Common Types Of Women Shoes

Women's shoes are footwear that is worn by the women on the feet. There are various types of women's shoes available in the market but we have listed only major types (such as boots, heels, ballerina, etc.). All types of shoes that are listed below, are commonly used by women in parties, travel, and day to day life.

Common Types of Women Shoes

Ballerina (बैलेरिना)
Stilettos (स्टिलेटोस)
Kitten Heels (किटन हील्स)
Sling Back Heels (स्लिंग बैक हील्स)
Gladiator Boots/Sandals (ग्लैडिएटर जुत/सैंडल)
Espadrilles (एस्पैड्रिल्स)
Oxford Shoes (ऑक्सफ़ोर्ड जूते)
Jutti/Mojari (जूती)
Slip-on Shoes (स्लिप-ऑन जूते)
Sneakers (स्नीकर्स)
Trekking Boots (पहाड़ी रास्तों पर चलने के जूत)
Sports Shoes (खेल-कूद के जूते)
Loafer Shoes (लोफर जूते)
Moccasin (मोकासिन)
DMS Boots (डॉ. मार्टिन जूत)
Combat Boots (सेना द्वारा उपयोग में लाये जाने वाले जूत)
Winter Boots (सर्दियों के जूत)
Chelsea Boots (चेल्सिया जूत)

Other Types of Women Shoes

Mary Janes (मैरी जेंस)
Wedges (वेजेस)
T-Strap (टी-स्ट्रैप)
Cone Heels (कोन हील्स)
Pumps (पम्पस)
Horse Riding Boots (घुड़सवारी के जूत)
Thigh High Boots (जाँघों तक आने वाले जूत)
Derby Shoes (डर्बी जूते)
Scarpin (स्कॉर्पीन)
Ankle Strap Heels (एंकल स्ट्रैप हील्स)
Platform Heels (प्लेटफार्म हील्स)
Winter Heels (सर्दियों में उपयोग होने वाली हील्स)
Aqua Shoes (पानी में उपयोग होने वाले जूते)
Gum Boots (रबर के जूत)

Ballerina (बैलेरिना)

The ballerina shoes are flat, closed-toe, slip-on shoes. These shoes have a very thin outsole and inspired by ballet dancing shoes. These shoes are very lightweight and can be worn with any outfit.

Stilettos (स्टिलेटोस)

The stilettos shoes are high heel, closed, or open-toe slip-on shoes. These shoes have a thin heel and worn as a party, fashion wear shoes.

Kitten Heels (किटन हील्स)

The kitten heel shoes are short heel (appx 1.5 inches in height), closed-toe, slip-on shoes. These shoes have a sharp closed-toe and can be worn formally or casually.

Sling Back Heels (स्लिंग बैक हील्स)

The slingback heels are high heel, closed or open-toe shoes. These shoes have a strap that crosses behind the ankle. These are casual, party wear, or fashion wear shoes.

Gladiator Boots/Sandals (ग्लैडिएटर जुत/सैंडल)

The gladiator boots or sandals have a very thin outsole with several straps at the front of the foot. These are very comfortable casual wear shoes.

Espadrilles (एस्पैड्रिल्स)

The espadrilles can be flat or high-heeled shoes with a fabric upper. The upper fabric of these shoes is mostly made up of canvas, cotton, or rope. The rope used for these shoes is esparto (a grass fiber mostly found in North Africa) that's why these shoes are called espadrilles.

Oxford Shoes (ऑक्सफ़ोर्ड जूते)

The oxford shoes are mainly leather shoes with a small heel (appx 1 inch in height). These shoes have a closed-lacing feature. These are formal shoes but some oxford shoes (suede leather oxford shoes) can be worn casually.

Jutti/Mojari (जूती)

The Jutti is slip-on footwear with a very thin outsole. The Jutti is closed-toe footwear, made up of leather mostly. These can be worn formally or casually.

Slip-on Shoes (स्लिप-ऑन जूते)

The slip-on shoes are closed-toe, flat sole shoes with a fabric upper. These are casual shoes with easy on-off.

Sneakers (स्नीकर्स)

The sneakers are comfortable, sports shoes. Normally, these shoes have closed-lacing, a flat outsole, and a fabric/leather upper. These shoes were primarily developed for sports and exercise. But nowadays sneakers are also used as casual wear.

Trekking Boots (पहाड़ी रास्तों पर चलने के जूत)

The trekking boots are rugged, ruff, and tuff boots. These boots are primarily developed for mountaineering sports but can be used as casual wear. Check out our Women's Boots section.

Sports Shoes (खेल-कूद के जूते)

Sports shoes are very comfortable, lightweight, and flexible shoes. These shoes are mainly developed for sports activities (such as running, yoga, etc.) but can be used as casual wear.

Loafer Shoes (लोफर जूते)

Loafer shoes are comfortable, casual wear shoes. These shoes can have a low or high heel, with or without lacing. These shoes can be made up of fabric or leather.

Moccasin (मोकासिन)

These shoes are slip-on shoes made up of soft animal skin (such as Deerskin). These are comfortable, without heel, casual/party wear shoes.

DMS Boots (डॉ. मार्टिन जूत)

DMS boots are also called Dr. Martens Boots. These boots are made up of leather and have a heel height of appx. 1 inch. These are high ankle, closed-lacing, with or without side-zip boots. These boots are both casual and formal wear.

Combat Boots (सेना द्वारा उपयोग में लाये जाने वाले जूत)

The combat boots are normally high ankle (7 inches or more) leather boots. These are specially designed for law enforcement personnel for intense use. These are both casual and formal wear shoes.

Winter Boots (सर्दियों के जूत)

The winter boots are high ankle warm boots with a slip-resistant outsole. These boots are used in winter and snow areas.

Chelsea Boots (चेल्सिया जूत)

The Chelsea boots are slip-on boots with appx. 1-inch heel height. These boots are mid-ankle leather boots with elastic side panels. These boots can be worn on both casual and formal occasions.

Mary Janes (मैरी जेंस)

The Marry Janes shoes are low-cut, closed-toe shoes with or without heels. These shoes have a strap crossing at the front of the foot. These are casual, formal, party wear shoes.

Wedges (वेजेस)

The wedges are high-heel shoes with an open or closed-toe. The outsole of these shoes is much thicker at the backside compared to the front side of the shoes, and without any gap in the middle.

T-Strap (टी-स्ट्रैप)

The T-strap shoes are thin high-heel shoes with flat outsole at the front. These shoes have two straps, one at the ankle and other attached with the ankle strap & at the front of the shoes.

Cone Heels (कोन हील्स)

The cone heel shoes are high heel shoes in which the heel is made in a cone shape (broader at the top and narrower at the bottom). These shoes can be worn at formal, casual, and party occasions.

Pumps (पम्पस)

The pumps are low-cut high heel shoes with a closed toe at the front. The pump heel is thicker than stilettos. Pump shoes are casual, fashion, party wear shoes.

Horse Riding Boots (घुड़सवारी के जूत)

The horse riding boots are shank high boots with a heel height up to 1 inch. The riding boots can have a side zip or not. These boots are meant to prevent the rider's leg from pinching by the saddle.

Thigh High Boots (जाँघों तक आने वाले जूत)

The thigh-high boots are high heel boots with height up to thighs (over the knees). These can be worn as fashion wear, party wear, or formal wear.

Derby Shoes (डर्बी जूते)

Derby shoes are low ankle, leather shoes. These shoes have a closed lacing system. The laces pass through the eyelets that are attached on top of the vamp. These are formal, party wear shoes.

Scarpin (स्कॉर्पीन)

Scarpin shoes are similar to stilettos. These shoes have a thin high heel and a closed pointed toe at the front. These are slip-on party wear, formal wear shoes.

Ankle Strap Heels (एंकल स्ट्रैप हील्स)

Ankle strap heels are high heel shoes with an ankle strap. These shoes can have an open toe or closed toe with a pointed tip. These are normally fashion wear, party wear shoes but can be used on formal occasions.

Platform Heels (प्लेटफार्म हील्स)

Platform heels have a thick heel at the back and a thick outsole at the front. These can be open-toe and closed-toe shoes. These are party wear shoes but can be used at any casual occasion.

Winter Heels (सर्दियों में उपयोग होने वाली हील्स)

The winter heels are high heel warm shoes. These are also high ankle shoes that provide extra warmth in cold weather.

Aqua Shoes (पानी में उपयोग होने वाले जूते)

The aqua shoes are water shoes with a flat outsole and a mesh upper. These are for water shorts, crossing the river, swimming, etc. These shoes dry quickly because of the mesh upper.

Gum Boots (रबर के जूत)

The gumboots are rubber boots with ankle height up to 12 inches. These are meant for gardening, farming, hunting, and forest activities. These shoes are easy to clean and easy to on-off.