Mules are pair of backless shoes often closed-toe, worn by men and women. They can have high, sleek stiletto, low or chunky heels.
This season the mule, once a signature shoe for the over-60 set, has received a youthful makeover. Whether a floral adorned flat, a chunky heel, or a sleek stiletto, the new mule is something you’ll want to slip into.
This backless shoe style, dated way back to the 16th century got some popularity in the early 50s to late 90s and reemerged in the late 90s / early 2000s in it’s open toe form called slide and lots of designers gave the backless shoe a youthful makeover.