All of these heels are race day appropriate
Fact: your luck improves when you’re wearing the right heels
That’s why it’s important to slip on the perfect pair when you’re going to the races. To make it easy, we’ve found you eleven pairs of heels that are trackside-appropriate. Keep reading for the styles that will have you turning heads, beating the odds and – because you know it has to be considered – staying balanced in the grass.
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN | Aketi
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Aketi 100mm
Add a dash of glamour to your race day look with ‘Aketi’ by Louboutin. Featuring a scalloped rim and chic covered button ankle strap, this gorgeous d’Orsay pump in merlot suede is as stable as they come with thanks to its wedge/block fusion heel, making it a perfect choice for race day.
ALEXANDER WANG | Dome Stud Nadia Heel
ALEXANDER WANG Dome Stud Nadia Heal
For a look that’s elegant and unexpected, this stunning heel by Alexander Wang is sure to get you noticed. Featuring bold metal stud detailing, an open toe and a buckle fastening at the ankle, this eclectic heel is crafted from genuine leather.
TONY BIANCO | Ader Heel
The perfect complement to a feminine race day frock, this Ader Heel by Tony Bianco features a matte metallic leather upper in a two-strap design with decorative round embellishments. Its soft champagne colour also means you can wear it with almost any dress, no matter what the fabric or finish.
LK BENNETT | Floret Kid 85mm Court
LK BENNETT Floret Kid 85mm Court
The perfect heel height for a long day at the races, this court shoe by LK Bennett will add a truly timeless touch to your look. With its subtly pointed-toe and classic silhouette, this sleek leather heel would be ideal for Derby Day.
KG KURT GEIGER | KG Kurt Geiger Hermione in Nude
KG KURT GEIGER Kg Kurt Geiger-Hermione-Nude
A slender 110mm heel, an embellished toe strap, and a leg-slimming ankle closure – what more could you want from a race day shoe? This nude, open toe design is the epitome of Spring Racing Carnival style.
STUART WEITZMAN | Ontrend Round Toe Pump
STUART WEITZMAN Ontrend Round Toe Pump
This Ontrend pump will have you looking on point for the races. Anything but basic, these heels have been reworked with subtle, stylish tweaks, including a round toe and a block heel adorned with hardware. This little black shoe is every bit as striking as the little black dress.
TONY BIANCO | Kalipso Heel
Nothing says elegance quite like a strappy lavender heel. This lovely suede sandal by Tony Bianco features a frill trim and lace up ankle strap, the perfect option for those wanting a traditionally feminine race day look.
EMPORIO ARMANI | Metallic Block Heel Sandal
EMPORIO ARMANI 75mm Metallic Block Heal Sandal W Removable Bow
This sleek style by Emporio Armani is waiting for you to show it off at Derby Day. Featuring a chunky block heel – perfect for trackside – and a satin textile upper, this style will add an architectural dash to your aesthetic. Our favourite feature: the Velcro closure on the ankle strap and modern bow detail.
SHOES OF PREY | Pointed Toe D'Orsay Heel
SHOES OF PREY Pointed Toe D'Orsay Heel
Stand out in the race day crowds with this glamorous heel by Shoes of Prey. Crafted with a luxe suede upper, this pointed-toe heels boasts a striking architectural silhouette, offering a modest heel height that will keep you feeling as good as you look all day long.
GIANVITO ROSSI | Wrap Sandal 105mm
GIANVITO ROSSI Wrap Sandal 105mm
If you really want to make a Spring Racing style statement, look no further than these striking wrap sandals by Gianvito Rossi. Crafted from luxurious leather, this shoe features a sexy stiletto heel and strappy ankle detailing.
JIMMY CHOO | Blare 60 Slingback Pump
JIMMY CHOO Blare 60 Nep Blare 60 Sling Back Pump
If you’re looking for a heel that boasts a contemporary twist on tradition, this is definitely the shoe. Designed by Jimmy Choo, this slingback pump is vivid pink and very unforgettable. Our favourite feature: the ultra femme bow detail on its dainty pointed-toe – heaven.
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