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    25 Pairs Of Shoes From Inexpensive Stores People Will Think You Got Somewhere Super Fancy

    No need to ~foot~ a major bill when you can get shoes this cute for such a steal — every pair here is under $65.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. Color-blocked Chelsea rain boots so trendy and different and cool, no one — not a single soul — will ever believe they were under $25.


    Promising review: "Much more comfortable than my Lands' End boots; I wore them all day working outside and even though I just got them yesterday, they didn’t need to be broken in. Not stiff at all. Perfect garden, yard work, rain, and Northern Coast beach shoes. I bought them in navy and they look like they’re patent leather. I’m very picky and I have not one complaint about these. Looked narrow when I brought them out of the box — a concern since I have wide feet — but they felt fine. Worth every penny." —HRH Catherine Anne

    Get them from Amazon for $23.95+ (available in sizes 5/6-10/11 and in 11 colors).

    2. Gorgeous and Gucci-esque mules here to give you serious bang for you buck(le)., Amazon

    Promising review: "Wow, what a steal. These look great. Good value and quality, true to size, and comfortable. Highly recommend a good slip-on shoe; perfect for summertime in the workplace or to tie your outfit together at brunch. I want them in black now too." —LC

    Get them from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in eight colors and prints).

    3. Pointy-toe, chain-link-detail floral flats I legit just gasped at when I saw. Hello, perfect spring shoes.

    the pink floral flats with chunky gold chain strap across the top

    Get them from Asos for $32 (available in sizes 4-11 and in a white and silver version here).

    4. Stiletto-heeled thigh-high boots, because you don't need to splurge on a Stuart Weitzman pair to get this fashion influencer-worthy look.


    4Twenty4 is a Black woman-owned boutique based in Seattle that stocks all kinds of chic-but-affordable fashion finds.

    Get them from 4Twenty4 for $65 (available in sizes 6.5-10).

    5. Stacked heel, tie-detail booties for anyone who has always wanted a pair of Rag and Bones, but whose wallet hasn't. You should knot hesitate to pick these up in multiple colors.

    The booties with decorative knots at the ankle in tan, pink, brown, and black

    Promising review: "These are really the best looking booties I have found. I wanted something a little dressier but still casual, and the heel is the perfect size. I would say they’re pretty true to size. I was concerned because I have very wide feet, but the 8 fit just right. They’re a little more faux suede than expected but they’re one of my favorite booties. Will buy another in another color!" —Houston TX

    Get them from Amazon for $43.98 (available in sizes 6-11 and in five colors).

    6. Luxe-looking jeweled mules (isn't that fun to say?) that are so glam up top but have flexible, grippy soles on the bottom. Fashion *and* function? We love to see it.

    Katy Herman/BuzzFeed,

    Reviewers recommend sizing up! I recently treated myself to these and forgot to do so, but they still fit well (my heel is just a teeeeeny bit over the edge in the back, but I don't mind because they stay on my foot more easily and the front part stretches with wear). I'm honestly obsessed — I can't believe how affordable they were, especially considering how high fashion they look. They just make me smile!!! The grippy soles give a nice cushion and are for some reason printed with fruit designs? Can't explain it but only adds to the happy feet feels these give me. Oh, and they're compliment magnets on Insta, too.

    Promising review: "Better than the photo! I actually love the look of this shoe even more than I thought I would! It goes with so many things and looks more expensive than it is. I took off one star because it is slightly harder to keep on my foot than most of my slides. Not a ton of padding, so not much for my foot to grip. But it's only a small issue and I got used to it. If you are used to wearing slides this should not be an issue. Super cute shoe overall!" —carrie

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5.5-10.5 and in three colors and prints).

    7. Badass chunky heel, studded booties to instantly add a touch of rock 'n' roll to an ensemble. Please buy these and pair them with boyfriend jeans, floral dresses and tights, and silky skirts so I can live vicariously through you and your sartorial pursuits.

    Model wearing the black high heeled booties with a silver zipper and stud details at the back of the ankle

    Promising review: "I love these boots and will be purchasing a different color in the near future. They fit as expected. Plenty of room in the toe box so toes aren't squished together when walking, and they're very comfortable to wear all day. Quality is very good. They are clunky but I love it." —Trina

    Get them from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in five styles).

    8. Platform oxfords that could pass for designer. They're here to prove once and for all that it's not about the price tag, as long as you've got ~sole~.


    Promising review: "I love these shoes!!! I don't typically write long reviews, but I really love that I bought these. I bought them a week before a trip to Iceland and France with no time to break them in. They were great! It was rainy in Iceland and I wore these everywhere — they still look great and the platform kept me elevated enough that I never worried about puddles or anything getting my feet wet. I wore those on all the little sightseeing stops waking through dirt and lava fields. Comfy like a sneaker, but better looking. They elevated casual outfits — like navy capris and a white tee — to be a little more sophisticated-looking, which came out great in photos. I can wear these with no-show socks and without socks. With no-show socks they are roomy enough that I had no rub. I also had a stranger or two compliment me on my cool shoes. Overall, super awesome and a great value." —Justina Pfister

    Get them from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 5-10 and in five colors).

    9. Block-heel booties ready to show you that heels don't have to be high (or come from a high-end department store) to be high-fashion. Hello, heels you can actually walk in *and* afford., Amazon

    Promising review: "LOVE THESE BOOTS. I’m one of those people who typically wears only sneakers, but I'm working in an office now and want to spice up my look! They fit exactly true to size, and are subtle (but sexy) enough for someone not used to heeled boots!" —Maddie

    Get them from Amazon for $32.23+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in three colors and patterns)

    10. Stellar and spring-ready braided mule sandals that were simply ~mint~ to be paired with your fave floral dresses.

    model wearing the high heeled mint sandals
    Lilly's Kloset

    These beauties are from a Black woman-owned business!

    Get them from Lilly's Kloset for $60 (available in sizes 7-11 and in more colors here).

    11. Super chic kitten heel booties worthy of a modern day Carrie Bradshaw (we'll see how the reboot goes...) and that you can style with anything from jeans to party dresses.


    Promising review: "I'm loving these boots. I can’t wear high heels anymore and was despaired by the thought of never having sexy boots again. But these are sexy AND comfortable. The leather is nice and I'm very pleased with this purchase!!" —AEinAZ

    Get them from Amazon for $57.99+ (available in sizes 5.5-10.5 and in eight styles).

    12. Chunky pink faux-leather kicks, which could pass for an It sneaker brand and would look great with everything from boyfriend jeans to sweats to spring dresses.

    model wearing bubblegum pink sneakers
    Forever 21

    Promising review: "OMG I LOVE them so much! The pink color is sooo much prettier in person, the picture doesn't do the shoes justice! I do have to warn you though, if you have wide feet, definitely go up a size! They are VERY narrow towards the toe area!" —Raine R.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $34.99 (available in sizes 6-9).

    13. Shockingly affordable pointy-toe loafer flats that'll finish off a jeans look with way more panache than basic ballets.


    Promising review: "Comfortable. These shoes have great cushion and look very fashionable." —BKing

    Get them from Amazon for $10.81+ (available in sizes 5.5-12 and in five colors and prints).

    14. Super pretty and sleek dove gray cutout ankle boots, because a chic almond toe, unexpected color, and thick, easier-to-walk-in heel all in one shoe? We ~dove~ to see it.

    the stacked heel booties with buckle details

    Promising review: "I don't usually order shoes, BUT these were so cute and such a great color that I couldn't resist. I wore them this week and so glad I ordered them. They look really cute with dresses and slacks." —Runner60

    Get them from Maurices for $44.90 (available in sizes 6-12).

    15. Double-strap Mary Jane platform heels that should probably file for a ~patent~ on fabulous heels you can dress up or down and actually walk in.,

    Promising review: "These shoes are perfect. Absolutely worth the money. They look more beautiful in person. I wore them to a rehearsal dinner and then to a wedding the next night. I never had to take them off; they were so comfortable. The bottoms are also nonslip which is great for dancing. I now wear them to work and out with friends all the time. I love them!!" —cody kendig

    Get them from Amazon for $44.99+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in two colors).

    16. Classically luxe heeled lug-sole beauties sure to make you wanna strut like you mean it (and you will).

    taupe booties with buckle details and stacked heel

    Promising review: "This. Boot. Is. Outstanding. Honestly my new favorite shoe. I'm looking for another pair in another color. I typically wear a wide, but with none available, I got a half size bigger and they are perfect. Despite the high heel, I can teach on my feet in them all day." —Shmiller

    Get them from Amazon for $31.96+ (available in sizes 5-10 and in six colors).

    17. Square-toed, faux-patent mules that honestly remind me of much pricier pairs I've seen in my mom's closet that she's had for years — they're a beyond chic staple and could easily pass for triple the price.

    the low heeled black mules

    Promising review: "These slip on, feel great, and look adorable! Elevate my look!" —Tallerthantheaverage

    Get them from Express for $50 (available in sizes 5-10).

    18. Heeled Chelsea ankle booties sleek enough to pass for double the price and sure to make you feel like dressing up (even if you're just running errands).,

    Promising review: "Perfect booties!! I just got them in the mail and tried them on and it’s like they were meant to go on my feet. Very comfortable and sturdy. I needed some winter shoes for work and I am so excited I chose these! Adorable with leggings, jeans, and dress slacks. Don’t hesitate! Buy these boots!!" —MoniQ

    Get them from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in sizes 5.5-9.5 and in six colors and prints).

    19. Low-heeled mules (aka work or weekend wardrobe staples) that look like you could have splurged at a store that rhymes with "Shmadewell," when you actually picked them up at an equally fabulous place known as Targé.

    brown pointed toe mules with low stacked heel

    Promising review: "These are so much more comfortable than the other mules I have from Target, even though they have an actual heel. I was not expecting them to be as narrow as they are, but that works for me because I have narrow feet. They fit more true to size than other styles I have." —ElleS2018

    Get them from Target for $29.99 (available in sizes 5–12 and in four colors).

    20. Classy and classic heeled oxfords to help you master that whole "collegiate chic" vibe. Bonus points for pairing with a cozy cardi and a scarf on top.


    Promising review: "I have received so many compliments on these shoes! People have stopped me to ask me where I got them. They look REALLY expensive in person, even though they are not. I am a HUGE shoe snob and these shoes are adorable. I have flat feet and these are very comfortable. I highly recommend them." —Kristi C.

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes 4.5-11 and in 11 colors).

    21. Designer-inspired buckled satin mule sandals for a much more high-fashion alternative to plain pumps when finishing off a dressy look.

    model wearing the reddish brown satin heeled sandals with a square toe and thick straps

    Promising review: "Comfortable with the adjustable strap. Satin material and gorgeous color, especially on deeper skin tones." —Asos customer

    Get them from Asos for $46 (available in wide sizes 4-9).

    22. Faux-snakeskin booties that are basically a work of art out of your wildest fantasies. After all, the best way I can describe the sculptural heels is that it'll kinda look like you're walking on unicorn horns.

    the brown snake booties with gold graduated sphere heels
    Lilly's Kloset

    Promising review: "These boots are so cute and comfortable and true to size" —Janell D.

    Get them from Lilly's Kloset for $60 (available in sizes 6-11 and also in black croc here).

    23. Chunky sole combat booties to add a cool ~kick~ to everything from jeans to floral dresses. Plus, the side zipper means you don't have to constantly tie and untie them to get them on and off!


    Promising review: "These boots are probably one of my favorite purchases! Fit like a dream and pair so well with everything. I'm super happy with the price and quality. They're hands down a staple in my wardrobe 🙌" —Serena

    Get them from Amazon for $48.99+ (available in sizes 6–10 and in four colors).

    24. Fun faux fur slides so even your loungewear look can be mega influencer-level fancy.

    purple slide with rubber bottom and thick fuzzy strap

    Get them from Rue21 for $16.99 (available in sizes 6–10 and in two colors).

    25. Strappy and sculptural heeled black sandals to add a ~croc~ 'n' roll touch to jeans, dresses, and skirts.

    model wearing croc effect sandals with low sculptural heel
    Beginning Boutique

    Beginning Boutique is a woman-owned Australian shop with a huge selection of trendy clothes and accessories!

    Get them from Beginning Boutique for $39.99 (originally $55.99; available in sizes 5-10).

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    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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