Best of Boston

2009 Best Women's Shoes, Affordable


As local shoe fetishists know, most reasonably priced footwear in Boston is usually too young, too tacky, or too shoddy. Trend-pusher 344 delivers a surprisingly solid range of grownup kicks—from $39 Novela gladiator flats to $99 Lovely People sequin pumps—that rest comfortably in the “just cheap enough” bracket.

344 Newbury St., Boston, 617-262-0400,