Footwear for formal occasions. Dress shoes are usually made of more delicate materials such as suede, silk, satin, patent leather, or peau de soie. Dress shoes often feature eye-catching designs, richer colors, and decorative ornamentation. Examples are business shoes, evening shoes, bridal shoes, and prom shoes.
Stilettos are shoes with a long, narrow heel that measures about 3 inches or more in height. Stiletto heels are also referred to as spiked heels.