I always said that when this blog got going I would post more than just photography. Especially when I find something I LOVE and I can’t wait to tell everyone about it. As many of you know my former career was in the fashion industy and it’s just hard to teach an old dog new tricks! I still love to look for things, still love to shop and the NEW Cristina is all about saving a buck here and there so I can support my lens shopping addiction. So this is for all my girlie readers out there.
This brings me to shoes. I really liked the Tory Burch Miller thong – thought it would be really cute in metallic or red for a summer sandal. Went to try them on – they hurt like heck and honestly, I just couldn’t bring myself to buy a pair of $195 flip flops that I would see on EVERYONE else this summer. (Tory Burch is just huge in Westchester/Greenwich) I like to wear something a little different, don’t you?
So on my quest I found this AMAZING Sunrise sandal from American Eagle!! FOR $29!!! Repeat after me, TWENTY NINE DOLLARS. Now, those of you who know me know that I’m a bit of a shoe snob and after years in accessories know a few things about mark up and quality… so this is coming from the horse’s mouth.
Here is the Tory Burch:
And here is the American Eagle:
Honestly, they are like butter. The leather is so soft and the foot bed is padded. The TB sandles were hard as a rock and so uncomfy. Plus, hello, $166 cheaper! YAY! I think the gold metallic is so so cute too and I like that I’m not wearing someone’s giant logo on my foot.
They are online at www.ae.com – enjoy!!!