ANYWAY, I've been back and forth on what I really want/need and have to admit that the booties currently 30% off at Madewell (bags too!) definitely tempted me. Particularly the Janice boot:
Hooray, they're available in my size! And they are a more "me" color and I could probably wear them with socks when it gets colder. (Can I? This perf thing is new to me.) But, to further complicate things, I also found this pair by Sam Edelman:
This is the Petty boot in putty which is a perfect taupe-y neutral but there's also a darker slate colorway that I think would be more versatile for me with the black heel:
I KNOW. I know. I don't know. Which one? Which color? They're all about the same price point. They're all real damn cute. Help me, please?