Every Spring around the start of Appropriations season, I become a little lazy about my appearance. Eye liner becomes optional. Black becomes the only color in my wardrobe. And I start swapping out my pumps and high-heeled boots for flats, because you can’t chase your boss through the Capitol tunnel in stilettos without risking serious injury.
This morning, I opened my closet door to procure a pair of shoes and realized that both my metallic flats and my black ones are looking kind of ratty. Since I don’t want to spend a fortune on shoes that will ultimately be destroyed by constant wear, I thought I would find a cheap stylish pair to tide me over until May when heels again become an option. Here are five pairs of fabulous flats for under $100:
I have no idea why I like these. They’re completely tacky 80s punk, but I kind of like them.
I used to own these in silver, they’re very versatile but they do tend to stretch out a bit over time.