These slingbacks, slides, and cutout booties are perfect for the in-between weather of September.
While we are definitely excited about fall and all the perks that come with it — most notably pumpkin-spiced lattes and beautiful foliage — there is one thing about the season that poses a major fashion challenge. What do you wear for temperatures that can go from the upper 70s to the lower 40s in the span of a single day?
The answer to a cute summer-to-fall outfit is most often layering, and when it comes to matching footwear, designers have come up with some extremely creative ways to combine features appropriate for both seasons into one shoe.
Take slingbacks, for example. They’re closed at the toe and open at the heel. It’s basically the best (and chicest) of both worlds. And don’t let anyone tell you espadrilles are strictly summer-only footwear. Opt for a pair made from genuine leather to keep your feet warm and you’ll never want to wear anything else.
For those of you who like a classic shoe but want something that stands out, consider a comfy loafer or an oxford that has been given a modern update with cutouts or metal details.
Here, we rounded up 21 chic footwear options to take on that tricky in-between weather.