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Yo!  I just bought these shoes: Aravon Women’s Maura T-Strap Pump,Black,10 D US: Shoes.

And I have to tell you all the reasons they are so awesome.  1.) I always wanted t-strap shoes.  There is an old-time class about them without being crazy stuffy (like patent leather).  However, the make of most t-strap shoes and the make of my feet never got along.  You see, I have a size 10, maybe 10.5 foot that was born flat (of all the things flat feet means, for me the most annoying is width) and I have gotten used to shopping size 11 because all shoe stores carry whole sizes in medium/narrow width.  Sizing up doesn’t help with certain shoe designs, like a t-strap.  But THESE SHOES come in wide and half sizes.  With the ultimate comfort of leather molding to the foot as it warms and a great insole: these are comfy!

2.) I was already captured by the construction and size options while ‘window’ shopping.  I figured I’d save up for the ~$120 purchase (~ for inaccurate memory).  A week ago, I was going over my saved shopping list and saw that they had been repriced at ~$36.  Holy Cannoli, Batman!  I must have those shoes.

3.) Even though I was relatively hopeful because of the sizing and construction (boxy toe for my Birkenstock feet), I have only had few and bad experiences buying shoes online.  But they came and they are the awesomest of awesome.  I wore them all yesterday with only a couple tiny spots on my feet that will need breaking in.

I am now greedy and spoiled.  I need to replace my brown shoes as well with something equally as awesome…and, I am having no luck.  Truly amazing shoes are, after all, few and far between.

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