By Cate Jensen
This ankle strap heel is just what you need for those first few days back at work after your flip-flop filled vacations. Although part of Edelman’s summer collection, the black and cognac brown colorblock makes them not only fashionable but versatile. A perfect pair to wear in the office or after the clock hits 5 p.m.
Sam Edelman Okala Heels, $109.95; zappos.com
While flats have long been a colder temperature staple – pastel colors are a fresh take for fall. Variation from the same old neutrals of black, brown or nude, blush gives a little extra flair to your ensemble.
Louise et Cie Footwear Isabel Flat, $60; nordstromrack.com
Work-wear might be a worthy expenditure, but who doesn’t love a good heel for the evening? These booties, from Lord and Taylor’s own affordable shoe collection, are adaptable to the autumn because of their burgundy hue and suede material – making them the ultimate “every season” shoe.
424 FIFTH Summer Booties, $111.75; lordandtaylor.com
Peep toe shoes in cold weather may sound like an oxymoron – it is far from it. Throw on a pair of tights to make this once summer shoe your go-to for fall. Stylish yet subtle, this boot is sure to be your favorite crossover accessory for the season.
DV by Dolce Vita ‘Mercy’ Peep Toe Bootie, $128.95; shop.nordstrom.com