A shoe guide for girls- from flats to heels, all you need to know.

For a man, a shoe is simply a shoe. But for a girl, a lady, a woman; a shoe has so many types.

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”

Here is a detailed guide on women shoes. Enjoy!

Different shoes and heels for women

Ballet flats

As the name says, these are very similar to a ballerina’s slippers. They are close toed and absolutely no hell and made of sturdy yet flexible material. Apart from being fashionable and chic, this is perfect for those who hate heels. It is very comfortable. When you buy one of these, make sure that the inner side material used is not too rigid and there should be some breathing space for your toes.


These are the ones with no back (ankles exposed) and with low or high heels that are chunky. Add this to your footwear collection only if you want something for semi formal wear. Also, they are often a little heavy. Looks smart and elegant, but not the party style.

Platform Shoes

The essential feature of platform heels is a very very thick sole, that gives an effect of a raised platform. The front part is a flat big platform and at the back there might be a stiletto heel or a wedge one.


There are so many types of boots that a whole new article can be written about them. Once upon a time boots were mainly worn to protect oneself from snow or mud, mainly per se functionality. But now they have become a big fashion statement. This winter and fall saw a plethora of boots in the market. Boots with a little bit of heel or high heels looks gorgeous, but some furry ones that do not come too high on your legs look great without heels too.
Here are a few types of boots for women:

  • Ankle bootie
  • Thigh high boots
  • Knee boots
  • Cowboy boots

Wedge heels

The comfort of flats with the glamour of high heels, these are wedge heels.

What is the difference between wedges and platform shoes?

Wedges are high in the heel, low in front. Platforms are thick across the entire sole.

Sling backs

This is a pretty common type of heel sandals available in the market. Heel is over 2 inches with rounded or pointed toes. The back part is not completely covered. There is a strap across the heel.


A pump shoe is characterized by low cut front, heels of minimum 2 inches and toes may be pointed or round.

Among heels too there are a number of shapes to chose from. From experience and trial you will know which one suits you best in terms of comfort and fashion.

  • Kitten heels
  • Cone heels
  • Prism heels
  • Spool heels
  • Wedge heels

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