9 September 2021

These 7 shoes go with every fall outfit!

BB Dakota dress  | Marc Fisher OTK boots | Michele watch | Charlotte Tilbury Kidmans Kiss lipstick

These 7 shoes go with every fall outfit!

Every September as the season starts to change, we find ourselves in a shoe quandary! Summer sandals no longer feel right, but we’re not quite ready for full-on boots — and this leaves many of us, including myself, unsure about which shoes to wear. We need an “in-between” shoe, one that transitions easily from summer to fall … think sneakers, mules and loafers (and even booties) that work now, and will again later.

In order to solve this problem, I was determined to find every transitional shoe you need for all your fall outfits. And as usual, Nordstrom.com has the best selection available! Everything from boots and clogs to sneakers and loafers, as well as the perfect shoes for all your dressy events. It’s all in this post, and I’m certain you’ll find a few you love. Be sure and check out the Nordstrom website, as there are so many NEW shoes in right now, and they’re all right on trend for the upcoming fall season!


Fall shoe inspo


Left: Treasure & Bond sweater | Madewell jeans | Golden Goose sneakers | Right:  Nordstrom cashmere | Vince pants | Boots, similar


#1 Boots

Every year, I like to update my boot collection with a new bootie, and the one pictured below is arriving any day. The color is new and versatile, the shape feels fresh, and the heel height is perfect! I found a few others for you that are also worth sharing. Grab your boots early in the season, as this allows for a longer wearing time 🙂

Burberry trench coat| Burberry cardigan | Loeffler Randal boots | Balenciaga bag | Earrings | Celine sunnies | Denim

Other favorites



#2 Sneakers

For the last couple of years, I’ve lived in sneakers and mules. They’re not only stylish (a must in my book!) but they’re practical too. In other words, they work when it’s raining — especially Golden Goose, since they’re a little distressed. I also love Veja, and these Sam Edelmans are a great option for a reasonable price point. For a big splurge, look at these or these!

Moncler jacket | AGOLDE jeans | Golden Goose sneakers | Scarf | Lipgloss | Vince sweater

Other favorites



#3 Loafers

Pretty much the perfect shoe to wear when transitioning seasons — spring or fall. I love this iconic Gucci mule — it’s a splurge, but you’ll wear it on repeat. If you want to get the look for less, check out this one, which is Gucci-inspired. Loafers are everywhere this fall, and of course the Gucci version is great and so is this Sam Edelman (also Gucci inspired). If you want an in-between price, check out this one by Tory Burch. All so easy to wear!

Harris Wharf coat | Gucci loafers | YSL bag | Frank & Eileen shirt | Denim | Link bracelet

Other favorites



#4 Mules

One of the easiest shoes to wear, a mule works nicely for work and of course goes with every style of denim! I love these by Cult Gaia — the gold detail on the heel is so cool. Check out this one by Veronica Beard — love the leopard!

Vince trouser | Vince vest | Burberry bag | Cult Gaia mule | Earrings | Faux leather blazer | Sunglasses

Other favorites



#5 OTK boots

One of my favorite ways to wear OTK (over-the-knee) boots is with dresses. They’re super comfortable, and they add a little warmth in cooler weather. Stuart Weitzman is a favorite brand, and there are heel height options here. The Marc Fisher ones I’m wearing in the opening photo are so well priced — I highly recommend them!

Ted Baker dress | Stuart Weitzman boots | Lipstick | Earrings | Clutch

Other favorites


#6 Strappy Sandals

Strappy sandals are a year round staple. I know they aren’t practical for rainy or snowy days, but the rest of the time, they work 🙂 Having one or two neutral pairs covers many outfits, and they work nicely with dresses and denim. Right now, I’m loving metallics like this and this, as well as strappy styles like this pair and this pair.

Maje cardigan | Strappy sandals | Frame coated denim | YSL bag | Earrings | Frame sweater | Lipstick

Other favorites



#7 Cool Clogs

Talk about the cool-girl shoe to own for Fall 2021! These have been on runways everywhere, from Gucci to Hermés. And not only are they super stylish, but I can’t think of a more practical shoe! I like these by Veronica Beard, these Gucci ones (so cool), and these by Tory Burch.

Isabel Marant coat | Sweatshirt | Clogs | Levi’s | Handbag | Celine sunnies

Other favorites


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