You Asked, We Answered: How To Wear Silver Shoes

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If you haven't noticed, metallic shoes are everywhere. Whether they're sandals, sparkly TOMS, or 4-inch pumps, reflective footwear is bigger now than disco shoes were in the '80s.
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And you, being the fashion maven that you are, dutifully went out and bought a pair. And now you're faced with the inevitable style conundrum: How do you wear them? R29 reader, Amanda C. from Brooklyn asked this very question after purchasing a pair of 4-inch silver heels.
Well, Amanda, the trick is to treat them like a neutral, which gives you endless outfit combinations. I’ve put together four different looks that'll work with silver pumps or any other metallic shoe, ahead.
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You can take your staple jeans and T-shirt up a notch with your silver heels. Add a colorful jacket and purse to provide a pop of color and balance the neutrals.
Karl Lagerfeld Kamera Leather Sandals, $489, available at Net-A-Porter; 3.1 Phillip Lim 31 Minute Clutch, $350, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Photo: Courtesy of Net-A-Porter.
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Try out the crop-top trend with a girly skirt. Then pair the outfit with your silver heels to add just the right amount of sparkle.
Miista Iridescent Silver Leather Lynn Sandal, $224, available at ANTHOM; Topshop Petite Stretch Sleeveless Crop, $16, available at Topshop; Vivat Veritas Paint Splatter Skirt, $68, available at ANTHOM.
Photo: Courtesy of ANTHOM.
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Your silver heels will pair beautifully with a sleek solid-colored jumpsuit. Add a hat in a similar color to your outfit as the perfect casual touch.
J.Crew Everly Mirror Metallic Pumps, $255; J.Crew Collection Strapless Jumpsuit, $398; J.Crew Woven Panama Hat, $58, all available at J.Crew.
Photo: Courtesy of J.Crew.
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Metallics behave just like neutrals, so they look great paired with prints and florals. Style your silver heels with your favorite cocktail floral dress, add a matching silver clutch, and say hello to date night!
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Jimmy Choo Lance Metallic Leather Sandals, $850, available at Net-A-Porter; Rebecca Minkoff 'Vincent' Minaudiere, $195, available at Nordstrom; Stella McCartney Neon Floral Jacquard Dress, $1195, available at Net-A-Porter.
Photo: Courtesy of Net-A-Porter.