The terrain at most festival sites doesn't lend itself to pristine-looking heels or anything white (especially anything you want to stay white). Grass and mud are calling the shots, and they don't care about your penchant for crisp-looking sneakers or open-toe sandals. The folks at Rank & Style get it: We need shoes that are durable and affordable, because we know we're going to muck them up from all the walking around between sets. To this end, they named Steve Madden's Troopa Boot the best lace-up boot under-$100. Comfortable, low-heeled, and worn-in, it's a prime choice for Coachella, which starts this weekend. Garnering a 4.6 out of 5 stars on Nordstrom (that's from 1,774 costumer reviews!), the boot's reputation precedes itself. And, at just $99.95 a pair, the price is about as good as it gets. If you're looking to test the waters with gladiators sandals, wedges, or trainers for after-festival fun, they have those styles for you to shop, too.
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