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.
The term sexy, as employed in the footwear industry, is used to describe a type of women's footwear that has allure, is seductive or conveys an image of sassy glamour. Sexy footwear encompasses a variety of styles and designs and can display features such as high heels or stilleto heels, platforms, metallic leathers, bold colors, ornate detailing and dazzling accents, including glitter and rhinestones.