Buy the Shoes

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A girl can never have too many shoes, according to fictional fashionista and all-around goddess “Carrie Bradshaw” played by Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City. Coming from someone who has over 40 pairs of shoes, I agree.

Here are eight must-have shoes for every college girl’s closet, plus two splurge-worthy options for my fellow shoe addicts.

Black Pumps
hether you’re going to a job interview or your sorority chapter meeting, black pumps are the number one shoe to have in your closet. They can be paired with a work-appropriate outfit or used to dress up a casual one.

Ballet Flats
For those of you who aren’t the high-heel type, ballet flats are the perfect solution. They’re an easy alternative, and look just as polished and put-together. They maintain a balance between comfy and classy. Wear them with jeans and a button down for a business casual look or with a dress and blazer to help you look great for that class presentation.

Ankle Boots
Ankle boots are the best option when you want to look put together but don’t have the time to actually put any effort into your outfit. Grab a pair with a neutral tone and a walkable heel for maximum use. They can be worn with your favorite jeans and comfy tee or with high-waisted shorts and a flowy top for a celeb-inspired boho glam look.

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