You know you want these boots, and every time you see some supermodel or celebrity wearing them, you know that you would look amazing in them. And they're flats, so they are so practical. And it's going to be cold this winter, so they are so practical.
And just when you think you have it justified, you take one more look at the price of those Stuart Weitzman over the knee boots, and you say to yourself, "Who am I kidding? That's more than my car payment." But that doesn't mean you still don't want them.
This pair from Vince Camuto looks virtually the same at a quarter of the price. It still may be a little pricey, but just remember all those reasons you convinced yourself that they were so practical. Come on: it's going to be a cold winter. Do it to keep warm.