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After about an hour scouring the mall from front to back, still nothing. DSW, Forever 21, Macy’s nor Aldo’s held the right floral heels I envisioned in my head. Heels that would go perfectly with the ensemble I bought earlier that day for one of the most important campus events I would attend my Junior year. I was officially reaching panic mode! I could only think of my last resort. In vain, I trekked to the escalator for about the fiftieth time that day, and sulked up to Charlotte Russe. Every college girl’s back-up plan when all else has failed.

Quickly scanning the shelves, I realized the closest thing to floral I’d find was the hideous velvet shorts crumpled in a pile on the floor… I was defeated. With a sunken heart, I walked over to the “Last Pair” section of shoes, thinking I might at least pick up a pair of sandals for the summer. Hastily uplifting the lid of a magenta box, there they were; the perfect Floral heel. I screamed in my best friend’s ear, whom I had been FaceTiming the entire time. “Hold on, I gotta call you back!” Click.

I tried them on and they fit perfectly! The last pair in the store and they fit, what were the chances? I didn’t think my day could get any better… until I flipped the right shoe upside down. There, in all of its glory, was a “last pair” sticker marked with a price sent directly from the shoe gods: $9.99!

That night at the event, I got more compliments on these heels than I’ve ever gotten on any other pair of shoes. I couldn’t help but feeling like they were made just for me. And that my friends, is the story of the luckiest purchase I’ve made to date!

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This was only the second time I’ve worn these heels, and this go-round I wanted to dress them down. I threw on this thrifted silk top that I fell in love with, and a pair of patchwork denim jeans from Urban Outfitters.

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I chose to bring out the small yellow and blue details from the heels instead of directly matching with the pink, and that’s where this Forever 21 clutch came in…. clutch.

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There’s no greater feeling than snagging that last silk bustier you’ve had your eye on, or finding out your fave online store is having 50% off everything, or coming back to find the clutch you hid behind a rack in H&M is still there lol. It’s the little things that matter in the fashion world right?

What is the luckiest purchase you’ve ever made? Let me know in a comment below 🙂

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