Not a fan of sky-high stilettos, but not convinced about flats either? Enter the kitten heel. This season’s pumps and sandals in low heels are just as stylish as their towering counterparts. Think fur-trim baroque ones from Balenciaga, modern leather pumps with screw-like heels by Givenchy, and Gucci‘s spiked and studded metallic pumps.

Not only do they provide you with height and style, these show stoppers will let you dance all night in absolute comfort. Are you sold? Because we are.

1

Balenciaga mink fur pumps

Like a fancy upgrade from those fur-trimmed bedroom slippers, these Balenciaga pumps will instantly give any outfit a luxe touch. Covered in flora and spray-pattern jacquard, these kitten heels are finished with fluffy grey mink-fur trims.

Balenciaga mink fur-trimmed jacquard pumps, S$1,320. 

2

Dolce & Gabbana lace pumps

As part of Dolce & Gabbana’s ‘The Rainbow Lace’ collection, these Bellucci pumps are available in an array of colours (like the rainbow). Covered in Taormina lace with Swarovski crystals on the toe, these dainty heels come with an exclusive lace-patterned packaging with matching branded satin dust bag.

Dolce & Gabbana Bellucci lace pumps with crystals, S$1,700. 

3

Dorateymur suede mules

Set on a slim kitten heels, Dorateymur’s Cabriolet mules are crafted from supple suede in bold claret hue. These easy-to-wear yet sleek pair are detailed with Western-style buckles cast in the shape of a horse head.

Dorateymur Cabriolet suede mules, US$395 (S$570).

4

Fendi slingback sandals

Remember the Fendi Faces? They’re here on these slingback sandals too! These sandals are crafted in Italy with multi-coloured leather with metal appliqués and plexiglass studs.

Fendi slingback leather sandals, US$800 (S$1,155).

5

Givenchy leather pumps

Sleek, modern, and definitely fashion-froward, the graphic Maremma pumps are designed with Givenchy’s screw-inspired silver pin heel. They are crafted in Italy from black leather, complete with a contrasting white toe-cap.

Givenchy Maremma leather point-toe pumps, US$1,462 (S$2,111).

 

6

Gucci studded pumps

Rendered in metallic blue leather, and punctuated with gold-toned studs and spikes, these Gucci pumps look truly killer (pun intended) in real life. The straps across the middle pays homage to the brand’s roots, not forgetting its bamboo-effect heels.

Gucci metallic studded pumps, S$1,560. 

7

Miu Miu embellished pumps

These ultra-feminine satin Miu Miu pumps in pale-yellow are adorned with a cluster of faux pearls, clear crystals, and gunmetal studs. Wear them with cropped denim jeans to balance out its lady-like feels.

Miu Miu embellished satin pumps, S$1,490. 

8

Nicholas Kirkwood Leda pumps

Slightly higher than your regular kitten heels, Nicholas Kirkwood’s Leda pumps are made of Nappa leather in Italy. These steppers feature red floral motifs against a navy and black background, and would add a feminine touch to any ensemble.

Nicholas Kirkwood Leda pumps, £395.83 (S$707.80).

9

Tabitha Simmons mary-jane

Perfect as part of your everyday office ensemble, Tabitha Simmons’ Layton mary-jane pumps are made of velvet and finished with a crystal button detail.

Tabitha Simmons Layton velvet nary-jane, US$725 (S$1,047).

10

Valentino Rockstud pumps

The renowned Valentino Rockstud pump comes in a more comfortable heel height (not that the stilettos aren’t). Complete with antique silver-finish studs and black stones, tone on tone piping and calfskin ankle straps – these badass babies are made for walking.

Valentino Rockstud pumps with ankle straps, US$1,110 (S$1,603).