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It’s the season of the Personality Shoe. These are the boots, pumps, and flats that have a ton to say all on their own. Try floral or velvet ankle boots to offset denim or chunky loafers to punk up mini skirts and skinny black trousers. Below, check out nine options for three very different types of looks.
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Fur: The fuzzy boudoir slipper is having a moment outside of vintage lingerie catalogs, with the help of neutral colors, block heels, and materials like suede and leather. Some of the best pairs are actually sandals, but toes stay covered with a well-placed tuft. Above: Loeffler Randall heel, $450.
Texture: The great thing about textured boots is that they make even the most plain outfit feel thoughtful. Try it out with velvet, or if patterns are more your thing, a rich brocade. Above: Dear Frances boot, $550.