I find the week before salary day is the best time to fill up my shopping cart with things I have been lusting after. This week is chockfull with great deals now that the end of season sale is wrapping up. ICYMI, Aldo is on 50 percent off on Tata CLiQ, and I don’t know about you, but my shoe addiction has reached peak with this knowledge. Getting bang-on-trend Aldo shoes at such slashed prices is one sweet deal – and what makes it even better is that I (and you!) can get them on the same day! The CLiQ AND PiQ option is a boon to people like me who live for instant gratification. Whether I have a last-minute event to run to or just need the satisfaction of having my shopping reach me on the same day, this feature saves the day all because they’re shipped quickly, straight from the closest store to me. Think about it. You can order a pair of shoes online and change into them while you are on your way to a soiree or a meeting. Plus, if the shoe doesn’t fit, you can just return or exchange it at your nearest Aldo store. Thank the shoe gods for little technological mercies! Not like you need another excuse, but here’s a curated list of 12 shoes you can add to your closet today.

Aldo Adealla Black Sling Back Stilettos

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There are heels and then there are wearable heels. This pair of pointed-toe sling-back shoes are the equivalent of an LBD – when in doubt, pull them out of your shoe rack. Style Tip: Elevate a regular jeans-and-tee outfit but teaming it with these shoes.

Aldo Alaska Golden Mules

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Mules are the most practical shoes we’ve seen in a while. A good pair like this one is dressy enough to wear to a formal occasion and won’t kill your feet by the end of the night. Style Tip: Match this subtle champagne hue with a clutch or sling bag in a similar shade to keep your overall look sophisticated.

Aldo Alicya Black Gladiator Sandals

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There are some shoes that make the world sit up and take notice, and these mesh gladiator sandals fall in that league. Don’t let the looks fool you, these shoes are insanely comfortable, owing to the mesh material. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that these shoes look like something Rihanna would approve of. Style Tip: Toughen up a girly skater dress or denim mini by pairing it with these sandals.

Aldo Camilia Bone White Back Strap Sandals

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Clogs usually leave fashion girls undecided – they come back as a trend with same surety as potholes in Mumbai during the monsoons, but they aren’t for everyone. This tan pair, however, walks the fine line between style and ease. Style Tip: The tan colour is a perfect contrast to set against your blue skinny denims.

Aldo Camylla Sky Blue Ankle Strap Sandals

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If you’re on a shopping diet and will only allow yourself one pair of shoes, make it these sandals. This is the perfect amalgamation of two trends – block heels and plexi details. Style Tip: Shoes this good are made to be shown off. Keep the hemlines short when you’re wearing them or flaunt off when you’re pulling off another major trend – midi hemlines.

Aldo Cassedy Pink Stilettos

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Pointed toe pumps are the arsenal you pull out when all else fails – they go with just about everything. This particular pair, in the colour-of-the-era – millennial pink, is a must-have. Style Tip: You can wear this with just about anything. The new rule of the thumb is to replace it with your generic black pumps.

Aldo Daysie Black Stiletto Heeled Gladiator Sandals

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Another example of two trends coming together in perfect harmony is this pair of gladiator sandals. It has the DNA of a classic gladiator shoe but the PVC details make it stand out in a crowd of stilettos. Aren’t you glad(iator) they exist? Style Tip: As these shoes are classic black, have fun playing with colour where the rest of your outfit is concerned.

Aldo Evlyn Golden Back Strap Sandals

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Who says flats can’t be fancy? Meet this strappy golden pair that’s going to be your new favourite. The bold embellishment makes a statement and muted gold goes with almost everything else in your closet. Style Tip: This pair was meant to go with all your ethnic kurtis and ensembles.

Aldo Jilliann Black Cross Strap Wedges

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We all need that one pair of shoes that’s stylish, comfy and goes with everything you wear, and no – that’s not asking for a lot. This pair is just that. The wedge heel is the optimal height to navigate around the day without your feet going sore and the ankle strap provides extra support. Style Tip: Offset the sturdiness of these shoes by juxtaposing with floral dresses and full circle skirts.

Aldo Poggioli Black T-Strap Sandals

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Calling all lovers of minimalism, these sandals are made for you. A simple and classic T-strap with minimal hardware makes it the most covetable shoe in the market. Style Tip: Match the hardware detail by opting for minimal jewellery in the same tone.

Aldo Sakuraa Green Casual Sandals

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A bolder take on the mule trend, this embellished pair in verdant green is showstopper material. Not for the faint hearted, if you’re going to get these then you better flaunt them off. Style Tip: With a shoe so bold, consider muting down the rest of your outfit by going for monotones or pale shades.

Aldo Soffia Silver Casual Sandals

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These flats are meant for days when you don’t want to put in a lot of effort into dressing up but still want to look like you did. The simple embellished band can instantly elevate even your most boring of outfits. Style Tip: Your go-to kurti-jeans combo will thank you for teaming it with these shiny shoes. Image via Shutterstock