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The comfort and ease of the mule is no secret at this point. The backless shoe slid into the spotlight a few seasons ago, and judging by the options out this spring, they’re not going anywhere.
Takes on the style range from high heel to no heel, closed or open toe, brightly colored or classic neutral — no matter where you’re going, there is probably a pair out there that will work perfectly, day or night.
Once you figure out what you want them to look like, deciding where to get your mules brings its own never-ending list of options, too. From indie designers like Suzanne Rae to mass retailers like ASOS and H&M, you can find the style pretty much everywhere. So here, in an effort to not overwhelm you with that word, we’ve rounded up 16 of the best mules out there right now — hitting every budget — to get you going.