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Can't Talk, We're Too Tied Up In These Gorgeous Lace-Up Shoes

Shoelaces have moved far beyond sneakers, and we’re *so* thankful. Now you can find everything from platforms to flats to boots featuring laces. Read on for major lace inspo from some of our fave picks.

Nude Lace-Up Caged Heels

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GIRL. These sexy strappy heels with laces up the back have us feeling some type of way. These would look especially good with a romper in a bright color, like sunset orange or emerald green.


To buy: Lulus, $39


Photo: Lulus

Gold Lace-Up Gladiator Flats

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These sandals are everything you’d expect from Michael Kors: gilded, opulent, and fabulous. Pair them with a black dress and a bold statement purse.

To buy: Michael Kors, $54


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Photo: Michael Kors

Black Open-Toe Lace-Up Booties

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These open-toe lace-up booties are airy enough for summer but will have you covered once fall comes. This pair would work well with skinny jeans and a black floppy hat.


To buy: Walmart, $19.99


Photo: Walmart

Blue Striped Lace-Up Sandals

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Don’t these just scream summer? This blue-and-white pair of lace-ups would look fab with crisp white jeans and a denim top.


To buy: Charlotte Russe, $18


Photo: Charlotte Russe

Embroidered Lace-Up Heels

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Every gal needs a sassy pair of heels, and these suede Kate Spade pumps are ideal because they lace up. Try them with a little black dress and denim jacket for date night.


To buy: Zappos, $61


Photo: Zappos

Black Lace-Up Wedge Booties

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These wedge booties are warm enough for the colder fall months. Wear them with a lightweight sweater, black skirt, and tights for a perfect summer-to-fall look. And don’t forget your favorite knit hat.


To buy: Michael Kors, $110


Photo: Michael Kors

Lace-Up Heels With Tassels

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These heels from Express would look amazing with jeans and a black off-the-shoulder top. Complete the look with bright candy-color statement earrings.


To buy: Express, $79.90


Photo: Express

White Lace-Up Ballet Flats

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You’ll feel just like a ballerina in these lace-up flats. Tone down the girly with distressed black jeans and a white top, or emphasize the ballet factor with a dress and ballerina bun.


To buy: ASOS, $28


Photo: ASOS

Peach Lace-Up Wedges

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Make a statement with these peachy lace-up shoes. Pair them with your favorite skinnies and a flowy white top or opt for a black romper to really give these shoes the attention they deserve.


To buy: ASOS, $72


Photo: ASOS

Knee-High Lace-Up Gladiator Sandals

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Just in case you don’t have a Roman toga to pair with your gladiator sandals, try sporting them with jean shorts, a flowy tank top, and lots of gold accessories to play up the look.


To buy: Walmart, $19.99


Photo: Walmart

Gray Foldover Lace-Up Combat Boots

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For those days you feel like kicking ass and taking names, try these badass combat boots on for size. You’ll look fierce AF in these lace-ups, black jeans, and a vintage band tee.


To buy: Torrid, $52.98


Photo: Torrid

Olive Lace-Up Heels

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Colored shoes are all the rage, and these olive green chunky heels definitely deliver. Rock these kicks with ripped boyfriend jeans, a slouchy sweater, and gold accessories.


To buy: Lulus, $41


Photo: Lulus

Black Pointy Toe Lace-Up Flats

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Snag yourself a pair of neutral lace up flats, and you’ll be set for basically any occasion. Not only are they comfortable, but they’re just as appropriate for work as they are for exploring the city with your besties.


To buy: Nordstrom Rack, $69.97


Photo: Nordstrom Rack

Lace-Up Wedge Platforms

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These lace-up platforms caught our attention immediately, and you’re sure to be catching glances with shoes this hot. Try them with a pair of overalls and a flowy tee.


To buy: Macy's, $44.43


Photo: Macy's

Maroon Lace-Up Peep Toe Booties

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We can’t look away. This pair of booties has us seriously drooling, and not just over the wine-colored hue. We would totally wear these with a flirty jean skirt or dress any day of the week.


To buy: Nordstrom Rack, $44.97


Photo: Nordstrom Rack

Suede Lace-Up Ankle Strap Sandals

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Release your inner Greek goddess with these lace-up sandals by Stuart Weitzman. They’d look especially enchanting with a white flowy dress and gold eyeshadow.


To buy: Saks Fifth Avenue, $159.20


Photo: Saks Fifth Avenue

Denim Lace-Up Platform Sandals

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Just when we thought platform shoes couldn't get any cooler, they make these denim lace-ups. Just add wide-leg pants or a solid-color jumpsuit for a seriously fashion-forward outfit.


To buy: Zappos, $62.99


Photo: Zappos

Knee-High Lace-Up Boots

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Come fall, these tan lace-up boots will be your go-tos. And with so many ways to wear them―over leggings, over jeans, with a dress―you’ll get your money’s worth within a couple weeks.


To buy:, $299.95



Floral Lace-Up Chunky Heels

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How cool would these Forever 21 platforms look over wide fishnets and distressed jeans? Complete the look with a tight black long sleeve, and you’re aced the lace-up trend.


To buy: Forever 21, $48


Photo: Forever 21

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