Shiny Shoes: Fall’s Most Glamorous Footwear

By Kristen Shirley

This story originally appeared in the September/October 2017 issue of Elite Traveler.

Let your feet do the talking in some of fall’s most glamorous footwear.


Shiny Shoes: Fall's Most Glamorous Footwear

These multi-colored glitter boots have just enough gold as a base to keep them from veering that bit too far into the 1970s glam rock era, and make enough of a statement to turn heads. Hitting mid-calf, they’re perfect to wear over a skinny jean or under a midi-length skirt.

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Shiny Shoes: Fall's Most Glamorous Footwear

Expect to see these over-the-knee boots on every it girl come fashion week. The cone heel, pointed toe and all-over embroidered crystals make street-style dreams come true. And they’re versatile—they can be worn thigh-high or scrunched down.

$10,000, available online at


Shiny Shoes: Fall's Most Glamorous Footwear

Karl Lagerfeld took his audience to the moon in his space-themed show, and these boots are the perfect combination of futuristic and retro. The black heel and black toes give a bit of a 1960s astronaut’s wife vibe, and the glitter brings you to the stars.