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The right pair of shoes can do a lot. Make an impression, boost your confidence, protect your feet, get you through muddy situations, or even give you the little extra you need to win a race.

There’s a reason why the world is filled with dedicated shoe lovers. And it is why DC.ONE has made it our mission to bring you high-quality, quote-worthy shoes from brands like Miss Black, Urbanart and Butterfly Feet. 

Whether you’re wondering if you should buy those shoes (the answer is always yes) or just looking for a little shoe inspiration, here are our favourite quotations on shoes.

Tip: Not sure what size shoe to buy, check out our size guide.

Famous Shoes Quotes

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It’s not hard to find some famous shoe quotes online. From Chanel to Hepburn, shoe-loving celebrities have nothing but wonderful things to say about a good pair of shoes. Here are some of the most famous quotes about shoes.

  1. "Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” - Marilyn Monroe
  2. "I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.” - Oprah Winfrey
  3. "I firmly believe that with the right footwear one can rule the world.” - Bette Midler
  4. "I'm not afraid of heights, have you seen my shoes?” - Carrie Bradshaw
  5. "You can never take too much care over the choice of your shoes. Too many women think that they are unimportant, but the real proof of an elegant woman is what is on her feet.” - Christian Dior
  6. A woman with good shoes is never ugly.” - Coco Chanel
  7. "One shoe can change your life.” - Cinderella
  8. "A woman can carry a bag, but it is the shoe that carries the woman.” - Christian Louboutin
  9. "Craziness in a shoe is great - you can have much more freedom, you can exaggerate and it doesn’t feel stupid. But to have too much craziness near your face, that would just feel weird." - Miuccia Prada
  10. "If I ever let my head down, it will be to admire my shoes” - Marilyn Monroe
  11. "You have big shoes to fill.” - Idiom
  12. "Behind every successful woman is a fabulous pair of shoes.” - Unknown
  13. "I love it when people stare at my shoes. It means they"re paying attention.” - Emma Stone
  14. "Momma always says there"s an awful lot you could tell about a person by their shoes. Where they're going. Where they"ve been.” - Forrest Gump
  15. "It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don"t accomplish anything in them.” - Martina Boone

Quotes About Shoes and Life

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Shoes take you places, literally. They are an essential part of everyday life, so it makes sense that quotes about shoes and life are easy to find. If you’re looking for the ideal shoes caption for Instagram or even walk in my shoe quotes, you’re in the right place.

Read on to find some of our favourite shoe sayings.

  1. "Shoes are the quickest way for women to achieve instant metamorphosis." - Manolo Blahnik
  2. "Good shoes take you good places.” - Seo Min Hyun
  3. "The right shoes can make everything different.” - Jimmy Choo
  4. "Take the road less travelled, but first get some new shoes.” - Unknown
  5. "I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end." - Amy Adams
  6. "No matter how much I eat, the shoe still fits.” - Unknown
  7. "Men tell me that I"ve saved their marriages. It costs them a fortune in shoes, but it's cheaper than a divorce." - Manolo Blahnik
  8. "The fact is, sometimes it's hard to walk in a single woman's shoes. That's why we need really special ones now and then - to make the walk a little more fun." - Carrie Bradshaw
  9. "All you need is love (but a new pair of shoes never hurt anyone).”- Unknown
  10. For me, with a character, you start with the shoes - Oscar Isaac
  11. "Always buy a good pair of shoes and a good bed - if you're not in one, you're in the other.” - Gloria Hunniford
  12. "The only BS I need are bags and shoes.” - Unknown
  13. "Sometimes, the best thing you can do is stop, breathe and focus on the positive. And if that doesn’t work, try a new pair of shoes.” - Unknown
  14. "A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” - Charles Spurgeon
  15. "You should still wear good shoes even if your feet were made of gold.” - Paul Bamikole
  16. "Sometimes that's all you get out of life. Great shoes.” - Pepper Phillips

Shoe Addiction Quotes

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Buying shoes is one of the most rewarding things in life, especially if you’re a shoe lover. And if we’re honest, there really is no such thing as having too many shoes. As self-professed shoe addicts ourselves, we resonated with these shoe addiction quotes.

  1. "I actually have more shoes than anyone will ever know.” - Tamara Mellon
  2. "I have too many shoes: said no woman ever.” - Unknown
  3. "I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty." - Imelda Marcos
  4. "I don't know what it is about a shoe. Sometimes I look at a shoe and think, "That's the last shoe I'll ever buy." And then I buy it, and then I find another shoe that"s even better, and I think, "Okay, this is the last shoe." And then I find another one. It"s like they’re taking me on a journey.” - Christian Louboutin
  5. "Shoes are like ice cream. There's always room for more!” - Unknown
  6. "With no man in sight, I decided to rescue my ankles from a life of boredom. By purchasing too many pairs of Jimmy Choo shoes." - Carrie Bradshaw
  7. "I see a pair of shoes I adore, and it doesn’t matter if they have them in my size. I'll buy them anyway." - Keira Knightley
  8. "If the shoe fits, buy it!” - Imelda Marcos
  9. "I only buy shoes on two occasions, when I need them, and when I don't need them.” - Unknown
  10. "I always say that women know that shoes are the most important thing in their wardrobe.” - Christian Louboutin
  11. "Repeat after me: I deserve new shoes!” - Unknown

Funny Shoe Quotes

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Not all quotes about shoes need to be serious, in fact, many of them can even result in a chuckle. Here are some of the funniest quotes on shoes that we love.

  1. "I can't concentrate in flats!”- Victoria Beckham
  2. "Women need food, water, and compliments. That"s right. And an occasional pair of shoes.” - Chris Rock
  3. "I would hate for someone to look at my shoes and say, "Oh my God! They look so comfortable!’” - Christian Louboutin
  4. "Nicki Minaj has a better booty, but I have better shoes." - Rihanna
  5. "If a little voice in your head says, "buy the shoes" that"s the one you should listen to!” -Unknown
  6. "They went into my closets looking for skeletons, but thank God, all they found were shoes, beautiful shoes.” - Imelda Marcos
  7. "Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that, who cares? He's a mile away and you"ve got his shoes!” - Billy Connolly
  8. "If the shoe fits, steal it!” - Lou Krieger
  9. "I just rescued a pair of shoes; they were trapped in a store.” - Unknown
  10. "A pair of great heels was much more satisfying than a man. They lasted longer, and better yet, they didn’t leave me for someone prettier.” - Cindi Madsen
  11.  "I only accept apologies in the form of Louboutins.” -Colette Le Mason

Instagram Caption for Shoes

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Whether you’re showing off your OOTD or sharing your latest shoe haul, it’s essential to find the perfect Instagram caption for shoes. At DC.ONE, we’re always on the lookout for the ideal caption for our Instagram.

Here are some insta-worthy captions about the most important part of your outfit. 

  1. "If your hair is done properly and you're wearing good shoes, you can get away with anything." - Iris Apfel
  2. "So many shoes but only two feet!” - Unknown
  3. "I am only one pair of shoes away from a good mood.” - Unknown
  4. "Chocolate is good, but shoes are carb-free.” - Unknown
  5. "Shoes are like makeup for the feet.” - Edmundo Castillo
  6. "Cinderella is proof that a new pair of shoes can change your life.” - Noortje de Bijl
  7. "I like my wine as I like my shoes: Red.” - Unknown
  8. "The shoes always tell the story.” -Ruta Sepetys

Inspirational Shoe Sayings

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Shoes have the power to transform not just an outfit but also your outlook. The right pair of shoes can make a world of difference. If you’ve ever felt the confidence boost elicited by the right pair of heels, these inspirational quotes on shoes will be the perfect fit. As Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw says, "When one door closes, a shoebox opens.”.

  1. "To wear dreams on one"s feet is to begin to give a reality to one's dreams." - Roger Vivier
  2. "Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.” - Christian Louboutin
  3. "When people tell me nothing has changed, I say come walk in my shoes and I will show you change.” - John Lewis
  4. "You may like walking barefoot, but keep your shoes with you; you may need it when the ground changes!” - Mehmet Murat ildan
  5. "The world is at your feet, so make sure you’re wearing great shoes.” -Unknown
  6. "I could walk a mile in your shoes, but I already know they're just as uncomfortable as mine. Let's walk next to each other instead.” - Lynda Meyers
  7. "If you could walk a mile in my shoes, you would be crazy too.” - Tupac Shakur
  8. "Don"t throw away your old shoes until you have new ones.” - German proverb
  9. "Shoes make an outfit; they're like rims for a car.” - Omari Hardwick
  10. "You can wear anything as long as you put a nice pair of shoes with it.” - Taylor Momsen
  11. "If you don't complain when your shoes are too tight, you'll be wearing tight shoes for the rest of your life.” - Charmaine J. Forde

High Heel Quotes

High heels are, without a doubt, one of the most eye-catching types of women’s shoes. With the right pair of heels, you’ll definitely be turning heads. A lot of famous quotes about shoes reference the unforgettable high heel. Christian Louboutin, for one, was obsessed with them.

Whether it’s a stiletto, a kitten heel or a peep toe, you’re bound to find the perfect high heel quote below.  

  1. "Life is short, your heels shouldn’t be!” - Brian Atwood
  2. "How can you live the high life if you do not wear the high heels?" - Sonia Rykiel
  3. "Keep your head, heels and standards high." - Lola Stark
  4. "Always wear high heels. Yes, they give you power. You move differently, sit differently, and even speak differently." - Carine Roitfeld
  5. I want to go and go, and then drop dead in the middle of something I"m loving to do. And if that doesn’t happen, if I wind up sitting in a wheelchair, at least I"ll have my high heels on - Dolly Parton
  6. The higher the better. It's more about an attitude. High heels empower women in a way - Christian Louboutin
  7. High heels are pleasure with pain - Christian Louboutin
  8. "The stiletto is a feminine weapon that men just don"t have.” - Christian Louboutin
  9. "While the man is putting on his shoes, the woman can buy dozens of high heels.” - Ljupka Cvetanova
  10. "I will go as a lady should. In patent leather heels.” - Abigail Roux
  11. "High heels bring you closer to heaven.” -Brian Atwood
  12. "Don"t waste your best heels for someone who deserves flip-flops.” -Unknown

Shoes Lovers Quotes

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There’s one thing every shoe lover can’t get enough of, shoes. At DC.ONE, we’re not ashamed to admit our obsession with fashion footwear. Whether it’s sneakers, summer flip flops, pumps, or winter boots, we’re enamoured with them all.

If you’ve ever fallen in love with shoes, these quotes were made for you.  

  1. "If loving shoes is a crime, I'm looking at life without parole.” - Brian Atwood
  2. "I can be naked as long as I"m wearing the right pair of shoes." - Anna Dello Russo
  3. "The average woman falls in love seven times a year. Only six are with shoes." - Kenneth Cole
  4. "A girl can never have too many shoes.” - Unknown
  5.  "What do women want? Shoes!” - Mini Pond
  6. "I have not met a woman who doesn’t like shoes.” - Christian Louboutin
  7. "You can't buy happiness, but you can buy shoes, and that"s kind of the same thing.” - Unknown
  8. "I mean, the shoe - there is a music to it, there is attitude, there is sound, it's a movement. Clothes - it's a different story.” - Christian Louboutin
  9. "New shoes are always a good idea.” - Unknown
  10. "There are only two kinds of women in the world, those who love shoes and those who had the misfortune to be born without the ability to experience total bliss on finding a pair of perfectly designed pumps in the right size at half price.” - Jane Eldershaw
  11. "What you wear—and it always starts with your shoes - determines what kind of character you are.” -Winona Ryder
  12. "I make shoe contact before eye contact.” - Unknown
  13. "In my opinion, love, at first sight, existed with shoes, not with men.” - E.V. Hewitt
  14. "Love never bites only shoes do, I would still prefer shoes.” - Pushpa Rana

What are your Favorite Sayings About Shoes?

Shoes, shoes, shoes, we really could go on about them forever (as could our favourite South African fashion bloggers). Luckily, we’re not the only ones. We’ve listed our favourite quotes about shoes, but there are countless more shoe sayings out there.

We’d love to know what your favourite shoe quotations are, leave a comment and let us know.

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