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29 Places To Shop For Shoes That You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Take a break from Zappos and check out some of these lesser-known shops.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite under-the-radar places to shop for shoes online. Their suggestions were truly excellent, so tell your toes to get ready for some new footwear.


2. BucketFeet

Sneakers featuring awesome patterns designed by artists (painters, graphic designers, street artists, photographers, etc.). If you're interested in submitting a design for consideration, click here.

Styles Available For: Women, Men

Pricing: $34 to $94

Submitted by Mallory McInnis

4. thredUP

An enormous fashion resale shop where you'll be able to find like-new shoes from your favorite brands. After you buy a few pairs, why not put some of your own barely worn shoes up for sale? You'll make back the money you just spent. Nice.

Styles Available For: Women, Children

Pricing: $4.99 to $554

Submitted by Tiffany Aimz, Facebook


Zooshoo has so many options that it's somewhat overwhelming to look at them all: Thankfully, they allow you to sort them by size, style, brand, and even color so it's easier to find whatever you're on the hunt for. You'll find the neon green sneakers you've been longing for in no time.

Styles Available For: Women

Pricing: $13 to $329

Submitted by Dira Wirengjurit, Facebook


8. Solestruck

The fine people at Solestruck "scour the globe to bring you the new, emerging, indie, amazing brands from around the world." It's not the best place to go if you're looking for a bargain (although they can be found), but if you have some money burning a hole in your pocket — yeah, you'll definitely find something amazing to burn it on.

Styles Available For: Women, Men

Pricing: $19.95 to $1,999.95

Submitted by YuffieBunny


10. Office

While everyone in the U.K. is well aware of Office's existence, most U.S. citizens probably weren't — until now. In short: They have a great selection and ship to the United States.

Styles Available For: Men, Women, Children

Pricing: $15 to $360

Submitted by Maitland Quitmeyer


15. Wholesale Fashion Shoes

Another option for the bargain hunters of the world: Everything at Wholesale Fashion Shoes is very, very cheap, so it's the place to go when you want to purchase something incredibly trendy or in a style that you don't typically wear (that way you won't feel as guilty about not wearing your new shoes multiple times a week).

Styles Available For: Women, Children

Pricing: All shoes are $10.88

Submitted by Miriam Lugo, Facebook

17. Marais

The Marais mission is to "make the cutest, chicest shoes that every girl is shopping for": Mere moments after looking at their designs, you'll agree that they've completed their goal. (i.e. you'll want to buy everything in sight.)

Styles Available For: Women

Pricing: $39 to $259

Submitted by Mallory McInnis


19. Irregular Choice

Dan Sullivan created Irregular Choice in 1999 because he thought there was a demand for footwear that was "different and individual"; for shoes that would "stand out from the crowd." So if you want to slip your feet into something quirky, this is definitely the place to go.

Styles Available For: Women, Men

Pricing: $80 to $295

Submitted by marab466d00093

21. Lola Shoetique

Need some new sandals? Lola Shoetique has you covered. Of course, they also have you covered when it comes to boots and closed-toe flats as well...but their sandal selection is particularly great.

Styles Available For: Women

Pricing: $14.99 to $70

Submitted by janaeethraf


22. Shoescribe

There are so many beautiful shoes at Shoescribe that tears may start to stream down your cheeks as you look at them. The website also has a cool "What To Wear" sorting option where you can choose to look at shoes to "a seaside escape," "an art opening," or (more practically) "the office."

Styles Available For: Women

Pricing: $59 to $3,395

Submitted by kerenl

23. American Duchess

A company specializing in historical reproduction footwear — but don't let that scare you off! You could totally pull off wearing many of their shoes with your everyday modern wardrobe. Bring Renaissance footwear out of the Faire.

Styles Available For: Women

Pricing: $115 to $225

Submitted by Amanda Keenan, Facebook


27. Shoes of Prey

Gorgeous shoes made to your exact specifications — you name the style, the material, the height, and the size, and your shoes will be made to order and delivered in around five weeks. Amazing.

Styles Available For: Women

Pricing: Base prices range from $129 to $199

Submitted by Laura Thomas, Facebook

28. Melissa

Melissa shoes are like Crocs...only a million times cooler. Plastic shoes are vegan (no leather) and eco-friendly, but they're also sensible if you're someone who isn't very careful about where you step. Mud ruins suede, but you can just wipe it off of these.

Styles Available For: Women

Pricing: $27 to $217 (for some boots from their collaboration with Vivienne Westwood)

Submitted by Mallory McInnis

29. Just Fab

You get your own "personalized boutique" (featuring shoes, handbags, jewelry, and denim) when you become a member at JustFab. To learn more about how it works, click here.

Styles Available For: Women

Pricing: $39.95 to $42.95

Submitted by Ann Locke, Facebook


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