Best Shoes To Wear With Capris and Cropped Pants

Capris with Sneakers

Bulky sneakers + capris make you look short and stumpy.

Of course, they’re comfy, but socks and bulky sneakers worn with capris or any other type of cropped pants scream frump city! This is one summer style sin you do not want to commit.

So what shoes should you wear with summer capris and cropped trousers to look 100% more chic?

Stay away from ….

  • running shoes
  • clogs
  • loafers
  • oxfords
  • sandals with wide, thick straps
  • any heavy shoe that covers the top of your foot weighs you down and ruins the look.

Also avoid shoes that with are a big color contrast to your cropped pants

Go for….

shoes that are

  • Open and airy up top and that show some skin. Since capris were designed to highlight your legs, shoes that cover the top of your foot will make your legs look short and stumpy.
  • a nude color or the same color as your pants to elongate your legs


Shoes for Capris


See how these shoes below reveal the top of the feet and make these capri pants look chicer than sneakers.

Shoes with Capris

Here’s a rundown of the most popular styles of shoes to wear with capris.

1. Flat Sandals 

Choose a simple t-strap or multiple straps, but make sure the sandal looks light and airy.

2. Pumps

A classic pointy toe pump or peep toe is one of the top choices because it always looks elegant. Round toe is not as flattering. Peep toe pumps add a sexy touch if you wear them with capris.

3. Block Heels

Block heels are modern and give you some height, without the hurt.

Wedges with Capris4. Wedges

Wedges give capris a sporty vibe. A flatform wedge has less of an incline, so it gives you both height and comfort. Wear a nude-colored shoe or one the same color as your capris if you want to look taller.

5. Ballet Flats or D’Orsay Flats

Ballet flats worn with capri pants is a look that was made famous by Audrey Hepburn.  Flats still look fabulous today!  D’Orsay style flats are the newest version of a ballet flat. Their pointy toe and chic cut-out elongate your legs.
What shoes do you wear with your capris or ankle length pants? Send in a photo and let me know.


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