September 16, 2023

How to Build a Versatile Shoe Collection

By Victoria Cirigliano
How to Build a Versatile Shoe Collection

Shoes are not just a practical necessity; they're a fashion statement. A versatile shoe collection can elevate your style and ensure that you're prepared for any occasion. Whether you're a fashion enthusiast or simply looking to make the most out of your footwear, here's a guide on how to build a versatile shoe collection that covers all the bases.

Invest in Classic Staples

  • Black leather (or suede) pumps: Perfect for formal occasions, these can be paired with dresses, suits, and even jeans for a polished look.
  • White sneakers: A must-have for casual outfits. They go well with jeans, shorts, and even some dresses.
  • Ankle boots: Choose a neutral color like black or brown to pair with both jeans and dresses during transitional seasons.
nicola black

Our Nicola Black ankle boots. 

Athletic or active footwear

If you lead an active lifestyle, include appropriate athletic shoes for activities like running, hiking, or gym workouts.

Statement Pieces

Lastly, don't forget to have a few bold statement shoes for those days when you want to make a memorable impression. These could be knee-high boots, funky sneakers, or cowboy boots!

juana white

Our Juana White cowboy boots. 

Seasonal shoes

Consider the climate you live in and invest in seasonal shoes. Some examples might be slip on sandals or slides if you go to the beach a lot, rain boots, or snow boots!

ava black

Our Ava Black slides. 

Cover different heel heights

  • Flats or loafers: Comfortable and chic for everyday wear, ideal for both work and casual outings.
  • Block heels: Versatile and comfortable, they offer the right amount of elevation for semi-formal events.
  • Stilettos or high heels: For those special occasions when you want to make a statement and add height.

Include various colors and textures

  • Metallic or glitter finishes: Add a touch of sparkle for festive occasions or to dress up casual outfits.
  • Patterns and bold colors: These can act as statement pieces when paired with neutral outfits.

mia sandals

Our Mia sandals. 

Building a versatile shoe collection is an investment in your style and wardrobe. Remember that quality is better than quantity, so focus on acquiring timeless, well-crafted pieces that can serve you well for years to come. At Vicson, we create shoes that last you a lifetime! With the right shoes, you'll always step out with confidence and style, no matter the occasion.