23 Amazing Heels To Start Fall Off On The Right Foot

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We always want to put our best foot forward. We mean this, of course, both figuratively and literally — and, literally, nothing makes us want to step out quite like a pretty heel. Not only does a good pump give us a boost in height, but it also bumps up our confidence, too. Whether we're pumping ourselves up for a big day at work or simply want a little lift in our weekend wear, we can never underscore the transformative power of a heel. And this particular accessory offers a unique breed of visual fodder — a lacquered, embellished, and textured breed that holds some serious eye candy.

It can be a statement stiletto that tickles your fancy or a chunky heel that beckons your name: Step into fall a slight bit taller with one of the 23 heels, ahead.
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The Look-At-Me Heels
How seriously do you take your Canadian tuxedo? Put your denim-on-denim love to the test.
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All strapped in.
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The view's much nicer from up here.
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Dorothy lost her shoes (but we're not giving them back).
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That block heel isn't just sculptural. It makes the three inches much more bearable.
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Slick as can be.
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Not ready for boot season yet? Ease into fall footwear with this backless, closed-toe mule. The sleek, wear-with-anything style will fit seamlessly into your rotation — and keep you ahead of the mule revival.

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Mules get the autumnal treatment — and they couldn't be cozier.
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We couldn't heart these more.
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The I-Can-Still-Walk-In-These! Heels
Back-to-school season requires a new pair of kicks. Our picks include a buttoned-up loafer with a teeny bit of height.
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Hybrid heels with a little slant.
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Maximize both height and comfort with a sleek flatform.
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This deconstructed loafer puts an arty spin on a classic.
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Snakeskin goes electro for fall.
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As close as wearing slippers out of the house as you'll get, while still looking put-together.
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Because wooden platforms aren't going anywhere this fall.
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The Wear-Every-Day-Until-The-Heel-Breaks Bootie
A statement heel that bites.
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A little texture play for those who can't choose between suede and soft leather.
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Our go-to bootie goes to brand-new heights (three-plus inches, to be precise).
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Crystal clear.
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Buckle up!
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A trick of the eye for a real statement.
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