Stilettos

Stilettos
These are the highest heels you will find, reaching up to 8″. You might have to work hard to master how to walk in stilettos, but once you do, there is no turning back. Stilettos can instill amazing confidence in you, but aren’t fun to walk in, so wear them when you need to feel powerful in a situation where you don’t move around too much.

Sling Backs

Sling Backs
Sling backs are ideal if you want some stability in your high heels. They have a nifty strap that hooks towards the back of your ankle. Opt for these to look good while also feeling secure.

Kitten Heels

Kitten Heels
Kitten heels are for those women who want immense comfort and maybe an inch of a lift. They are perfect for professional occasions. The comfort that these heels provide is awesome.

Ankle Strap Heels

Ankel Strap Heels
Similar to sling backs, ankle strap heels offer more support. The comfort is much better because of the strap. Also, your shoes would be more secure.

Chunky Heels

Chunky Heels
These aren’t specific type of heels but refer to a group of heels that are chunkier at the base. The wide square base is more stable than stilettos. Also, they are of medium length.

Platforms

Platforms
The difference between platforms and stilettos is that the base of the shoe is thicker and wider. It becomes easy to handle high heels with this construction. Also, your feet hurt less.

Wedges

Wedges
In wedges, the height is similar to that of stilettos or other high heeled alternatives. However, one chunk of material flows from the sole to the heel. The heel is everywhere, basically!

Pumps

Pumps
Pumps are lower than stilettos Ð usually about 2 Ð 3″. They are simple and no fuss heels, ideal for any occasion. The front is low cut and classy in these essential heels.

Spool Heels

Spool Heels
Think of boot cut pants or a spool and you might get an idea about the shape of these heels. The heel looks like a marshmallow squeezed at the middle.

French Heels

French Heels
You must have heard of Pompadour heels or Louis heels. Yes, these are those heels. They look like Spool heels with curves.

Comma Heels

Comma Heels
A comma heel is devil’s footwear. The heel looks like a comma, that is Ð the punctuation. The tail can be out or in, depending on the style, in these low heels.

Ankle Booties

Ankle Booties
The last few years have seen a lot of ankle booties. They are like normal booties, but they end around your ankles. The heels are usually medium Ð about 2 Ð 3″ and sometimes more.

Mules

Mules
Mules were pretty big in the 90s, with their half open half closed top. Now, they are making a comeback again, with all the big designers going for them. The heel height can be tall or short.

Cone Heels

Cone Heels
Cone heels are aptly named; they start off wider at the bottom of your sole and thin out. They look exactly like a delicious ice-cream cone. Heel length is usually small to medium.

Peep Toes

Peep Toes
Peep toes come in various heel sizes and designs, with only one thing in common. They are flirty heels, they tease with just the front of your foot peeking out. Time to show off that manicure!

Cork Heels

Cork Heels
Cork heels are called so because of the material that these heels are made from. Heel sizes may be tall or short. However, you will experience a cushioned and softer step.

Heeled Boots

Heeled Boots
Heeled boots are classics in your shoe closet. They can reach up to your calves, knees or even thighs, adding an element of danger to any outfit. The heels are usually tall.

Corset Heels

Corset Heels
Corset heels bind your feet from both sides, complete with threads and everything. They are commonly referred to as strappy sandals.

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