Aldo is one of those places that we inevitably pop into whether we meant to be shopping or not. You know the drill: You're walking aimlessly and — hiya! — Aldo on the corner. Or, you stopped by the mall to buy a gift — you're incredibly thoughtful — and then it turns out you're also under the Aldo spell (it's cast by adorable, affordable shoes ). It's not a bad hypnosis to fall under; What other brand lets you test every trend without going broke, while filling all the staple-shoe holes in your wardrobe?
For summer '14, the brand's offerings come packed with character. Spy slip-on sneakers and metallic sandals displaying the line's cool and occasionally cheeky personality. Plus, a perfume bottle minaudière which we're considering an unexpected gem in the otherwise straightforward collection of seasonal heels and statement accessories.
The new collection will begin to arrive in stores mid-March, which seems like the perfect time to start taking those lunchtime strolls. Perhaps past your favorite neighborhood Aldo. Perhaps into your favorite neighborhood Aldo. Either way, start scanning the new styles ahead.