The 5 Shoes Styles You'll Wear Forever

Shoe styles are a little like relationships. Some come on hot and heavy, but burn out fast, like the wedge sneakers of the romantic world, if you will. Others offer a lifetime of affection, such as a classic pump or ballet flat. Today, we’re focusing on the latter with a roundup of the five styles that will never lose your love. Click through to see which shoe styles you should declare your devotion to now, and will still adore years down the road.

1. Leopard Pumps

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A classic shape in a cheeky print—we’re sensing a long-term love.

Get The Look:
​Steve Madden Galleryy Heels ($80) in Leopard Pony

Steve Madden Galleryy Heels ($80)

2. Sneakers

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Nothing adds a relaxed air to your outfit like a pair of classic Chucks.

Get The Look:
​Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star Fancy ($55) in White Canvas

3. Strappy Stilettos

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Every woman needs at least one pair of scintillating shoes in her closet.

Get The Look:
​Schutz Fiorenza Heels ($260) in Oyster/Sesame

4. Ankle Booties

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The short-heeled style is critical to our weekend ensembles, easily earning its spot among the coveted five.

Get The Look:
​Frye Reina Booties ($258) in Dark Brown

5. Ballet Flats

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Sweet and practical, the traditional ballet flat is here to stay.

Get The Look:
​Circus By Sam Edelman Ali Flats ($50) in Black Perforated

Circus By Sam Edelman Ali Flats ($50)

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