Pumps can be a game changer for any outfit, especially when they’re as classic and versatile as a Mary Jane style. Known for featuring one or more straps across the instep, the sophisticated silhouette adds an eye-catching touch to outfits — not to mention extra support where you need it most. Most recently, understated options have been trending, complete with neutral hues and moderate heel heights to give you a boost without straining your feet too much.
To help you find your perfect match, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite styles on the market perfect for a range of occasions — from the office to date night. Shop them all ahead.
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1. Naturalizer Woman's Naiya Pumps
The perfect desk-to-dinner option, this pointed toe style will make your legs look miles long.
Pros: They come with a three-inch heel and nonslip outsole for stability, making them the perfect pump to walk in. There is an adjustable buckle closure to make sure that the shoes stay on your feet. These come in two finishes: a sleek black leather and baby pink suede for a classy addition to any outfit.
Cons: The toe area of the shoe is slightly narrow.
2. City Clasifiied Mary Jane Dress Pump
For those who want a little extra support, these block heel style is a great pick. It’s also an amazing value for the money.
Pros: The 3.5-inch heel will give you the perfect amount of height. They come in a variety of colors, so you can match them to whatever look you like.
3. Vintage Mary Jane Pumps
These shoes give a cool new twist to Mary Janes with their unique lace closure and angled heel shape. They are also eco-friendly and are made with vegan materials.
Pros: These shoes feature a cushioned insole and 3.25-inch block heel, providing a comfortable boost to your height. They’re also available in bright colors if you’re looking to add a pop of color to your outfit.
Cons: These shoes do not come in half sizes, so choose the next whole size up if you wear a half size.