Friday, February 22, 2013

The Trouble With Cheap Shoes

I'm not a girl with expensive tastes. Some girls drool over and dream about the latest and greatest designer shoe out there, but as you know, I like clearance racks. And I've never been able to find designer shoes at a price that makes my heart go pitter patter.

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Shirt (Men's Section, $6), Pants ($8), Shoes ($7): Target
Belt: Thrifted ($2)

But here's the trouble with cheap shoes. They can be bloody uncomfortable and they fall apart at the worst times.  Take these cute shoes right here.

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I've worn these shoes now all of three times. Each time, I've had to resort to wearing bandaids to save my feet from blisters.  And the most recent time I wore them, one of the little jewels that make up the pretty little flower fell off.

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Bracelet ($3): Bealls
Rings: Premier Design Jewelry & NY&Company

Does that mean I'll stop perusing the clearance racks for my shoes?  Nope. What can I say? I love to be able to pick up a pair of shoes whenever the whim strikes me and the only way I can afford to shop that way is to do it at the clearance racks at Target, TJMaxx and JCPenney.

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I hope you all have a fabulous weekend! It looks like it's going to be a rainy one here in the panhandle of Florida, so we have some house cleaning and organizing on our to-do list.

I'm linking up today with Long Distance Loving.


Cara said...

Came to a similar realization with a pair of my shoes this week. The only problem is that I have so many pairs of shoes, that I can't remember which ones hurt until it's too late! I threw out a pair of shoes yesterday that I'd had for 10 years, but never were comfortable!

TaraMixandMatch said...

Your jeans are so cute, and I love that you added the pink shoes!

the domestic fringe said...

I love the way you dress because its always happy - bright and cheery. I think too many of us get bogged down in black or neutrals.

Anyway, I commiserate on the shoes. I have a few pairs that are wonderful, until I walk in them. :-(

Mellissa "Shia" Rondinelli said...

Love your outfit. Love the pops of color!

Hope you are having a great weekend!
World According to Shia

Terri said...

It is one of the greatest tragedies when a cute pair of cheap shoes falls apart. I know it's inevitable, but it's not less heartbreaking.

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

I hate it when shoes aren't comfy! I've found that I have to be careful with non-leather shoes. Le sigh.

Anonymous said...

I've had shoes like that. Nightmarish things! Good thing they're cheap.
I love your pants!!!