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.
A footwear style that is charactered by a flat bottom. Flats have no heels or very low heels. Flats can be shoes, boots, or slip-ons.
A shiny, woven fabric made of silk or rayon with a smooth, glossy finish and dull backing. Satin is often found on dyeable shoes, bridal shoes, and other formal footwear.