Call them booties with a booty! These are the grown-up cousins of the plainer version we’ve been wearing with tights and dresses the past few seasons. With all the drama (straps, buckles, ties, even “barbed wire”) on the rear views, the fronts of these kills look almost—almost—work-appropriate. But you’ll definitely want them for your nights out. Pair it with skirts and dresses, of course, but these fetching swing-backs are also crazy-chic with all the ankle-skimming pants out there.

Credits (from left): Rupert Sanderson, $1,575; at Bloomingdale’s. Christian Louboutin, $945; at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores. Marciano, $248; marciano.com. Sigerson Morrison, $475; amazon.com.

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