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Block Heels: 5 Ways To Rock The Stylish Shoe Trend, Just Like Taylor Swift

Tue, May 19, 2015 1:52pm EDT by Katrina Mitzeliotis 1 Comment

Stocking up on summer must-haves? Well, when it comes to your shoe game there’s one style that’s leading the pack this season — and it’s the block heel! Want to try the trend on Shoesday? SHOP five ways you can wear it right here.

Meet the official sandal of summer — the block heel! Since the ’70s are clearly having a modern moment it comes as no surprise that one of the biggest shoe trends of the decade is also back in the big way — and it’s clear that the block heel is here to stay. We first spotted the trend on a slew of Spring 2015 runways and now the stylish celeb set, (which includes Taylor Swift, Emmy Rossum and Lily Collins), can’t seem to get enough of the trend. Want to try it out?

Block Heels & Sandals — How To Rock The Hottest Shoe Trend For Summer 2015:

If you love when fashion meets function, the block heel will be your new best friend. Not only does the shoe add an instant trendy factor to your get-up, but it’s also comfortable — and when it comes to shoe trends the c-word goes a long way in our book.

From towering heights to more demure designs, the square-like heel comes in a slew of shapes and sizes, with plenty of ankle-strap detailing. Not only is the block heel comfortable and chic, but it has en effortless vibe that you really can’t achieve with a severe stiletto.

Taylor Swift’s Block Heels — Get The Look For Less:

While Taylor paired her breezy Free People dress with a pair of  Prada “Halter-Strap Peep-Toe Sandals,” there’s a slew of styles you can rock without having to splurge.

If you love making a statement with your shoes, try the Missguided “Contrast Colour Way Block Heel Sandals” in cobalt blue, which retail for $40. This trendy silhouette would work so well with a slew of outfits — from tailored shorts to jeans!

If you want to dress up the trend, stick to a classic style, like the metallic ankle-strap ASOS “Hermione Heeled Sandals.” Whether you’re heading out to date night or getting glam for a wedding, they would work so well with cocktail attire, especially since the silver hue will go with just about anything — and they retail for $73.

If you want to take a walk on the wild side, try the Vince Camuto “Signature Printella Snake Print Ankle-Wrap Pump,” which retail for $118.30. The color can serve as a great neutral and would work so well with a pretty, printed spring ensemble — or use them to add a pop of color to a white dress or midi skirt.

If you’re looking for a more neutral shoe, look no further than the Sol Sana “Chuck Heels,” which retail for $190. The lace-up straps give them an edgy vibe that’s sporty and chic at the same time.

While we love the way a bold, bright shoe or lace-up sandal can make a statement, you can’t go wrong keeping it classic and cool — and that’s why we’re loving this nude block heel. The Aldo “Peckny Heels” retail for $45.49 and will go with just about anything.

Are you ready to make a bold statement in block heels this season?

Katrina Mitzeliotis