I swoon for Manolos, even though I’m a die hard, never-spend-more-than-100-bucks shoe buyer.
During my winter days of wedding planning, and wondering what shoes I should buy, it was all too easy to drive the five minutes over to Fashion Island, and play dress up in the Neiman Marcus shoe salon.
So, after figuring out my correct size in the store, and deciding I much preferred a closed-toe shoe (merely because they’re more comfy to me), I began to scour eBay for some Manolos. Of course, keeping in mind authenticity is not guaranteed on eBay, I mainly looked for shoes with plenty of pictures, an authentic box and dust bag, and with store receipts.
Not long after I launched my search, the perfect pair popped up. After a few convos with the seller, she assured me I would *not* be happy with these shoes, as they were in worn condition with a few stains. But they looked good to me in the pictures, and at under $100, they were the perfect price.
I was certain I wouldn’t win them, but by some small miracle, my bid, at $104, won! Yippee!
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