Crackled rose-gold flats with grosgrain ribbon laces are a neutral with a kick. Mia, $59; MiaShoes.com
Jazzy spectators would be chic with black tights and a dress. Marc Fisher, $79; MarcFisherFootwear.com
Taupe wingtips are both office-appropriate and weekend-ready. $80; SteveMadden.com
Traditional, high-contrast oxfords go with just about anything.
by Steve Madden, $100; 800-747-6233
Supple tan leather lace-ups with a stacked wood heel look refined under
Boutique 9, $150, select Bloomingdale's stores; 800-555-7467
Patent flats with inner cushioning, from a company that's been turning out dance
shoes since 1932.
Bloch, $160, Bloomingdale's; 800-555-7467
Inspired by the Roaring Twenties, these saddle shoes are a dapper adaptation of an old standby. $295; ColeHaan.com
Rich texture and sophisticated colors come together in an embossed leather flat
that will last forever.
Robert Clergerie, $585; 212-207-8600
Handmade leather loafers get better every time you wear them. Esquivel, $650, Hirshleifer's; 800-401-9313 3 sleek, comfortable sneakers we love