The Ankle-Bar is an alluring, heeled shoe with an adjustable strap that wraps around the ankle. The strap is usually narrow and simple in design- providing support for the ankle, while adding charming appeal. Typically worn as a formal shoe, the Ankle-Bar is a "can't miss" women's shoe with timeless appeal.The Ballerina
Traditionally, the Ballerina shoe was made of soft leather and had a thin sole so that it could respond to the demands of a dancer. Having gained popularity outside of the dancing troupe, today's Ballerina shoe offers a thicker sole, and is often ornamented with a small bow near the toe or on the heel of the shoe. The Ballerina is simple, flat, slip-on shoe that typically has a rounded toe and is most often made of leather.Espadrilles
Some shoe experts believe Espadrilles have been in existence for over 4000 years; clearly they have withstood the test of time. Typically, Espadrilles have a canvas upper and a rope sole that is often made of jute. The shoe is offered in nearly any color and pattern, a range of heel heights (wedge heels being especially popular) and with, or without ankle straps. Once considered a quite casual shoe, today you find Espadrilles suitable for semi-formal wear.The High Boot
The High Boot
From casual to sexy, High Boots extend up the leg to a point just below the knee, and are generally fitted to the leg. Casual High Boots are often flat, while dressy High Boots generally sport a heel. Materials range from natural leather to synthetic rubber; some High Boots are slip-on, others zipper or buckle.The Instep-Bar
The Instep-bar displays a strap (or bar) that fastens across the instep. The Instep-bar may be flat or heeled, with a closed, open or peep-toe and takes on a casual to formal appeal depending on material and adornments.
There's good reason why you'll discover the Pump in nearly every woman's closet. The Pump is a simply designed slip on shoe with a medium to high heel and a low cut throat. Traditionally, the Pump was paired with a skirt or dress, but today you'll often find the Pump partnering with jeans or slacks too. Whatever the attire it accompanies, the Pump makes quite a statement.The Sandal
The Sandal can be traced back to ancient civilizations. While it has changed a great deal since that time, its remains a shoe with a minimal upper- allowing air to circulate around the foot, keeping it cool. Sandals can be found in virtually every color, design and material.The Sling-Back
The Sling-back hasn't lost its allure since coming into fashion in the 1930s. A Sling-back is a backless woman's shoe that is characterized by a strap which extends from the sides of the shoe and wraps around the ankle. Sling-backs are often thought of as dressy shoes, but depending on material, heel height and color the shoe can take on a casual look.The T-Bar
The T-Bar shoe features two straps which meet and form a "T" shape; one strap extends from the forward part of the shoe toward the instep and joins the other strap which crosses the instep. The T shaped straps give this shoe a distinctive stylish look.
The Ankle-Bar is an alluring, heeled shoe with an adjustable strap that wraps around the ankle. The strap is usually narrow and simple in design- providing support for the ankle, while adding charming appeal. Typically worn as a formal shoe, the Ankle-Bar is a "can't miss" women's shoe with timeless appeal.