What are court shoes?

A court shoe is a style of shoe with a low-cut front, or vamp, they’re generally worn for smarter occasions like work or special occasions like weddings. In a range of different heel heights and toe shapes, when chosen well, court shoes can keep your feet feeling comfortable no matter how smart the occasion is.

Court shoes were worn in royal courts many centuries ago (hence their name), and over the years they have remained a popular for ladies, so you can really put your trust in their classic versatility.

How to wear court shoes

The heel of a court shoe should sit flush against your foot and heel, the shoes should neither to be too tight or too loose as this will be uncomfortable to walk and will rub and cause blisters. As for how to style your court shoes, their classic silhouette makes them so versatile so you can wear them with virtually every outfit, like jeans, skirts, dresses, trousers, suits, and tights too!

How to stop court shoes slipping off

If heeled court shoes slip off your feet, consider going down a size, or look for a pair with a slimmer fit. If you wish to make the most out of the court shoes you already have, look for shoe care accessories like heel cushions and silicone heel grips with adhesive backing, or additional insoles and inlays, as these will provide a little extra grip giving a better fit and will prevent sore rubbed feet.