Slingback Mules: Your Summer Shoe Saviour

Get summer-ready in your new go-to shoes! Mules are a comfortable and stylish way to step into the new season. Which will you fall for?

If the woman&home office could be described as a shoe, we would undoubtedly be these Clarks Turin Black Leather Slingbacks, £40. Comfortable, stylish and always reliable, so many of us own a pair that it’s an almost-daily occurance to see these striding past our desks. And the reason we love them so much? They’re the perfect between-season buy, of course!

Whether you go for a summer-ready open toe or try an unusual pointed style, slingback mules provide all the style and sophistication of a high heel, but with more breathing space for your feet on summer days. The slingback provides support – and stops them from slipping off! – whilst the fashion-forward mule style will earn you more than a few approving glances.

Wondering what this versatile style can be worn with? Well, almost everything, of course! For a simple look, pair them with skinny jeans and a T-shirt. Try adding a grungy edge to a stylish midi skirt with a peep toe pair and a T-shirt, or try sophisticated luxe with pinted mules and a stylish cardigan. They’ll even add a fashion-forward edge to your everyday office attire – just wear with your everyday skirts or dresses, add a stylish coat and watch how your look transforms instantly.

Perhaps the best thing about this style is the comfort. A low heel, which is often a block style, gives you a boost – without the pain you usually get from a day of wearing high heels! That, coupled with the supportive slingback and peep toe, makes for the perfect wear-anywhere heels. That’s why we’re such big fans!

Ready to start shopping your new season look? Click through for our favourite slingback mule styles from the high street now, then get even more inspiration and ideas from our spring/summer 2015 issue of fashion, available here.

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