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HOW TO: Shop for shoes at the Flea Market

Flea markets are always a great place to find top-notch shoes. This month I’ve had the best luck purchasing leather boots. In my experience it takes persistence and patience when making the best shoe selection!

Here are a few tips:

1st, there’s no return policy - make sure they fit then and there.

Look at the in-soles of the shoes. If they can be salvaged, keep them in. If not, put them in the trash. Make sure to clean the inside of the shoes as well.  Seriously, you don’t want any foot odor!

Check the sole of the shoes. Are they in solid good condition? Do they need repair?

How’s the leather? Gently worn adds character, however, holes will cause major discomfort.

Walk around a bit! Do they fit well? 

If so, make your purchase!