Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: The Best Shoes For Her


Valentine’s Day is a little under a month away and there’s still time to pick up that gift for her. The holiday doesn’t have to be about the typical V-Day gifts of flowers or jewelry, although what woman doesn’t want a floral spread or nice necklace? It’s a moment to get a niche gift for someone, something that they’d really appreciate and use.

So, she’s not really one for chocolate but shoes instead? Then these are the best sole stoppers for her:

Caroline BSS x Caroline

There’s something matrimonial about the Caroline BSS X Caroline shoe. Done in a cream satin color, it’s chunky platform and 5-inch block heel gives women height and lifts hemlines. The upper part of the shoe is satin while the sock, sole, and lining portion is leather. It’s embellished with a crystal bow, this will add the elegance to any outfit you pair it with. Made ethically and sustainably in Brazil, it’s quite the feminine shoe.

The shoes are $174 | Purchase here

Manitobah Mukluk Waterproof Snowy Owl


Created by Sean McCormick as a way to give back to Indigenous communities across North America, the brand has been able to maintain this ethos with burgeoning growth. The Snowy Owl is a bird that soars through the winter sky. This namesake shoe is adapted to Canada’s frigid winters, boasting a cozy sheepskin footbed and complete waterproofing to a height of four inches from the bottom. It’s able to withstand temps as low as -25.6 F (-32C).

The Waterproof Snowy Owl Mukluk is $250 | Purchase here

Ramla Palazzo Signoria in bronze

The Ramla Palazzo collection takes inspiration from large imposing spaces of museums in Italy. “I wanted to dedicate a line that reflects my passion for the Italian architecture, reference to my studies and living in the country, therefore I combined my passion for architecture and modern design with traditional craftsmanship to create a timeless and luxurious footwear line,” says its founder Reem Alaa Hamed. Every shoe could be an art piece in a museum.

The Palazzo Signoria shoe is done by handmade gold embroidery with integrated threads. The cut of the shoe was made to reflect the structure of a building. “I believe this what the elite Middle Eastern woman looking for, a mixture of classic with modern twist, a one of a kind art piece,”says Reem.

The shoe is $106.89 | Purchase here

Valentino Garavani Pink PP Tan-Go Platform Pump

This glamorously dramatic shoe has caught the hearts of women around the world. From Pierpaolo’s Pink collection, it’s 6’1 leather covered platform and block heel, and 2.2-inch platform have given the show a renowned look. Made in Italy, it has an ankle strap with adjustable VLogo Signature buckle fastening.

The pump is $1,200 | Purchase here

La DoubleJ Tones Wedge

Made from Italy’s finest materials by Italy’s finest craftsmen, these sturdy but chic heels arrive wrapped in buttery printed suede or shimmery jacquard, raising the bar on your shoe game this season. Metallic leather straps in contrasting tones are crafted to cushion, not constrain. The perfect heels that won’t hurt your feet.

The Tones Wedge are $940 | Purchase here

Zyne, Venny Burgundy

Crafted from plush velvet and braided laces, the Venny combines a pointy toe and a round heel of 45mm height. Hitting the perfect balance between style and comfort, this is your pair to dance the night away.

The Venny is $310 | Purchase here

Christian Louboutin Suola Hot Chick

The Suola Hot Chick pump is an iconic Maison Christian Louboutin design with a strass sole in Loubi. The low-cut vamp is enhanced by a pointed toe and V-shaped notches under the ankle. Set on a 100 mm heel, it is entirely crafted in iridescent red patent calf leather.

The Suola Hot Chick is $2,595 | Purchase here