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:

  • 1 Elia B Jennifer Ruffle Heels
    Elia B Jennifer Ruffle Heels
    Anthropologie
    Get them at Anthropologie for $138.
  • 2 Charles by Charles David Addie Pump
    Charles by Charles David Addie Pump
    Nordstrom
    Get them at Nordstrom for $100.
  • 3 Tory Burch Ashton 65mm Pumps
    Tory Burch Ashton 65mm Pumps
    Shopbop
    Get them at Shopbop for $298.
  • 4 Sam Edelman Ludlow Kitten Heels
    Sam Edelman Ludlow Kitten Heels
    Anthropologie
    Get them at Anthropologie starting at $98.
  • 5 Via Spiga Blake
    Via Spiga Blake
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $295.
  • 6 Jeffrey Campbell Saltaire Pointy Toe Mule
    Jeffrey Campbell Saltaire Pointy Toe Mule
    Nordstrom
    Get them at Nordstrom for $125.
  • 7 Trotters 'Kimberly' Woven Leather Slingback Pump
    Trotters 'Kimberly' Woven Leather Slingback Pump
    Nordstrom
    Get them at Nordstrom for $140.
  • 8 VIONIC Josie
    VIONIC Josie
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $140.
  • 9 Calvin Klein Gabrianna
    Calvin Klein Gabrianna
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $99.
  • 10 Dolce Vita Deedee Bootie
    Dolce Vita Deedee Bootie
    DolceVita.com
    Get them at Dolce Vita for $150.
  • 11 Tahari Gayle
    Tahari Gayle
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $81.
  • 12 Klub Nico Arden Heels
    Klub Nico Arden Heels
    Anthropologie
    Get them at Anthropologie for $188.
  • 13 MICHAEL Michael Kors Gia Sling
    MICHAEL Michael Kors Gia Sling
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $120.
  • 14 Nina Talley
    Nina Talley
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $89.
  • 15 Schutz Lara Lee Heels
    Schutz Lara Lee Heels
    Anthropologie
    Get them at Anthropologie for $178.
  • 16 Louise et Cie Esperance
    Louise et Cie Esperance
    Zappos
    Get them at Zappos for $99.
  • 17 14th & Union Kiera Slingback Kitten Heel
    14th & Union Kiera Slingback Kitten Heel
    Nordstrom Rack
    Get them at Nordstrom Rack for $40.
  • 18 Sol Sana Perri Kitten Heel Mule
    Sol Sana Perri Kitten Heel Mule
    Urban Outfitters
    Get them at Urban Outfitters for $30.

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