It’s true what they say, “a good pair of shoes should last you a lifetime.” As we all know, our feet change. The times change and those kitten heels that were once so ultra, are now so outré. Except, nobody has ever really worn the same shoes for ten years. If you live in a city like New York, you’re lucky if they last longer than one season. If we buy a great pair of boots, they should last you between five and ten years…if you take care of them. Boots should last more than one season, so that’s why I decided to round-up a group of twelve pairs of investment-worthy boots, on sale! that we will want to wear year after year. We all want to look fresh, so in tune with #BlackFriday and up coming #CyberMonday, here are the best boots under $500, because you buy-to-keep instead of buy-to-chuck. And to quote my mom, “shoes make the outfit — forget the rest.”
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Thakoon Addition brown quilted boots are great because they have that chunky heel in a neutral color with the side buckle, and most likely go with everything in your wardrobe.
McQ Alexander McQueen calfskin leather booties that have all the bells and whistles. There is a zip closure, round toeline, leather sole, and a square white heel. A standout in my opinion.
IKKII genuine shearling boots. Handcrafted in Turkey, these boots are made for a slippery wet and cold winter. Super comfy and can be worn without socks!
Stuart Weitzman safari bootie features a lace-up detail, a chunky stacked heel and will be a long-lasting plus to your closet.
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See by Chloe berry-colored ankle booties are awesome because they are the color of the season. Berry is a great neutral to have because its spices up all your blacks, greys, and whites.
Pierre Balmain pointy-toe patent leather kitten heel. the perfect addition to your closet, this patent leather bootie adds a dash of fun to your wardrobe for the holidays and any party occasion.
Strategia patchwork brocade booties. Embroidery is a big trend this season that isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The pops of color on your feel, the stacked heel, the perfect height make these a go-to fun boot. the likelihood that anybody will have these is quite nill to boot.
A.P.C. Heidi booties feature a lace-up, comfortable soft sole, tonal topstitching, and are lined in shearling for extra warmth. Love the navy blue! Comes in camel too.
Alberto Moretti bright yellow booties. Fun bootie with an almost 4-inch heel for the much need pop of color in the winter.
Sam Edelman leopard booties. Go all out this season with these must have Edith ankle boots from Sam Edelman. You are sure to make a fashion statement with the leopard print which will instantly lift any look. Head into town with pair of a rolled up jeans for a classic yet stylish look.