"Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing." - Albert Einstein

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Ankle boots from Acne & Sam Edelman

A black, suede ankle bootie just seems so right for this fall and while perusing La Garconne recently, I found this perfect pair, the Acne Tower 1 pump. Alas, it's $274.50 (on sale, down from $549.00) so it's not joining my shoe collection anytime soon. However, it served as happy inspiration in my hunt for a lower-priced, but just as stylish alternative. This cute Sam Edelman Simone "shootie" just might do the trick: it's also black suede, with a slightly thicker heel, but in a similar shape. And did I mention it's hundreds less? It's $110.00 from Piperlime.