Shoe Crush: Emmanuelle Alt's Black Kitten Heel Pumps

Emmanuelle Alt proves that kitten heel pumps work with so much more than full midi-skirts and ladies-who-lunch cardigans. Click through to shop 13 pairs now.

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Digital Writer

Unswayed by the recent preponderance of souped-up Birkenstocks and Tevas on the feet of fashion people everywhere, Vogue Paris editor-in-chief Emmanuelle Alt's been sticking to a diet of dainty black kitten heels. Save for a sandal bootie moment here and there, it was her footwear of choice last fashion month, in both basic and embellished versions. Props to her for having the confidence to do her own thing!

It's probably not going to be just her thing for long, though. Thanks to the street style sites showcasing Ms. Alt's latest ensembles, people are are starting to buzz about the effortless way her ladylike shoes anchor an otherwise laid-back, tomboyish outfit. Moreover, the look is so easy to copy—the only hard part is picking a pair of demi-pumps that'll seamlessly work in a wardrobe the way Emmanuelle's do. To help get you started, I've included 13 great options in the slideshow above, all available online and in a variety of prices. Click through for a fast track to Parisian editor chic!