But finding your stylish boots for less is only half of the battle. In addition to looking good, the boots need to fit well and feel comfortable, and they need to hold up.
Here are a few tips that will help insure you have the best shopping experience possible when shopping for discount boots. Additional advice can be found by checking out my article about what to look for in an Online Shoe Store.
- Check the Return Policies. Some of the sites I've listed below offer really great deals, but you may find that sales are final, or that you'll have to pay for return shipping if the boots don't meet with your approval. Be sure that you're comfortable with any site's return policy before actually purchasing.
- Read Reviews. Some sites offer full-fledged reviews of boots, and others offer survey responses that provide valuable information as to whether other buyers found the boots to run small, large, etc. The more information you can gather about a pair of boots, the better -- especially if you can't return them.
- Act Quickly. Once you're sure you've found your "must-have" boots, and you're comfortable with the site's shipping and return policies, don't wait too long to buy. The price reductions may be temporary, and with limited sizes on most discounted items, they can sell out quickly. I recently left a pair of deeply discounted boots in my shopping cart for an hour to find they'd sold out before I clicked that final purchase button.
Top Sites for Discount Boots and Boots on Sale
Loads of Discounted Boots at 6pm.com6pm.com has quickly become one of my favorite shoe sites, and I'm happy to report that it's a great destination for discount boots as well. With hundreds of top name brands and designers, loads of recent styles are marked up to 75% off every day. And if you visit often, you'll see that once a week or so they offer even bigger discounts by marking all styles from a certain brand or designer one flat rate. I recently scored 3 pairs of Nine West boots for $24.95 per pair. (Buy Direct)
DSW - Designer Shoe Warehouse for Discount BootsDSW is a favorite among the shoe shopping fanatics, but I think the "warehouse" part of Designer Shoe Warehouse leads some people into expecting that all of the shoes and boots on offer are going to be a fraction of their original price. That is definitely not the case. However, as the shoe-obsessed know, DSW has good prices, killer deals in their clearance section (online as well as in stores), and a very attractive rewards program. All that adds up to real bargains on boots (and shoes) for women and men. (Buy Direct)
LuLus.com - Boots under $50If you're bargain-hunting for boots, you've gotta love a site that has a department labeled "Boots under $50." And there's actually a pretty good assortment of them too. All trendy, all cool, and all affordable. And, if you do find yourself in a position to splurge, you'll also love their selection of brand-name shoes, as they're some of the trendiest labels going. (Buy Direct)
ShiekShoes.com - Great Selection of Affordable BootsShiekShoes.com is another of my favorite sites for discount boots and shoes. While you won't find many of the biggest brand names are available, there is a huge selection of affordable and trendy styles for women, men and kids to choose from. I once scored a cute pair of sweater boots here for just under $15. (Buy Direct)
GoJane.com - Stylish Cheap BootsIf you're looking for really inexpensive boots, and I'm talking $15 - $50 per pair, then you'll have to give GoJane.com a look. You won't see a lot of big brand names, but you will find loads of affordable and trendy women's boots. Most of the styles will appeal especially to younger women and teens, but there are also lots of basic styles that will appeal to women of all ages. (Buy Direct)
YOOX.com - Designer Boots for LessIf you're looking for designer boots for less, then you'll definitely want to stop by YOOX.com. Miu Miu, Just Cavalli, DSquared2, Biba, and Bikkembergs are just a few of the designer labels you'll find, and you may be lucky enough to snag a new designer outfit while you're there as well. (Buy Direct)
Bluefly.com - Discount Designer BootsOffering a large selection of designer and premier designer boots and shoes, Bluefly.com is bookmarked by many savvy and stylish web shoppers. Here you're likely to find items from Christian Louboutin, Prada, Gucci, Fendi, and Chanel, as well as styles from Stuart Weitzman, Charles David and Michael Kors -- and the best part is, they're all discounted, sometimes by as much as forty percent. (Buy Direct)
Brand Name Boots for Less at GothamCityOnline.comGothamCityOnline is another site that you should definitely check out in your quest for discounted boots. Lots of brand names and huge discounts are the biggest reasons to visit, but I also like the way this site is laid out. Since all available sizes are printed on the general category pages, looking for a half-size up or down is as simple as scanning the one page, while searching for one specific size is a breeze. (Vendor's Site)
Shoes.com Lots of Boots on SaleShoes.com is another site that isn't specifically a discount site, but is definitely worth checking out when you want a pair of boots for less. In addition to the many styles that you'll find on clearance and sale any given day, once a month they hold their famous Saturday Sale, which is a great way to score even bigger discounts. (Buy Direct)
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