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Without a doubt one of the best sales of the year, Net-A-Porter’s designer end-of-season sale is not to be missed and IT’S HERE! Shop must-have designer goodies up to 50% off for a limited time.

Also enjoy an additional 20% off at checkout with code SALE20 on select items labeled “Sale Must- Have”.

Here’s our pick of the shoes you want to snag before they’re gone:

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Sophia Webster Yasmina Pom Pom embellished sandals; 30% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Gianvito Rossi red silk sandal fringe ankle cuff sandals; 50% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Sophia Webster Mila studded leather sandals; 30% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Jimmy Choo Mitsu fringed paneled satin ankle boots; 30% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Laurence Dacade Pete embroidered velvet ankle boots; 30% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Gianvito Rossi Regalia embroidered satin sandals; 50% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Gianvito Rossi 85mm leopard-print calf hair pumps; 50% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Aquazzura + Poppy Delevingne Midnight metallic leather sandals; 50% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Aquazzura Pina Colada appliquéd suede sandals; 50% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Aquazzura Rasputine embellished suede over-the-knee boots; 50% discount at Net-A-Porter.

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Sophia Webster Bloomsbury sandals | 100mm/4″ heel | shop at Neiman Marcus & Sophia Webster

Bloomsbury is a striking sandal featuring digital floral printed silk satin from the Fall 2016 collection with matching embroidered trim, button snap straps, dark blue silk covered heel and side zip closure. Webster gave us a insider’s look at the making of this design and we’ve also spotted a custom gladiator style worn by celebrity Serayah McNeill.

Half sizes are available and we suggest ordering 1/2 size up as this brand tends to run small.

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You can also find the Bloomsbury d’Orsay pump with the same flower power print available at Neiman Marcus and FarFetch:

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There are a few brands we turn to for those wear every day, all day shoes and we love these styles on sale at Coach right now. Our favorite shoes featured below are designed in beautiful suede and leather with just the right amount of height – the perfect match of wearable and walkable. We’ve also listed the ones on sale (currently 40% off right now).

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Lena suede lace-up bootie in black and burgundy; available (on sale!) at Coach.

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Westyn suede fringe boots with a stacked wood heel in black & saddle brown; available at Coach.

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Shae Tea Rose cut-out leather pump with long wrap-around laces in black leather and racing green available (on sale!) at Coach.

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Bond stretch black leather mid-calf boot and Jackson leather Chelsea bootie with wrap-around strap (on sale!) at Coach.

Which are your favorite? We’d wear the Westyn and Lena every day.

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We’re currently receiving some form of disciplinary action. It involves complete submission to a squad of ready-for-fashion-battle shoes –and you’ll be answering the call of duty soon too, once you get your eyes on them. Together, let’s salute the Gianvito Rossi Fall/Winter 2016 collection –our new shoe heroes.

Rossi’s latest line of footwear is an homage to French and British military uniforms (along with its signature Italian craftsmanship, of course). Adorned with rich hues and regal embellishments, ankle boots and sandals are strikingly commanding –but with a feminine flair that screams elegance –perfect for the lady bosses and the style savants who are ready to conquer the world this fall.

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August regal velvet ankle-cuff sandal; available at Barneys and Neiman Marcus.

The collection is sharp and striking –reminiscent of the richly decorated uniforms of the Navy. The Augusta is a velvet gem. Blue, gold and garnet embroideries decorate the sexy stiletto sandal, while the midnight blue Miral bootie brims with fit-for-royalty details such as shiny gold buttons and satin red piping.

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Miral velvet peep-toe with contrast trim; available at Barneys, MyTheresa and FarFetch.

The sensual shape of the slip-on loafer might just make you give your classic black pumps a long break. The Moret features a high vamp d’Orsay with naked sides, and a thin 105 mm stiletto heel. Your new power shoe, perhaps?

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Moret d’Orsay velvet pump with high-rise front; available at MyTheresa and Lane Crawford.

The Vendome Bootie boasts of a cage design that captures the frogging detail of military jackets. It consists of embroidered loops of black suede with gold stitching, creating a fierce yet ultra-feminine finish.

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Vendome lattice cage sandal in black suede and gold embroidery; available at Barneys and Montaigne Market.

Mink and lamb shearlings also add a fun and flirty touch to the collection. The Moritz is an eye-popping emerald suede bootie with a fur-covered front and a lace-up detail to the ankle –a gorgeous accent no doubt, to an LBD or a white tee and jeans combo.

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Moritz suede & fur boot with wrap-around laces; available at Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue and MyTheresa.

Gianvito Rossi’s Fall ’16 collection is an army of bold and powerful footwear that celebrate femininity and relaxed elegance. The only war we now have to fight is: How can we get our hands on ALL these shoes, stat?!

Shop Gianvito Rossi’s latest collection at Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Mytheresa and Gianvito Rossi.

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About the author: Romina Tobias is a freelance fashion and lifestyle writer who is also a hopeless shoe-addict. She thinks her 5’4″ height and her love for long walks make her deserving of all the stilettos, pumps, sandals and ballet flats in the world. If only the cupcakes she expertly bakes can be traded in for a new pair (or two, or hopefully, more). 

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Dsquared2 embellished sandals | 120mm/4.7″ heel | shop at LuisaViaRoma & FarFetch

For Dean and Dan these prim n’ proper show-stompers were the perfect finishing touches for their “samurai x Victorian x combat Fall 2016 collection“. They feature layers upon layers of fine floral lace, tassel fringe trim, black silk, high embellished backing, lace printed insole and double ankle strap. Plus, burrowed in the nest of lace there’s a triple pearl drop charm. Half sizes are available.

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Christian Louboutin So Kate pumps | 120mm/4.8″ heel | shop at Neiman Marcus & Nordstrom

Just as the new Pre-Fall 2016 collection begins to debut on the red carpet, several styles are now also available for online pre-order. We’re captivated by these bewitchingly ‘So Kate’ pumps which feel even a little villainish, no? They feature a beautiful emerald green marbled patent leather throughout with the signature sleek pointed-toe and thin stiletto heel.

Half sizes are available and you can find more fabulous styles from this collection at Christian Louboutin.

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Chiara Ferragni Collection Pow Bang sandals | 4.5″/115mm | shop at Zappos and CFC

Top style blogger & influencer Chiara Ferragni launched her namesake shoe collection in 2010 with the signature glitter covered ‘Flirting’ flats slowly adding more & more heels to the collection every season. The Spring ’16 ‘Heroes to the Rescue’ shoes are whimsical as ever drawing inspiration from Wonder Woman-esque superheroes and exaggerated comic strip pop art sound effects.

This Pow Bang slip-on mule is one of our favorite styles from this collection featuring two-tone blue leather with a thin toe strap, red patent leather ‘Pow’ & ‘Bang’ appliqué and zig-zag trimmed front strap. It’s available in whole sizes only and alternatively stocked in a funky fun yellow silk satin. We’re also crazy about the blue ‘Stars’ sandals!

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Nicholas-Kirkwood-Logo-2016Known for shoes with sculptural forms and Italian sensibility, Nicholas Kirkwood launches an even more spectacular Spring/Summer collection this year. Aside from being equal parts practical and adventurous, the collection celebrates the 10th anniversary of the cult designer’s eponymous brand. More reason to snag a new pair of shoes, right?

Nicholas Kirkwood expertly pushes the boundaries of shoe design with its artistic craftsmanship along with its no holds barred approach to experimenting with cuts, silhouettes, colors and prints. No matter how edgy Nicholas-Kirkwood-Spring-2016-shoesand whimsical, there is that inherent elegance and sophistication that continue to mature with every collection. This season we see more revamped signature styles that play with unique lines, forms and contours, as well as more refined shapes from narrowed block heels to a dipped heel that give the shoes a voluptuous finish, reminiscent of the curvy pumps in the 50’s.

Although there are a lot of blacks and other neutrals, the collection features a kaleidoscope of super fun colors that will surely brighten up your ensembles. An energetic palette of cobalt blue, orange, fuchsia and turquoise decorate the collection, while suede, patent leather, python, mesh and laser cut details add contrast and texture to the fancy footwear.

Nicholas-Kirkwood-colorblock-suede-pearl-sandalFor color, comfort and an extra lift, the Maya pearl platform sandal fits the bill. The catchy color contrast along with the wedge heel and concealed pearl create a fun and fabulous shoe design you can wear from day to night.

Another one of our favorites is the wave Ava sandal which emphasizes Kirkwood’s use of negative space, with a silhouette that highlights both the visible and the invisible. The graphic form of the shoe, plus its sneaker lace up detail, make it perfect for any woman who knows how to have fun with fashion.

Shop the collection at: Net-A-Porter, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys, and Nicholas Kirkwood.

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Briona almond-toe pump in the signature chevron print and cap-toe; available in black suede at Barneys

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Leda suede tie-back pumps in raspberry suede; available at Saks Fifth Avenue or with a 90mm heel at Forward by Elyse Walker & Barneys

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Stella embossed cutout suede and mesh sandals; available at Net-A-Porter

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Maya pearl-embellished platform sandal; available at Matches & Nicholas Kirkwood or in black suede at Saks Fifth Avenue, MatchesForward by Elyse Walker & Barneys

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Stella cutout leather & suede mule sandal; available at Saks Fifth Avenue & Moda Operandi or in turquoise at Lane Crawford

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Prism cross-strap sandal in black suede with the signature gold-tone sculpted inset heel; available with a 90mm heel at Nordstrom

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Nara lace-up leather strappy sandal’ available in black leather with a 90mm heel at Forward by Elyse Walker

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Ava suede trimmed wave mesh sandal booties; available online at FarFetch

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Briona almond-toe pump in the signature black & white chevron print; available at Net-A-Porter

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Maya pearl-embellished platform sandal; available in blue woven raffia at Forward by Elyse Walker or pink woven raffia at Moda Operandi

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Maya platform sandal with signature pearl accent in gold glitter fabric; available at Nicholas Kirkwood or in silver leather at Saks Fifth Avenue & Matches

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Maya pearl platform sandal in black silk and natural cork; available at Forward by Elyse WalkerBarneys & Matches or in beige suede at Nicholas Kirkwood

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Signature arch ankle-tie sandal in black suede and piped metallic gold leather trim

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Arch statement sandal in natural python with black leather trim and suede laces

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Laser-cut leather platform sandals in black & white leather with gold-tone covered leather detailing

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Lattice tie-back sandal in printed leather and black suede with a patent leather covered heel

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Outliner ankle-strap geometric paneled pump in fuchsia-pink suede and mint-green patent-leather; available at Matches

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Outliner ankle-strap geometric paneled pump in gold lurex leather with white patent leather trim; available at Matches

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Outliner ankle-strap pump in royal blue with turquoise-blue suede and pink patent-leather geometric panels; available at Matches

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Outliner ankle-strap sandal in coral, fuschia and mint green; available at Saks Fifth Avenue

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Outliner ankle-strap sandal in metallic lurex leather; available at Saks Fifth Avenue and Nicholas Kirkwood

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Outliner lace-up sandals in coral suede with geometric detailing in fuschia pink suede and mint green patent leather

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Outliner sandal in royal blue suede with turquoise-blue suede and pink patent-leather geometric panels; available at Saks Fifth Avenue

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Glossy patent leather tie-back sandal with mesh detailing and pin thin stiletto heel

 

About the author: Romina Tobias is a freelance fashion and lifestyle writer who is also a hopeless shoe-addict. She thinks her 5’4″ height and her love for long walks make her deserving of all the stilettos, pumps, sandals and ballet flats in the world. If only the cupcakes she expertly bakes can be traded in for a new pair (or two, or hopefully, more). 

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Jimmy Choo Trix sandal | 100mm/4″ heel | shop at Bergdorf Goodman and Nordstrom

These statementmakers are from Jimmy Choo’s latest California-dreaming inspired collection exuding a warm care-free glamour for Spring/Summer 2016. Trix is a beautifully designed t-strap sandal featuring colorful woven teal suede and navy leather, slightly curved 100mm block heel made from painted wood.

Half sizes are available and they’re also stocked in a lovely dark shiraz combined with coral. You can also see how they look worn on the foot in the campaign look book.

 

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x Poppy Delevingne Hero sandals | 105mm heel | shop at FarFetch, Matches, MyTheresa, Shopbop or Moda Operandi

After last year’s successful collaboration with fashion darling Olivia Palermo, this season ‘s Edgardo Osorio teamed up with another style maven. We love this celestial-inspired  x Poppy Delevingne capsule collection featuring dreamy Moroccan motifs.

The Hero open-toe sandals are one of our favorite styles designed in black suede with a strappy crossover front, long wraparound braided leather laces, suede tassels and turquoise gemstone details. Half sizes are available. You can also shop them in a beautiful cognac suede at Matches.

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Behind-the-scenes look and interview with Edgardo & Poppy: