The Bizarre Shoe Trend That's Actually SO Chic

July 17, 2018 by Justine Schwartz
shefinds | Fashion

Sure, dad sneakers are cool–but have you ever tried “mom mules”? The very ladylike–and apparently “mom-ish”–trend of low mule heels is what Who What Wear points out is the next big “bizarre/ugly” shoe trend that’s actually SO chic.

As a refresher, “ugly” is the new pretty (we’re looking at you, cycle shades) and especially when it comes to footwear. You’ve probably been seeing these 90s inspired kitten heel mule sandals all over your Instagram feed–but you might not know that the term “mom mules” has been coined for them.

According to WWW, countless bloggers and tastemakers have been wearing them–no child required.

So, what do you think–would you wear Mom Mules??

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CALVIN KLEIN Luc Mule ($99.95)

MERCEDES CASTILLO Beckey Open Toe Mule ($350)

Matiko Madeline Slides ($140)

The Fix Lilly Slides ($75)

LOQ Elora Slides ($350)

Jeffrey Campbell Beaton Gingham Slides ($140)

FRANCO SARTO SARTO by Franco Sarto Ramy Mule ($78.95)

BOTKIER Carlie Mule ($82.57, down from $117.95)

Steve Madden Insist ($89.95)

Steven Waze Block Heel Sandals ($109)

Jeffrey Campbell Rhymes Metallic Slide Sandals ($86.25)

Megs Slide Sandal ($69.95)

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Editorial Director

Justine Schwartz is a veteran women's lifestyle editor; she's written extensively about style & beauty tips, health advice and wedding planning for more than a decade. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Huffington Post and New York Weddings. Justine has been with SheFinds since 2010; you can reach her via email at [email protected]

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