The best thing about Labor Day weekend? It’s summer’s last hurrah; a chance to get out of town one final time to enjoy some some
lazy outdoor living. The worst thing about Labor Day weekend? It’s summer’s last hurrah, which means one sad truth: no more sandals. (Or at least, fewer and fewer sandals with each passing week.) However, we’re also about to ring in boot season, which is a soothing salve of consolation on your soon-to-be-hidden toes. Glass half empty, or glass half full?
No matter where you find yourself on the spectrum of emotion — be it grief over the loss of flip-flops or anticipation at getting to lace up those
new hiking boots — there’s good news for your wallet this holiday. Numerous shops have slashed prices on their wares in honor of the extended weekend, enabling you to either a.) stock up on some warm-weather footwear for next season or outfit yourself for the upcoming cooler temps. So click through to check out all the shoe savings we could find — and keeping checking back for updates throughout the weekend. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. All product details reflect the price and availability at the time of publication. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.
Date: Now - September 2 Sale: Take an additional 20% off already reduced shoe styles ranging from boots to heels and mules. Promo Code: EXTRA20
The Brazil-based shoe company has become synonymous for sultry heels made for dancing all night long, but also has a treasure trove of comfy boots and flats worth your browsing time — especially at over 70% off this weekend.
Aretuza Winter Bootie, $70.25, available at
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Dates: Now - ? Sale: 20% off select full-price items Promo Code: LABORDAY20
The vast footwear selection at this cheap-and-cheerful UK-based retailer is not to be missed this holiday weekend — especially with markdowns clocking in at 20%.
Evolution Ankle Boots, $95.2, available at
Dates: Now - ? Sale: Summer markdowns (while they last) Promo Code: None
Zappos’ sale section is known for yielding some serious gems, and we didn’t have to look far to find these jewel-toned Birks that'd be the perfect transitional slides with and without socks. There are much steeper discounts to be found but, considering the market price of the classic Arizona style, this a deal that likely won't last.
Arizona Birko-Flor, $79.99, available at
Dates: Now - September 2 Sale: 40% off new arrivals and an additional 30% off sale styles Promo Code: None
If you're feeling ready to take the plunge and buy a new pair of fall boots — this is the sale for you. Kenneth Cole is offering a generous 40% off new styles. And there's a good, quality assortment of boots you need to see.
Kenneth Cole New York
Mesa Snake Print Block Heel Chelsea Boot, $90, available at
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Dates: Now - September 2 Sale: Labor Day markdowns Promo Code: None
Thought eBay was just for vintage t-shirts? Think again. Highly coveted gear-makers like Adidas, Champion, and The North Face and sell directly on the vast site, and there are plenty of Labor Day discounts to be had — like these cool cerulean Falcons for a hefty 50% off.
Falcon Shoes, $50, available at
Dates: Now - September 2 Sale: Extra 15% - 20% off Promo Code: None
M.Gemi is piling up new styles in its “Before They Go” section, where shoes on the brink of being discontinued live in a temporary marked-down state before vanishing forever. You can also up to 20% off these sale kicks — this weekend only. M.Gemi
The Quadro Heel, $180, available at
Dates: Now - September 2 Sale: 30% off (almost) everything Promo Code: SUMMER30
The trend-driven shoe maven is taking 30% off most styles on their website — look for
footwear marked with the party-horn emoji to apply the “SUMMER30” promo code. Sam Edelman
Roy Low Bootie, $69.3, available at
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Dates: Now - September 2 Sale: 20% off all purchases of $50 of more Promo Code: FRESH20
The Betty & Veronica comic capsule is mint but, there's oodles of classics too.
Betty And Veronica Sneaker, $55.95, available at
Dates: Now - ? Sale: Extra 25% off select items Promo Code: LABORDAY25
Net-a-Porter’s sister site is already a go-to for discounted designer duds, so an extra 25% off sale makes many purchases fall under the “no-brainer” category.
Iris & Ink
Mia D’orsay Flat, $43.5, available at
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Dates: Now - September 8 Sale: Up to 40% off original prices Promo Code: None
Our favorite department store is has some must-have fall footwear marked down up to 40% — and they’re extending the sale through the first official week of fall, to help us ease back into the swing of things.
Free TR 8 Premium Training Shoe, $49.98, available at
Dates: Now - September 2 Sale: Additional 30% off already reduced women's shoes Promo Code: None
The luxury retailer's outlet shop is offering an additional 30% off Barneys New York label shoes for the weekend.
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Neoprene-Insert Rain Boots, $69.3, available at
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Dates: Now - September 2 Sale: There's a healthy clearance sale for everyone plus, a DSW loyalist deal: Spend $75 or more and $20 in DSW dollars. Promo Code: None
Don’t sleep on clearance mecca DSW for your shoes-on-sale shopping needs — this vast retailer has all the summer-into-fall kicks you’ll need for a stylish season.
Carina Sneaker, $44.98, available at
Date: Now - September 2 Sale: Spend $75; get 20% off; spend $100, get 25% Off; spend $150, get 30% Off Promo Code: LBRDY
Get some height his fall with a marked-down platform from Chinese Laundry’s holiday-weekend sale.
Bella Platform Sandal, $63.96, available at
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Dates: Now - September 2 Sale: 30% off select shoes (select styles an additional 15% off with code) Promo Code: WKND
Not only is the old-school department store taking
30% off over 600 pairs of shoes in honor of Labor Day, they’ve added an additional 15% off to certain styles. Just look out for the red “WKND” discount code tacked on to product pages. Franco Sarto
Leopard Loafers, $58.91, available at
Dates: Now - September 3 Sale: 30% - 50% off sitewide Promo Code: None
The traditional Spanish sandal style known as the “avarca” gets a modern boost with a leopard print design. The bonus? It’s marked down 30% until after Labor Day.
The Spanish Sandal Co.
Leopard print espadrille wedges with strap, $62.3, available at
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Dates: Now -? Sale: Extra 40% off all sale shoes Promo Code: None
Urban Outfitters has plenty of Fall-ready footwear styles in their sale section, like these monster FILA sneakers.
FILA Luminance Sneaker, $49.99, available at
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Dates: Now - ? Sale: Sneaker and slip-on markdowns Promo Code: None
We spied some sunny sneakers, slip-ons, and sandals in the giving-back footwear-maker’s sale section, which may help you convey any “not ready to let go of summer” emotions stylishly.
Carmel Sneakers, $34.99, available at
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