20 Designer Shoes Under $250, Because We Deserve Nice Things

More often than not, we go for the steal and not the splurge. When it's the middle of the week and we feel like treating ourselves, it typically makes more sense (financially, of course) to head to Zara's sale than to visit Bergdorf Goodman's homepage. But there comes a time in life when we do deserve nice, fancy things — and that time is sale season.

Since the only downfall of shopping seasonal discounts is having to deal with the endless pages (or aisles) of marked-down merchandise, we've done the hard work for you, uncovering the best designer-shoe deals you can shop right now. While you may not get to wear the open-toed gems until things start to warm up again, every wise shopper knows scoring off-season items is the way to save major money. And these are the kinds of shoes you don't just buy because they're less expensive than usual — but because they're practical little pick-me-ups that'll make getting dressed in the morning feel a little less routine.

Click through to treat yourself to a little something, with 20 pairs of designer shoes, from Marni and Alexander Wang to DVF and Opening Ceremony, that all cost less than $250. If that isn't a steal, well, then we don't know what is.
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Marni Sandals, $306 $235, available at Yoox.
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Chiara Ferragni Flirting Leather Lace-Up Sneakers, $310 $155, available at LUISAVIAROMA.
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Rachel Comey Leeds Block Heel Pump, $391 $234.60, available at Nordstrom.
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French Connection Maeko Lace Up Platform Oxfords, $145 $81.20, available at Bloomingdale's.
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Brother Vellies Congo Wraparound-Ankle sandals, $350 $175, available at MatchesFashion.
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Coach Moto Hiker Boot, $395 $197.50, available at Coach.
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Chloé Leather Net Sandals, $865 $191, available at Forward by Elyse Walker.
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Alexander Wang Eden Low-Top Sneakers, $350 $140, available at Alexander Wang.
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Dorateymur Munise Pumps, $440 $191, available at Moda Operandi.
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DVF Doha Slide, $228, available at DVF.
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Joshua Saunders Platform Slip Ons with Embroidered Fabric, $259 $129, available at Stylebop.
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McQ Alexander McQueen Slip-On Sneakers, $320 $224, available at MyTheresa.
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3.1 Phillip Lim Louie Leather Point-Toe Mules, $495 $242.55, available at Saks Fifth Avenue.
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Kate Spade Baise Boots, $375 $226, available at Kate Spade.
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Antonio Marras Cross Strap Sandals, $339 $169, available at Farfetch.
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Minna Parikka Bunny Sneakers, $350 $245, available at Shopbop.
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Stuart Weitzman Flippy Flat, $398 $199, available at Stuart Weitzman.
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Tibi Aria Leather Slingback Pumps, $445 $178, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Opening Ceremony Binx Leather-Trimmed Canvas Platform Sneakers, $250 $112.50, available at The Outnet.
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Barneys New York Shearling-Lined Garnet Ankle Boots, $545 $219, available at Barneys New York.

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