Brace yourselves, babes. It’s only a matter of time before you’re swapping out your designer pool slides for a pair of sensible (but not stuffy) block heels. Wait just a sec. Heels that you can walk in without taking a tumble at first step? Our shoe prayers must have been answered. With chunky block heels already popping up everywhere — in every style, heel height, and colorway imaginable — you’d be crazy not to scoop up a pair (or three) for instant slayage. Keep scrolling for 16 stacked heels that are game for every upcoming function on your fall agenda.
Dolce Vita Haro Heels ($180): Eep! Epic color blocking, right this way. The splash of cerulean, cantaloupe, and goldenrod hues can be likened to the changing fall foliage — no?
J.Crew Lace-Up Pumps in Heart Print ($238): Between the whimsical heart print and collegiate-inspired grosgrain ribbon, these lace-up pumps scream back-to-school.
Betsey Johnson Joslyn Ankle Strap Sandals ($79): Last-minute getaway to Sicily? Don’t mind if we do, especially if these scalloped lemon heels are on deck with a floppy straw hat and vintage cutoffs.
Katy Perry The Caitlin ($109): The ‘70s and ‘80s called, and they want their Rubik’s cube back.
Forever 21 Faux Suede Mules ($25): Is this what they mean by on-trend? Snag yo’self a pair of these coral faux suede mules that can be styled on the go (lazy girls, rejoice!).
M.Gemi Lettura Calf Hair ($298): Complete your grown-up prep school uniform with a pair of M.Gemi’s luxurious calf hair loafers that would do Blair Waldorf proud. The around-the-clock support's not too shabby either.
Sam Edelman Yaro Ankle Strap Sandal ($120): Work or play, day or night, these ankle strap steppers will elevate a one-and-done slip dress or boardroom trousers without fail.
Kate Spade Central Heels ($358): Life’s too short not to go for the freaking pom-pom and tassel-strewn sandals. Just think: You’ll be a mere tap away from channeling your inner salsa dancer emoji this fall.
Marais Jardin Heel in Lavender ($245): A pair of Marais’ coveted double-buckle suede heels — also available in a citrusy limón, denim, or a fall-ready camel hue — will fit the bill just fine for a rendezvous in the City of Light.
Margaux The Heel ($295): Take a walk on the feline side with these leopard print ballet pumps that will hold you down for your nine-to-five and five-to-nine. The cushiony sole and roomy almond toe are almost too good to be true.
& Other Stories Leather Metallic Sandalette ($125): Metallic pink AND a glittery block heel? It must be our birthday.
Madewell The Alice Sandal in Suede ($138): Comfortable enough for everyday wear? Check. Moderate heel height for rush hour commutes? Check. Bold Siberian red hue? Triple check. Dare we say it — we think we’ve found our new 24/7 shoe.
Zara Embroidered Kitten Heel Slingback Shoes ($40): These floral jacquard kitten heels are in the spirit of Prada (minus the steep price tag, natch). Rock ‘em alongside a calf-length skirt and a Victorian neckline for a granny-chic vibe that’s SO fall ‘17.
Free People Sparkler Wrap Mule ($148): Not only are these suede mules a testament of the disco glam era, but helllooo, we already know we’re never taking them off. The glitter block heels will 10/10 make you want to bust a move — you, dancing queen, you.
Mansur Gavriel Suede Two-Tone Sandal ($525): Your fall fashion fund awaits you. First order of business? These Mansur Gavriel two-tone slingback sandals will look straight-up bananas styled alongside a fiery red power suit.
Crosswalk Suede Ruffle Heel ($180): No jaywalking permitted in these powder blue steppers featuring a femme ruffle detail and signature peep-toe. Toss on alongside frayed hem jeans and a silk cami for an upcoming GNO.
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