If you’re 30, flirty and thriving, pay attention. And if you don’t know what movie we just referenced, go watch 13 Going on 30 as soon as you’re done reading this article. But we digress. By the age of 30, as a somewhat grown woman, you should have a certain number of shoes in your closet. FN has decided that the right number is 11, so without further ado, scroll through to see the shoes that are a must-have by the age of 30.
The Over-the-Knee Boot
The over-the-knee boot is a classic, especially this gorgeous leather Saint Laurent pair.
Saint Laurent BB Stretch-Leather Over-the-Knee Boots, $1,595; Net-a-Porter.
The Kitten Heel
The kitten heel is comfortable, classy and timeless.
Gucci Unia Stripe Pump, $850; Nordstrom.
The Ballet Flat
Ballet flats like this studded Valentino pair are perfect for when you’re not feeling a heel and want to feel girly.
Valentino Rockstud Ballet Flats, $518; Matches Fashion.
The Statement Shoe
Having a statement shoe akin to this Miu Miu pair is crucial. Everyone woman needs a shoe that will amp up any outfit.
Miu Miu Embellished Satin and Velvet Sandals, $ 1,290; My Theresa.
The Ankle Boot
A good ankle boot is a must in every woman’s wardrobe.
Acne Orbit Leather Ankle Boots, $620; My Theresa.
The Athletic Sneaker
It’s crucial to have a pair of lightweight sneakers that are fashionable and functionable.
Nike Air Huarache Sneaker, $110; Nike.
The Non-Athletic Sneaker
You can wear kicks like these with everything.
Common Projects Retro Leather Sneakers, $445; Net-a-Porter.
The High-Heel Pump
Every woman needs a great Carrie Bradshaw pump.
SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Windsor Crystal-Embellished Satin Pumps, $585; Net-a-Porter.
Slippers are definitely not just for puttering around the house anymore.
Jil Sander Square Toe Slippers, $411.15; Far Fetch.
You can dress these mules up or dress them down.
Gianvito Rossi Suede Slingback Mule Sandal, $725; Bergdorf Goodman.
Pair these Ferragamo loafers with cropped flared jeans.
Salvator Ferragamo Mason 3 Gancio Bit-Strap Loafer, $550; Bergdorf Goodman.