I have just five words for you,lovely ladies of STF:Chic shoes under forty dollars.Interested?Thought so.

There's no way I'd wait until spring to bust out these zigzag-patterned wedges.Throw on a pair of opaque tights and rock the heck out of 'em now.$39.95 atshoedazzle.com

The next best thing to ruby slippers?Cherry red ankle-strap stems by Michael Antonio.$29.97 atpiperlime.com


Leopard print is a neutral,which means these jeweled flats will go with absolutely everything in your wardrobe.$32.90 atalloy.com

L.L.Bean's duck boots arethis season's It shoe,but these cost a mere fraction of the price--and still protect against nasty winter weather.$36 at6pm.com

How do you add instant chic to an all-black outfit?A pair of pretty floral-printed pumps will do the trick.$29.99 atshoeocean.com


Velvet loafers are officiallyhaving a moment,and at this price,you can afford to try out the trend.$22.80 atforever21.com

Do youneedglitter ankle booties?Probably not.Would they make everything you own look about a thousand times cooler?Without a doubt!$39.99 atbarefeetshoes.com

You do,however,need a flat riding boot,and this affordable one will be the most versatile item in your shoe wardrobe.$34.99 attarget.com

Copyright:Marty Crosley

Warning: You may inadvertently emit loud squeals of delight when you lay eyes on these,AKA the cutest shoes ever.$37 atlulus.com

Looking for a little lift?These ankle-strap platforms will elevate your height and your mood.$26.99 atcharlotterusse.com

These fabulously retro flats are super affordable,which means you can pick 'em up in more than one pattern!$24.50 atdelias.com