From Gucci to Kate Spade, all of our favorite designers are jumping on the women's penny loafer bandwagon and we are so into it. These shoes may look familiar (ahem, from your grandmother's closet...) but we're showing you the hottest pairs of loafers that will be anything but those ones your grandma used to wear.
Have you dreamed of strutting down the sidewalks in red-soled Louboutins? Or do you wish you could channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw with a perfect pair of Manolos? Don't think their price point is out of reach, because you can get a pair of pre-loved discount designer shoes for far less than your rent check. Companies like ThredUP and Vestiaire Collective are making luxury shoes, handbags, and accessories more accessible to all of us.
Every month we're picking our favorite finds of pre-owned, great quality, designer bags, shoes, and more... but you're going to have to hurry to snag them before someone else scoops them up!
Editors' Top Finds
Forget about bulky sweaters and ski jackets. Jordin Sparks has a more sophisticated way to wear winter: fur-trimmed parka, textured leather leggings, and wedge sneakers. Wear this look when you want to look cool while keeping warm.
"Laguna Beach" star Kristin Cavallari traded her signature flip-flops and frayed flares for sleek leather leggings and fitted blazers, and we think it's a trade up. Get her city chic look with a few key pieces.
Katy Perry's new shoe collection has a gorgeous pump named after Hillary Clinton, and you can bet nasty women everywhere will want a pair.
Ana Ono Intimates is the first lingerie brand to create garments specifically for women who have had a breast cancer-related surgery, and their recent debut at New York Fashion Week was definitely one for the books.
The BRCA test, a major breakthorugh in genetic science, can detect if a women pre-disposed to the breast cancer gene.
Leather has always been—and probably always will be—a key component of any winter wardrobe. But this season, it seems we’re getting an even heavier dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll. From revised motorcycle jackets and leather-trimmed tees to all manners of perforated and paneled, there’s something for everyone this fall.
Jewelry designer Hera Arkarakas wants her designs to empower women. With afforadable pieces that are both classic and trendy, she creates designs that appeal to all types of women. Hear her thoughts on trends for 2013 and see some of her pieces below.
I spied these pearl letter flats and knew in an instant this would be my next DIY. Here's how to make them.
This fall is all about going bold. Play with textures like velvet, leather, and tartan plaid. Try out graphic crop tops layered under denim dungarees. Footwear sees a return to chunky boots. It's a season ripe for experimentation and fun! Even more so if your fashion tastes tend to stray toward the unusual and extreme. Here are a few of our favorite fall fashion trends being rocked by tough girls and pointers for wearing them yourself.
Learning the rules of style you can (and should) break can boost your confidence and help you develop a chic look of your very own. Many fashion rules were designed for a different era, and these 10 outdated guidelines are ones even the world's most stylish women aren't afraid to break.
Style is second nature for superstar Jessica Alba. Nobody does laidback luxe better than this actress and business woman. Check out our guide for getting Jessica's edgy leather and plaid look.
The famed muppet is fronting Kate Spade New York's holiday line as well as introducing her own, and it promises to be nothing short of perfection.
When you're out on the town, don't weigh your shoulders down with a big heavy bag. Pare down your essentials to fit into a trendy--and much lighter--clutch. This leather DIY envelope clutch is a great inexpensive option.
Finally! Kim K just announced the launch of her very own beauty line, KKWBeauty, during the Forbes Women's Summit on Tuesday.
Salvatore Ferragamo Ballerina
Aubergine coloured ballet flats. rnGood condition, very seldom worn, leather interior. Made in Spain.
Ferragamo brown leather flats with gold bows. Style name is called Tacora. Size stated on the box is 5 1/2C. Please note that the ...shoes would suit narrow feet and it feels smaller than the stated size. In great condition as has only been worn once. Comes with box. read more
Slip-on in openwork blue patent leather, Medusa's head in golden metal, rounded toes, white rubber sole. The outsoles are clean. I...nsole: 25.7 cm. Insole width: 8.5 cm. With the shoe box and dust bag. read more
Repetto pointed nude/pink ballerina flats. Worn once only a bit color changed
Repetto leather ballet flats, essential in any feminine wardrobe! nThis red patent leather model will soon become a casual classic.... nSold with dust bag and box. read more
Beautiful coral/red Lanvin pallet pumps in great condition. Orginal price over £300 x
Summer ballet flats, in black patent leather. Open at the top of the toes and at the heels. Like new (never worn) and resoled by a... cobbler. Please note: a small size 40 which is equivalent to a size 39! read more
Chloe ballet flats in turquoise patent leather, size FR 40.5, like new in their box! I'm selling this very beautiful pair of women...'s ballet flats from Chloe. They are entirely in patent leather. The colour is top for this summer, a gorgeous turquoise. Small cord on the front, which is slightly openwork, photo. Small 1.5-cm heel. Like new, sold in their original box! read more
Some scuffs on one toe and heel. There are lighter scuffs. Please see pictures for more detail
neon pink leather ballet flats, round toe line, bow on the front, elasticated band on edges, no size label estimated 36 FR, insole... 23cm, no packaging, outsoles are slightly marked, little marks on the bottom read more
Very nice Prada flats. Hardly used
Bailarinas de charol en color negro. Un clásico que no pasa de moda.
tacco basso in vernice color nude.
Ballerine con cinturino alla caviglia marca HOGAN in vernice color ciliegia e zeppa 3 cm circa nera, taglia 36 ½. Provate solo una... volta in casa, mai indossate all'esterno. Tomaia in cuoio rivestito Suola interna in cuoioSuola esterna in gomma Ballerines vernis cerise HOGAN pointure 36 ½ Cuir, doublées cuirTalon noir en gomme 3cmImpeccablesCherry colour, patent leather HOGAN pumps, size EU 36 ½3 cm black platformNever worn, just tried-on once at home, in perfect condition. read more
As stated on Net-a-Porter: "Lanvin's patent-leather ballet flats are a brand signature recognized by the flexible elasticated trim.... Designed for maximum comfort, this pair has an extremely cushioned insole with a concealed wedge to provide a hint of lift." - Concealed wedge heel measures approximately 10mm/ 0.5 inches - Blush patent leather - Slip on - Designer color: Powder - Made in Italy - RRP £320 - Worn once for a wedding - Comes with box and dust bag" read more
Coral colour ballet flats, recently bought on VC.
Ballerine bianche e nere in vernice di Sergio Rossi. Ottime condizioni. Taglia 36.
Ballerine di Gucci originali, verdi in vernice con tipica banda di Gucci in tessuto sulla punta, numero 35, indossate una volta pe...r una cerimonia, ma tenute con molta cura dato che ne ero innamorata, vendo perché mi vanno piccole purtroppo. Pagate 300€ vendo a 160€ compreso di spese di spedizione. #gucci #ballerine read more
Tom ford embellished ballerina flats only worn once Eu37 Pointed Patent toe padlock and key Charm, double strapped buckled fastene...d ankle straps. Leather insole Leather sole Come with original dustbag read more
Kenzo black leather tiger moccasins, with round toes, logo insole, flat heel and a snakeskin effect. Made in Italy.
TOD's patent-leather loafers. Perfect for the working week, they are made in Italy with a signature pebbled-rubber sole for durabl...e comfort. Very good condition. read more
Platform loafers with fringed tab, rnanatomic insole, rn45 mm crepe sole. rnExtremely comfortable. rnLeather interior. rnWorn for ...one day. read more
Moccasins in iridescent orange patent/red patent leather. Sold without box/dust bag. Please note: the leather is slightly crinkled..., a natural sign of wear. read more