These Spring Steppers Will Have You Rethinking The Basic Pump

Pumps may be a year-round staple, but that doesn’t mean we’re not positively ecstatic when we finally get to rock bare ankles with something other than trousers. And, even though we’re sure those basic black pumps will work through the summer, too, why not take the warmer temps to heart and get your toes on a pair of unabashedly springy heels?
We couldn’t figure out a reason not to either, so we rounded up more than a dozen pairs of undeniably summer steppers that’ll look just as chic with a pair of lightweight skinnies as they do with a beachy maxi. Ahead, you’ll find everything from a look-at-me neon pick to a floral pump that’s anything but kitschy.
1 of 13
Steven by Steve Madden Akcess Pumps, $139, available at Macy's.
2 of 13
Preen x Aldo Rise Musilova Pump, $155, available at Aldo.
3 of 13
Cole Haan LunarGrand Chelsea Pump, $398, available at Cole Haan.
4 of 13
McQ Alexander McQueen Cutout Pointed Patent Leather Pumps, $590, available at Net-A-Porter.
5 of 13
Kate Spade Licorice Patent Heel, $298, available at Kate Spade.
6 of 13
Alejandro Ingelmo Athena Heel, $995, available at Alejandro Ingelmo.
7 of 13
Christian Louboutin Pigaresille Pumps, $704, available at Matches.
8 of 13
Skin Ark Bar Pumps, $140, available at Piperlime.
9 of 13
Guess Pointed Toe Pumps, $99, available at Bloomingdale's.
10 of 13
Zara Laminated High-Heel Sandals With Ankle Strap, $49.90, available at Zara.
11 of 13
Manolo Blahnik Audi Pump, $775, available at Barneys New York.
12 of 13
Topshop Gwenda Pointed Courts, $116, available at Topshop.
13 of 13
Jil Sander Color-Block Leather Pumps, $439.97, available at The Outnet.

More from Shopping


R29 Original Series