If you think of a spool of thread, you may understand the concept of spool heels. The heel is thicker at the sole of the foot, narrow in the middle, and then comes back out at the base
The almond toe shoes can be an open sandal or a shoe that covers part or all of the foot. Wearing a pair of open sandals you will have a perspective of how your feet will rest over the insoles in a close shoe of this style. This style shoe can also be found in work or fashionable boots.