I adore shoes...but I refuse to pay a month's rent on a pair. I love Louboutins as much as the next girl...but I just can't justify them. When did it become OK for a pair of shoes to be $1000? But while I was up in Northern California this past weekend, I missed an online sale for some midheel slingback Loubs...on sale for under $200! In black of all colors. Basically I could have worn them to work every day. Sigh. Life is full of tragedies (ha).

But I'm comforted by the fact that I bought these adorable Steven's. Love them. Perfect for this hot LA early fall and right into the late fall/winter season. They're totally flashy on their own, but with a simple outfit and a gold pendant necklace, they are just perfect.