Mary J. Blige adds just a little shine to her head-to-toe black ensemble with patent booties.
A folded over fabric ankle cuff adds even more versatility to this dressy bootie.
Shane and Shawn Women’s Jill Ankle Boot,
We’re okay with breaking the style rules and wearing these fierce peep-toe booties post Labor Day.
POLLINI Patent peep-toe shoe boots, $626.
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Lace instantly evokes sexy and the combo here with black patent leather is very appealing.
Lace & patent shoe boot, $74.
Keep your tooties toasty with these shearling-lined, side zip ankle boots.
Jimmy Choo Trixie Patent Leather Ankle Boots, $1,250. Saks Fifth Avenue
Nia Long looks gorgeous as usual in gray patent leather pumps that perfectly accent her shimmery silver top.
Taupe platform pumps are a nice neutral shade to match with busy outfits.
Steve Madden Caryssa Blush Patent, $89
The leopard platform on the bottom of these simple black pumps is the perfect mix of subtle and glam.
Dolce & Gabbana black patent leather pointed pumps, $428.
Iman keeps it classic and chic in shiny black pumps.
Unconventional in more ways that one, these square front canary yellow heels will work well with flouncy skirts and dresses.
Christian Louboutin souffre patent leather ‘Decollete 100’ pumps, $476.
These candy apple looking pumps have a sexy side cutout near the inner heel.
Sergio Rossi Patent Leather Pump, $199. DSW
We love the surprise oxford trim on the heel of these neutral platform pumps.
Brian Atwood Drama patent-leather pumps, $660. Net-A-Porter
Taraji P. Henson mixes a satin trimmed black dress with unconventional gladiator style heels.
A simple black strappy sandal is must for every wardrobe.
Christian Dior black patent leather ‘Stripes’ sandals, $680.
These gray patent leather booties are an updated take on a classic Mary Jane.
Jessica Simpson Women’s Rachella Shootie, $60.
Gold platforms against a vibrant patent leather upper screams glamorous.
VERSACE Patent leather peep-toe shoes, $313.
These aren’t quite a bootie or a pump, but the combo of the two is quite amazing.
Jimmy Choo ‘Private’ Cuff Patent Leather Sandal, $950. Nordstrom
Kelly Rowland plays up a plain black dress with fiery red heels.