When We Skip Zara, We Buy Surprisingly Cool Shoes From These 5 Bargain Stores

When We Skip Zara, We Buy Surprisingly Cool Shoes From These 5 Bargain Stores

It’s no secret that we’re all about a good Zara find over here at WWW HQ. But as we covered recently, we also like to scoop up on-trend yet affordable items at other affordable retailers as well to mix it up. In fact, during a recent discussion amongst our editors, it became apparent there are actually five specific bargain-friendly stores we hit up more than others when it comes to shoe shopping specifically.

Interested in learning more about the stores we love for fashion-forward, inexpensive footwear? Keep scrolling to check out the affordable retailers our editors shop on the regular to build out their shoe offerings.

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Mango

“Mango is one of my go-to sources for affordable and on-trend boots. It has a big selection of shoes, but more than other styles, the boots on offer nail the season’s top trends. I added this knee-high snakeskin print pair to my closet in the fall and people are usually surprised to find out that they’re from an affordable retailer (and not high-end).”

Mango Heeled Snake-Effect Boots

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Mango Heeled Snake-Effect Boots ( $130) $75
Mango Heeled Loafers

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Mango Heeled Loafers ($120)
Mango Cowboy Ankle Boots

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Mango Cowboy Ankle Boots ( $150) $80
Mango Patent Loafers

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Mango Patent Loafers ($80)

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Charles & Keith

“Charles & Keith is one of my go-to’s for affordable and on-trend accessories. I can hardly go on its site without adding at least one thing to my cart. Plus, I find it’s a bit more under-the-radar than Zara, which means you won’t have the same shoes that caught the eye of every other girl.”

Charles & Keith V-Cut Mary Jane Shoes

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Charles & Keith V-Cut Mary Jane Shoes ($47)
Charles & Keith Croc-Effect Ballerina Flats

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Charles & Keith Croc-Effect Ballerina Flats ($76)
Charles & Keith Loafers

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Charles & Keith Loafers ($86)
Charles & Keith Buckle Sandals

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Charles & Keith Buckle Sandals ($47)

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Topshop

“Topshop shoes never disappoint. For years, it’s where I’ve gone for trendy shoes that I don’t want to spend a lot of money on but that don’t look cheap either.”

Topshop Joel Mules

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Topshop Joel Mules ($115)
Topshop Aiden Chelsea Boots

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Topshop Aiden Chelsea Boots ($130)
Topshop Jena Tie Heels

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Topshop Jena Tie Heels ($68)
Topshop Harry Chelsea Boots

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Topshop Harry Chelsea Boots ($170)

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Nordstrom

I buy a lot of my shoes from Nordstrom. While the retailer, of course, stocks It shoe brands from Nike to Adidas, it also stocks a range of in-house labels as well that are quite stylish.

Treasure & Bond Farrah Studded Booties

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Treasure & Bond Farrah Studded Booties ($100)
Halogen Isabelle Pointy Toe Pumps

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Halogen Isabelle Pointy Toe Pumps ( $100) $40
Louise Et Cie Lula Slide Sandals

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Louise Et Cie Lula Slide Sandals ($110)
1901 Ingram Booties

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1901 Ingram Booties ( $120) $48

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Reebok

“I can’t live without Reebok sneakers—especially its vintage reissues of the Club C 85 styles. With a nod to the ’80s, they’re the ultimate classic that still feels cool.” (Note that Net-a-Porter has a great range of under-$100 Reeboks if you’re looking for another option besides the brand’s site.)

Reebok Club C 85 Vintage Leather Sneakers

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Reebok Club C 85 Vintage Leather Sneakers ($75)
Reebok Classic Suede Sneakers

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Reebok Classic Suede Sneakers ($95)
Reebok Club C Revenge Embroidered Suede Sneakers

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