Hot Dawgs

A few years ago, you complained that a pair of Choos cost $400. But these days, a pair of Loubs will run you upward of $800.

Avoid highway robbery and transform what’s already in your closet with Erica Weiner’s shoe clips. Mixing antiques with natural objects, Weiner creates accessories that look fancy but will set you back just 25 bucks.

A couple pairs could multiply your existing shoe collection into an endless selection of whimsy. Navy grosgrain rosettes spruce up a pair of ballet flats and add major oomph to ordinary pumps. Silver bows turn conservative work footwear into disco dancing numbers. And twists give your basic blacks the attention they deserve.

In other words, some seriously fancy footwork.

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