This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler.
Paul Andrew keeps both fashion and comfort in mind, offering a plethora of downright lovely low-heeled and flat shoes. The 2.6in-high Carpanthian slingback’s defining flourish is the metallic silver accent on its strap.
$795, available online at farfetch.com
At 3.3in high, the sophisticated Erin slingback just barely qualifies as a kitten heel. The adjustable strap lets you wear them bare-legged in summer and with tights come fall.
$595, available online at jimmychoo.com
Compared with the vertiginous stilettos Louboutin is known for, the 2.8in-high Frou Mid pump seems like the brand’s idea of a starter shoe. But we love the sexy front ruffle and patent-leather details.
$725, similar styles available online at christianlouboutin.com