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18 Kitten Heels That Don't Look Like They Belong In The '50s

Amanda Pena

This spring, we’re throwing it back to styles we can thank our grandmothers for. From flattering wrap tops and breezy breezy jumpsuits, to slingbacks and kitten heels, many of spring’s top looks prove what goes around comes around. 

Now, we’re not talking about your grandmother’s clanky kitten heels and orthopedic wedges. Instead, today’s kitten heels are (dare we say) a step up from those of the past in order to match today’s clothing extremes like flowy wide-legged trousers and skin-tight bodysuits.

If you’re looking for a heel that won’t break your back but will carry the same amount of style as a stiletto, see below for 18 modern kitten heels that don’t look like they belong in the ’50s:

1 Elia B Jennifer Ruffle Heels

(Anthropologie)

Get them at Anthropologie for $138.

2 Charles by Charles David Addie Pump

(Nordstrom)

Get them at Nordstrom for $100.

3 Tory Burch Ashton 65mm Pumps

(Shopbop)

Get them at Shopbop for $298.

4 Sam Edelman Ludlow Kitten Heels

(Anthropologie)

Get them at Anthropologie starting at $98.

5 Via Spiga Blake

(Zappos)

Get them at Zappos for $295.

6 Jeffrey Campbell Saltaire Pointy Toe Mule

(Nordstrom)

Get them at Nordstrom for $125.

7 Trotters 'Kimberly' Woven Leather Slingback Pump

(Nordstrom)

Get them at Nordstrom for $140.

8 VIONIC Josie

(Zappos)

Get them at Zappos for $140.

9 Calvin Klein Gabrianna

(Zappos)

Get them at Zappos for $99.

10 Dolce Vita Deedee Bootie

(Nordstrom)

Get them at Nordstrom for $150.

11 Tahari Gayle

(Zappos)

Get them at Zappos for $81.

12 Klub Nico Arden Heels

(Anthropologie)

Get them at Anthropologie for $188.

13 MICHAEL Michael Kors Gia Sling

(Zappos)

Get them at Zappos for $120.

14 Nina Talley

(Zappos)

Get them at Zappos for $89.

15 Schutz Lara Lee Heels

(Anthropologie)

Get them at Anthropologie for $178.

16 Louise et Cie Esperance

(Zappos)

Get them at Zappos for $99.

17 14th & Union Kiera Slingback Kitten Heel

(Nordstrom Rack)

Get them at Nordstrom Rack for $40.

18 Sol Sana Perri Kitten Heel Mule

(Urban Outfitters)

Get them at Urban Outfitters for $30.

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