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!
Straw basket bags are hotter than ever this summer, but they're not just for the beach. From oversized totes to tiny woven baskets to playful pom-pom clutches, the It accessory is ideal for Sunday brunch with your besties, date night at the movies, or just hitting the city streets. Though the gorgeous straw styles from Cult Gaia and Clare V. may not suit everyone's budget, you can still score the cool-girl cary-all for a steal. Here are 14 under-$50 straw bags we'll be carrying all season.
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In under 15 minutes, you can upgrade a pair of basic heels with sequin trim. The end result is a budget-friendly fashion project just in time for your next big party.
Picture your perfect pair of 5-inch heels and how easily it is to walk around all day in them, running from errand to errand. Yeah, we can't imagine that either. We’re taking it down an inch, or four, with the latest craze: low, mid, and kitten heels. Don’t get it twisted, we love our high-heeled leg lengtheners, but strutting from place to place at a snail’s pace isn’t practical for a girl on the go. Which is why we’re tipping our hats—and lowering our heels—to high fashion’s renewed sense of comfort-meets-style.
Making leather jewelry doesn't have to be complicated. With this DIY tutorial, you can use tiny bits of leather scraps to make a pair of statement earrings. The mod-inspired vibe will add a pop to any outfit!
Succulent accessories are sprouting up everywhere, and you're definitely going to want some of your own this year.
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.
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.
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.
I spied these pearl letter flats and knew in an instant this would be my next DIY. Here's how to make them.
Stitching up a party skirt is easy to DIY with the help of some readymade yardage from the fabric store that comes pre-hemmed and with an attached elastic band.
It's no surprise that January Jones has style, and this casual look is no exception. From the jacket to the booties to the black zipper skinny jeans, this military-inspired leather jacket has us ready to enlist in her style army.
Everybody loves the Yeezy boots' athleisure appeal, but not the near $1,000 price tag. Luckily, some fab fashion gurus figured out the best hack to keep your heels high even if your budget is low.
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.
When we want to dress up or make an outfit look a little nicer, a pair of sky-high heels is usually the first place we turn. But whether you're battling blisters, walking a ton, or just bored with your heels at the moment, there are times when a comfortable pair of flats is too good to pass up. Luckily, there are some amazingly fancy flats out there, so your outfits (and feet) don't have to suffer. Leave your pumps at home and slip on a pair of sophisticated pointy-toe flats, pretty leopard loafers, or chic ballet flats—we've got 20 perfect pairs for you to choose from!
"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.
Sandalo con tacco ricamo. 38 ma calza 38.5
A work of art on your feet! Very slightly worn, and all the way beautiful! Wood base with canvas strap lined with leather. Few sma...ll dents on heels in wood. No box. read more
LeSilla exotic blue pumps rnNew, never worn (price tag mark under the shoe). rn
Pastel pink sandals with heels. Open back. Loop at the front with the word "Dior" written on one side. Open toe."
Chloe tan leather brogues with 4 inch chunky wooden heels of which 1 inch is platform under ball of foot. Fastens with three buckl...es which are elasticated for comfort. read more
Scarpe nere di pelle con zeppa, usate un paio di volte, come nuove
Description: rnGivenchy low boots, Michael 1 Stars model, rniconic model from Givenchy. Original price €1200rnHeels: 10 cm, 100% c...alfskin leather. rnAs new, never worn. Size 36 but corresponds also to a 37.rnThis product is an original, the counterfeit is forbidden. read more
Zapato abotinado negro apenas usado con un tacón de11.5 cm y plataforma de 2cm
Splendide scarpe Givenchy originalissime pari al nuovo nere. sono prive d scatola ma garantisco
worn a few times, in excellent condition, only a slighty worn on the back of the right shoe(see pic)
Wonderful Sergio Rossi high heel shoes. Fuchsia leather. Size 37. Heels 12cm.
Size UK 6 Brand new without box never worn Leather
Beautiful pumps from CASADEI in black and white, all leather, with 10-cm heel, in white lacquered metal. Very original shoes. Sold... with their box. read more
decollettes classiche fratelli rossetti nuove mai indossate in pelle marrone. taglia 37 1/2 it. prezzo di negozio 360€
Escarpins REINHARD PLANK NUDA Fabrique en Italie. Size IT/FR 38 UK 5 US 7 JAPAN 24.5
Escarpins noirs et blanc Saint Laurent Detail zip metalique argente Marque d'usage normal, bon etat.
Dolce & Gabbana court shoes, bought in Italy. Immaculate condition. Only worn 3 times, as too small.
Very pretty wedge pumps, very comfortable and very rarely worn. Black leather and white leather trim
Zapatos con remate en piel roja rodeando el zapato y terminando en lazo rojo, tacón comodo
Made in Italy Very new condition Real leather throughout Sandy brown/dusty pink Woven leather Open toes with bow detail Closed bac...k Sturdy wooden heels 10cm read more
Burgundy patent leather pumps from Chanel. Size 39.5 C. Gold chain in front with the 'CC' logo. In good condition: Small scratch o...n the right heel and dark marks barely visible in places on the leather. Heel height: 9 cm, insole length: 25.5 cm. Will come in a box from another brand. read more
Gucci babushka booties - hard to find! Black with gold tone studs, light wear.
Comfortable BALLY shoes with gilt buckle, white topstitching, 6 cm heels, width 8 cm. Bag in the same leather for sale on the site.... read more
Very nice heels from Acne. The heel is made from a shiny material to make the special form extra stand out. The shoes unfortunatel...y doesn't fit me, so I've to sell them. They are in excellent form, with almost no signs of wear. read more
Pretty pumps from KARINE ARABIAN! Upper in smooth burgundy leather and lizard-style leather. trim in black patent leather and smal...l bow on the back. These pumps are gorgeous! Leather lining. Sold with dust bag. Note: small tear on the top of the right heel (see photo), but aside from this, the pumps are in very good condition! Measurements: - Heel height = 10 cm. - Insole length = about 26.5 cm. - Insole length at the widest point = 8 cm. read more