Fall Boots and Shoes from Old Navy

This weekend I headed over to Old Navy to check out all of their changes and improvements, and I must say, I was definitely impressed. The store itself was much easier to navigate, and I was happy to see them add quick change stations for those of us who don’t want to wait in those long fitting room lines. While browsing, I got to catch a glimpse of their Fall shoe selection, and found some nice shoes.

Check ’em out!

Women’s Faux-Leather Riding Boots

$44.94 ON SALE FOR $38.00

Also available in gray

$32.94 ON SALE FOR $27.50
Also available in black
$24.94 ON SALE FOR $17.50
Also available in black and nude
FAV!
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Boot Season Begins at Payless

To bring in this wonderful Boot Season, let’s see what else Payless has.

As always, they do not disappoint!

Let’s start with a boot I almost bought today. If I hadn’t found a similar pair at Charlotte Russe just a few weeks earlier, these would have been mine tonight!

Women’s Zippy Riding Boot

Brash

$59.99 ON SALE FOR $39.99

Tried these on today at the store, and boy are the comfy. fit really well, and the defined zipper and buckle make this a killer boot. Definitely a great addition to any girl’s wardrobe.

Women’s Twisty Bootine

Fioni

$49.99 ON SALE FOR $29.99

This is a really cute bootie with a nice accent on the side. Also available in black, but I prefer the berry!

Women’s Kacey Platform Shootie

Z London

$59.99 ON SALE FOR $49.99

These are so freaking cute, even down to the name. Love the peep-toe and the cuff. Also available in brown.

Women’s Taylor Tall Slouch Boot

Brash

$49.99

Yet another great slouchy boot, in my favorite cognac color. Also available in black.

Women’s Natalia Dress Bootine

Christian Siriano for Payless

$59.99

As always, Christian Siriano does not disappoint. The criss-cross strap with the gold buckle is Frickin’ Fierce!

Women’s Iris Shootie

Christian Siriano for Payless

$54.99 ON SALE FOR $44.99

These runway-inspires beauties are definitely going to turn some heads. The textured fabric and modern square toe help to make this shoe one of a kind. Definitely thinking this is a FAV.

Women’s Quincy Lazer Cut Boot

Lela Rose for Payless

$69.99 ON SALE FOR $54.99

These cut-out details paired with the chunky heel make such a great combination. These are so adorable.

Women’s Fulton Tassel Shootie

Lela Rose for Payless

$54.99 ON SALE FOR $44.99

LAST CHANCE!

If you think these are a must-have, then you must-get soon! They won’t be available much longer.

Women’s Rosalie Double Buckle Boot

Fioni

$49.99

Very cute and practical ankle boots with great buckle accents. Also available in black.

Women’s Gerlinde Chop-Out Shootie

Lela Rose for Payless

$59.99 ON SALE FOR $49.99

These are so so so cute. I absolutely love these, and think everybody else needs to love these too. Love the peep-toe, love the cut-outs, love the blue. Also available in Berry, Split-Pea, and Black, but I really think Sapphire is the way to go.

FAV!

I’m Back!

After all these months… I’m back!!!

Even with as busy as I’ve been, I just couldn’t walk away from this blog. I find that people are still asking me about the best deals on shoes and where to find them, so I have to keep this updated for everyone to see!

And besides, this just gives me an added excuse to buy more shoes! (for rating purposes, of course) 😉

So, time to get back into the deals!

As you know, it’s October, which means… BOOT SEASON! In my opinion, boots and jackets are really the only good thing about the cold weather.

I actually just picked up these babies from Payless:

Women’s Riley Tall Slouch Boot

Lower East Side

$39.99 ON SALE FOR $29.99

Every girl needs a good slouch boot, and for $29.99, you really can’t beat it! I’ve only worn them for a little bit so far, but they seem super comfortable. I’ll be sure to report back with more info once I’ve broken them in!

Payless on the Runway

This is always my favorite part. Shoes on the runway! Time to see the 2011 collections of the designers for Payless…

Starting with Christian Siriano

On to Isabel Toledo…

And finally, Lela Rose

What are your thoughts?

Surprising New Looks at Gap

I’m so surprised by what I’m seeing at Gap’s website. They now have Design Editions for shoes, and these are very different from the simple Gap style. Now, these are still out of my price range, but I think they’re worth seeing. Take a look…

Suede Wedge Gladiator

$89.50

Design Editions Peep-toe Wedge Booties

Originally $195, ON SALE FOR $169.99

 

Design Editions Lace-up Boots

Originally $195, ON SALE FOR $169.99

 

Kind of surprising for Gap, huh?

Keep an eye out for these at Payless

I love how often I am happily surprised now by Payless. These designer collaborations are really bringing their name back, and let’s face it, their new shoes are great. I remember when I was in middle school I had a pair of shoes from Payless, and I was so embarrassed about it that I wouldn’t admit it to anyone. Now I can’t wait to tell people that the stylish shoes I’m rockin’ are from Payless. The looks on their faces are always so great!

I think now more than ever we should all be proud of keeping a budget and choosing to spend less money. It’s responsible, it’s smart, and it’s really a rewarding feeling to know that you were able to put together a super trendy outfit on a super small budget. These notions were the only thing that got me through college, and even my first-job-straight-out-of-college-not-making-nearly-enough-money rough patch.

My theory is, no matter how much or how little money you make, you need to reward yourself. Learning how to do that without going overboard is what makes you a smarter shopper. Sure, you spend a little extra time doing more research and finding those great deals, but you are MUCH less likely to have buyer’s remorse from a $30 pair of shoes as opposed to a $300 pair. And you’ll make all your friends jealous when they find out how LITTLE you spent.

And here’s a few options for your personal reward to yourself…if you so choose 🙂

Lela Rose for Payless

Ashland Mary Jane Wedge

$34.99

Available in solid blue as well

Lela Rose for Payless

Satin Platform Dress Sandal

$34.99

Also available in black

Lela Rose for Payless

Dimmick Large Satchel

$39.99

This goes along with the Lela Rose for Payless pumps I posted a couple weeks ago!

Lower East Side

Denim Lizzy Bow Pump

$22.99

American Eagle

Diana Jewel Flat

$22.99

Also available in black

American Eagle

Kendal Canvas Knot Wedge

$24.99

ON SALE FOR $19.99

Also available in white

And I saved the best for last…

Fioni

Lavish Ruffle Pump

$24.99

Also available in black

LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT

And just think…for the same price as one night’s dinner (for 2) you could be purchasing a pair of shoes to wear all season, if not more! Something to think about…

Super Comfy Flats from Target

Yesterday, while shopping in Target, I of course had to make a pit stop in the shoe section. I came across these flats and was immediately drawn to the purple ones. I’m typically pretty skeptical about flats because they’re not normally as comfortable as one would hope, but these fit surprisingly well. I liked them so much that I bought a pair in purple (or berry) and black. I wore the purple ones ALL day today and I didn’t have any comfort issues. No pain, no blisters, just happy, comfy feet 🙂

Merona Madalena Suede Ballet Flats

Berry-$19.99

Merona Madalena Suede Ballet Flats

Black-$19.99

These flats also come in yellow, teal, red, gray, brown, and taupe.

As a sidenote, I would like to once again recommend that if you don’t already have some, INVEST IN BAND AID BRAND BLISTER BLOCK!

I don’t always remember to put it on, but I ALWAYS make sure to wear it when I have new shoes on. You always have to break them in, and the Blister Block helps to take away the friction from the shoe to your foot.

I’ve only seen Blister Block at drug stores like Walgreens and CVS, so make sure to pick some up!

Great Pumps at Newport News

Here are some really great deals at NewportNews.com

Not only are the prices awesome, but I am in LOVE with all of these shoes!!!

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ON SALE FOR $39.00 (originally $49.00)

I had to start out with these because they are definitely my favorite. I WILL be buying these….I just don’t know which color!

Which color do you like the best?

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Elegant satin pump

ON SALE FOR $49.00 (originally $64.00)

These are my second favorite. I feel like I should wear them at Christmas. 🙂

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Sueded platform pump

ON SALE FOR $34.00 (originally $44.00)

I think these are cute, but I actually prefer the black and white ones. WAY CUTER!

Check out the link above to see the other colors.

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High-heel boot

ON SALE FOR $44.00 (originally $59.00)

I love love love these boots! They are so fabulous!

Which is your favorite??

More Interesting Shoes from Fashion Week

I always like to see something different, even if it is weird, because regardless of whether I like it or not it is always a great discussion piece! So here are some more intriguing shoes that are walking the runway:

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These crazy numbers are from Nina Ricci’s new line, and say what you will, but I would probably give them a shot. If I could afford them. Buuuut anyway…

These babies make you eleven inches taller. And that little heel on the last two shoes–yeah it doesn’t even touch the floor! But fortunately for those of you who can afford these, the toe platform is heavily weighted to keep you from flying backward. But I would recommend practicing first….you never know….

Moving on…

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For those of you who feel a little horsey, I present to you A.F. Vandevorst’s pony-inspired footwear.

I gotta admit…not a big fan…

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Here’s a sample from Anne Valerie Hash’s new line which is all about woven materials.

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And lastly we have Christian Dior’s new line for your viewing pleasure. Very nice detailing, very ornate!

Let me know what you think of the shoes on the runway so far!!

Great New Shoes at Modcloth!

I just love Modcloth.com. They always have really eclectic styles and all kinds of unique shoes as well as really cool jewelry and accessories. Here are some of the newest pairs on their website right now, which I love!

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Blue Sapphire Peep Toes, $34.99

I LOVE these and plan to buy them soon. The blue is nice and vibrant, and the beading really gives it that extra something special.

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Leslie Hall Flats in Slate, $34.99

This flat is nice because of all the detailing on the vamp which makes it very glam!

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White Angle Slingbacks, $29.99

The cutouts on this shoe are great, and definitely help to break up the stark white color.

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Star Bright Wedges, $34.99

A very cute wedge. Who can live without that?

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Meringue Peep Toe in Lemon, $37.99

These have a really nice pop of yellow which gives it a very modern edge.

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Magna Cum Laude Oxfords, $39.99

A great oxford with some modern flare.

Check out http://www.modcloth.com to find these!!