Booties with hidden heels are so discreet you have to do a double take; these styles stash a wedged heel inside the shape of the boot for a subtle way to add height to your frame. From Calvin Klein, Sorel and more, we rounded up some of the most stylish hidden-wedge booties you can buy now. From basic black styles to lace-up silhouettes, these come in various heights, up to 4 inches. Slip these on under your favorite pair of jeans for a look that’s sure to impress.
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1. Calvin Klein Yvania Ankle Boots
Calvin Klein hides an almost 4-inch heel in these black leather booties, featuring a white side stripe for an eye-catching contrast.
Pros: A higher shaft and pointed-toe shape give this pair an even more streamlined look.
Cons: These may fit small.
2. Sorel Joan Of Arctic Wedge II Boots
Equipped with a 1-inch platform and 3-inch heel, Sorel hides its wedge in a leather bootie with gore detailing.
Pros: These Chelsea boots are not only stylish but also waterproof with a textured sole for added traction.
Cons: These booties may fit tight in the toe box.
3. Dream Pairs Narie-New Ankle Boots
Dream Pairs’ almond-toe bootie has an inner 2.75-inch wedge with a soft suede upper.
Pros: These booties have a gold side zipper for easy on-off wear and a padded lining for a cushioned feel.
Cons: The outsole isn’t nonslip.