Best Crocodile-Effect Shoes for Women

Like snake print shoes, croc-embossed footwear has been popping up everywhere — from the runways to city streets. The finish is a great way to elevate an understated look, or depending on your style, make a bold outfit even more striking. There are plenty of options on the market, so to help narrow down your search, we selected a few of our favorite faux-croc shoe styles for women. Our selection features a stiletto heel, loafer and ankle bootie, all made of genuine or synthetic leather.



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1. Sam Edelman Hazel Dress Pump

These croc-embossed leather pumps have a timeless silhouette with a pointy toe, stiletto heel and low-cut vamp.

Pros: Fit technology features a lightly padded sockliner for enhanced comfort. In addition to black, they also come in red, yellow and ivory. They’re also offered in wide-width options.

Sam Edelman Hazel Dress Pump
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2. Clarks Keesha Luca Slip-On Loafer

These glossy patent leather croc loafers feature an OrthoLite molded footbed and removable insole for optimal comfort.

Pros: These are available in narrow width options. Rubber outsoles deliver durable traction.

Cons: Some wearers may find them slightly snug in the forefoot.

clarks keesha luca slip-on loafer
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3. Bella Vita Everest Il Ankle Bootie

This pointed ankle bootie has a feux leather upper with suede detailing and chunky western-inspired heel.

Pros: A microsuede lining and smooth PU lined insole with foam padding increases comfort. Heel pull tabs and side zippers make them easy to get on and off. They come in tan, black, stone and burgundy. They’re also offered in narrow, regular, wide and extra-wide widths.

Cons: They may feel somewhat roomy in the ankles.

Bella Vita Everest Ii Ankle Bootie
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