1. Versatile sandals
The heat in this country makes it unbearable to cover our feet whenever we’re out and about, which is where sandals come in. An option in a neutral or metallic shade pairs well with shorts, skirts, dresses, rompers—anything, really!
Sandals, P1,780, Renegade Folk
2. Classic ballerinas
Essential in every woman’s collection for a reason, ballet flats have a magical way of making any outfit look put together. Even our laziest jeans-and-tee combos somehow come off more refined with ballerinas on our feet!
Ballet flats, P849, Zalora
3. Office-appropriate loafers or oxfords
There will be days when the last thing you want to do is wear heels (Mondays, we’re looking at you), so a chic flat alternative is absolutely necessary. We’re thinking something sleek and slightly masculine in shape, like shiny patent loafers or pointy toe oxfords.
Loafers, P1,995, Mango
4. Casual sneakers
Long live the sneaker! Easily the shoe that took 2015 by storm, sneakers are the ideal addition to effortlessly cool outfits—you know, for all the times you want to nab that Kendall-off-duty look. White leather kicks are clearly the popular choice, but why not platforms and patterns, too?
Sneakers, P2,290, Stradivarius
5. A Statement or an on-trend pair
No girl can live on basics alone! Update your shoe collection and experiment with a style that captures the current mood in fashion. We’re thinking mules, which are slip-ons that leave the back of your feet totally exposed; or ghillies, those utterly sophisticated pairs that lace up around your ankles.
Ghillies, P3,995, Zara
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