2019 Update: We still love this roundup of nude-colored pumps, but you may want to check out our 2019 roundup of stylish skin-tone pumps for work — as well as our general guide to wardrobe essentials for work!
We all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first time or replacing one you’ve worn into the ground, it can be a pain to find exactly the right incarnation in stores. In “The Hunt,” we search the stores for a basic item that every woman should have.
Yes, everyone knows that you can get Manolo or Cole Haan nude beige pumps — but if those don’t work for you for some reason (too expensive, too high), here are some other options on the market at the moment…
|Type Z – KC 2 (Camel Leather) – Footwear, $75 at Zappos (1.5″ heel)|
|BCBGirls – Freud (New Cream Puff), $89 at Zappos (3″ heel)|
|Johnston & Murphy’s Julia Mary Jane Pump, now $109 (was $228)|