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Carrie's got her Manolos, and Beyoncé's got her Loubis. But let's be real: Our budgets don't allow for $1,000 splurges at Saks, and our calendars aren't exactly overflowing with red-carpet galas (although we are taking invitations). Someone must make statement shoes for us normal, working girls...right?
Enter Loeffler Randall. The New York-based accessories label is a longtime R29 favorite for its clever, cool-girl take on classic kicks. From ladylike pumps fitted with a chunky flatform to gleaming silver lace-ups for the garçonne in you, LR has a knack for giving classic shapes just the right amount of downtown chic.
Hit the slideshow to see LR's 12 best — especially if you've been searching heaven and earth for the perfect black booties (there's no less than three, right here).