Footwear shopping is not as easy as many ‘shoe-noobs’ would think it is. What style of shoes do I buy? What kind of outfits will they go with? How much heel is too much heel? Although we cannot answer most of those questions ourselves, here are a few questions we can help you.  So in other words, if you’re getting to go shoe shopping, do not forget to take a walk-through into this ultimate footwear list of shoe styles with their names. Myntra is one of the top locations in India for footwear. Do check out some of the best Myntra Coupons to make a saving on your purchase.

1. Pumps

There are casual shoes for girls, and there are ladies formal shoes, there is party wear footwear, there are date ready shoes. But the pumps are the most flexible pair of shoes for women there can ever be! Just ask yourself, what colour of shoes go with everything, and pick your self a pair of pumps in that shade!

2. Stilettos

Defined by the thin, high heel, stilettos are both a blessing and a curse to women. The shoe style is such that it can work as formal footwear for ladies and glamorous style shoes in one go! What are the types of heels that have made many a sensible woman empty her savings? Stilettos.

3. Kitten heels

A kitten heel is a short, slender heel, usually from 1.5 inches to 1.75 inches high, with a slight curve setting the heel in from the back edge of the shoe. Known to be the favourite of power packed women like Audrey Hepburn, Michelle Obama, and Hilary Clinton, these are on the top  5 list of best women formal shoes.

4. Ankle booties

A staple in most winter wardrobes around the world today, boots were not recognised as high fashion footwear until the 1970s. They could also be used as a type of formal shoes for girls.

5. Ankle Strap Heels

Also known as the women’s T-strap sandal, this type of shoe was first popularized during the 1920s. The style featured a pointed toe with a strap that reached toward the ankle from the center of the toe to a flat belt circling the ankle. It’s debatable if they could be considered one of the types of formal shoes.

6. Wedges

This type of shoes is defined by a single piece of material serving as both the sole and the heel. Typically with a sole that is much thicker at the back compared to the front, making it high heeled shoe style.

7. Cone Heels

Wide where it connects to the sole of a shoe and narrowing significantly to the point where it reaches the ground, cone heels are unique and different, types of shoes that are usually worn with fun and flirty dresses.

8. Gladiator Sandals

T-strap sandals with several straps running across the front of the foot, Gladiator sandals are the most comfortable and flexible of the different types of shoes for women.

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