Sam Edelman, A Closet Favorite

Sam Edelman, A Closet Favorite

If you ask my husband about my shoe collection, he’d say, with just four in his closet, that I had way more than necessary. In truth, I have less than fifteen pairs. In women’s term, that’s hardly anything, wouldn’t you agree? In that small collection, I have shoes that ranges from cheap Payless shoes all the way to pricey Valentino shoes.

And yet, the shoes I gravitated towards more and more are Sam Edelman’s. If you’re not familiar with the brand, they are a mid-range fashion company specializing in shoes, and are on display in department stores like Nordstrom alongside high end designers.


There are a lot of shoe brand out there. Why go with Sam Edelman?

TRENDY

Sam Edelman is a contemporary brand and they always have shoes that are on-trend. They cater to the fashionable folks. You will see the Gucci-inspired loafers, the jacquard-printed booties, and the Chloe-inspired scalloped slippers, amongst their sea of shoes.

QUALITY

My first ever designer shoes are the scalloped Chloe flats in blush pink. It’s such a beautiful piece of art and is so comfortable to wear. But wearing it gives me anxiety. So far, I’ve only worn it a handful of times, being as delicate as I can with them – watching for rocks, lifting my feet higher to avoid scraping cement –  and already, there are scratches that are making the leather peel.

However, a few months ago, I purchased a simple black flats from Sam Edelman that I now wear practically every day, running in them, dragging them through dirt, and honestly being reckless with them, and not a single scratch. I kid you not. And once these shoes are worn to bits (I don’t see that happening anytime soon), guess what will replace them. Yup, the same ones.

COMFORTABLE

Considering how much we stand on our feet, I would think that the most important quality in a shoe is its comfortability, and Sam Edelman shoes provide that. I talked about my simple black ballet flats earlier. The leather is super soft and oh-so-comfortable. I didn’t even have to break them in! In comparison, my Chanel loafers gave my ankle blisters for a days after wearing them!

In addition, I believe the majority, if not all, of Sam Edelman’s shoes have padding so your feet will always have cushion to walk on. I love that so much. Like, why high-end designer shoes don’t provide this, considering their exorbitant price, I know not.

VALUE

In the end, it comes down to value, and for all that their shoes have to offer – trendiness, quality, and comfortability – Sam Edelman’s shoes are a major value for their price, especially when on sale (these happen often). If you haven’t given them a chance yet, I highly recommend them!

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Have you tried this brand of shoes? If so, I’d love to hear your thoughts!

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45 Comments

  1. January 10, 2018 / 10:47 pm

    I haven’t tried SE shoes yet, but those mules look amazing! Definitely gotta check out the rest of their stuff!

    • admin
      January 11, 2018 / 3:31 pm

      Definitely! They seems to always have some sort of sales, as well 🙂

    • admin
      January 11, 2018 / 3:31 pm

      YES!

  2. jane
    January 11, 2018 / 6:13 am

    Such a great piece.
    I love the design of it.

    Much Love,
    Jane | The Bandwagon Chic

    • admin
      January 11, 2018 / 3:31 pm

      The print was definitely the first thing that caught my eye.

  3. January 11, 2018 / 4:46 pm

    I love their designs and great to hear that you find them comfortable – I agree that it’s very important.

    xx Sheryl | http://www.SeguraAndCo.com

  4. January 11, 2018 / 6:24 pm

    My husband always tells me I have too many shoes. But he doesn’t understand that not every pair goes with every outfit! I’m impressed you are able to keep your pairs at 15! I love Sam Edelman. Their shoes are always the best!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

    • admin
      January 12, 2018 / 3:35 am

      Haha, trust me, he has to work HARD to keep it at 15.

    • admin
      January 12, 2018 / 3:34 am

      Aren’t they!? Especially when they’re on sale ;D

  5. January 12, 2018 / 12:20 pm

    Your shoes look beautiful! Also, completley unrelated but I’m in love with your blog layout and photography, new follower for sure.

    alicered.co.uk

    • admin
      January 12, 2018 / 2:09 pm

      Thank you so much, Alice! :3

  6. January 12, 2018 / 12:39 pm

    your photographing skills is so dreamy and yeah, the older I get.. the more I start to appreciate quality over quantity. I definitely find myself gravitating towards the pricier end of my wardrobe cause of its timelessness in designs.

    https://annicklau.com

    • admin
      January 12, 2018 / 2:09 pm

      You are so sweet, Annick!

  7. January 12, 2018 / 2:33 pm

    man, this pair is gorgeous. I could watch them forever…..15 pair of shoes? I’ll have to count mine, but I think that my number is about the same. 20 pairs tops! I don’t like to hoard shoes, I prefer to choose ones that truly fit, both in the obvious and the aesthetic sense of the word.

    • admin
      January 12, 2018 / 3:26 pm

      The print and material of the fabric is truly gorgeous <3

    • admin
      January 13, 2018 / 5:06 pm

      *high five*!

  8. January 13, 2018 / 6:21 pm

    I haven’t tried this brand but I have heard so many great things about their shoes!!

    Those loafers look amazing!

    Andrea.

    Seize your Style

    • admin
      January 13, 2018 / 7:10 pm

      It’s definitely worth a try, Andrea! :3

  9. January 13, 2018 / 7:14 pm

    I haven’t tried Sam Edelmen before – but the shoes you posted look beautiful! Once you find the right pair of comfy shoes that also look cute, you’ve pretty much hit the jackpot. 😀

    Sneha | lifewithsneha.com

  10. January 14, 2018 / 10:35 am

    I tried this brand, and I like it so much! first time I bought them was back in 2007 when it wasn’t so popular. I still remember those flat shoes, faux lizard leather effect. They were my favourite, incredibly comfortable! xx
    http://www.bonjourchiara.com

  11. January 15, 2018 / 2:51 am

    Oh I LOVE my Sam Edelman’s!!! I’m more impressed that you only have 15 pair of shoes…I have issues, lol:) 🙂

    Laura
    Black Coffee Beautiful

  12. January 15, 2018 / 8:05 am

    Wow, that’s a gorgeous shoe. I love Sam Edelman shoes as well, aside from their unique style, they’re also very comfy and reliable.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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