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!
From street style stars to the pages of our favorite fashion magazines, we can't seem to escape the trend that is micro purses. In the time we took trying to figure out how to fit anything other than our cell phone in these tiny little bags to toying with our emotions towards hanging up our favorite totes, designer brands have crafted up the perfect little (emphasis on the little) bags of our dreams and we're finally ready to hop on the mini bag bandwagon. Are you?
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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.
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We're already thinking fall fashion. And there are so many ways to start incorporating fall into your outfits—starting with a leather jacket. Try these four ways to style a leather jacket!
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.
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.
Flat riding boots are forever, and most of us own heeled booties that replace sexy sandals when summer fades. But sock boots are a new (and daring!) boot silhouette stepping out this fall and drop-kicking the classic standbys to the curb.
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.
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.
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.
Keep your walking art on display with this wall-mounted shoe holder! What better way to make sure you don't forget about those lime green heels you didn't need. You can proudly display them on your shoe shelf, which also doubles as home decor.
Succulent accessories are sprouting up everywhere, and you're definitely going to want some of your own this year.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Very nice Dolce & Gabbana transitional season pumps. Size 40. Very high heels. Worn twice.
Heel 14cm, platform 3cm. Soles have been recently repaired so in great condition. Small tear on the tie laces and marks on back of... the heel, please see photos for details. read more
Beautiful pumps by Gucci, with the gold bite They fit a size 40 In bronze color
Superb pointed toe pumps in black patent leather and suede. 11 cm heels. Worn three times, in good condition, light scratch on the... tip of the shoe but it cannot be seen when the shoe is worn. read more
Beige court shoes, verging on light yellow. With a 9.5cm heel and 2cm platform, so they're comfortable. Contrasting brown strips. ...Very classy court shoes which go with all shades of white, beige, ecru, brown, camel. and yellow. read more
Fluorescent yellow Sandro sandals, as new. Size 40. Very beautiful! Delivered with the box.
Ysl gaby shoes in black patent leather, only worn a few times so in great condition, no scratches. Size 38 (uk5).
Gorgeous slingback pumps with straps in back, in black patent leather, like new, in their original box. Size 39.
Red patent Stilettos. Open toes. Heel height: 10 cm.
Zapatos de charol de Uterque. Tacon fino y bajo. Adorno lazo de terciopelo. Charol ( piel ) negro. Suela color burdeos. Talla 37. ...Se adapta a su talla. Nuevos con etiqueta y caja original. 100% Piel. read more
Completly new and never worn! Patent leather black
Very beautiful YSL black and white patent pumps, classic and seldom worn
Gianvito Rossi two-colour pumps. Very elegant and comfortable. Oversized.
Miu miu coral pink patent leather sling backs on a wooden sole. They have very light wear on the soles and a few very slight knock...s to the wooden sole and heel. None of these would be noticeable when worn. Heel height of 5 inches with a 1 inch platform under the ball of foot read more
Selling my décolleté in black vernis by Giuseppe Zanotti with plateau!
Scarpe misura 40. Colore grigio chiaro di vernice. Plato di 3,5 cm. Perfetti, solo sulla scarpa sinistra sopra vernice diventato c...olore giallo(se vede sul foto) read more
Zapato en charol de color nude. Piel grabada y con parte delantera tipo solapa. Tacón alto.
Very pretty pair of black patent leather Tribute pumps with blue inner. Saint Laurent. Very elegant. Extremely comfortable as the ...heel measures 11 cm with a concealed platform of 3 cm. read more