(Closed) This is way too much to spend on shoes, right?!?!

posted 9 years ago in Shoes
  • poll: What to do?!

    Accept the gift and buy the shoes!

    That is way too much money to accept as a gift and spend on shoes! Politely decline!

  • Post # 77
    2567 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island

    She’s basically buying you a really nice, expensive wedding present.  There’s no way to decline politely.  Just say yes, buy the shoes, and be incredibly grateful and appreciative!

    Post # 78
    1490 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    @AlliMayWedding:  Can I just say how much easier dress shopping was?! It took me an hour to find and purchase my dress. It actually ended up being the first one I tried on.  I’ve been shoe shopping for months now!

    Exactly the same for me!  Make sure you check the reviews for whatever shoes you buy.  All of the low heel Jimmy Choos that I looked at ran small.

    Post # 79
    2314 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Only because you’re unlikely to wear them again (maybe NYE?), I say it’s too much for ME. But when they’re gifted, rock it.

    Post # 80
    5521 posts
    Bee Keeper

    @AlliMayWedding:  Re comfort: my JCs are the comfiest shoes I own, by far; likewise my Gina’s (similar price-bracket, and similar styles). I can’t walk in cheap shoes over about 3 inches; they KILL my feet; But I can wear my Choo’s for hours 🙂

    Another alternative, along with the wedge ones you’ve posted, could be the JC Isabel, the one’s I have; I personally prefer them to the wedges, but the heel is still very low, and because they’re enclosed, they stay on your foot and are comfy:

    Post # 81
    1416 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I’m super frugal and would never spend that much on shoes…but it’s obvious she wants you to have this, it’s a gift and I think you should graciously accept it.

    Post # 82
    481 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    Jimmy Choos are beautiful and comfortable.  As other posters have said, she wants to do this for you.  Try them on.  See how they feel!  It’s a gift and she really wants to do this!  I think you will rock them and once you try them on, you will love them!

    Keep us posted!  I can’t wait to see how you feel once they are on your feet!

    Post # 83
    1922 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    How exciting! That was very sweet of her. I hope they work out for you. 🙂 Let us know how they fit. 

    Post # 84
    4134 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I’m glad to see that you decided to accept her gift! You’ll have to tell us when they come in

    Post # 85
    834 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Since I’m living vicariously through you, can you take pictures when you try them on? And slowly, ever so gently, buckle your straps. And lightly caress the sides? And …. Sorry. Shoe porn got to me.

    Post # 86
    1436 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    Order the shoes!!!

    Post # 87
    1693 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    someone once told me, if someone wants to give you a gift then accept it. don’t feel guilty about it because they want to do it for you. you didn’t ask and you didn’t feel entitled to get the shoes. accept the check and buy the shoes!

    Post # 88
    1222 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013


    Post # 89
    1809 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Hahaha. I can hear, ever so faintly, the sounds of drool hititng keyboards all across the world…

    Post # 90
    1056 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    you are seriously so lucky!! what girl wouldnt want a pair of fabulous shoes!

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