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.
Slides are a sandal in which the upper does not extend to cover the heel of the foot. The wearer of slides can simply slip on the shoe without having to tie, strap, or buckle it to secure.