T-strap styles and kitten heels have a dantier, church-appropriate feel. Styles incorporating the season's hottest trends like oxford influences, bold brights and pajama prints are more fashion-forward alternative than what your grandmother once wore.
"Bianca" T-strap patent platform pumps, Ann Taylor, $169, anntaylor.com.
Studded cap toe kitten heels, Topshop, $50, topshop.com.
Python embossed Mary Jane kitten heels, ASOS, $123, asos.com.
An ankle boot is a great substitute to a pump when the weather gets brisk. Sport this style with tights or a sleek pant suit, it's a fool-proof alternative.
"Lorelei" leather ankle boots, LAUREN Ralph Lauren, $139, zappos.com.
Uplift your Sunday style with dresses and accessories that offer a fresher take on classics.Dress, Boden, $218, bodenusa.com. Earrings, Vince Camuto, $48, vincecamuto.com. Necklace, R.J. Graziano, $55, R.J. Graziano, 212-685-3737. Platforms, Sirak, $575, sirak.com.