A sleek pair of pumps may be your go-to footwear choice for formal outfits — and rightfully so. The classic-looking heels are able to complement, without detracting from, your most polished ensembles. And when equipped with ankle straps, they’re particularly supportive.
Below, we’ve rounded up our favorite ankle strap pumps that’ll keep your feet locked in place while running between meetings, dancing the night away at at a wedding and more. They’re also equipped with features like cushioned footbeds for added comfort. Read on to shop them all.
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1. Jessica Simpson Cirrus Dress Pumps
Complete with a memory foam insole, this 4-inch heel gives you a noticeable boost without killing your feet.
Pros: These come in many different colors as well as patent and matte finishes, so you can easily find a pair to match your look.
Cons: These tend to run narrow, so may not be the best fit for people with wide feet.
2. Anne Klein Leather Pumps
This pair’s 2.25-inch heel will elevate your look ever so slightly, an effect that’s also very on-trend right now.
Pros: They’re finished in a supple genuine leather and come in a range of neutral colorways to complement many outfits. These shoes feature gel padding on the footbed and are designed to get more and more comfortable with time, complete with iFlex technology that can bend up to 90 degrees.
Cons: These do not feature much arch support.
3. Erijuniour Satin Dress Pumps
These affordable pumps are the perfect party shoes. They can enhance any outfit with their soft stain upper, unique double strapped silhouette and tall heel.
Pros: These shoes feature a 4-inch stiletto heel and come in 13 different colors, including rich jewel tones like emerald and amethyst. They also come with a latex padded sole.