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Early Bird Gift Ideas – Plan Ahead This Holiday Season!

So, you’ve made your list, you’ve checked it twice, and if you’re anything like me you’ve had to find (emphasis on find) and then combine the twelve or so lists that you’ve been attempting to keep all year long so that you can oh so wittily surprise someone with something they mentioned they needed back in March. Now that you’ve got your list together, you actually have to move from the planning phase to the execution phase.  And yes, you should get the things on said list prior to the week before Christmas.

I know Hurricane Sandy is really messing with the execution phase of this plan, but never fear, Shoe Metro is here.  We’ve put together some of our most popular items so we can suggest some Early Bird Gift Ideas just for you. Perhaps you’ll find the motivation you need to get a head start on the holiday season. You know what they say…

Early Bird Gift Idea #1 | Slippers

Early Bird Gift Ideas - Slipper Suggestions

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Early Bird Gift Idea #2 | Warm Winter Boots

Early Bird Gift Ideas - Warm Winter Boots

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Early Bird Gift Idea #3 | Hand Picked Classics

Early Bird Gift Ideas - Hand Picked Classics

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Early Bird Gift Idea #4 | On Trend

Early Bird Gift Ideas - Trendy Winter Wardrobes

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Early Bird Gift Idea #5 | Sporty Styles

Early Bird Gift Ideas - Sporty Styles

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Early Bird Gift Idea #6 | Casual & Comfortable

Early Bird Gift Ideas - Casual & Comfortable

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Were these suggestions helpful? Let us know in the comments below, on our Facebook page or via Twitter. You can also check out tips, tricks and videos on our Pinterest page!

Shoe Metro Holiday Savings

Hey just wanted to give everyone a heads up about our holiday promotions. I know I haven’t been as good as I should’ve been but it’s my early New Years Resolution to be better at that.

Check out the promo code below. With it, you can get $15 OFF your order of $85 or more. Make a gift of a pair of shoes, for your friends, your loved ones, or hey, maybe just yourself (because don’t we all deserve just one more pair of shoes?). This promo goes from today until Thursday, December 16 so go to our Shoe Metro store and act quickly. And stay tuned for more promos! =)

Weird Shoe Wednesdays: Nina Ricci ‘Turtle Dove’ Booties & Holiday Sweater Converse

I realize that Christmas was last week and Hanukkah ended the week before but Kwanzaa is still upon us so dang it, I’m still keeping my holiday spirit, thank you very much!

This week for Weird Shoe Wednesday, we have two pairs of holiday-themed shoes. The first choice (the good-looking choice) is a pair of shearling ankle boots from Nina Ricci (above) featuring a beautiful perspex heel that shimmer like a frozen winter icicle. If you look more closely, the heel is actually sculpted into the shape of two turtle doves in flight. They are very elegant and just a little bit …… poetic, I think. What better way to walk into the new year (and new decade!) than with hope lifting your feet?

Photo: Shoewawa

Photo: Shoewawa

The second choice is this pair of knitted Converse hi-top Chucks that remind me of those ugly holiday sweaters that my mom or aunt or someone or other would make me wear when I was small. The wool uppers are hand-knit and then hand-stitched onto the canvas uppers of the All-Star Chucks. Courtesy of PrettySneaky at Etsy.com. Check them out after the jump.

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Moschino ‘Poinsettia’ Heels for the Holidays

Hope everyone had a good weekend. Mine was pretty hectic as I scrambled to wrap gifts with all the grace of a rhinoceros. But isn’t that what the holidays are all about: scrambling around like a fool for the sake of your loved ones?

Anyway, feast your holiday eyes on these heels from Moschino. It’s got a real cute two-tiered petal-shaped ankle strap that drapes over your foot a little bit. It definitely reminded me of beautiful red poinsettias, which should be out in full force for the holiday season. The heels also have a back zipper closure, leather lining, and smooth leather outsole. If you can find a pair, they’d be great for all your holiday parties.

Photo: Shoeblogs.com

Photo: Shoeblogs.com

Photo: Wallpaper Collection Blog

Photo: Wallpaper Collection Blog

Online Holiday Sale at Shoe Metro

Just a quick heads up for everyone: our online store is having a holiday promotion till this Sunday (my bad, super-late notice). When you spend $80 or more, you can get a $15 discount on your purchase. You just have to enter this code at checkout: FNEYGS

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