As a former Nordstrom buyer and current stylist and blogger with So Susie, Susie Wright is a certified expert in putting together standout outfits. And yes, this includes creating forward looks with just two pieces—a dress and shoes.
After a bit of style trial and error, Wright zeroed in on five shoe trends she thinks work best with dresses of different silhouettes. Below you’ll uncover the footwear picks in question, along with visual inspiration and testimonials from Wright herself. You’ll notice that the shoe trends are all versatile and can be paired with everything from printed midi dresses to neutral maxi styles.
Interested in adding a fresh pair of shoes or a dress to your own wardrobe? There are also inspired shopping picks sprinkled throughout. Keep scrolling for more.