LIFESTYLE
10/03/2018 2:10 AM IST

18 Kitten Heels That Don't Look Like They Belong In The '50s

This spring, we’re throwing it back to styles we can thank our grandmothers for. From flattering wrap tops and breezy breezy jumpsuits, to slingbacks and kitten heels, many of spring’s top looks prove what goes around comes around. 

Now, we’re not talking about your grandmother’s clanky kitten heels and orthopedic wedges. Instead, today’s kitten heels are (dare we say) a step up from those of the past in order to match today’s clothing extremes like flowy wide-legged trousers and skin-tight bodysuits.

If you’re looking for a heel that won’t break your back but will carry the same amount of style as a stiletto, see below for 18 modern kitten heels that don’t look like they belong in the ’50s:

  • 1Elia B Jennifer Ruffle Heels
    Elia B Jennifer Ruffle Heels
    Anthropologie
    Get them at Anthropologie for $138.
  • 2Charles by Charles David Addie Pump
    Charles by Charles David Addie Pump
    Nordstrom
    Get them at Nordstrom for $100.
  • 3Tory Burch Ashton 65mm Pumps
    Tory Burch Ashton 65mm Pumps
    Shopbop
    Get them at Shopbop for $298.
  • 4Sam Edelman Ludlow Kitten Heels
    Sam Edelman Ludlow Kitten Heels
    Anthropologie
    Get them at Anthropologie starting at $98.
  • 5Via Spiga Blake
    Via Spiga Blake
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $295.
  • 6Jeffrey Campbell Saltaire Pointy Toe Mule
    Jeffrey Campbell Saltaire Pointy Toe Mule
    Nordstrom
    Get them at Nordstrom for $125.
  • 7Trotters 'Kimberly' Woven Leather Slingback Pump
    Trotters 'Kimberly' Woven Leather Slingback Pump
    Nordstrom
    Get them at Nordstrom for $140.
  • 8VIONIC Josie
    VIONIC Josie
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $140.
  • 9Calvin Klein Gabrianna
    Calvin Klein Gabrianna
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $99.
  • 10Dolce Vita Deedee Bootie
    Dolce Vita Deedee Bootie
    DolceVita.com
    Get them at Dolce Vita for $150.
  • 11Tahari Gayle
    Tahari Gayle
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $81.
  • 12Klub Nico Arden Heels
    Klub Nico Arden Heels
    Anthropologie
    Get them at Anthropologie for $188.
  • 13MICHAEL Michael Kors Gia Sling
    MICHAEL Michael Kors Gia Sling
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $120.
  • 14Nina Talley
    Nina Talley
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $89.
  • 15Schutz Lara Lee Heels
    Schutz Lara Lee Heels
    Anthropologie
    Get them at Anthropologie for $178.
  • 16Louise et Cie Esperance
    Louise et Cie Esperance
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $99.
  • 1714th & Union Kiera Slingback Kitten Heel
    14th & Union Kiera Slingback Kitten Heel
    Nordstrom Rack
    Get them at Nordstrom Rack for $40.
  • 18Sol Sana Perri Kitten Heel Mule
    Sol Sana Perri Kitten Heel Mule
    Urban Outfitters
    Get them at Urban Outfitters for $30.

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