Style

Five Work Shoes Even an Intern Can Afford

By far and away, the biggest fashion crimes are committed in the shoe department (Uggs, Crocs, filthy flip flops, etc.).  To build a solid wardrobe of professional shoes, you really only need five good pairs of shoes.

 The Black Summer Shoe

BP Daniela Pump (Nordstrom, $60)

Black pumps can be a bit heavy for warm weather, but these pumps have a natural heel and cut-outs to keep them fresh for Summer.

The Red Wedge

Margit Peep Toe Wedge (Target, $23)

You can wear these with navy separates or with summer dresses, your call.  They also look fabulous with skinny jeans.

The Nude Pump

Max Studio Marais Pumps (DSW, $90)

Do we really need to go over how awesome nude pumps are again?  No?  Good.

The Printed Heel

 

Anne Klein Pipa2 Kitten Heels (Endless, $69)

These printed sling-backs will look great with cotton dresses and pencil skirts.  Plus, how adorable is that little bow?

Metallic Flats

Ralph Lauren Amarissa Ballet Flat (Zappos, $69)

These are perfect for those days when the idea of walking around in heels makes you want to throw something.  These days are inevitable.

Leave a Reply to Belle · cancel comment

    leave a comment

  1. K says:

    I am african american and those nude pumps would NOT look nude on me. Have any suggestions for other skin tones?

    April 1, 2010/Reply
  2. Belle says:

    I thought about that when I posted them, but I’m not quite sure what the replacement would be. Maybe another African American reader would have some thoughts?

    April 2, 2010/Reply
  3. Tia says:

    I own these pumps, and they have enough warmth that they match my skin tone.

    https://www.polyvore.com/womens_shoes_bags_nude_footwear/thing?id=10271413

    April 2, 2010/Reply
  4. K says:

    thanks!

    April 2, 2010/Reply
  5. KH says:

    I personally think it is important for African American women to own nude pumps as well. It’s not necessarily for the “nudity” but more so for the versatile color.

    June 8, 2010/Reply
  6. Hannah says:

    Belle – beyond the peep-toe and cut-outs, what are the rules for sandals in DC in the summer? I’m going to be an intern this summer and I have a couple pairs of sandals that are heeled, but strappy, showing off more foot than shoe. I’m having a hard time deciding if they’re okay to wear or not.

    Thanks for all your intern fashion advice! I’d be lost (and far less chic) without it.

    June 12, 2010/Reply
  7. nina says:

    I found really good mbt shoes online retailer the other day and I have bought three pairs of mbt shoes from the site. They provide quality mbt shoes with competitive prices. They sent me two pairs of sunglasses for Christmas gift! It is worth mentioning that their services are professional and efficient. I have enjoyed shopping with them. The URL of the site is
    <a href=”https://www.boseheadphonestore.com” title=”MBT shoes”>MBT shoes</a>
    <a href=”https://www.cheapestflipflops.com” title=”new mbt shoes blog”>new mbt shoes blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.cheapmonsterheadphones.com” title=”the most popular MBT shoes for Christmas in Europe”>the most popular MBT shoes for Christmas in Europe</a>
    <a href=”https://www.cheapswimwearstore.com” title=”Discount MBT Footwear on Sale”>Discount MBT Footwear on Sale</a>
    <a href=”https://www.cheaptshirtsale.com” title=”MBT Shoes Sale”>MBT Shoes Sale</a>
    <a href=”https://www.designhandbagsonsale.com” title=”Buy Cheap MBT Shoes Blog”>Buy Cheap MBT Shoes Blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.discountswimwearonline.com” title=”Cheap MBT Sandal”>Cheap MBT Sandal</a>
    <a href=”https://www.drdreheadphonestore.com” title=”the latest trends”>the latest trends</a>
    <a href=”https://www.edhardyshirtstore.com” title=”Buy Cheap MBT Shoes”>Buy Cheap MBT Shoes</a>
    <a href=”https://www.monsterbeatsale.com” title=”Cheap MBT shoes”>Cheap MBT shoes</a>
    <a href=”https://www.nfljerseysnews.com” title=”mbt shoes sale”>mbt shoes sale</a>
    <a href=”https://www.nfljerseysones.com” title=”New MBT shoes Blog”>New MBT shoes Blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.nfljerseyspersonalized.com” title=”safety MBT shoes”>safety MBT shoes</a>
    <a href=”https://www.r4dscars.com” title=”MBT Shoes Sale”>MBT Shoes Sale</a>
    <a href=”https://www.r4dsinintendo.com” title=”MBT shoes specialist retailer”>MBT shoes specialist retailer</a>
    <a href=”https://www.sunglassessonline.com” title=”Discount MBT Shoes Sale”>Discount MBT Shoes Sale</a>
    <a href=”https://www.vibramfivefingerswomen.com” title=”MBT shoes give”>MBT shoes give</a>
    <a href=”https://www.vibrammenfivefingers.com” title=”MBT Shoes Sale”>MBT Shoes Sale</a>
    <a href=”https://www.womendesignerbikinis.com” title=”MBT Footwear Blog”>MBT Footwear Blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.womenedhardycheap.com” title=”Wholesale MBT Shoes”>Wholesale MBT Shoes</a>
    <a href=”https://www.bestmbtshoestore.com” title=”Boots blog”>Boots blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.cheapmbtshoes.tk” title=”T-shirt blog”>T-shirt blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.dsr4nintendo.com” title=”Strap blog”>Strap blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.ershoushebeihuishou.com” title=”Jeans blog”>Jeans blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.groupbuytimes.com” title=”Winter blog”>Winter blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.maicaipo.com” title=”mbt shoes”>mbt shoes</a>
    <a href=”https://www.mbtshoescheapest.com” title=”Mbt On Sale Blog”>Mbt On Sale Blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.r4dsdhc.com” title=”mbt staka chocolate blog”>mbt staka chocolate blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.shangpal.com” title=”cheap latest MBT shoes blog”>cheap latest MBT shoes blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.shangpay.com” title=”Mbt Sales Uk Blog”>Mbt Sales Uk Blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.xiamenfeipinhuishou.com” title=”cheap MBT shoes”>cheap MBT shoes</a>
    <a href=”https://www.xiamenjiuhuohuishou.com” title=”MBT shoes at the latest prices online”>MBT shoes at the latest prices online</a>
    <a href=”https://www.xiamenjiuhuoshichang.com” title=”choice MBT sneakers blog”>choice MBT sneakers blog</a>
    <a href=”https://www.xiamenjiuhuoshichang.com” title=”choice MBT sneakers blog”>choice MBT sneakers blog</a>

    December 28, 2011/Reply