Were you as enamored with The Wizard of Oz when you were younger as I was? Call me nostalgic, but I can’t help but think of Dorothy’s ruby slippers each time I see another outfit featuring red shoes on my Pinterest home page. Red shoes are an easy way to elevate any outfit. Exhibit A: You all probably have a grey t-shirt and jeans in your closet. Red shoes instantly add a little somethin’ somethin’ to these closet staples:
Here are some other color combinations I have been trying out with my red shoes:
Black & White
This is a go-to color combination for red shoes. So easy! In fact, black and white striped shirts should just come with a pair of red shoes.
Another classic pairing with a nautical feel!
I blame the following photo for putting the plum + red combination in my head:
Unexpected and fun!
One of fall 2013′s “it” colors is another option to pair your red shoes with!
Beyond neutrals, red shoes look great with every other color you might think of:
Check out these outfits and more in our Shoes Inspired by Dorothy Pinterest board.
Red Shoe Shopping
No red shoes in your closet? Never fear. Here are sixteen options that will take you well into fall, go with your entire closet, and punch up your outfits:
Photo sources (Row 1, top, left to right): Zappos $105, Nordstrom $55, Nordstrom $90, Zappos $60; Row 2: Piperlime $30, Gap $40, Minnetonka $40, Piperlime $20; Row 3: Target $22, Zara $36, Charlotte Russe $14, Old Navy $35; Row 4: Nordstrom $65, Urban Outfitters $39, ModCloth $33, Sole Society $60
Have fun wearing your red shoes. Let me know where they take you when you click your heels three times!