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Shoes fit for your dream closet.

Imagined style is important, too. Take a look at these local selections that scream influencer or woman with crazy-good taste!

Here's a refresher course in how lovable strappy sandals can be. Lavender & Lace in Lowell takes cute up a notch with this neutral pair in a subdued colored palette—and they're a cinch to style. From maxi skirts to cropped denim and printed shorts, these sandals are the definition of sought-after. The best part? Three different textures culminate in footwear paradise, offering a smooth, printed and beaded surface. Add a glossy pedicure and these sandals cannot be ignored.

If you crave unique, trendy designs offering modernity and a cutting-edge vibe, the Melissa line at LA Miller is right up your alley. There's a feel-good element to purchasing this footwear, as all the brand's products are made from recycled plastic. The Izzy Mule, one of the store's selections, is an easy, slip-on style in a romantic old-rose colorway, bringing a feminine charm to outfits. There's a bold square heel offering the perfect height for all-day support. If you fall for the shoes, you should know the shop carries the brand's handbags as well.

Photo courtesy of LA Miller.

Covet Leisure, an athleisure brand focusing on body positivity, knows a thing or two (thousand) about everyday casual gear for everyone. Their ultra-comfortable sandal in black is a chic choice with a slightly dressed-up vibe and loads of laid-back appeal. With sneaker trends still going strong, this style represents a functional and funky street style look that easily pairs with cut-off jean shorts or joggers. When you can look this good but remain comfortable, why wouldn't you?

Your invitation to the good life is here in sophisticated slip-on shoes at Frances Jaye in Holland. The Selene mule in beige features a low heel and a woven upper for a timeless charm that should pair well with nearly every ensemble. Notable are the attractive leather-wrapped heel and genuine leather insole that provides all-day comfort. This style is sure to become a go-to favorite—ideal for running errands or brunching with friends. Besides, neutral footwear is a savior for overly loud prints and patterns.

Missy Black, who lives in the Grand Rapids area, specializes in fashion—her love of which keeps her awake at night, dreaming of cheetah-print flats paired with red skinny jeans and anything lace. She has also written horoscopes and restaurant reviews and enjoys another title as shoe copywriter.

This article originally appeared in West Michigan Woman.

Main photo courtesy of Covet Leisure. 

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