Although I don't follow astrology at all (fact: I actually typed 'astronomy' before I corrected myself - that's how much I don't follow it) there is one thing I believe: Libras are indecisive by nature. There have been so many times I've rolled into a department store, certain of what I want (classic black pumps, for example) and then proceeded to be just so totally overwhelmed by all the choices that I've ended up leaving without anything except a head full of seriously confused ideas (Do I want black leather pumps, really? Or do I want the comfier - and therefore more practical, right? - black leather wedges? Or what about boots? I need boots...and so on, and so on). It's a terribly disorganized and frenzied place, my mind.
But I was inspired by Elle of Fast Foot and Fast Fashion's recent post about "good" deals, as well as her "Sartorial Bucket List." What a fab idea! Although I keep an itemized spreadsheet of all the purchases I make throughout the month, which has helped to curb my spontaneous spending some, I still inevitably end up dazed and confused whenever I go to most stores. No more!
I have a new goal, and that's to form a list of items that are absolutely necessary (e.g., the perfect trench coat, which I've been trying to hunt down for what seems like forever) and to only buy items from that list...well, with the odd exception here or there.
One of the items on said list is definitely a pair of black pumps - that is to say, affordable pumps, at a price tag of $150 or under. The ones I currently have are these Nine West Selene Pumps, purchased in the summer:
They also come in a gorgeous blue color that I'm really itching to buy -- but of course, that isn't on the list!
This pair by Calvin Klein is also lovely; the snakeskin is more interesting than your average black pump, but it's still conservative enough for work. I find that CK shoes tend to be super comfy, and the slightly thicker heel would make these more practical for walking around all day!
What about all of you? What's your favorite affordable/budget shoe line, or the one that you think tends to be the most comfortable and of the best quality? I'm on the hunt for the perfect black pump, so your suggestions are really welcome!