March 2023

5 Must-Have Shoe Trends for Spring Under $100

Put your best foot forward for spring without breaking the bank with our chic (and affordable) picks for the hottest shoe trends for the season.  From designer wedges to celeb-inspired pumps, here are the shoes you’ll love to wear all spring and summer!

T-strap: Lela Rose for Payless, Women’s Mapleton T-Strap Wedge, $54.99 Available at Payless
A vibrant faux suede wedge in nautical blue and white stripes. The shoe sports a t-strap shape with cut-out, adjustable ankle strap, and a print wedge heel with see-through detail. Looks great styled with denim skinnies, a relaxed tee and a linen blazer or dressed up with a suit pant, blouse and blazer. T-straps have been spotted on many celebs including Mila Kunis, Rihanna and Demi Moore.

Snake Effect Leather Slingback Heels, $672


Snake Effect Leather Slingback Heels

Fashion Accessory Must-Have:
Statement Shoes

Whether embellished, brightly-colored, or just plain weird, statement shoes made their presence known on the runways of Rebecca Taylor, Fendi, and Louis Vuitton. Spoil your feet this season with fun, flirty, eye-catching heels.

Buy Snake Effect Leather Slingback Heels by Nicholas Kirkwood, $672, at

So Many Shoes, So Little Time


At my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah a few weeks ago, I noticed that most of my girlfriends were wearing cute sandals. Although I love my silver Miu Mius (middle pair), I found myself adoring all of the others. Question is, which pair to buy next? Tell us your favorite in the comments section below. —Melissa Meyers

In picture, from left to right:

Buy Yves Saint Laurent black leather ‘Straps’ platform sandals
, $716, at Bluefly

Buy Prada, Knotted Slide, (comparable to pair in photo), $525, at Bergdorf Goodman

Buy Miu Miu, Caged Sandal, $630, at Barneys New York

Buy Manolo Blahnik, Lugged T-Strap Sandal, $745, at Neiman Marcus

Buy Yves Saint Laurent, Tribute Platform Sandal, $760, at Neiman Marcus

Portia, $230



High-fronted burnished suede sandals evoke vintage glamour and a nod to this season’s military trend. The heavily stitched heel provides eye-catching detail.

Buy Portia, $230, at AllSaints