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31 Inexpensive Shoes You'll Want To Buy ASAP

Get your kicks...without spending a fortune.

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1. Chunky-heeled sandals with an ankle strap so comfortable, you might have a hard time not buying all 15 colors.

Ankle strap + reasonable height = no more rolled ankles.

Get them from Amazon for $25.40+. / Sizes: 5.5-11 / Available in 15 colors.

Promising review: "Ordered these for a wedding I was in as a bridesmaid and I wore them all day and night. We had floor length dresses and this was the perfect heel height so the dress wasn't dragging on the ground. I was able to dance all night without taking them off and rolling my ankles. Loved them!" —Amazon Customer

2. Gorgeous, sparkle-heeled Mary Janes for dancing the night away.

modcloth.com

Be the disco ball you wish to see in the world.

Get them from ModCloth for $16.99 (on sale form $54.99). / Sizes: 6-11

Promising review: "It's so hard to find cute shoes in size 11, and these don't disappoint. The strap means the width can be adjusted (convenient for my wide, flat feet), and the heel is just gorgeous." —Anonymous

3. Perforated peep-toe booties that are ideal for the transition between seasons.

Are you there, spring? It's me.

Get them from Amazon for $16.89+. / Sizes: 5.5-11 / Available in 27 colors and styles (including lace-up versions).

Promising review: "This are a great pair of winter-to-spring transitioning shoes, but I intend to wear them now and straight through summer. They are well made and fit perfectly. The heel is a natural height and comfortable. I teach and I am on my feet 8-10 hours a day. My feet and back do not hurt after wearing these all day. The style and color are great to wear with wide-leg slacks or skinny jeans. They go dressy or casual." —Beth Keene

4. Open-side booties with a short, stacked heel you can walk around all day in.

ae.com

You can sing Nancy Sinatra while you do so.

Get them from American Eagle for $30 (on sale from $49.95). / Sizes: 5-11 / Available in brown (pictured) and black.

Promising review: " I bought these in tan and am very much regretting not getting the black too! I usually wear 6-6.5 shoes and the 6 was perfect. Comfortable, heel is nice without feeling like a flat but also adds a slight something as well. Cannot wait to wear them!" —Amanda

5. Packable rain boots that fold down so you can bring them wherever you go.

Printed with pretty flowers so you remember the results of rain when tromping through puddles.

Get them from Target for $24.99. / Sizes: 6-10 / Available in floral (pictured), black, grey, and red.

Promising review: "These boots are wonderful! I have the original Hunter rain boots and Burberry rain boots... I wanted an inexpensive pair that I wouldn't mind beating up to wear on muddy trails and in shallow creeks. These boots surpassed my expectations! They are so comfortable, light weight and flexible, I love them more than my expensive rain boots! I originally ordered them in grey and after receiving them I purchased another pair in black and a grey pair for a friend. (After trying mine on she wanted a pair for herself!)" —Brit999

7. Metallic lace-ups that will help you see the world through rose-colored sneakers.

forever21.com

🎶 La vie en rose (gold). 🎶

Get them from Forever 21 for $27.90. / Sizes: 5.5-10 / Available in rose gold (pictured) and silver.

Promising review: "The shoes are even more adorable in person. However, you need to order one size up. All the stores near me are sold out!" —Johnnie D.

9. T-strap pumps for any aspiring rockstud*, I mean rockstar.

*Because these are dupes of the Valentino Rockstud shoes.

Get them from Amazon for $14.99+. / Sizes: 5-11 / Available in 10 color combinations.

Promising review: "These shoes look so sexy and they are surprisingly very comfortable. I'm able to wear them at work all day with no issues, and I do a lot of walking. They do run small though. I normally wear a size 8 and had to get these in 8.5." —SFH

11. Block-heeled sandals for anyone who wants amazing shoes, but doesn't want to sacrifice price or comfort.

oldnavy.gap.com

Talk about a silver lining.

Get them from Old Navy for $25. / Sizes: 6-10 / Available in silver (pictured), black, and cognac.

Promising review: "So excited I scooped these up. The foot bed and straps are super soft and comfortable. The straps don't cut into your skin. The blocked heel is perfect and trendy for this summer. I can see myself rocking these with jeans and dresses!" —Sv222

12. Buckle ankle booties that'll become your new go-to when you don't know what shoes to wear in the morning.

forever21.com

Time to buckle up.

Get them from Forever 21 for $19.53 (on sale from $27.90). / Sizes: 5.5-10 / Available in black (pictured), camel, dark brown, and cocoa.

Promising review: "I absolutely love these booties! I didn't get them all that long ago and I've already worn them a ton of times! They go with just about anything, and because the heel isn't too high they are still really comfortable! I usually don't write reviews but these shoes are so cute and perfect especially for the price! I might even buy a second pair!" —Keilah

13. Strappy flats to pack on every vacation you go on.

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Because they transition perfectly from day to night.

Get them from Aldo for $31.98 (on sale from $65). / Sizes: 6.5-8.5

Promising review: "I bought these for a weekend trip to Vegas because I was looking for a cute shoe that was elegant enough for a night out without the pain of heels. I knew I would be walking up and down the strip as well as dancing at the club so comfort was a major factor. I usually can't stand more than a couple hours in flats so I was very skeptical about these, but I wore them three consecutive days and nights, and was left with no blisters at all! I'm definitely going to buy a second pair to have when these get destroyed from the many wears they'll be getting. They also are made from great materials as they survived those crazy nights with only slight scratches. They're a must buy, I highly recommend them. They went well with every outfit and I also got very many complements :)" —Selena Babeee

17. Chelsea rain boots that are perfect for days that are rainy, but you don't want to wear a to-the-knee boot.

amazon.com

Sitting in a cubicle all day with big ole rain boots isn't the best.

Get them from Amazon for $29.95. / Sizes: 5-10 / Available in seven colors.

Promising review: "I love these boots! I wanted something that was 'fashionable' and I could wear to work but didn't want the big boots. These are awesome! Great fit and super cute - yet functional." —Sara

18. Satin slip-ons to make you look like a ballerina on her day off.

You'll get so many compliments on these shoes, your cheeks will turn pink enough to match them.

Get them from H&M for $24.99. / Sizes: / Available in pink (pictured) and black.

19. Lightweight sneakers that let your feet breathe so they stay comfy all day.

amazon.com

Other shoes, I'mma let you finish, but these are one of the comfiest sneakers of all time. Of all time!

Get them from Amazon for $18.99. / Sizes: 5-11 / Available in nine colors.

Promising review: "I have no words to describe how comfortable these are. I have very wide and flat feet and when I tried these on... My goodness! My feet were in heaven. It is really hard for me to find something I can walk on all day. I am definitely ordering these in different colors." —Azul

21. Penny loafer driving shoes to just slip on and go.

Just pick your favorite color (or all of the colors).

Get them from Old Navy for $22.94. / Sizes: 6-11 / Available in mint (pictured), gold (pictured), silver, black, pink, brown, and navy.

Promising review: "Love these shoes. Just ordered two more. These are the most comfortable shoes I have ever had. Feels like nothing on the foot. Nice quality and looks good on leg." —Chloe

22. Platform Oxfords with faux wood bottoms that are truly ~stellar~.

Because they're covered in stars.

Get them from Amazon for $32.99. / Sizes: 6-8.5 / Available in nude, black, and blue (with stars) and black (no stars).

Promising review: "o cute! They run a tiiiny bit small and narrow but I have narrow feet so they fit perfect! Look just like the Stella's! In love with them! Oh and suuuuuper comfy!" —Stephanie

24. Velvet platforms that add a touch of luxury to any outfit.

torrid.com

I, too, would drape myself in velvet if it was socially acceptable.

Get them from Torrid for $23.08 (on sale from $32.97). / Sizes: 6-13 (wide fit) / Available in navy (pictured) and black.

Promising review: "i was super scared because of the height and Im sure thats why these haven't sold out yet, but i have wide, and kind of flat feet and these are super comfortable for their height, the shoe is very well made. worth the original price for sure." —Imadiva

25. Faux suede flats for anyone who knows that skipping heels does not have to be boring.

forever21.com

Wrap it up! (It being your ankle, of course.)

Get them from Forever 21 for $19.90. / Sizes: 5-10 / Available in blue (pictured) and black.

Promising review: "These shoes were absolutely adorable!!! From the moment I saw them on the site I wanted them for my own. Once I got the shoes I knew I made the right choice. They may be a little big, but I don't mind." —Cesi

26. Cut out booties that flash a little ankle (or glittery sock, if that's your thing).

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Get them from Amazon for $19.95+. / Sizes: 5.5-11 / Available in black (pictured), camel, and tan.

Promising review: "Lots of compliments on these. Also, they are very comfortable and go with many outfits!" —Heidi Koger

31. Velvet smoking shoes with a gold heel to trick people into thinking you spent way more money than you did.

amazon.com

Vampy AF.

Get them from Amazon for $24.65+. / Sizes: 6-9 / Available in burgundy (pictured), light pink, navy, and black.

Promising review: "These rock my socks off!!! So cute and well made!" —Tyler A

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