This season’s latest and greatest shoe trend aren’t sneakers, mules, or spiked stiletto heels (thank goodness). Instead, it’s a sweet, slightly quirky, combination of the three! Get ready to see kitten heel mules everywhere you roam this spring and summer.
Part mule and part kitten heel, with just enough sneaker-like comfort to allow you to wear them anywhere — even while walking long distances — the kitten heel mule is the perfect fancy, non-fancy shoe to jazz up a variety of outfits. Find major fashion inspiration in a simple pair of rolled-up boyfriend jeans, a great-fitting striped T-shirt, and demure kitten heel mules. They’re just as gorgeous and elegant with tailored pants as they are with ripped skinny jeans and a blazer. And, thanks to their modest heel heights, which ranges from one to two-inches, you can pull off shorter skirts and even shorts with kitten heel mules — whereas a stiletto could make you look like you tried a little too hard.
If you dig the kitten heel mule trend, you’re in major luck: you can find a great pair at any price point. Here are six pairs of kitten heel mules you’ll love:
These stunning V-cut kitten heel mules from Topshop come in three colors: black, green, and purple. But this dramatic dark pair boasts a secret style weapon: gold-capped toes that give them major pizzazz. Pair these mules, which have two-inch heels, with anything from black tailored trousers to a midi skirt and blouse for polished Monday morning meetings.
If you’re looking for an elegant kitten heel mule option, this black pair features oversized bow details and a slightly higher three-inch heel. A higher heel means you can get away with wearing these with longer, tailored pants or flare jeans.
These velvet kitten heel mules are a formal choice, one embellished with ribbons and featured in a dramatic shade of deep blue. They have a pointed toe, self-covered one-inch heel, and a padded insole for added comfort.
These red leather kitten heel mules are a little sexy, a little tough, and perfect for grounding whimsical floral spring dresses and skirts. These shoes have a leather upper, lining, and sole and a 2.25-inch covered kitten heel. The pointed heel is all business and, if red isn’t your favorite cool, no worries: it also comes in ivory, champagne, or black.
Made with woven cotton and with personality to spare, these striped Loeffler Randall kitten heel mules are the perfect statement shoe to add a touch of whimsy to anything you wear. They have a 2-inch heel and can be easily cleaned with a brush and mild detergent. They also come in design/color options that include rainbow lamé, black suede, or cherry blossom velvet.
Werner Mules ($152)
Feel and look like royalty in these velvet black kitten heel mules with their gorgeously rich floral design. These shoes have a 2.54-inch heel, leather lining, and rubber sole.
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