Wardrobe Query: Nude Shoes for Brown Girls

K.T. wrote in saying, “Spring is coming, and I’m interested in nude pumps! Can you do a spread on the best nude pumps for women of color? I know that our color ranges majorly, but I’m always seeing nude for lighter complexions, but not enough options for medium to darker. I’m a NW47 / Gabrielle Union type complexion. Do you have any suggestions for my shade of beauty?”

That’s an interesting question, K.T. Though ‘nude’ presumes that the shoe matches your skin tone exactly (thus making the shoe look like an extension of your leg), many celebs still wear light beige/nude shoes that aren’t particularly matchy-matchy.
Whatever your skin tone or preference, we’ve got you covered:


Claire Sulmers is the publisher and founder of Fashion Bomb Daily, the #43 most influential style magazine in the world.

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