Deal Divas

Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Shelley Rossetter, Kameel Stanley, Keeley Sheehan & Keyonna Summers

Broken-hearted over broken jellies

Tragedy struck this Sunday right before brunch. One of my trusty, trademark, nostalgic, flat-out-adorable-I-don't-care-what-anyone-else-says jelly flats ripped at the widest part of my right foot.

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Steve Madden jelly flat was 2. R.I.P.

Oh, I wore them anyway, like a good pauper without options, planning to use the "WHAT?! I didn't even notice" routine if called out for tear. (I ended up using Plan B: calling yourself out right away, thereby evoking sympathy before judgment). I know that routine isn't sustainable, so what should I do? Is it time to finally say goodbye to childhood fashion?

Bsh, no. Must. Have. Jellies. Here are some options.

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I got really excited when I spotted these sparkly, bright jellies on Pinterest. Turns out they're for toddlers. Moms, you can get these at The Children's Place for $8.

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Ah, more like it! I love these grown-up, chic, poppy jelly flats from KG by Kurt Geiger -- on sale for $21.81. Unlike my worn-out grey flats, they wouldn't go with everything. But peeps best watch out when they do.

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Same goes for this gladiator-jelly hybrid. BONUS: DSW claims "each color has a delicious, different scent." For $15 it might be worth seeing what happens, no?

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These look pretty close to my originals but have the sparkles. They also cost twice to three times as much on Amazon.  

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These strike me as the Crocs of jellies. I can't figure out where you get them, and that's probably for the best. Discuss!

Deal Diva Katie

Photos: Chictopia.com, Asos.com., Polyvore.com, Pinterest.com, Amazon

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 4:51pm]

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