Fall Shoes for Flip-Flop Lovers

fall shoes 2011The end of summer can mean many things: Back to school, no more beach house, and putting away the flip-flops for the long winter. It's an emotional moment, but we'll all get through it if we only have the right footwear to take us through until the first glimmers of spring.

It can be difficult getting serious footwear for fall that goes anywhere and fits like a glove. Before you mourn too much for your beloved summer shoes, check out these comfortable, yet stylish, options. They may not make a slapping noise on the hot sidewalk, but you will feel as cool and semi-casual as you did at all your summer backyard barbecues.


TOMS Slip-Ons

You can't get much more hip and comfortable than TOMS. Dress it up with a sparkly version or welcome fall with the cord classic ($54).

fall shoes 2011Kamik Rain Boots

Let it rain! You'll be cozy and incredible looking in these Olivia rain boots by Kamik. Go for the bold red ($50) and you won't go unnoticed on the wet city streets. But you will be able to run for the cab with ease in these foot cradling rubbers.

fall shoes 2011Lassen Vermont

A mule with attitude, these leather Vermont mule from Lassen ($85) is as easy to slide into as your favorite flip-flops. Without socks until the chill comes, you'll simply wrap up those tootsies as needed.

fall shoes 2011Fluevog Intuit Boots

Buy this for this winter for comfort and style, and plan on keeping them for many, many, many winters to come. Fluevog Intuits ($375) may break the bank this season, but seven years from now, you'll see how well these perfectly made boots pay off.

fall shoes 2011Camper Wabi Clogs

These Wabi clogs from Camper ($61) don't even have that annoying piece of plastic between your toes. Which makes them even better than flip-flops.

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