The Block Heel

From mules and pumps to lace-up booties and statement sandals, the block heel is the new go-to for both practical and polished summer style. We take a look at some of the key styles and how to wear them. 

Pair brightly coloured block heels with tropical floral prints.

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Pair brightly coloured block heels with tropical floral prints.

The mule: leather mules, Fendi.

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The mule: leather mules, Fendi.

The Mary-Jane: glitter sandals, Jimmy Choo.

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The Mary-Jane: glitter sandals, Jimmy Choo.

The statement sandal: tasseled leather sandals, Jimmy Choo.

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The statement sandal: tasseled leather sandals, Jimmy Choo.

Lace-up brogues offer an elevated alternative to the white sneaker and work with just about anything.

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Lace-up brogues offer an elevated alternative to the white sneaker and work with just about anything.

The slingback: suede slingback sandals, Isabel Marant.

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The slingback: suede slingback sandals, Isabel Marant.

Peep toe mules are a versatile trans-seasonal wardrobe investment.

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Peep toe mules are a versatile trans-seasonal wardrobe investment.

The sandal: suede sandals, Aquazzurra.

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The sandal: suede sandals, Aquazzurra.

The pump: scalloped suede pumps, Chloe.

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The pump: scalloped suede pumps, Chloe.

Mary-Jane sandals add polish to off-duty denim.

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Mary-Jane sandals add polish to off-duty denim.

The all-rounder: asymmetric heeled sandal, Marcela B.

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The all-rounder: asymmetric heeled sandal, Marcela B.

The must-have: feathered mule, Charlotte Sloane.

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The must-have: feathered mule, Charlotte Sloane.