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Scouring through sales takes a lot of time and effort, but nothing pays off like finding the piece you laid eyes on months ago that was too pricey for your pocket. Here, InStyle’s senior market editor/digital correspondent Dana Avidan Cohn does all the hard work for you. Each week, Dana finds the best of the hard-to-resist steals out there.


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Aquazzura fringe snakeskin cutout booties, $662 (originally $945),; Proenza Schouler calfhair and leather point-toe booties, $518 (originally $1,295),; Narciso Rodriguez leather booties, $398 (originally $995),; Derek Lam 10 Crosby leather ankle boot, $370 (originally $495),

Sandals & Pumps

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Reed Krakoff fur and leather ankle-strap pumps, $340 (originally $850),; MSGM fur-strap sandals, $516 (originally $737),; Alexander Wang snakeskin and leather strappy sandals, $290 (originally $725),; Proenza Schouler suede d'Orsay ankle-strap pumps, $278 (originally $695),


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Pierre Hardy leather buckle ankle boots, $518 (originally $1,295),; Saint Laurent crocodile-embossed leather skate shoes, $278 (originally $695),; Jenni Kanye denim twill d'Osay flat, $318 (originally $450),; Robert Clergie crisscross leather sandals, $385 (originally $575),; Joie patent leather sandal, $102 (originally $145),

Why it’s a score: I always wait until the end of a season to stock up on new shoes. But, if there is a really special style that was a must-have for the season, don't wait, because sizes go quick. If you are just looking to fill holes in your wardrobe or add updated styles that feel newer in shape, then now is the perfect time to shop.

Check back next week for the next gotta-have-it sale item and check out Dana’s weekly #HowToWearIt column where she breaks down how to work the latest trends into your wardrobe. Plus, if you have a burning style question, tweet at Dana (@InStyleDana) using #AskDana for instant advice!