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The Best Holiday Party Shoes Under $40

Holiday party shoes under $40! Love those glitter flats and fur heels


The holidays are the perfect time to add a little sparkle to your step - literally. Try a glitter ballet flat or glitter sock bootie. There are so many festive options this season (admittedly, most of my favorites are at Target) and they're super affordable, too.


The Look for Less: Madewell Gold Ankle Boots

Madewell 'Lucien' gold ankle boots look for less
Madewell's 'Margot' boot in soft metallic gold leather is an unconventional go-with-everything choice for fall. Having admired these online, I was happy to spot a similar pair of gold boots at Old Navy.



Off the Rack: Are All The Shoes at Target Right Now Steve Madden Dupes?

This fashion bloggers stalks Target for the best shoe picks.
The Merona 'Margo' pearl slide ($24.99) is a dupe for the Steve Madden 'Jole' sandal ($55.96 for black, $69.95 for nude).


Pearls, satin, velvet, brocade, and faux fur are just some of the enticing adornments you'll see on the shoes at Target, which boasts a shocking number of Steve Madden knockoffs at the moment. #werenotcomplaining



5 Must-Have Spring Shoes

Olivia Culpo for DSW
Olivia Culpo has signed with DSW as their first-ever Style Ambassador, and as her first order of business, the actress, model, and fashion influencer is sharing her 5 must-have spring shoes. I love Olivia's picks - they're incredibly versatile, on-trend, and the best part is they're all under $60! I think I'll be making a trip to DSW very soon. Need those adidas sneakers in my life. What shoe trends are you loving for spring?

Culpo’s first curated edit, available in stores and on DSW.com today, includes the following shoes:
1. Carlos by Carlos Santana Reza Bootie, $49.95
2. Adidas NEO Advantage Sneaker, $59.95
3. Mix No. 6 Avery Sandal, $39.95
4. Kelly & Katie Cigola Flat, $39.95
5. Nike Benassi Slide Sandal, $24.95