You’re going to want every pair of block heel sandals in this years latest releases! Here’s what we can’t wait to add to our closets this season
Block heel sandals are one of the most practical heels and this years iterations are more stylish than ever before. Comfortable heels doesn’t have to mean dowdy and these shoes are proof in point. Block heel sandals used to be for when you want something more comfortable and stable than heels. Now they’re stylish, fashion forward and if you don’t have a pair, they’re the style you’re missing from your shoe collection. I’m going to stick to true block heels in this post versus spool heels as I’ve already covered those and to make everything easy for you to find on here. From Miu Miu’s two tone black and white chunky block heel Mary Jane pumps to towering rope platforms there’s a style for everyone to embrace the block heel trend.
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Are block heels in style for 2023
Yes block heels in all of their various iteration are in style for 2023, especially block heel sandals. It doesn’t matter whether they’re platforms, Mary Jane’s, loafers or triangle block heel sandals, they’re all back in fashion and making wearing heels more comfortable than ever.
The chunky shoe era is far from over, as proven by the Proenza Schouler, Fendi, and Jonathan Simkhai spring 2023 collections. Whether it’s a flatform, wedge, or bulky block heel, there’s a souped-up silhouette to suit every aesthetic.Harper’s Bazaar
Shoe editor picks
These are my top picks for block heel sandals, platforms, loafers and everything inbetween to rock the block heel trend for 2023. Whether you’re looking for a low, practical heel or the highest platform heels for Summer, these are the styles that caught my eye.
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Neutral Block Heel Sandals
If you’re looking for true women’s block heel sandals not platforms that offer both comfort, support and style, Valentino Garavani is a classic designer option.
Trending Brand | The Attico
If you’ve been searching for block heels I know you’ve come across The Attico block heel mules or at least a dupe of them. Their pyramid block heel is iconic. If you’re not a fan of neon yellow, these shoes also come in lots of other colors. So make room for these IT shoes in your closet.
Block Heel Platform Shoes
I’m torn whether to get these in white, tan or hot pink because I know I’d wear all 3 colors. I love the woven rope look of these for a more casual summer heel. They’re also a 5″ heel and you know I love a good heel. The higher the better, especially when they’re platforms. These are also really good bang for your buck at under $200.
Popular Block Heel Shoes
Alexandre Birman Clarita sandals have been a popular choice for the last few years. In the past it was the stiletto heel version, this year the block heel version is pushing it’s way to front and centre. These would be great for nights when you’re going to be on your feet a lot. They also come in nude leather to style for weddings, with your summer dresses or just casual jeans and a tank top.
Trending Denim Block Heel Mules
Denim on denim is a big fashion trend for 2023 so complete your outfit with a cute pair of denim sandals. The low heel on these Givenchy mules make them great for long Summer days. Style them with white dresses or denim outfits.
White Block Heel Shoes
Paris Texas is still a hot brand to get your hands on. These white block heel mules are on sale so grab them while you can.
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Versatile Neutral Heels
One of the most versatile block heel shoes in a cream color that goes with everything and a mid heel height for more comfort than a towering heel. Pack these for your Italian vacation to add instant chic to any outfit from day to night.
How to style block heel shoes
Block heel sandals and shoes are super easy and versatile to style. Depending on the style, whether they’re a more glam metallic or crystal embellished pair or more casual mule cute outfit ideas include:
- Styling them with a blazer and shorts set for a smart casual look.
- Block heel mules look super cute with all of your summer dresses. If you’re wearing a neon pair, try styling them with matching accessories like a matching neon belt or bag.
- Swap your pumps for block heel sandals for Summer. Whether that’s with a blazer and jeans, pants suit or wide leg pants.
- Dress up jean shorts with a pair of cute block heel sandals.
- Swap your sparkly stilettos for crystal pyramid block heel mules for a night out.