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Shoeporn, if you’ve never seen or even heard of it, this will be it. ShoeDazzle is a online shoe boutique that carries some really fashionable footwear for the young and young at heart. They have everything from stylish casual flats to edgy, Gaga-inspired, monster-high stilettos.
ShoeDazzle currently ships to the following places, with the following rates:
I bought these from their website last week.
All of them were at 50% off their original price of US$39.95 (SGD49.95), so I paid US$21.70 (SGD27.20) for each pair, with taxes all included. They have such a beautiful range of shoes and for that price, it’s pretty worth it. I held back on my purchase for a couple of reasons. For one, it was my first time buying from them and wasn’t too sure about the quality; also, ShoeDazzle really isn’t ‘branded’ enough for me to feel good about paying that price. I mean, at that price, I could be getting a Charles & Keith or Pedro in Singapore during one of their warehouse sales.
So anyways, these were my guinea pig buys.
I was bursting with excitement when I received my package. New shoes! 3 super-duperly hot new pairs of shoes for me me me!
The package made me happy, the pretty pink shoe boxes made me happier and the cute, thoughtful drawstring shoe bags in each box sent me flying high. Then, the unthinkable happened – the shoes didn’t fit.
Suddenly, it felt like my world came crashing down on me. Every little bit of bliss I felt a second ago just evaporated right before my very eyes.
I was so certain I ordered the right size. I ordered my Aldo shoes in US 6.5, which was the size conversion I got from Aldo’s website, and the shoes were perfect. I figured if I’m a 6.5 there, I should be a 6.5 here too. I measured my feet and it read 9.5 inches, so I went to google that and found out that I’m actually a US size 8.
I’m still dumbfounded by the whole thing. Anyway, the three pairs I got from ShoeDazzle were sale items, and it was stated very clearly that sale items cannot be returned or exchanged. Boohoo. I couldn’t deal with that. So I went straight to my Macbook and typed a long email to ShoeDazzle.
I’m surprised by their customer service. You don’t get such quick replies in Singapore and I got mine within the two hours after I sent my email to them. I am so relieved that Heather from ShoeDazzle offered a product exchange.
I’ve replied her with a request to have them all exchanged for similar designs in size 8. Still waiting for her reply, but it seems pretty positive so far. I have my fingers crossed. It’ll make my day if she gives me the green light to have them sent back tomorrow. Please, please, please.