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  • 10 Nude Pumps for Any Budget
10 Nude Pumps for Any Budget

Everyone needs a classic pair of nude pumps to pair with a cocktail dress or work outfit. Here are our favorites at price points from $25 to $250 (with one exception - leave it to Louboutin).

Chinese Laundry Live Show

Chinese Laundry

The Live Show is a sweet little strappy sandal. A patent leather nude pump, it features a sexy t-strap and would be a great addition to a daytime or night time look.

BCBGeneration Dacotah


This strappy nude sandal sparkles and shines. The Dakota features gold studded details interspersed with gold glitter. A chic ankle strap has an adjustable buckle and the 3 ½ inch heel is covered with gold glitter.

Franco Sarto Amelie Pump

Franco Sarto

A patent leather sling-back, the color “Dune” is almost a greyish bone that would lend this sophisticated pair of nude pumps to any outfit. The pointed toe and side cut-out would work as well at the conference table as they would the bistro table.

Christian Louboutin Tuctivista

Christian Louboutin

The Louboutin label falls a little far out of our price parameters but they are definitely worth a look, especially if you are in the mood to splurge. Gilt accents flash at the toe and heel of this patent leather peep-toe nude pump. A 1 ¼ inch platform balances out the 5 ¼ inch heel. The Tuctivista is a scene-stealer and will make heads turn wherever you wear them.

Calvin Klein Gayle

Calvin Klein

The classic pump in the “Vapor Kid” color is stylish and smart. The grey patent leather is popping up everywhere this spring, and this is a pair that could be described as a wardrobe staple that can see you through many seasons. An easy slip on, pointed-toe pump features a gold band at the top of the heel.

Sole Society Aveline

Sole Society

Aveline in the color “Latte” is a floral motif nude pump. A leather floral applique on the side of the foot lends a feminine edge to this pretty pair. The wooden look heel is 3 inches.

Vince Camuto Bellamy

Vince Camulto

Bellamy in the softest suede “Mood Grey” is as sultry as it is stunning. The two part nude pump has a closed toe and delicate ankle laces. A 3 ½ inch heel adds drama.

Guess Glamo

G by Guess

The Glamo dress sandal in “Light Gold” couldn’t be any more glamorous. Punch your look up with the rhinestone upper and open toe. A high 4 ½ inch heel and closed heel make this one of our most dramatic favorites.

Ivanka Trump Carra 10

Ivanka Trump

Our favorite Trump this side of politics, Ivanka knows her shoes and the Carra 10 can only be described as super-chic. Cork is back in a big way and this is a classic nude pump featuring a cork-like appearance. The texture and high gloss will make these a stand-out on the dance floor.

Charles David Pact

Charles David

The Pact Pump by Charles David is a go-to for any girl on the go. The classic style is a favorite at work and it’s a favorite for after work. The 4”inch heel is high but devotees claim they are comfortable all day.

Those are our favorite nude pumps. We love the versatility, the stylish charm and all the outfits that a nude pair of pumps can match. So many possibilities, so little time.

  • Nicole Greener