My new JustFab flat sandals – Belen in tan


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Woulda coulda shoulda set up a reminder to myself for every 5th of the month so I would always remember to go to and “skip this month” but I didn’t and so now I have these new JustFab flat sandals…

Happy June 23rd everybody!

So yesterday I received a package in the mail that I didn’t even remember I was expecting. It was from JustFab. It was a pair of sandals.

I ordered these JustFab flat sandals maybe last week or the week before. I selected them after spending a bit of time on the JustFab website trying to find something to buy with the $39.99 which they charged to my credit card on June 6th.

You see, I was supposed to log into my JustFab account on June 5th to tell them I wanted to skip the month of June so they wouldn’t charge my credit card the monthly $39.99 member credit fee.

But I forgot…

By the time I remembered it was June 6th. Too late to skip the month.

I’ve been skipping since I joined JustFab last year. I figured I’d just keep skipping until my financial situation improves. It figures I’d forget and get a charge to my credit card in a month when I really can’t afford it. Unfortunately JustFab could not cancel the charge. I called them hoping since it was only a day later that I would be able to cancel my account and get the money put back on my card. But no, they could not accommodate. They could cancel; but they couldn’t give me my money back. I was going to have to either go ahead and cancel and lose my $40 or buy something with the $40 and then cancel. Naturally the first option was not open for consideration.

So I went browsing through the clothing, bags and shoes that JustFab offers. And I eventually decided to go ahead and get a new pair of sandals since I do need a new pair.

JustFab tan crossover straps Belen flat sandals

JustFab flat sandals tan Belen open toe crossover straps with back zipper

I bought these in a size 8.5. They are a bit on the big side. A little too much empty space in the front toe area. I think an 8 would have been a better fit.

The color is a nice tan brown. The style is cute enough.

I’m not in love with the material. I know you can’t be picky when all you spend is $40; but my current sandals cost me $10 and they’ve lasted several years. They were nice and soft and comfortable from the day of purchase. You could bend them without concern that they might break. I can’t really say that about these sandals. If I try to bend it too far backwards it will definitely break. I haven’t tried wearing these out yet so I don’t know if they will be comfortable to walk in. When I put them on and walked around the living room they felt fine even while being a little harder and stiffer than I think they should be. All too often that translates into pain when you take them out on the streets; but these might surprise me. I’ll find out soon enough.

I’ll be totally honest, I think $39.99 is a bit high a price for these sandals.

These are nice enough sandals as far as the style goes. They’re cute and fashionable. But they don’t feel to me like they are a higher quality than shoes you might get at Walmart for $14.99.

My rating is actually 3.625 but since I can’t select that value I’ve rounded up to 4.0  to be generous.

I looked through the reviews of this shoe on the JustFab website and they have mostly received 5-star ratings from customers. But more than a handful agree that they are a little on the big side. Most seem to find them quite comfortable. But I haven’t worn mine out yet so I can’t agree or disagree. I’ll update on that after I’ve walked about in them on the streets.

Singer songwriter Adelamonica AKA Avenue Sixty editor in chief. Writing as Monica for The Monica Life. Kindly excuse my lack of worldliness and any instances where I demonstrate lack of tact or lack of knowledge and even lack of basic intelligence. I truly don't really know much about anything. But I love to write and this blog provides me with an avenue via which to express myself through writing while sharing other things I love. I hope you will find something even remotely useful or interesting in the things I share.


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