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Gifting season is almost here — do you have your shopping list squared away yet? If you’re aiming to gift someone a brand new pair of shoes, you’re in luck! We’ve rounded up our favorite styles and silhouettes for every kind of look, from cozy slippers to chic loafers. Keep reading for some shoe gift ideas for the lucky loved one on your list!
1. Veja Espalar Sneaker, $130
We’ve been seeing these classic French sneakers everywhere and for good reason! They look great with everything from denim to dresses.
2. ALDO Chetta Chelsea Boot, $130
Even if they’re totally shoe-obsessed, we’d go ahead and wager that they don’t have a pair of Chelsea boots with this kind of height!
3. Lemon Ballerina Pom Slipper, $24.99
Honestly, who wouldn’t want to receive a pair of ultra-warm slippers for the holiday season?
4. adidas Ultraboost 21 Shoe, $180
The best way to become your recipient’s new favorite person ever? Gifting them a pair of adidas Ultraboost sneakers, duh! Available in 16 colors to suit every kind of taste, these magical sneakers will make them feel like they’re walking on clouds.
5. Sam Edelman Laurs Chunky Sole Loafer, $150
Another pair of shoes we’re seeing all over social media? These chunky loafers from Sam Edelman!
6. Talbots Erica Bow Suede Pump, $159
Everyone should have a classic pair of high heels in their shoe rotation. These bow-embellished heels from Talbots are also available in black, making them perfect for every kind of special occasion.
No one ever seems to think about buying a pair of rain boots until it’s already raining. So go ahead and prep your recipient for impromptu weather — they’ll thank you every time it starts to sprinkle!
8. Steve Madden Twist Slide Sandal, $99.95
We’re all kind of kicking ourselves for not saving our footwear from the ’90s, but gifting your bestie a pair of these shoes seems like the next best thing!
Psst — while you’re making a dent in your holiday gifting, don’t forget to treat yourself too! Check out all of our favorite shoes to wear with wide-leg pants!
Allison is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.