How to Wear Black Ankle Strap Heels: Top Outfit Ideas

how to wear black ankle strap heels

What is the black ankle strap heels? They are simply black heels with a strap that wraps across the front of your ankle. It’s magical how a thin strap like this can add so much elegance to your outfit. The next time you go to work, look more closely on what heels people are wearing. You will notice that there are tons of ankle strap heels everywhere and they just take the outfit to another level silently, without letting notice the “why”. Now, you know that well kept secret. To help you using that as a trick that you own, I am going to share with you some of the best ways to wear the black ankle strap heels.

White Tank Top with White Skinny jeans & Black Ankle Strap Heels


I am starting off the list with the absolute minimal outfit that consists of a white tank top and a pair of white skinny jeans. Wear them with black open toe ankle strap heels and you should see the magic that the heels can bring to the table. It simply turns an overly simply outfit into a stylish and elegant outfit.

Wear with White Blouse & Cuffed Skinny Jeans

white blouse cuffed skinny jeans

This outfit idea is a timeless and feminine casual outfit that you can simply wear every week. Wear a white comfy blouse with cuffed skinny jeans. Most importantly, wear the black ankle strap heels to complete the elegant look. Try to imagine the super casual variation of this outfit with the heels replaced by white sneakers. Now, you may be able to even appreciate more the way the heels add so much style to the outfit.

White Sequin Top with Black Open Toe Ankle Strap Heels

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Another advantage of wearing the black ankle strap heels is that it never takes the focus away from your shirt or your dress. It simply adds some elegance to the outfit silently. It obeys the universal law of “never outshine your master”. As an example of that, wear a silver or a white sequin top and black shorts with the heels for an eye catching casual look.

Black Long Sleeve Top with White Floral Shorts

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An outfit that consists of a black top and black heels can often look well balanced. As an example, wear a long sleeve black top with white floral shorts to go along with the black heels. The result is a simple yet stylish look.

White High Neck Fit and Flare Dress with Black Heels

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To style a white dress, I often recommend people to wear either nude heels or black heels. Nude heels would often look more nature, while the black ones would often look more artistic. As an example of the latter, wear the black open toe ankle strap heels with a white high neck fit and flare dress for an artistic and feminine look.

Wear with Oversized White Button Up Shirt and Black Skinny Jeans

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As you may have noticed already, the black ankle strap heels blend in perfect with a black and white outfit. As another example of that, wear an oversized white shirt for the top and pair it with black skinny jeans and the black heels to achieve a stylish unisex look.

Tiffany Blue Chunky Knit Sweater with Black Ankle Strap Heels

tiffany blue chunky knit sweater black ankle strap heels

Similar to the previously outfit, but this time, the white shirt is replaced by a tiffany blue chunky knit sweater. That results in a dramatic change. Instead of the artistic and unisex look, now the outfit gives a more feminine and adorable feel. You may also want to check out our blog post on how to style chunky knit sweater.

Wear with White Vest Top and Black Longline Cardigan

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For an absolutely stylish street outfit, a longline cardigan can play a key role. To achieve this look, wear white vest top with skinny jeans and black open toe heels. Wear the longline black cardigan for the critical artistic touch.

Black Open Toe Ankle Strap Heels with Striped Tee & Leather Skirt

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Here is another black and white outfit and this one looks very casual and cozy. Simply wear a black and white striped long sleeve t shirt with a black leather skirt. Complete the outfit with black open toe heels. The white clutch bag also matches perfectly with the outfit.

Wear with White Blouse & Denim Shorts

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This outfit is a sexy and stylish one. Wear a v neck white blouse with a black leather jacket draped over your shoulders. Pair them with ripped denim shorts and black ankle strap heels for a stylish finish.

Open Toe Ankle Strap Heels with Black Shift Dress

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This outfit has to be the simplest outfit among the list, yet, it is the best demonstration of “less is more”. Simply pair a plain black shift dress with black open toe ankle strap heels. That’s it. That is already very good looking. You can make the outfit more complete by wearing a white purse with a minimal design.

Wear with Yellow Jacket & Black Leather Shorts

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I feel like I just have to mention a yellow and black outfit idea as there is always someone out there that loves the contrasted color combination. You can wear a black v neck t shirt with black leather shorts and black heels. Then add the yellow part by wearing a lemon yellow blazer. This is one of those outfits that you would to where occasionally just to give your friends a little surprise.

Wear with Heather Grey Tee & Black Ripped Skinny Jeans

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This is another example of a super casual street outfit. You can wear the black heels with a heather grey t shirt and black ripped skinny jeans to achieve this stylish look.

White Collar Shirt with Black Long Sleeve Shift Dress

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For a kind, college-girl look, you can wear a black long sleeve shift dress over a white collar shirt. You may want to wear a pair of shiny black ankle strap heels with this outfit.

Wear with Brown Suede Jacket

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For a slightly more mature look, you can wear the black heels with black jeans, white top and a brown suede jacket. Wear a brown cheetah clutch bag to match with the jacket.

Black Open Toe Ankle Strap Heels with White Skater Skirt

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For a young and energetic look, you can wear the open toe black heels with a black top and a white skater skirt. Drape a denim jacket over your shoulders to add a stylish touch to the outfit.

I hope you enjoyed seeing the black ankle strap heels outfit ideas that I have just shared with you. Try replace your normal black heels with the ankle strap heels and you will be surprised by the result.