From sneaker to slides to Carrie's wedding pumps,
trends come and go, but some kicks are forever. Here, 10 pairs that aren't going anywhere anytime soon via PureWow.com!
Christian Louboutin Pigalle pumps
Timeless and understatedly sexy, Louboutin's Pigalle pump is the ultimate in power dressing.
Christian Louboutin ($675)
Manolo Blahnik Hangisi pumps
The wedding shoe of two legendary fashionistas: Carrie Bradshaw and Olivia Palermo.
Manolo Blahnik ($965)
The unofficial shoe of fashion bloggers everywhere, the Rockstud pump comes in just about every color imaginable; though, we prefer to the brand's new Rockstud Chelsea boots.
Chanel ballet flats
If you can’t be Audrey Hepburn, you might as well dress like her.
Converse Chuck Taylors
These wear-with-anything classics were just updated for the first time in 98 years. (Hint: They have actual arch support now.)
Have your own Dirty Dancing moment in these minimalistic kicks, first introduced in 1960 as Keds' answer to Chuck Taylors.
Popularized by Run-D.M.C. in 1983, these shell-top sneaks are the subject of frequent collaborations, including a recent, very colorful one with Pharrell.
Dating back to 1774, Birkenstocks are enjoying a stylish renaissance of late. Props if you still have your original pair.
The normal girl’s guide to channeling Kate Moss at Glastonbury.
Doc Martens lace-up boots
Klaus Märtens (yes, a doctor) designed these while on leave from the German army in WWII after finding his standard-issue army boots too unsupportive of an ankle injury. Decades later, they're the go-to shoe of cool girls who DGAF.
Doc Martens ($125)