As you’re probably aware, shoes can make or break an outfit, but that doesn’t mean you have to play it safe when dealing with outfit-and-shoe combinations. Oftentimes the best pairings are the most outside-the-box ones. And we looked to some of the chicest women around (and on Instagram) to bring you 11 examples of outfit-and-shoe combos that make you look like you know what you’re doing (regardless of whether you do or not, sartorially speaking).
So what does looking like you know what you’re doing even mean when it comes to an outfit? As you’ll see among the looks below, it’s choosing a shoe style that’s a bit unexpected but still complementary. The shoes you choose say a lot about your personal style, how good of an eye you have, and how much you know about current trends.
Now that you know, read on for the outfit-and-shoe combos that’ll make you look like you know what you’re doing, and shop the shoes you’ll need to create them.