The Pumps

User’s guide

One point to clarify before we go deeply into the topic: 

« The difference between pumps and stilettos is in their heel size. Pumps are usually closed-toe or peep-toe with a heel of 1 inch or less. Stilettos on the other hand can be with straps or covered but would definitely have a thin long heel of 1 inch or more. » 

Pumps  … little magic word that makes many women dream and lots of men too but worn of glamorous ladies of course ! How to choose your stilettos and how to optimise all their potential and possibilities … to always be stylish? After reading this article, you will know absolutely everything you need to know about these ultra-feminine shoes: the different types of pumps, the height to choose, what color to start with, the certain way to cope and walk with … and lots of outfit ideas to style them in the perfect way!

For me, pumps are the ultimate in femininity and glamour.

They cross the times without taking a wrinkle, pointed,-toe, almond toe  with high heels, stilettos, block thick heels, leather, suede, plain, with patterns, with strap, with buckle, with tassels …

They are constantly renewed following fashion trends but always on our feet for our great joy and pride because perched on them , we are a bit closer to the stars !


How to choose your pumps 

Which model to favor ?

  • High heels

    They require some experience to get a confident move :

  • The stilettos

Their thin heel is more than 10 cm high.

They will be reserved for the superusers!

These pumps are aimed at evening preferably , they are more difficult on a daily basis :

Louboutin So Kate

  • Plateform stilettos

They are more comfortable but their style is more classic :

Louboutin Simple Pumps

  • Peep toe

Peep toe CosmoParis

They are perfect for …


  • All kind of pumps 
  • Which material to choose to avoid that too conventional touch 
  • Which height to choose to wear and walk in all day long without suffering
  • Which color to choose
  • Our favorite brands
  • How to wear them without spoiling your walk and saving your back
  • How to style them : with which top, which trousers, which skirts and dresses, which shoes, and which accessories to combine it with for really stylish looks
  • Mix & match: 22 outfit ideas and a downloadable PDF to help you out in the mornings when you run out of ideas!
  • Pinterest inspirations: all the hot outfit ideas to wear your pumps with a maximum of style!

Find this complete article in the wardrobe encyclopaedia EBOOK “Everything you need to know about wardrobe items”.

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