Shoe shopping: my favorite shoes online now

by Sylvia

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Shoes make up an important part of your outfit, so it is important that you wear the right ones. To help you, I am constantly keeping track of the best shoes for women over 40 that are available online right now.

Since most 40+ women prefer flats or mid heel shoes, I focus mainly on those 2 categories. I also have a special category for shoes with arch support as well as for booties and high boots for fall and winter.

Please check out all my favorite shoes in:

Enjoy your shopping!




1 Suzanne

So many cute shoes! You know I love the nude Alexander Wang’s with the high ankle wrap. I also like the orange Casadei pumps, the pink & black Isa Tapia kitten heels, and the multi-colored snakeskin Loeffler Randall flats.
Have you seen the Ralph Lauren runway yet? It is very nautical and the sailor pants are perfect for you. Even Ralph was wearing them! 🙂

2 Sylvia

Yes, just watched. The sailor pants are indeed perfect but the rest is so dark. I even found it a bit old fashioned… Off to watch some more shows…

3 Suzanne

But we still have London, Paris, and Milan! And Miuccia usually does not disappoint us. 🙂

4 Sylvia

I know. Definitely look forward to seeing what she comes up with!

5 Suzanne

Sylvia – Let me know what you think of the Marc Jacobs runway. I do not hate it – but I do not get the pajamas or the no pants looks. I like the shine and sparkle and the hair and make-up though.
It really makes a difference if you can see the shows “walk” and not just look at pictures. I have seen a video of Michael Kors (really fun!). Ralph Lauren (the company, not the man) sent me a 15 minute video of their runway and I am so in love! I would wear the white ruffled blouses with the black ties and the high-waist buttoned pants, there is a long black embroidered coat that is perfection, and next Holiday Season I want a pair of those Russian velvet pants instead of a dress. I love the boots, and the tapestry bags, and the little caps too.
Now that New York is over the consensus is it was a lot of fur, a lot of leather, and a lot of “Klein” blue – which is a cobalt. To me the runways were black and gray. On to Europe!

6 Sylvia

Did not like Marc Jacobs much at all. We had the pyjama pants last season already and I was not waiting for pyjama jackets as well. Also way too much fur, which is true for the whole of NYFW. I’m hoping for more creativity, wearable (flattering) clothes and colour from Europe!

7 Rita

What a great collection! The first that grabbed me were the Carven tapestry flats (so pretty and unusual) and the Jimmy Choo suede and cork strappy wedge sandals. I’ve always liked fisherman sandals, too, so the Jeffrey Campbell white mock-snake skin sandals are fun. I’d have to try them on though to see if they would be too white. I haven’t had a pair of really white shoes in years (except for sneakers, and they don’t stay white for long!). Oh, and the Oscar de la Renta slingbacks…just perfect! I tried on a pair of de la Renta d’orsay kitten heeled pumps in gray flannel with black embroidery this fall and they were just dreamy. I was stalking them for the last call sale, but they sold out of my size. Rats!

8 Sylvia

That was unlucky Rita. Hopefully you will be able to pick up some beauties this year. I love white sandals and mine need replacing. I should add it to my wish list!

9 Highland Fashionista

Um…do I have to limit myself to just one or two? That black and white oxford is THE BUSINESS, and I WILL be following that up. The silver flat sandal with the ankle strap is also a contender….as is the zig zag mid heel pump….I’ve added you to my Bloglovin feed…don’t know why it took me so long to find you. Thanks for a great read!
Kristin at Highland Fashionista

10 Heidi/The Closet Coach

Love love love a cute kitten heel. Thanks for these great options!

11 Ofelia

What a great collection of shoes styles, prices, designers, colors and shapes!
You did a lot of research and it probably took you a long time and for all that time and effort; I thank you.

12 Greetje

Thanks for all the work Sylvia. Great collection.
I so wanted to buy the silver Oxford shoes with the yellow laces (bottom right). But they were sold out in my size.

13 Greetje

This is strange.. half my comment is not showing. I also said I liked the Alexander Wang nude sandals with the high ankle strap (as Suzanne also does). But I wanted them in black for half the price as they as too expensive for my salary.

14 Sylvia

Yes, they are pricey… Who knows.. Perhaps they go on sale later this season…

15 Sylvia

By the way I noticed they are sold at Neiman Marcus as well, although I don’t know if they have your size or if they ship to Holland:

16 Greetje

No, not to The Netherlands. I thought of using those companies who can be your USA post address, but that is taking up too much time and it is getting expensive.

17 Sylvia

Wow. Did I just convert you to flat Oxford shoes? I’m impressed! (such a pity they are sold out…)

18 Greetje

I know.. I saw those before on a very stylish blogger and fell in love but could bot find them online. Or did not have the time to search. Now I tried a bit harder but they were sold out everywhere. Oh well…there will be other shoes. Mind you, I did see them in gold as well…….

19 Stella Scott

The “zebra” Robert Clergerie makes my mouth water! 🙂 But I can not buy online, trying is essential no matter what garment I’m buying. Could be a “cheap” T-shirt. If it doesn’t fit or feel good it’s still expensive.

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