+ (available in sizes 5–15 and 10 styles).

    3. Lace-up leather booties with a high chunky heel and a cushioned footbed that'll show off your long legs without sacrificing comfort.

    Free People

    These Jeffrey Campbell beauties will easily transition from your work look your to date night outfit.

    Promising review: "I took a risk when buying these but I’m SO glad I did! They give me that little bit of spice and can be worn in so many different ways! My boyfriend asked if the laces cut into my skin or hurt so the first time I wore them I really focused on that... NOPE! They are a dream and I get compliments on them every time I wear them. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone with these, you will be pleasantly surprised!" —Elanham

    Get them from Free People for $198 (available in sizes 5–10 and six styles).

    4. Open-toe heels with crochet detailing, so you can emphasize the more ~delicate~ side of your wardrobe on your next date night.


    Promising review: "These are even prettier in person, which is saying something. A slight bit tight in the width but I also have wider feet, and they aren’t awful enough to care. Very comfortable to walk in, heel height is just perfect." —Lena Royle

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes 7–10 and three styles).

    5. Studded pumps with a pointed toe, so unique your date won't be able to tip toe around how fabulous they are., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this pair of heels in black and in nude. My size is between an 8.5 and a 9. The size 9 were too big, the size 8.5 fit perfectly! The return of the size 9 was seamless. These heels can be dressed up with a pencil skirt or down and worn with skinny jeans. The studs give them an edgy look and I am thinking about getting another color!" —Cortney Souther

    Get them from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes 5–12.5 and nine styles).

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


    Looking to outshine everyone else in the room? Throw on these heels and watch as heads turn. While I personally think the glitzy styles are the way to go, if you want a cute heel that's a little more subtle these also come in a number of suede options as well.

    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 $28.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 11 styles).

    7. Neon stilettos to light up your date night like never before.

    Have you ever really wanted to just, make a HUGE statement? These neon shoes are sure to do the trick. They're made of faux-patent leather and will truly make any outfit.

    Promising review: "I normally can’t handle heels that are more than three inches because I tend to lose my balance. But I had to attend a party and match my height with my friends. So I was thinking just buy a pair of shoes to use them for this party and let them collect dust in my closet afterwards. But this pair of shoes is very comfortable to wear. The curvature of the shoes fit perfectly under my sole. It’s almost like I am walking on my tiptoes without any shoes on. Definitely gonna wear them more often with nice dresses." —Yoilia

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

    8. Or more basic stilettos that can be paired with literally any outfit you own.


    These 4" heels will take your sex appeal to the next level no matter where you're headed on date night. Their design is classic and simple — exactly what you should have in your closet.

    Promising review: "I was not expecting to love these shoes as much as I do. I expected them to be cute (and they were) but they are also so comfortable. I wore them to a wedding and was in them for many many hours and my feet didn't hurt even a little bit. They're definitely the most comfortable heels I've ever worn." —Emily Czajowski

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes 5–10 and 17 styles).

    9. Heeled booties you won't freak out over if they get wet because they're made of faux suede.


    At this price, even if you wear these once and they get snowed or rained on you'll barely bat an eyelash. Featuring a round toe and a tapered heel, these booties are super cute and perfect for pairing with a dress or fitted jeans.

    Promising review: "My wife loves them! I bought these, along with two other pairs, as Christmas gifts for her. They fit great and the size runs exact. She says they are comfortable and she receives several compliments each time she wears them. Also the traction, important when wearing heels of this height, is very supportive and well made. She wears them once or twice a week and they seem durable. She says she would recommend them for anyone looking for cute booties that can be dressed up or down." —Matthew

    Get them from Amazon for $9.98+ (available in sizes 5.5–10 and eight styles).

    10. Faux snakeskin heels, so you can slither into any restaurant or movie without your date noticing you're late.


    OK they might notice you're over an hour late, but they won't care for more than a second after they see you arriving in these hot heels. The block heels make them practical while the snakeskin texture makes them sexy. Win-win!

    Promising review: "OMG! These are The Most Comfortable Heels I Have Ever Worn! My feet are a bit wide, so the toes can be cramped in heels, but these fit like a glove. Most importantly though, along with looking incredibly sexy, I can walk or stand in them for hours! The perfect pair of heels to drive a man wild! I'm a very happy girl!" —Jessica Lee

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 19 styles).

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


    Excuse me while I break out my credit card and order these in about five colors.

    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 $14.99 (available in sizes 5–11 and 17 styles).

    12. Heeled booties covered in sequins that'll let you live out the Taylor Swift lyrics, "Darling, I'm a nightmare dressed like a daydream."

    Free People

    Promising review: "Bought these in fuchsia and OMG. My heart legit skipped a few beats. Just as beautiful in person as they appear online. Usually I’m an 8.5, got the 8 and they fit perfectly. STUNNING." —goodacious

    Get them from Free People for $148 (available in sizes 6–11 and four styles).

    13. Platform slip-in heels with see-through leopard bands you'll want to add to your ever-growing shoe collection right ~meow~.


    Promising review: "Contrary to what others say, I find these sandals very comfortable and stylish. They can be dressed up or dressed down based on the occasion. They fit true to size compared to others." —Andellis

    Get them from Nordstrom for $44.78 (available in sizes 6.5–10).

    14. Sparkly heels covered in rhinestones, because if you're going to splurge on a pair of shoes it should be these.

    Free People

    Promising review: "These shoes are so sparkly and beautiful. I bought these to wear to a wedding and everyone loved them. I purchased in an 8.5, which is my usual shoe size. They were a bit roomy in the front toe strap so I purchased clear inserts for the ball of the feet cushion and they felt very secure. These shoes are easy to walk and dance in with the secure block heel and Velcro ankle strap." —Avantg

    Get them from Free People for $168 (available in sizes 5.5–10 and five styles).

    15. Metallic slide sandals with a chunky heel to add some extra special flair to your typically all-black wardrobe.


    Get them from Lulus for $140 (available in sizes 5.5–6, 7.5, and 8.5–10).

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


    Need shoes to go with a cool dress you found while thrifting? These are the answer to your fashion prayers!

    Promising review: "This is the first time I’ve ever bought shoes online and had them actually fit! These were super cute and I got compliments all night. They run ever so slightly large, which is as good for me because I’m a very slightly large size 10. Very pleased with this purchase." —Lzo

    Get them from Amazon for $25.98+ (available in sizes 5–10 and 12 styles).

    17. Sexy minimalist heels featuring a chic angular toe you'll find yourself twisting into weird weird positions to try and capture their beauty on your phone.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $128 (available in sizes 6.5–10 and three colors).

    18. Classic pumps you'll love so much you'll make excuses to wear them every night, not just on date night.,

    For some, heels can actually be really intimidating. If you're not sure you're ready to commit to a pricey pair of pumps, start off with these affordable (but gorg) ones from Amazon!

    Promising review: "OMG! I'm in love with these red shoes! They're absolutely beautiful and fit my arch perfectly! Love the matte look and feel. Putting them in freezer to stretch the toe area just a little." —Mia

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–10 and 21 colors).

    19. Velvet heels to simply redefine what "glamorous" means.


    Show the world just how confident you are by sporting these plush, velvet heels. The style will add another fun option to your forever-expanding shoe collection. A must-have, if you ask me!

    Promising review: "Beautiful packaging. Fits perfectly, and extremely comfy. There's a little bit of padding in the shoes which makes them super comfy!" —tyler

    Get them from ModCloth for $69 (available in sizes 6.5–10.5 and two styles).

    20. Versatile peep toe block heels you can pair with cute tights in the winter and wear out on the town in the summer.

    TJ Maxx

    Get yourself a shoe that can do it all, damnit. The peep toe is just darling, and the block heel assures you'll be comfortable while still looking ~fresh to death~.

    Get them from TJ Maxx for $19.99 (available in sizes 6–10 and three styles).

    21. Dainty pointed block heels that'll give you a lil' height without forcing you to stray too far away from your comfort zone of flat shoes.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $189 (available in sizes 7–9 and two colors).

    22. Quilted kitten heels designed to perfection so you can make a real statement when you show up for that first date you've finally gotten the nerve up to schedule.

    Nasty Gal

    If heels aren't your thing, but you still want to upgrade your outfit with a lil' somethin' somethin', check out these kitten heels. They only have about a 2-inch heel, so you can definitely strut your stuff without worrying about twisting an ankle.

    Get them from Nasty Gal for $31.50 (available in sizes 5–10).

    23. Platform pumps that'll help you add an extra glamorous touch to the outfit you've so carefully curated.,

    Promising review: "I got these to complete my 4th of July ensemble and they were perfect! Absolute showstoppers with compliments all day. With the platform, the heel itself is only an inch or so so you get the hight of 3 inches and the comfort of 1-inch. Seriously though, these shoes are great, especially for the price. You won’t regret them." —Gabrielle

    Get them from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 4–11 and three colors).

    24. Pretty stilettos that feature a bow so elegant you won't be able to keep yourself from smiling while wearing them.


    Even if you don't love heels, I bet you'd suffer through the pain of wearing stilettos if they happened to be this pair. They are simply so gorgeous you will look like a superstar strutting your stuff in these pumps.

    Promising review: "OH MY!! These shoes killed it!! Too many compliments and I am not over exaggerating at all!! These shoes were a hit at my office Christmas party. I am so glad I purchased them. They are adorable. I will definitely be working these into my wardrobe. I plan to rock them with a pair of skinny jeans ASAP!! They were comfortable to walk in/stand for three hours, I'm not sure about much longer lol." —Kenyetta Robinson

    Get them from Amazon for $18.89+ (available in sizes 4–10 and six colors).

    25. Pumps with lattice detailing that'll rival even the most talent baker's pie crust.


    Get them from Marshalls for $39.99 (available in sizes 5–11).

    26. Mary Janes, so spectacular anyone you walk past won't be able to help but compliment you on them., Amazon

    These mismatched Mary Janes are so unique you'll find yourself planning your outfits around them.

    Promising review: "Adorable shoes! The insides are cushy and I expect they will be more comfortable than the average high heel. They seem very well made with nice, even stitching. The buckle is attached to elastic, which I appreciate as the strap won't cut into my foot when walking around. The rubber soles are awesome. No falls or slips in these. The heels are made of a hard plastic and came with extra heel caps. All in all, good quality with a lot of thought put into comfort." —Jen

    Get them from Amazon for $47.49+ (available in sizes 4–11 and 16 styles).

    27. Holographic heels that'll help you convince your coworkers you're actually from the future. Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century vibes anyone???


    Promising review: "Nothing I disliked. Received as ordered / described. I love them. They’re different. Easy to go with a lot of outfits." —BK

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 6–10 and eight styles).

    28. Basic pumps from Calvin Klein that are an absolute must-have for your wardrobe — you'll likely want to snag 'em in at least 5 colors., Amazon

    Promising review: "I love the color and the heel height! If you can't tolerate high heels and steep arches for long, these are perfect! They provide a trendy look without the pain and I have a pair of the Gayle pumps in black, tan, and now neon yellow. These are my favorite shoes!!! Very comfortable." —AM_customer

    Get them from Amazon for $27+ (available in sizes 5–11, 7–10.5 in wide width, and 82 colors).

    29. Block heels with an ankle strap and a ~touch~ of spot dot calf hair that'll match all your outfits but still add a lil' extra ~somethin' somethin'~ to your look.


    These babies also contain an extra layer of padding to make them ultra comfy for all scenarios.

    Get them from Madewell for $138 (available in sizes 5–11).

    30. Microsuede heels with a pointed toe you'll be able to wear for hours (an entire wedding even!) without an ounce of pain. You're SO welcome.


    I personally have these and, as someone with a previous foot injury that prevents me from wearing super tall heels, I can tell you they are the most comfortable (and adorable!) shoes I own. They go with everything! I wore them to our company holiday party and didn't even remember that I was wearing new shoes! Do yourself a favor and snatch these up.

    Get them from Target for $27.99 (available in sizes 5–12 and three colors).

    31. Adorable chunky-heeled strappy shoes that'll amp up your outfit whether you're heading out on a hot date or date night with the girls.


    Promising review: "These shoes are hella sexy. My feet and calfs look amazing in them. I would absolutely buy another pair. Do yourself a favor and just buy them if you haven't already!" —SuperChick

    Get them from Amazon for $28.98+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 13 styles).

    32. Rose gold heels that are ~shining, shimmering, splendid~ and you'll want to add them to your shoe collection immediately.


    I want THESE. They are embedded with glitter, so you know they're about to become the prettiest thing you own. Don't walk, RUN to get this pair of heels.

    Promising review: "I wore these for a sorority function and they were perfect! My jumpsuit was black so I wanted a pop of color. I thought these were perfect and they were!!" —Mikaela M.

    Get them from Lulus for $33 (available in sizes 5.5–10 and four styles).

    33. Heeled Chinese Laundry sandals to make you say "dayyyyum girl!" when you look in the mirror., Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased the sunflower yellow. The suede has a sheen to it that makes them look like a lush gold, but not in tacky cheap way. The photos, including mine, make the suede look more rough/hairy than they look. It is very smooth and soft. These are the kind of shoes that are so comfy you feel like you could run in them. I'm a size 7.5 but I purchased an 8 just to be safe and they fit prefect. I have a wide foot and a high arch." —Christa

    Get them from Amazon for $48.02+ (available in sizes 5.5–10 and eight styles).

    34. Floral mules with a kitten heel that's oh-so-cute you'll find yourself counting down the days until spring returns.


    Get them from Anthropologie for $130 (available in sizes 6–10, in standard and wide widths, and two styles).

    35. Jessica Simpson pumps that'll stop your S.O. in their tracks when they see you strutting in them., Amazon

    Promising review: "This shoe is just plain sexy. I like it very much. It fits well. The heel is a little higher than average to me, but it feels good." —Purple

    Get them from Amazon for $34.79+ (available in sizes 5–11 and six styles).

    36. Simple slingbacks with a manageable heel you'll be able to wear to the office and then out dancing with your friends. They'll never go out of style!


    Get them from ASOS for $40 (available in sizes 4–12).

    37. And freakin' Christian Louboutins because as the great Ariana Grande once (recently) said, "Happiness is the same price as red-bottoms."


    YOU.DESERVE.THESE.👏👏👏. And that scalloped back heel? Next level fashion.

    Get them from Nordstrom for $695 (available in sizes 4–11 and in two colors).

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