5 Expensive-Looking Outfit Ideas With Black Slingback Heels


As someone who is always busy with very little time to fret about what to wear in the morning, one of my main goals when arranging my wardrobe every season is to include a variety of effortless pieces that are guaranteed to look chic and put-together. A major plus is when my outfit rotation has an expensive-looking feel. One surefire way to make that happen this spring is with a tried-and-true, classic shoe style: black slingback heels.

The transformative power of these timeless shoes is nothing new, but with a renewed focus on the style this year, I plan to capitalize on its elevating effects. Great black slingback heels can turn even a simple white T-shirt and jeans into a “rich girl” moment. Ahead, you’ll find a stylish array of five outfit ideas that feature the timeless black heels. You can shop each look, plus a selection of even more black slingback heels that are truly the only shoe style you need for an expensive-looking spring outfit.

Sometimes, the simplest outfit can give off an expensive feel. Such is the case with this look that features three key pieces beyond the black slingback flats—a chic trench coat, a basic white T-shirt, and dark denim.

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British influencer Abisola Omole poses in a lightweight knit, denim maxi skirt, and slingback kitten heels

Here is another outfit idea that’s simple yet rich looking. All you need is a neutral long-sleeve knit (a butter-like hue feels current), a denim maxi skirt in a dark wash, and the black slingback heels of your choice.

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fashion influencer Felicia Akerstrom sits at a cafe in a black blazer, gray sweater, jeans, and black slingback heels

This outfit is the epitome of chic and great for a variety of occasions thanks to the mix of elevated basics, including a black blazer, a gray sweater, straight-leg jeans, and statement black slingback heels.

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fashion influencer Sylvie Mus standing on the streets of Paris in a trench coat, button-down shirt, gray jeans, and black slingback heels

Tell me this sophisticated neutral ensemble wouldn’t catch your eye. Re-create the look with a brown trench coat, a white fitted button-down, cool gray jeans, and embossed black slingback heels.

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fashion editor Kristen Nichols poses in an outfit with statement white top, jeans, and black slingback kitten heels

Here’s one outfit that is guaranteed to make an elegant statement. Throw on a white button-down featuring voluminous sleeves and ruffled cuffs with classic jeans and sleek slingback kitten heels, then you’re good to go.