Splurge vs. Steal: Mary Jane Pumps

Seeing red? These patent-leather Mary Jane pumps will brighten your look in time for spring, regardless of the money left in your pockets.

This Marc by Marc Jacobs pump updates the classic Mary Jane with an extra strap and four-inch covered heel. Grab a pair of this Italian-made shoe with brushed-nickel buckles at Barneys Co-Op in Chevy Chase or Georgetown for $440.

Barneys Co-Op, 5471-C Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, 301-634-4061; 3040 M St., NW, 202-350-5832.

Steve Madden’s Dreamin patent-leather pump is a dream; it goes for $27.99. The 3½-inch leather-soled pumps showcase a skinnier heel and delicate front detailing. The Georgetown and Tysons Corner stores still have most sizes on this sale shoe, which also comes in gold and black. Call ahead for sizes.

Steve Madden, 3109 M St., NW, 202-342-6195; 1961 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, 703-506-6780; 1100 S. Hayes St., Arlington, 703-418-2400; 7101 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, 301-767-0364.

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