The colors are definitely on trend for spring and these shoes seem to partially solve the question of whether mules are appropriate for work. These get the breezy feeling of mules right but keep the heels covered, which is still the point that makes me pause about wearing mules in the office.
Amour Vert is selling these shoes for $210, which is reasonable since they are handmade.
They would look ridiculous with socks, so bare heel seems the only way to go. And while I occasionally have worn dressy sandals or slingbacks to work, I can’t recall ever having the backside of my foot completely exposed.
It seemed like a moot point since the weather is changing, but suddenly these winter-ish mules are everywhere: