The pointy-toe flat is having a moment. This spiked version in green feels slightly menacing and reptilian, perfect for Miami. $675, Christian Louboutin, 155 NE 40th St., Miami Design District; 305-576-6820.
The 60s chunky heel makes these yellow suede sandals the perfect art fair-to-party shoes. $595, Gucci, at Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-868-6504; Merrick Park, 342 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables, 305-441-2004; and Dadeland Mall, 7687 N. Kendall Dr., Miami, 305-663-6174.
These pajama-style smoking slippers are both clever and slightly cheeky. Mens $450, womens $400, Stubbs & Wooton, 1 Via Parigi, Palm Beach; 561-655-6857.
Miami street artist Typoe and Del Toro Shoes collaborated on wingtips so cool even Dwyane Wade wears them. Del Toro Shoes, $350, 2750 NW Third Ave., Wynwood; 305-571-8253; deltoroshoes.com. Images Courtesy Del Toro
Unexpected materials, such as a cozy zig-zag knit, make the Noah sneaker from Tory Burch feel like something out of a Wes Anderson movie. $250, Tory Burch, Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour; 305-867-7469; toryburch.com.
Feminine and sexy, Alaias laid-back flat resonates with Miamis sexy style. $1,275, The Webster, 1220 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-7899; thewebstermiami.com.
Memphis-style (the art group not the city) in influence, these Sophia Webster wedges add a hefty dose of personality to any look. $650, Saks, Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour, 305-865-1100; and Dadeland Mall, 7687 N. Kendall Dr., Miami, 305-662-8655.
A favorite motif of great style-setters such as Kate Moss and Jenna Lyons, leopard print brings a bit of edge to any look. Lucky Brand Oxford Flats, $79, Bloomingdales, The Falls, 8778 SW 136th St., Miami, 305-252-6300; and Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, 305-935-1110.
These pink satin pumps have the unexpected quirk that keep them from feeling too ladylike. $745, Roger Vivier, Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave.; 305-868-4344.