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Slingback comeback — the most chic of shoe styles is staging a return this autumn, and these are our editors’ picks

When it comes to putting together an elegant ensemble, few shoe styles are as classic and chic as the slingback. Staking its claim as the ultimate shoe for autumn, the slingback is a refined wardrobe addition that can easily transition from day to night, with a full spectrum of styles — from everyday staples to statement-makers.

Here, we set out the slingbacks our editors are coveting this season. From elegant black in an array of fabrics, to bold colourways and stand-put prints, this careful curation will have you participating in the trend like a pro — and investing in a trend with true staying power.

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SAINT LAURENT Dune patent-leather slingback pumps from Net-A-Porter
Balenciaga Square Knife pumps from Farfetch
gg slingback pumps from Gucci
GIANVITO ROSSI Ascent Slingbacks from Faradays
Jess 65 Leather Sandals from Jimmy Choo
Burberry Elasticated Band sandals from Farfetch
Amel 50 Sling Back Pumps from Jimmy Choo
FENDI Colibrì Lite pumps from Farfetch
Shake Slingback Pump from Louis Vuitton
ALIAS MAE Isabel from Superette at Commercial Bay
Lizard Slingbacks from Faradays
Balenciaga bow pumps from Farfetch
Valentino Garavani Slingback Pumps from Farfetch
Valentino Garavani VLogo Signature pumps from Farfetch


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