Hot off the runway and into your closet: block heels. They’re this season’s most talked about footwear trend. Swap out your pointy stilettos for a pair of these chunky heels and you’ll be feeling a bit more grounded (and your feet will thank you). Need further convincing? Well, we’ve corralled a few of our favorites that you’ll be happy to wear to work, out on the town or anything in between.

1. Caroline Woven Sandal by Schutz.

Perfect compliment to a LBD. We love how the black satin accent adds drama and contrast to the rafia shoe. Nordstrom $199.95.

2. Sheri Sandal by Sam Edelman.

The wrap around ankle-tie detail is so stylish and the soft suede is rich and buttery. Whether at a cocktail party or dancing the night away, this shoe is perfect for any occasion. Also comes in black. Nordstrom $89.96.

3. Tori Burch, Huntington Sandal.

Tori has great taste. But you knew that. And her Huntington Sandal is a good example of her iconic style. The fringe trim and cork heel sets this shoe apart from all others. Nordstrom $350.

4. Tori Buch, Elizabeth Block Heel Sandal.

Another one of our faves from Tori Burch. You can never go wrong with black patent leather. Strappy yet minimal, the Elizabeth is a wardrobe staple that’s timeless and classic. Nordstrom $275.

5. The Lainy Ankle-wrap Sandal.

The pom pom detail is super cute with a touch of sophistication. These sandals are guaranteed to make a statement. Madewell $158.

6. Jeffrey Campbell Purdy Block Heels.

We can’t resist the pairing of vibrant red and luscious pink and we’re pretty sure you’ll feel the same when you slip these on. Anthropologie $158.

7. The Cora Stitched Sandal.

Supple leather and padded insoles makes this the perfect every day sandal. The topstitching puts it over the top. Madewell, $138.

8. Kelsi Dagger Brooklyn Milton Shooties.

These shoes need no introduction. Jeans, tee shirt, and a pair of these and you’ll look like a million bucks. Anthropologie, $99.

9. Leopard-print leather heels.

Everyone needs a little leopard in their closet. These versatile, all-season shoes check all the boxes. J. Crew, $154.99.

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy girl who’ll decide where to go."

– Dr. Seuss



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