13 Best Women's Contemporary & Designer Shoes

List Updated April 2021

Bestselling Women's Contemporary & Designer Shoes in 2021


Kate Spade New York Women's ALAMAR Pump, red, 8 Medium US

Kate Spade New York Women's ALAMAR Pump, red, 8 Medium US
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021
  • Sexy pump for work or play

Ted Baker Women's Kaawa Pump, Nude, 8 M US

Ted Baker Women's Kaawa Pump, Nude, 8 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
  • 100mm high pointed court shoe with thin glossy finish stiletto heel
  • Soft patent leather
  • Care information-Carefully blot with a cloth dampened with cold water
  • Glossy patent leather is complemented with metallic trims

FRYE Women's Melanie PERF Slip Fashion Sneaker, Pewter, 7.5 M US

FRYE Women's Melanie PERF Slip Fashion Sneaker, Pewter, 7.5 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
  • For over 155 years, Frye's iconic boots have defined eras, embodied social movements, outlasted trends and defied time. Frye captures the essence of timeless American style - the promise of a dream.
  • STYLE AND DESIGN: The simplicity of a ballet flat with the comfort of a sneaker, the Melanie is a Frye customer favorite for a reason. Slip on design for easy wear and beautifully crafted in a variety of leathers and colors.
  • COMFORT: Padded leather foot bed, and an elastic gore trim that hugs your feet while you're on the move.
  • PERFECT FIT: Medium width and true to size

Ted Baker Women's PEETCH Pump, Black, 10 M US

Ted Baker Women's PEETCH Pump, Black, 10 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
  • Signature style Peetch with dazzling domed jewel and pearl trim on the toe and standout triangular metal heel with mini metal bow at the back counter in luxurious velvets with soft leather lining
  • Rose Gold sock with Ortholite padding and metallic resin sole

Catherine Malandrino Women's Studded Slip-On Loafer, Black Suede, 8 B(M) US

Catherine Malandrino Women's Studded Slip-On Loafer, Black Suede, 8 B(M) US
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021

Badgley Mischka Women's Weslee Pump, Blush, 6.5 M US

Badgley Mischka Women's Weslee Pump, Blush, 6.5 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021
  • Organza
  • Pump
  • Heel height: 3.75 inches

Badgley Mischka Women's Jude Dress Pump,Black/Grey Leopard,6.5 M US

Badgley Mischka Women's Jude Dress Pump,Black/Grey Leopard,6.5 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
  • Two-piece pump with wide ankle strap and crystal accented barbell ornament

Taryn Rose Women's Ysabella Soft Patent Pump, Black, 8 M M US

Taryn Rose Women's Ysabella Soft Patent Pump, Black, 8 M M US
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021
  • flexible sole
  • leather lining
  • memory foam insole

Dolce Vita Women's Cowan Loafer Flat,black leather,9 Medium US

Dolce Vita Women's Cowan Loafer Flat,black leather,9 Medium US
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
  • Go classic or eclectic-- COWAN's sophisticated silhouette comes in colors and prints to suit even the most fickle fashion chameleon.

Dolce Vita Women's Vonn Espadrille Sandal, Black Calf Hair, 9.5 M US

Dolce Vita Women's Vonn Espadrille Sandal, Black Calf Hair, 9.5 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
  • Simple yet beautiful one band slide

Kate Spade New York Women's Dolores Too Ballet Pumps, Fawn, 7.5 M US

Kate Spade New York Women's Dolores Too Ballet Pumps, Fawn, 7.5 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2021
  • Kidskin

Marc Jacobs Women's Interlock Round Toe Ballerina Ballet Flat, Nude, 39 EU/9 M US

Marc Jacobs Women's Interlock Round Toe Ballerina Ballet Flat, Nude, 39 EU/9 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2021
  • Heel height 0.39

Kate Spade New York Women's Lilly Sneaker, White, 9 M US

Kate Spade New York Women's Lilly Sneaker, White, 9 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2021
  • Rubber sole
  • Leather lining
  • Slip on sneaker

8 Great Places to Find Designer Shoes in London

When you're hunt for the perfect pair of shoes, the designer boutiques and department stores in London can help you find the ideal match. Here's where to turn yourself into a bona fide shoe-aholic.

1. Rupert Sanderson. This is the place to pick up a few of the latest trends and step into some glossy patent leather heels, sandals, and unique shoe designs in eye-popping colors. Rupert Sanderson shoes carries a range of handmade designers shoes that are perfect for adding to your eclectic collection. You'll find the store at 33 Bruton Place in Mayfair, London.

2. Franchetti Bond, Ltd. This legendary English shoe shop will help you create a distinct and refined look in rich leather and authentic fabrics. The shoe shop offers plenty of distinct European designs to make your wardrobe stand apart from the rest, and you can also explore a diverse selection of handbags. Franchetti Bond, Ltd. Is located at 12 Symons Street in Chelsea, London.

3. Manolo Blahnik. The world-famous shoes have a discret location in London, and you can pick out your favorite too-tall stiletto from the showcase of shoes and accessories filling the shelves here. The shoe shop has become a famous spot for finding last-minute party items, and you'll easily find the right fit with the expert staff in-house. The Manolo Blahnik store is located at 49 Old Church Street in Chelsea, London.

4. Poste Mistress. From snakeskin leather boots to patent leather pumps, this shoe shop will delight your senses and make it difficult to ward off a shopping spree. The shoe collections offers something for everyone, and the associates will gladly help you find something truly unique for that upcoming event. Browse away in the seemingly endless shelves and display of designer shoes here, it's one of London's best! Post Mistress is located at 61 Monmouth Street in Covent Garden, London.

5. Jimmy Choo. Fresh off the runways, the collection here features all the latest trends and plenty of eye-catching shoe displays to keep you interested for hours. The store offers plenty of browsing opportunities where you can pick out your own pair of extra-tall stilettos and practice trotting in them before the final decision. Jimmy Choo is located at 32 Sloane Street in Knightsbridge, London.

6. Patrick Cox. When disco fever hits your closet, or you just want to add a little retro design to your look, head to Patrick Cox shoe store for a giant collection of trendy boots, shoes, and sandals. It doesn't take long to discover British trends and tastes here, and at the very least, you'll find a '70s-inspired gift or accessory. Patrick Cox is located at 129 Sloane Street in Chelsea, London.

7. Anello and Davide. You can't leave London without a good pair of dancing shoes, and Anello and Davide will happily bring you only the highest quality of leather shoes that will last you for your years to come-both on and off the dancefloor. This shoe shop prides itself on personal customer service, so be prepared to have your feet measured and analyzed before settling for the perfect match. Anello and Davide is located at 20 St. Christopher's Place in Marylebone, London.

8. Shellys. When you want a pair of shoes that demand attention, Shellys is the place to go. It's the shop where drag queens in Soho enjoy their weekly shopping spree, and you'll easily find a few extreme designs and platform heels to round out your closet. Shellys is located at 266 Regent Street in Soho, London.

You'll be overwhelmed with the assortment of designer shoes and brands available throughout London's shopping districts, so it's a good idea to work with a plan on each trip! Be sure to stop in at any of these top shoe shops on your next visit for the best that London has to offer.

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