Next week, Americans will choose between two guys in the presidential election. Luckily, when it comes to autumn shoes, women don’t have to ponder such a stark choice. With equestrian boots, metallic loafers, leopard-print heels and gem-tone pumps in the polls, the only decisions you’ll have to make are “One pair or two?” and “Do these flats make me look like an undecided voter?”

1. Dolce Vita fuchsia suede pumps ($99, Sassanova).
2. Patricia Green hunter-green suede driving moc ($113, Zelaya Shoes).
3. Lillybee purple calf-hair smoking slipper ($188, Bishop Boutique).
4. LK Bennett’s wooden-heeled wonders ($575, Bishop Boutique, 815-B King St., Alexandria; 571-312-0042).
5. Frye black motorcycle boots ($268, The Shoe Hive).
6. Sparkling Kate Spade loafers ($225, The Shoe Hive).
7. Bettye Muller leopard-print calf pumps ($495,
8. Tory Burch’s knee-high brown boots ($550, Sassanova, 1641 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-471-4400).
9. Cap-toe flat ($228,
10. Tweed smoking shoe by Splendid ($78, Sassanova).
11. Patricia Green orange suede driving moc ($113, Zelaya Shoes).
12. All Black gray snake-print flat ($142, Sassanova).
13. Kelsi Dagger blue suede heels ($96, Zelaya Shoes).
14. Seychelles two-tone brown booties ($154, The Shoe Hive, 127 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria; 703-548-7105).
15. Leopard-print Kate Spade flat ($235, Sassanova).
16. Mossimo sparkle smoking slipper ($20, Target stores).
17. Antelope’s cognac brown riding boots ($151, Zelaya Shoes, 4940 St. Elmo Ave., Bethesda; 301-656-8550).