Nothing against sneaker nation, but sometimes your outfit calls for a little extra zhoosh. When sky-high stilettos and runway-esque platforms don't exactly translate IRL, opt for a 24/7 pump that works for the boardroom, salsa dancing lessons, and even your weekend bagel run. Scroll through for 17 of the most comfortable heels for fall that won't leave you taking a nose dive at first wear. PRAISE.
Ouigal Posie Heels ($230): Helllooo, sunshine. These happy-go-lucky suede heels will fo' sure have you reaching for a fringy suede vest and '70s-inspired flares come a trip to the pumpkin patch.
Marais USA Jane Color Block Mule ($250): From pre-K to adulthood, Crayola brights have honestly never been more en vogue. (But rest assured, these practical mules can be worn beyond the classroom with a teddy bear topper and modern culottes.)
HOPP x Pauline de Roussy de Sales Three Strap Sandal ($220): These painterly three-strap sandals from HOPP, the purveyors of comfortable and fashion-forward footwear for the modern woman, don't mess around when it comes to looking FROW-ready.
LOÉIL Two Tone Slingback Pumps ($78): Chanel-esque slingbacks, you've been summoned.
Sam Edelman Inara Scalloped Block Heel Sandal ($120): Adopt a work hard, play harder 'tude with these peachy-keen scalloped heels.
Zara Faux Fur High Heel Mules ($50): These fuzzy russet-hued mules are ready to rock 'n' roll beyond the bedroom.
& Other Stories Leather Metallic Sandalette ($125): If these metallic pink mid-heel sandals are any indication, then the early aughts are on the verge of making a comeback.
Banana Republic Madison 12-Hour Pump ($128): Working gals, you can thank us later. Banana Republic's tested and approved 12-hour pump — available in a feisty leopard print, no less — features a cushiony memory foam insole for around-the-clock ease.
Mango Metallic Ballerinas ($40): These plié-worthy stacked heels are almost as poised as IRL ballerina Misty Copeland. Swoon.
Cole Haan Kadi Sandal ($150): Desk-to-drinks looks a little somethin' somethin' like this. Better believe these power red ankle-strap steppers with '90s influence are ready to hit the city pavement.
Intentionally Blank Daisy Baby Pink Suede ($198): No time to spare? Girl, we got you. These slip-on-and-go millennial pink mules not only give off easy-does-it vibes, but they practically style themselves.
J.Crew Mary Jane Pumps in Ratti Graphic Diamond ($238): From the cobblestone streets of Rome to Sunday brunch on the UES, these graphic Mary Jane pumps will be your stylish sidekick this fall. (Ahem, we may be partial to the disco glam heel.)
Kate Spade New York Yasmin Heels ($228): Move over, black pumps. These scalloped block heels are moving up.
ASOS Sparks Interchangeable Laces Midi Heels ($56): Glitter, interchangeable straps, and tough-girl hardware — that's what we're here for.
Everlane the Day Heel ($145): Your jeans-and-tee uniform is about to get a way chic makeover. Between the rounded toe, citron hue, and trend-right block heel, these suede beauties will channel nonstop comfort.
Tictail Could'a Would'a Should'a Pattern ($148): Coulda-woulda-shoulda is right. Scoop these pattern-happy satin mules up now or forever hold your peace.
True Gault Heather ($250): True Gault utilizes revolutionary 3D imaging technology to design footwear that checks all the boxes (style, fit, and function). Peep these noir sheer paneled steppers that give off an air of mystery and a hint of sexy — perfect for your next tango dancing lesson.
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