7 Modern, Affordable Kitten Heels

The season’s hottest shoe trend is super chic and—bonus!—has a refreshingly low heel.


Zara Laminated Kitten Heel Shoes


A contemporary alternative to flats, silver kitten heels have an unexpected uptown vibe that adds instant polish to jeans.

To buy: $40, zara.com.

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Soft Style Madalyn Shoes


Give your weekend look a (slight) boost in these laid-back sandals. An adjustable ankle strap and a wide band over the toes offer extra support. Available in four colors.

To buy: $49, zappos.com.

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Sole Society Kitten Heel Pump


Equally cute with a skirt or boyfriend jeans, these heels add a pop of pattern and color to any outfit. Available in ten colors.

To buy: $70, solesociety.com.

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Nine West Xrazy D’Orsay Pumps


Running to meetings all day? These sleek pumps will see you through your schedule in style. Pair them with a sharp summer work dress for an office-ready ensemble. Also available in gray.

To buy: $79, ninewest.com.

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Marc Fisher Tiffani3 Pointy Kitten Heel Sling


A pointed toe, ladylike slingback silhouette, and of-the-moment chambray give summer sundresses a polished vibe.

To buy: $79, marcfisher.com.

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Schutz Rosanna Lace-Up Kitten Heel Pumps


Trendy ankle-wrap shoes in a go-with-everything neutral shade and a manageable heel height are all you need to tie together a look that works, even beyond the usual nine-to-five.

To buy: $100, saksoff5th.com.

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Talbots Pila Scalloped Sandals


As easy on the eye as they are on the feet, consider these scalloped sandals with cushy memory-foam footbeds a baby step toward high-heel mastery. Available in two colors.

To buy: $139, talbots.com.

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