When spring returns and you're finally able to see your ankles again, you do two things: 1) Bask in the sun until your boss makes you come back inside, and 2) proceed to buy yourself a new pair of shoes. Since we know you want to overhaul more of your spring wardrobe than just the footwear, we've found amazing styles that won't bust your budget. Here, the best pairs under $50 to shop right now.
Your old white shoes were dirty anyways—swap them for a clean pair.
Did you forget about April showers?
Very Volatile, $50
It's officially—say it with us—mule season.
Ideal for the days that don't quite feel like spring just yet.
Platform slide sandals are always the move.
An ankle bootie is necessary for spring dresses—especially for those with a more bohemian style.
The red fabric stretch sneakers you didn't know you needed. Pair them with jeans or a midi dress.
Every woman needs a new statement shoe for the season. These are yours.
Platform ankle boots that can withstand the rain.
Velvet rainboots are here to stay.
Patti Burlap, $39
Whoever told you that suede stays in the winter never met this pair of mules...for $39, at that.
Channel your inner Rihanna with these Fila slides.
Slingback loafers: Consider them your two-for-one.
Summer, we feel you.
These '90s mainstays are the refresh your wardrobe needs.
A new take on the classic white sneaker: blush. (No, not millennial pink.)
Rocket Dog, $40
The perfect weekends platforms—that will soon turn into your Summer Friday shoes.
You call them basic, we call them the comfiest sneakers around.
Color-blocked sneakers that don't actually look like sneakers—a city dweller's dream.
Kiss these slides hello.
You can never have too many pairs of "I'm pretending to go to the gym" shoes.
Found: your next pair of date-night go-tos.
Nobody can turn these ballerina's down for $36.
My former self would never have recommend these to you, but a new season is upon us.