This Walkable Heel Trend Will Replace Your Commuter Shoes

Sure, your go-to commuting shoe is great on days that trekking to work feels like a nightmare. But wouldn't it be nice if you didn't have to swap shoes once you got into the office, and instead already had on a cute pair that's just as walkable as your running sneakers?

Thanks to rise of the "grandma heel," the low-heeled slingback is making its way back into the shoe wardrobes of corporate #girlbosses and creatives, alike. And once you realize just how comfortable they really are, you won't even find yourself reaching for those worn-out tennis shoes to get from point A to B.

The trick to making this silhouette work is to wear it with boyfriend jeans, a cropped trouser, or other laid-back pieces that will balance out the old-lady feel. And if you're still not convinced, we picked 10 practical-yet-on-trend pairs that we guarantee will change even the most heel-averse person's mind.

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Start integrating this silhouette into your wardrobe with a classic black pair.

Proenza Schouler Slingback heels, $598, available at Boutique 1.
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For the pattern-mixing pros out there.

Topshop Croc Slingback Shoes, $80, available at Topshop.
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Suede kicks can upgrade any look.

Zara High Heel Slingback Shoes, $39.90, available at Zara.
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How low flat can you go?

River Island White Slingback Pointed Loafer Flat Shoes, $48, available at ASOS.
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It's time you gave kitten heels a chance.

Miu Miu Patent Leather Slingback Kitten-heel Pumps, $750 $525, available at MyTheresa.
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A little white heel is more practical than you think.

Jacquemus White Rond Carré Heels, $565, available at SSENSE.
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A pair you can actually walk miles in.

Next Leather Slingback Loafers, $92, available at Next.
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Because metallics are neutrals, too.

Fabio Rusconi Mirror Leather Elastic Slingback Pumps, $255, available at Lane Crawford.
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Lacy slingbacks add a feminine touch to even the most laid-back of outfits.

L.K. Bennett 'Lori' Slingback Pump, $345, available at Nordstrom.
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As close to Chanel as you can get without taking out a loan.

Loeil Two-Tone Slingbacks, $68, available at Loeil.

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