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Ugly shoes are having a moment and you shouldn't miss out. Click through for 13 ways to get in on the fun!

The Ugly Shoe: Fur-lined sandals (aka "Furkenstocks")

Why You Should Embrace It: Although this style beamed down from the highest of high fashion runways (hey there Céline!), the look is lighthearted and playful; it shows you don't take yourself too seriously. Fashion is fun! (Also, remember that these feel like you're walking around on a smushy rug made of Muppets all day—and who wouldn't want that?)

Style Tip: Play the rest of your outfit streamlined and sporty. Crazy shoes + crazy embellishments + crazy silhouettes = way too much going on.

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The Ugly Shoe: Combat creepers

Why You Should Embrace It: Because these remind you of Gwen Stefani, Daria, Angela Chase and every other girl you wanted to be in the '90s.

Style Tip: Avoid floor-grazing, wide trousers—all that bulk against a heavy shoe feels dated.

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The Ugly Shoe: Birkenstocks

Why You Should Embrace It: These make even the most buttoned-up outfits feel laid-back and effortless.

Style Tip: Contrast the earthy-crunchy design with pieces made from more formal material, like leather and silk.

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The Ugly Shoe: Sneaker boots

Why You Should Embrace It: When you want the comfort of Converse, but a little more street cred, these provide both.

Style Tip: Don't hide these with a maxi skirt or loose trousers! To get the full effect, skinny pants or bare legs are key.

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The Ugly Shoe: Clown platforms

Why You Should Embrace It: The sculptural clodhopping shape gives skirt-based outfits 100 times more bite than basic brogues can.

Style Tip: Bottom-wise, pants can feel a little costumey, so it's best to stick with skirts. A-line silhouettes are your best bet; the proportions of a slim pencil shape don't work well with platforms.

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The Ugly Shoe: Summer camp jellies

Why You Should Embrace It: The peek-a-boo strap style is perfect for giving this season's sock-and-shoe trend a try.

Style Tip: Since the design already has a sweet and innocent schoolgirl thing happening, avoid overloading on bows, pastels and cat prints. That's to much twee even for Zooey Deschanel! 

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The Ugly Shoe: White orthopedic sneakers

Why You Should Embrace It: So what if your 76-year-old grandmother owns an identical pair? She is awesome, and so are these.

Style Tip: When in doubt, follow the white-on-white-on-white formula. You can't go wrong with that one this season.

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The Ugly Shoe: Lug-sole booties

Why You Should Embrace It: There's a certain fearless, bad girl irreverence about these that will make you feel like a Rihanna/Miley Cyrus hybrid. Who knows what kind of risqué selfies will happen when you wear them?!

Style Tip: Always balance the masculine feel of a heavy, farm boot sole with ladylike elements. Floral miniskirts always work!

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The Ugly Shoe: Tevas

Why You Should Embrace It: An all-black style is surprisingly versatile. Once you get over the fact that your uncle Ted with the hobo beard and hemp farm in California owns an identical pair, you'll start to see all the outfit possibilities!

Style Tip: Anything, really, so long as it fits. Although too tight or loose never looks good, it's an especially rough situation when dad sandals are involved.

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The Ugly Shoe: Spice Girl heels

Why You Should Embrace It: It gives you tons of glorious, glorious height without any of the pitchy pain of single-sole styles, that's why.  

Style Tip: Mix it with equally bold pieces. When it comes to outfits that involved towering Gaga-esque platforms, more really is more.

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The Ugly Shoe: Lace-up sandal boot pumps

Why You Should Embrace It: Somehow it manages to squeeze three kinds of footwear into one superstar style, and that is impressive.

Style Tip: This design looks great with everything from gaucho pants to boyfriend jeans, but it might be best with a pencil skirt. It just looks so French editor-esque, non?

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The Ugly Shoe: Exaggerated pumps

Why You Should Embrace It: Unlike your standard single-sole black stilettos or nude platform pumps, these are heels that immediately stand out. Wear them when you want to make an epic entrance.

Style Tip: Keep the kooky-cool momentum going with a slope-shouldered statement coat.

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The Ugly Shoe: Wedge booties

Why You Should Embrace It: While you love Isabel Marant-ish Western booties, everyone else in the world does, too. It's time for something new.

Style Tip: Flashing a little bit of ankle is the secret to making these work, so steer clear of full trousers and maxi skirts.

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