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Personal Shopper: Granny-chic Vegan Sandals for Katy

Katy writes: Oh, Outblush. How did I ever shop before you? (Mostly unsuccessfully, if I recall...) Here's my current quest: a pair of chunky, platform-y sandals like these great Dansko ones but non-leather.
My specifics:
- I wear a size 7.5 shoe
- I'm willing to pay up to $150-ish for a well-made pair
- no deadline - the Boston weather is taking its sweet time getting warm, so it'll be a while before I can parade my tootsies out in the open.
- as for color, I don't have much of a preference, as long as it's nothing too outlandish like neon pink or highlighter yellow
- preferably nothing higher than a 2" heel, but I can handle up to 3" if they're platform
- they need to be vegan and have that funky-grandma vibe like Dansko/Hasbeens/Dr. Scholls

Your shopping kung fu is strong, and if you manage to find sandals for me, I will proclaim your superiority to all.
Thanks so much for the help!
xo
Katy

Hey Katy, Robin here! This was a toughie, but I've got a few options that should work out for you. Enjoy your funky shoes once the weather gets warm!

1. Belong T-Strap Wedge Sandals ($31 on sale)
2. J-41 Fiji ($79)
3. Wanted Darla Natural Knotty Toe Saltwater Sandals ($39)
4. Shift into Neutral Heel ($58)
5. Novacas Morgan L. ($90)
6. Chelsea Crew Agnes T-strap Sandals ($73)

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Comments


Nancy B

Posted on 04.27.11 at 10:28 AM

Good on you Outblush... I'd file this under "Doubtblush"

Katy

Posted on 04.27.11 at 12:09 PM

Thanks, Robin! Awesome job.

FYI to my fellow vegans: pair #6 apparently have leather lining even though the rest is faux. Weird, huh?

And Nancy B - hate all you want, that just leaves more cute shoes for me.

Robin

Posted on 04.27.11 at 12:21 PM

Katy,
I'm glad you like. Sorry about #6 - I missed that minor (and bizarre) detail. Here's a bonus one to make up for it. Kind of a crazy pattern, but fits with the granny look.
http://www.modcloth.com/Womens/Shoes/Sandals/-Gallery-Cafe-Sandal

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