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11.12.2008

A Shoe Update!

Anyone who reads my blog regularly may remember this post that I wrote back in June about my quest for pink wedding shoes. I have probably looked at or tried on about 12-15 pair of pink shoes since that post, and haven't really found any shoes that I felt I loved enough to break the bank on. You see, ladies, my problem is that... I am not a shoe girl. I know, gasp if you must. I will probably lose all my readers on that comment alone! ha! I am most definitely, 100% a bag girl. I can justify spending any amount of money on a bag, but I just don't feel the same about shoes. A $65,000 Dior Detective Bag came into my workplace once, and I had my picture taken with it. Not kidding. I mean I like cute shoes and all, but I just can't justify dropping so much cash on them, even if they are wedding shoes. So anyway, I wandered into Payless on my lunch break last week and saw some black peeptoe shoes that I loved for my bridesmaids. I wanted something simple, with a heel no more than about 2.5" (because the ceremony is outside, and there will be some walking in grass) and preferably with some type of accent on the toe area. Well, these shoes fit the bill. The even better part? They were $14.99. I immediately sat down on one of those mirrored stools and started texting my bridesmaids for their shoe sizes. I knew we had to have these. Well, as the responses started coming back, I realized that the store did not have a lot of this particular shoe in stock, and I was out of luck on several sizes. I went to the sales girl for help, and we started looking at these particular shoes online. As soon as she pulled them up, I noticed a bright pink pair next to the black. I really almost knocked her monitor over when I saw them. She told me that they didn't have the pink in stock, but found my size in pink at a store about a mile away. She called and had them held for me, AND gave me a $3 coupon off my purchase since I had to use gas to drive to the other location! Score! I immediately went and tried them on, and subsequently purchased them because they are perfect. As soon as I got back to work, I went directly to the website and purchased a pair for each of my bridesmaids. Before I tell you the obscenely ridiculous deal I got, here they are:

I mean come on... Payless or not... how CUTE are these shoes?!?!?! I am envsioning one of those really cute shoe pictures of me and my girls, and I love the fact that everyone would have the same shoes! Back to the sweet deal I got.... I got mine in-store for $11 after the $3 coupon. I got each pair for the girls online for $15 each, then I also used a $10 coupon that I googled and found, and also got free shipping. So... I got all 6 pair for $76.00! Now, at first I did feel a little... cheap (?) about getting my wedding shoes at Payless.. but these shoes are SO comfortable, and exactly what I was looking for. .......and it just means I get to spend more money elsewhere.... like maybe on this... in the fuschia of course:)

21 comments:

Jessica @ budgetsavvybride said...

what an amazing deal!!! you go girl- I love when I score great bargains on things. the shoes are so cute, too!!

KLC said...

who cares where those shoes are from, they are GORGEOUS!! I think I may have to swing by a Payless tonight because I am looking for a new pair of black heels and those are soooooooo adorable!

We got adorable taupe dyed shoes from payless for the wedding I am in in a few weeks, and the bride got the same shoe but in white. I love the idea of the whole bridal party matching.

Prep-E Girl said...

I LOVE them!!!

Amazing find!

-E

Lauren said...

These are adorable! I am glad you found your pink shoes!

Lizzie said...

I love them, I need to get to payless!!

Old Friends and New Shoes said...

Ok... first I am going to ignore the comment that you said you are not a shoe girl (and I will continue to read your blog!!) second!! Holy moses I love them and need them they are tooooooo cute!!

Sarah said...

Seriously amazing find!!! They are going to look too cute in your pictures!!! Way to go!

Brooke said...

KUDOS to you, Miss Angie! I just LOVE them! They will look fabulous on your feet as well as mine! I can't to get them on my feet! Love ya!

Mackensie said...

Honestly, shoes get trashed at weddings a lot of times...so at least you won't be out hundreds of dollars if that happens!! They're soo cute!!

Cricket said...

oh i love those shoes!!!

GrosgrainBride said...

great pics!! and even the price makes them even better!

Always Organizing said...

They are fabulous! What a great deal :)

Dana said...

I love Payless. I am definately a shoe and bag girl myself. These shoes are really cute and your bridesmaids can wear them again.
Hey check out my blog..I am running a contest.

Kate said...

Cheap and comfy=awesome find!

Lulu said...

Kudos to you, girl! What a fab find!

Newport Nuptials said...

Great find! So cute!

Future Mrs. B said...

I came across your site randomly :) Love the shoes :)

Kentucky Katie said...

I tagged you! Love the shoes!!!

The Adventures of Maverick & the Mrs. said...

those are friggin' adorable! love 'em!

Ashley said...

wow, that's awesome!!!

jessica lynn said...

1. just found your blog and I loooove it!
2. adorable shoes!!!! and what a great price!!!! nice work on that bargain! the pictures will be beautiful!