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sling·back

or sling-back  (slĭng′băk′)
n.
A shoe with a strap that wraps around the back of the heel.

sling′-back`

or sling′back`,



n.
a woman's shoe with an open back and a strap or sling encircling the heel of the foot to keep the shoe secure.
[1945–50]
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Open-back or sling-back shoes are not as supportive.
Cream, PS55, Wallis Looser, belted styles are ideal for daytime; pair with sling-back pumps and a ladylike tote Checked, PS18, Peacocks
They were the height of fashion, with normal soles and a gentle rise, sling-back and very elegant.
NAVY WIDE LEG V-NECK JUMPSUIT WITH WAIST TIE PS99 PHASE EIGHT @ DEBENHAMS, WHITE & BLACK CLUTCH BAG WITH SILVER CHAIN STRAP PS24 URBAN OUTFITTERS, WHITE SLING-BACK COURT SHOES PS10 PRIMARK, BLACK BEADED NECKLACE PS15 M&S
The 32-year-old looked lovely in a black lace dress and sling-back heels, and wore her hair in a tasteful up do.
high heels in every possible color, sling-back heels and pumps,
Chanel tweed suit featuring fuschia piping, with an A-line skirt ($3,800); Burberry plum turtleneck ($225); black Salvatore Ferragamo sling-back pumps ($280); Bloomingdale's art deco bracelet ($15) and hoop earrings ($52).
Take, for instance, one of the sentences used to illustrate the difference between eremetic and hermetic: "King Alabastro kept Dariushka's eyeballs and heart in a hermetically sealed bivalve coffer, her garter belt entwined with his suspenders, her finger cymbals with his cuff links, and her sling-back satin slippers at the foot of their conjugal bed.
Standouts include the white sling-back wedge sandal with gold dual band; the espadrille in a metallic silver hue; and the ballet flats with black outlines.
Ruched 'Stella' top, PS35, Phase Eight Floral pencil skirt, PS40, Oasis Box clutch, PS30, Simply Be Sling-back heels, PS14, Peacocks finishing touches Slip on a floral kimono or add an accessory for a touch of Eastern opulence Floral kimono, PS16, Mela Loves at House Of Fraser Fan earrings, PS6, JOY Gold obi belt, PS14, Dorothy Perkins Printed scarf, PS22.
Whether it's a sorbet shift dress or sling-back mules, this exciting competition provides the opportunity to come first place in the fashion stakes.