Posted on: November 29, 2023 Posted by: Comments: 0

I have a soft spot in my heart for sophisticated Mary Jane heels like this, and when I saw the reviews this shoe was getting I knew I had to post.

“Single, greatest pair of shoes EVER!” said one woman who “bought them on a whim;” another reviewer said the heel height was “perfect, complimentary, and comfortable.” Yes please!

Patent leather shoes can be a bit controversial for the office, but I think these work — particularly for the holiday season.

I’m picturing them in bordeaux, but they’re also available in black, emerald, and a goldish velvet — Nordstrom is down to lucky sizes in some of the colors, unfortunately.

The shoes are $350, and available in sizes 6-11; you can find them at Nordstrom and Bruno Magli.

Looking for something similar? There aren’t a ton that I know of — Manolo Blahnik has had this heeled Mary Jane for years, and Jennifer Chamandii has some cute styles now. In terms of affordable options that are less than $350, Amazon also has a “limited time sale” on these SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Mary Jane pumps, and these Kurt Geiger pumps are only $150 at Dillards. If you prefer block heels, M.Gemi has a Mary-Jane, and if you prefer wedges, Theory has some Mary Jane wedges.

Workwear sales of note for 11.28.23

Our favorites are in bold!

Nordstrom – Black Friday deals have started! 1,800+ sale items! Shop designer, get bonus notes up to $1200. Markdowns include big deals on UGGNatoriBarefoot DreamsMarc Fisher LTDVionic and more!

Anine Bing – Sale, extra 20% off! Many blazers down around $250

Ann Taylor Up to 40% off your purchase

Banana Republic – 40% off your purchase, including cashmere; up to 60% off sale styles

Banana Republic Factory – 60% off everything & extra 20% off purchase

ba&sh – Up to 50% off Fall/Winter styles

Bergdorf Goodman – Extra 30% off select sale, save up to 70% off

BeyondYoga – 30% off sitewide, up to 75% off sale

Club Monaco – 40% off your purchase

Cole Haan – Up to 60% off almost everything plus extra 10% off

Express – 50% off everything, $19+ Cyber Monday arrivals

Freda Salvador – 25% off sitewide

Her Room – Up to 50% off 1000s of items

Hugo Boss – Up to 40% off women’s & exclusives

J.Crew – 50% off everything + free shipping

Kule – Up to 40% off, $50 off when you spend $250

Lands’ End – 50% off sitewide (readers love the cashmere)

Loft – Free shipping, 60% off 2+ styles or 50% off 1

Lo & Sons – Up to 70% off; spend $100, get an extra 10% off wallets – reader favorites include this laptop tote, this backpack, and this crossbody

Ministry of Supply – 25% off sitewide with code (ends 11/29)

Rag & Bone – 30% off everything, up to 80% off (readers love this blazer)

Summersalt – 30% off everything plus extra $10 off sweaters with code; up to 60% off (this reader favorite sweater blazer is down to $75)

Talbots – 50% off all markdowns and 30% off entire site — readers love this cashmere boatneck and this cashmere cardigan, as well as their sweater blazers in general

Theory – Cold weather essentials up to 40% off

Theory Outlet – up to 80% off sweaters and outerwear – readers love this t-shirt

Tory Burch – Up to 50% off, new styles added – readers love this tote and these sneakers

Uniqlo – Limited time deals starting at $14.90 (ends 11/30)

Universal Standard – Enjoy 30% off everything (as a minimum) + extra 10% off

White House Black Market – Up to 60% off sale styles

Zappos – Early Black Friday sale! Save BIG on footwear, clothing, bags and more. Daily Deals 50% off, and check out these reader-favorite workwear brands on sale, and some of our favorite kid shoe brands on sale.

Kid- and Family-Related Sales

BabyJogger – 25% off 3 items

Crate & Kids – Up to 50% off everything plus free shipping sitewide; save 10% off full price items

J.Crew Crewcuts – 50% off everything + free shipping

ErgoBaby – 40% off Omni Breeze Carrier, 25% off Evolve 3-in-1 bouncer, $100 off Metro+Stroller

Graco – Up to 30% off car seats

Nordstrom – Big deals on CRANE BABY, Petunia Pickle Bottom, TWELVElittle and Posh Peanut

Target – Up to 40% off nursery furniture, plus sales on HALO Innovations, Graco, activity gyms, and Safety 1st strollers and cribs

Pottery Barn Baby – Up to 70% off toys, gifts, plyaroom furniture and more

Strolleria – Save 20% on select UPPABaby strollers, up to 25% off Bugaboo, up to 50% off Joolz, and additional deals on Silver Cross, Veer, Doona, Wonderfold, dadada, Clek, and Thule

Walmart – Savings on Maxi-Cosi car seats, adventure wagons, rocker recliners, security cameras and more!

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