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26 Expensive Pairs Of Shoes That Are Worth Splurging On

New life goal: Become the little old lady who lived in her shoe.

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1. These metallic Birkenstocks 'cause you're a hippie—a glamorous hippie, but nonetheless a hippie.

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Promising Review: "I am a size 9 and I always order a 39 in Birkenstock. Go down a size for sure! They are the best sandals ever. You may want to wear them around the house for a couple of days before wearing them for an entire day, it takes a bit to break them in. All they need is the heat of your feet for a bit first!" —savannah cook

Get them on Amazon for $135. (Available in women's sizes 4-17 and in a variety of colors.)

2. These Loeffler Randall sandals for turning your feet into stars.

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Promising Review: "This is a very popular sandal. I tried to get them at Bergdorfs, Bloomingdales, and Saks but they were all sold out. I was so surprised to find them on Amazon and I could get them delivered the next day. Very happy. This sandal is so beautiful and fits true to size." —Amazon Customer

Get them on Amazon for $144+. (Available in sizes 5-11 and in gold, silver, or black.)

3. These Frye boots because you're a total bad-ass who likes comfortable shoes.

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Promising Review: "I have three pairs of Frye boots, including these, and these are by far the most comfortable! The foot bed is the softest. The sole looks like leather from the side but actually has grippy lugs. I didn't have any issues with using the zipper right away — easy on, easy off. The two buckles are both adjustable, but I haven't needed to adjust them. These are perfect right out of the box, and the dark brown color is gorgeous and goes with everything." —Utahn

Get them on Amazon for $120+. (Available in women's sizes 5.5-11 and in dark brown, black, and cognac.)

4. These Chinese Laundry heels that'll literally make you like a thousand feet tall.

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Promising Review: "Beautiful shoes, but heavy. Quality is good!" —Asiya Fatakhova

Get them on Amazon for $100+. (Available in sizes 7-10 and in black or pink.)

5. These Stuart Weitzman Nudist heels that'll literally go with everything you own.

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Promising Review: "The Nudist is a beautiful shoe, made perfectly! I wear heels day-to-day for work and purchased these for a special occasion. I was pleasantly surprised after the first wear, at the end of the night no blisters or sore feet. High-quality shoes and a great value!" —Katie OBrien

Get them on Amazon for $398. (Available in sizes 5-10 and in nude, navy, black, gold, metallic, and platinum.

6. These SJP heels everyone will bow down to.

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Promising Review: "I just love these stunning shoes! They are beautifully made and elegant! I wear a 6.5 and these fit perfectly!" —nyactorgirl

Get them on Amazon for $136+. (Available in sizes 5.5-10 and in pink or black.)

7. These classic AF Comme des Garcons Play sneakers you'll wear with any and everything, but you should probably wear them with a striped T-shirt, cause how cute would that look?!

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Promising Review: "The shiny cap toe adds a little zip, and the peekaboo heart makes everyone smile. These seem to have more arch support than the Converse Jack Purcell models, which is great for me. Can comfortably walk in these without my feet feeling beat up." —Jacquelyn A

Get them at Saks Fifth Avenue for $125. (Available in women's sizes 5.5-12 and in white or black. There's also a low-top version.)

8. These Loeffler Randall lace-ups for when you need a little tassel in your life.

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Promising Review: "Gorgeous shoes! I didn't find that they ran small, I think they're pretty true to size. They're even more beautiful in person!" —cck573

Get them on Amazon for $314+. (Available in sizes 6-11 and in orange or pink.)

9. These Chloe flats that are made of the softest leather your feet will ever know.

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Promising Review: "I am a big flats buyer. These shoes are buttery soft on the inside and totally cute! I can feel the difference from other flats. I normally wear an 8/8.5 and based on reviews I bought the 8.5, they fit perfectly." —Sunnie1

Get them at Nordstrom for $495. (Available in sizes 5-12 and in black or pink.)

10. These Rebecca Minkoff espadrilles that are a little bit beach and little bit rock-and-roll.

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Promising Review: "I ❤️ these shoes sooooo much. Stylish, comfortable, and fantastic quality." —Mrs. L. Locke

Get them on Amazon for $143+. (Available in sizes 6-10 and in white or stone.)

11. These Repetto flats for when you're a ballerina with a business meeting.

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Promising Review: "These will stretch to fit your foot, like a ballet shoe. I have been wearing a size 41 (up one size due to the pointy toe) around the house for an hour a day and expect them to be perfectly molded to my 9.5 size foot by the time I reach Paris next month!" —Susan L from Seattle

Get them from Zappos for $350. (Available in sizes 4.5-11 and in red, black, cream, and navy.)

12. These Stuart Weitzman Highland boots that are surprisingly comfortable: like seriously, you'll be shocked.

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Promising Review: "I'm in love with these. They just arrived today. I was concerned these might be too tall for my 5'4" 130 pound self, but they are perfect! The measurements here state 26" from the heel, but mine are 24" (closer to 23" when wearing them). If they were 26", they'd be more like a full-leg boot rather than an over-the-knee boot on me! Instead they hit a couple inches above the knee, just like in all the pics I've seen on blogs. They tie in the back. Also, I found them to be true to size for a boot. I wear a 7 in sandals or shoes with no back and a 7.5 in everything else. These are a 7.5 and they fit right, without socks. Anything more than a very thin sock or tights would make these tight on me." —Emily C

Get them on Amazon for $399+. (Available in sizes 4-12 and in a variety of colors.)

13. These See by Chloe Wedges perfect for a summer's night out.

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Promising Review: "To die for! I love these shoes. They are so comfortable and fun to wear." —Jessica

Get them on Amazon for $209+. (Available in sizes 6-11 and in black or blue.)

14. These Rebecca Minkoff slip-on sneakers meant to be worn during all those weekend errands.

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Promising Review: "Love them! Well-made, comfortable, and cute. Runs about half to a full size larger than my normal size. I had ordered a half size down and it was still roomy so I put an insole inside so I could wear them without socks and take up a little bit of the space. It actually worked out perfectly because I wan't planning on wearing them with socks anyway!" —Denise Anderman

Get them on Amazon for $130. (Available in sizes 5-11 and in white, black, pink, or blue.)

15. These Charlotte Olympia flats purrrrfect for all your flowy dresses.

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Promising Review: "Absolutely love these flats!!!! Bought the 'Kiss' version last December. I receive compliments every time I wear them! (Hint, buy a half size smaller than normal.) Can't wait to wear these velvet flats this fall!" —Yvonne C

Get them at Saks Fifth Avenue for $495. (Available in sizes 4-12 and in navy or red.)

16. These Splendid lace-up espadrilles that are just versatile enough to be worn everyday, with everything.

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Promising Review: "Love these for summer! Easy to wear and so versatile!" —Alex

Get them at Zappos for $108. (Available in sizes 6-10 and in green, black, or gold.)

17. These Rebecca Minkoff sandals because they're gorgeous, and also, treat yo' self.

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Promising review: "Wanted a basic sandal heel and eyed these for a while. Decided to pull the trigger when I found them for a great price on Amazon. So happy with them! They are very tall and look wonderful on my legs. Haven't worn them out yet but I expect them to be like any other tall heel...probably be comfortable for just a couple of hours. I am normally an 8.5, that's what I bought, and they fit just as they should! Would highly recommend!" —sisi80

Get them on Amazon for $150+. (Available in sizes 7.5-10 and in white, black, or metallic.)

18. These Tory Burch espadrilles that are just a garden of greatness.

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Promising Review: "I received my espadrilles a few days ago. They are so pretty and comfortable. I look forward to wearing them in the spring and summer." —Pmg0808

Get them at Nordstrom for $225. (Available in sizes 5-10.)

19. These Jeffrey Campbell slides embroidered with so much pretty.

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Promising Review: "These slides look like designer slides. They are amazing and so comfortable! I love the black suede and the embroidery is beautiful! A must have!" —michaela409

Get them at Nordstrom for $155. (Available in sizes 5-10 and in black or blue.)

20. These Sam Edelman heels that you can get in a bunch of colors and fabric designs.

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Promising Review: "I am a big Sam Edelman fan to begin with and these shoes are no exception. If you like a high heel then you will love these. Very comfortable and not too narrow like so many of the shoes these days seem to be. Decent arch support, (they are a 4" heel so your expectations need to be in line with that), and very fashionable now with the block heel craze. They are pretty yet simple. I bought the navy, which is like a two-toned denim look and they match quite a bit." —KL

Get them at Zappos for $120. (Available in sizes ranging from 5-11, with wide sizes available and in a variety of colors.)

21. These Steven by Steve Madden booties because they look like a million bucks but aren't...they're still expensive just not a million dollars expensive.

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Promising Review: "I have them in black so when I saw the tan I had to get them. These boots are so comfortable. The compliments I receive every time I wear them is unbelievable!!! Great bootie!!!" —L.E.W.R

Get them at Zappos for $105. (Available in sizes 6-10.)

22. These Sigerson Morrison metallic slides for when you need to check your lipstick but don't have a mirror.

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Promising Review: "I prefer my flats to be a half size larger so I have a little more room on the back. These shoes are like BUTTER! So comfortable and elegant. Wow!" —Jag from Texas

Get them at Zappos for $275. (Available in sizes 5-10 and in silver or taupe.)

23. These Rag & Bone booties that you'll basically want to live in.

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Promising Review: "LOVE these boots. Can't wait to get another Rag & Bone pair, but in black this time. I am a true size 9, meaning nearly every pair of shoes I own are a 9. For this pair, I ordered a 39.5 and they fit like a glove. I wear a thin pair of socks and its a perfect fit. The lining, of course, is superior and makes walking around in heeled boots for hours supremely easy." —Jordan from Illinois

Get them at Zappos for $495. (Available in sizes 35-41 and in black, camel, grey, woven, and charcoal.)

24. These Schutz heels ideal for your next date night, or any night because they're so damn gorgeous.

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Promising Review: "LOVE these shoes. Wore them to a wedding this weekend and was able to wear them through pictures starting at noon all the way until 11 p.m. with a quality two to three hours of dancing at the end. I also received tons of compliments. The soles are leather so they're a touch slippery depending on your walking surface but other than that -- I cannot recommend these heels enough!" —Rhianna

Get them on Amazon for $105+. (Available in sizes 5.5-10 and in nude or black.)

25. The classic AF G.H. Bass & Co. loafers 'cause you're smart and you should dress like it.

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Promising Review: "I wear a size 10 and am always looking for stylish flats that run narrow. I purchased the Whitney Weejuns in the black tumbled leather. I love them! They look great with jeans or pants. The leather is soft and the shoe is very comfortable. I've worn these to work every day this week, (I'm a college professor), and have had no problems with my feet. They do run narrow but for me that was perfect." —Anonymous

Get them at Zappos for $110. (Available in sizes 6-11 and with wide sizing options. Also available in a variety of color options.)

26. And these Betsy Johnson wedges that are basically the best wedding shoes ever.

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Promising Review: "Perfect wedding wedge! Needed to find some for my outdoor wedding. Love the blue sole, so excited to wear them!" —Kelly

Get them at Zappos for $140. (Available in sizes 7.5-10.)