Great steals at shoe sale - Metro US

Great steals at shoe sale

For 60 years, hundreds of women have been flocking to Army & Navy for Canada’s largest shoe sale.

Kicking off the spring season, the 12-day sale, which starts at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, is expected to draw the usual lineup around the block.

“We never thought it would become as big as it is,” said Army & Navy president Jacqui Cohen.

“Last year it grew 30 per cent from the year before.”

More than 100,000 shoes are on sale this year. For $29.99 you can get your hands on Christian Audigier, Diesel and Steve Madden. Other big names include Gwyneth Paltrow, Rocketdog and Naughty Monkey, to name a few.

Piccini shoes, which retail for $125 to $200, will be on sale for $49.99 — the most expensive price in the sale.

If lining up before 8 a.m. isn’t appealing, don’t worry, as there will be new shoes arriving daily, with the shelves being replenished constantly throughout the day.

“It’s just a frenzy,” Cohen said.

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