The prices of designer shoes have skyrocketed even more quickly than obscure cryptocurrencies. (Not really, but you get the point.) It wasn’t so long ago that standard designer pumps retailed for $600. Now $900 is the benchmark designer pumps. Analysts frequently debate if people are actually spending more money or just waiting longer for deeper discounts. Below is an assortment of shoes in the $300-range or less. It just proves that no matter your budget you should never settle.