18 Lace-Up Styles You Can Wear 24/7

Don't get us wrong: We love a gorgeous, towering platform heel. Our feet? Not so much. And, while we're willing to sometimes suffer for fashion, it can't be an everyday thing. So, we're giving our poor tootsies a break and embracing the not-so-humble shoe. These clever kicks manage to be that magical mix of stylish and practical — and we are wearing them everywhere.
The last couple of seasons have seen the preppy staple shake off its fusty past. In its place are metallic, bejewelled, two-tone, and monochrome styles just perfect for nearly any occasion. And, that’s the real reason why we place this shoe above all others. The trusted lace-up is so darn versatile. It makes a basic outfit feel fancy and lends a hipster-vibe to a glitzy look. Plus, when you wear them, you can run to catch a bus or dance the night away. Ahead, our edit of the best styles for spring. Slip them on, tie them up, and get walking.
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Alexander Wang Daria Leopard-Print Calf Hair Brogues, £256, available at The Outnet.
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Anniel Brogues, £120, available at Shoescribe.
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Dr. Martens Metallic And Byzantium Brogues, £245, available at Browns.
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Gap Printed Canvas Oxfords, £44.95, available at Gap.
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Grenson Emily Brogues, £285, available at Grenson.
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Individual Sentiments Shoes, £338, available at LN-CC.
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Karen Millen Patent Leather Brogues, £155, available at Karen Millen.
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Marni Metallic-Toe Brogues, £390, available at Matches Fashion.
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Marsell Haymitch Brogues, £460, available at Selfridges.
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Miista Purple Haze Zoe Oxfords, £89.71, available at Nasty Gal.
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Robert Clergerie Leather Colorblock Brogues, £335, available at Shopbop.
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Saint Laurent Blake Leather Brogues, £450, available at Harrods.
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Simone Rocha Faux Pearl-Embellished Leather Brogues, £715, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Topshop Metz Cutout Lace Up Shoes, £32, available at Topshop.
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Vagabond Aurora Nubuck Lace-Up Shoes, £75, available at Urban Outfitters.
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Whistles Anya Lace Up Eva Shoes, £135, available at Whistles.
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YRU Qlarity Multi Brogue Shoes, £25, available at ASOS.
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Zara Blucher With Laces, £59.99, available at Zara.
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