Is there any item of clothing more unfairly maligned than the kitten heel? Before you get all huffy with us, we're not talking about the dreaded kitten-heel flip-flops, here. We're talking about the 60s-style, ladylike low heels that have graced the arches of bombshells like Brigitte Bardot and Kate Moss. (Let us never speak of the flip-flops again.)
Click on to find our 11 favorites. From Miu Miu's elegant, two-tone version and Bruno Magli's lush purple-velvet pair to Manolo Blahnik's forever-classic leopard-print BB pump, the 11 mini-heels ahead may just help you make peace with the kitten heel.
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Isa Tapia Lucy D'Orsay Pumps, $495, available at Shopbop.
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Sophia Webster Olivia Black Baby Blue and Raspberry Rose Polkadot Pump, $556, available at Sophia Webster.
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Zara Kitten Heel Synthetic Patent Leather Sling Back Shoes, $49.90, available at Zara.