Fashionably Late Mom

Give A Girl the Right Shoes, And She Can Conquer the Best Sale

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I’m always a sucker for new shoes [just ask my husband] but when I can snag the cutest booties for the next season already on sale I just can’t resist! All of my shoes finally arrived from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and I’m giving you the sizing tips that I wish I had known prior to ordering.

When I ordered my shoe picks during the pre-sale it was before we could view them online and I didn’t have time to try on in-store so I just “winged it”. The downfall of that was by the time I received them the sizes I needed were already sold out, so I’m saving you from the mistakes I made!

Pretty sure I can conquer anything in these shoes!

Obviously I wasn’t afraid of trying out the snakeskin print this year!

So, I first ordered these in a 7.5 and when I tried them on I thought that I’m going to need an 8. Thank goodness for Nordstrom’s free shipping and returns because it makes it so easy to swap out sizes. I ordered the 8 in the grey to try [snakeskin sold out in under 10 seconds] and they’re too loose. So, I’m keeping the 7.5! I’m not a huge flat person, but when I say it feels like you’re walking on memory foam, they’re legit!

With the pointed toe and perfect block heel these booties give the perfect “western sass” to your fall outfits. I used to be a pretend cowgirl back in the day, but these are as close to cowboy boots I get anymore. With the heel height I went with an 8 in these and they’re perfect! Sometimes booties like this can hit and rub against my upper ankle, but no ankles were injured in the making of this blog post!

Last year I bought my first pair of wedge sneakers [gasp!] and loved them. They were the Blondo hi-top wedges that are back again this year! Check them out because they are waterproof which is perfect if you have a monsoon season like us! Since I have the tan in the Blondo’s I grabbed the black in these Caslon sneakers. I first tried a 7.5 and swapped out for an 8 in these. Super comfy, and be prepared to see these constantly with my Spanx leggings!

My boy Vince never disappoints with his sandals/booties! I’ve had a hard time finding another pair to replace the ones I got from two anniversary sales ago, but these have done the trick! Even though they have a slight heel, I stuck with my 7.5 and they were a perfect Cinderella fit!

Now, these booties I feel have been kept a little secret throughout the sale. It’s hard to see in this picture, but there’s a solid black snakeskin embossing on these that add great texture. These are my first pair of Jeffery Campbell shoes and they are comfy. I’m not just meaning I can wear them to a meeting comfy, I mean an all day shopping extravaganza comfy! They also come in a true snakeskin color. The 7.5 worked perfectly for me.

These were the snakeskin booties that when I first saw them I said “These are the ones!”. However, I’m having a tough time narrowing down between these and the Vince ones. I love the extra stud detail, but I do worry a little about them rubbing my ankles some. I ordered these in a 7.5 and I 100% need an 8 to keep my tootsies from crying.

Are you a boot or bootie kinda gal? I’ve definitely converted to a bootie girl and can’t wait for our temps to drop a bit to start wearing my new shoes! Be sure to share your favorite shoe purchases from the sale with me over on Facebook or Instagram!

See all my favorite clothing picks from the sale HERE.

I’m a stay at home mom of three kiddos, and wife to my high school sweetheart. I’ve always had a love for fashion and styles that you won’t find on just anybody. Follow me on this journey so I can share with you all of my favorite things!

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