Don't Expect Fashion Girls to Give Up These Shoes

Dressing for cold weather means different things for people in different cities. Still, no matter the temperature, residents find a way to master the trends and expertly style the pieces they love. This year, we've seen fashionable women figuring out how to wear mules in the winter in climates that range from temperate to freezing. While, in some places, forgoing socks works if the rest of the outfit offers warmth, in other locales, it's all about keeping the toes cozy. Below, we're rounding up 12 ensembles that prove you can wear mules when it's chilly outside (great news, we know).

winter black mules street style white sweater

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Style your mules with a cozy sweater and flowy dress for an evening look that feels just fancy enough.

how to wear mules in the winter: black mules with a black coat and jeans

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Jeans make a dress and mules much more appropriate for chilly weather.

how to wear mules in the winter: check mules with a plaid coat and yellow sweater

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Try layering tights with jeans and mules to add an extra layer of warmth. 

how to wear mules in the winter: blue mules with an oversized coat and wide-leg jeans

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Open-toe shoes may feel a bit daring for chilly days, but for days when the weather permits, style with a jacket and you're good to go.

how to wear mules in the winter: tan mules with a jean skirt

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An option for those shoes that are too good to give up: Add socks.

how to wear mules in the winter: red mules with boyfriend jeans

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Try sticking to layered neutrals (and relaxed jeans), then finish off with a pair of statement boots.

how to wear mules in the winter: black mules with a kimono and blue jeans

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Classic mules can go with anything and everything.

how to wear mules in the winter: pink mules with a purple pantsuit

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Try color coordination from head to toe.

how to wear mules in the winter: black mules with a jean skirt and purple blouse

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Mules instantly dress up casual denim.

how to wear mules in the winter: pink mules with wide-leg pants and a leather jacket

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Dare to try contrasting colors, like adding a bolt of bright pink with your shoes.

how to wear mules in the winter: white mules with white pants and a gray sweater

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Heeled mules add a touch of dressiness to a casual sweatshirt.

how to wear mules in the winter: white and tan mules with a fur jacket and tan pants

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Love the minimal look? Try styling simple mules with a tonal ensemble, finished with a shearling jacket.

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