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United Nude Sale: Shoes Are 60% Off, Light Show Is Free

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Architecture is in United Nude founder Rem D. Koolhaas' blood (his uncle is the OG Rem L. Koolhaas) so it's no surprise that the label's first-ever sample sale is taking place in the contemporary art museum-reminiscent Noho flagship. The sale is actually more of an end-of-season overstock sale, but hey, for 60% off of winter footwear, we won't argue semantics. Plus, it's always a fun excuse to enjoy the trippy light show illuminating the discounted shoes and booties (and really, is there a more beautiful thing than shoes on sale?)

The sale items are located up and down the back wall and about two-thirds of the way across the side right wall. The back wall is where the light show goes down and is full of the multi-color bandage Fold Hi bootie ($74 from $185) in multiple stripey-concoctions and solid hues. Also on the back wall are the Mono jellies series. The high-wedge Mono Janes in Easter-egg pastel hues are $50 (from $125) and the flats are $28 (from $70).

We also spotted the super-architectural wooden-heel Block styles in a high-heel pump ($114 from $285), a mid-heel pump ($98 from $245) and a flat (the leopard print style was super cute and on sale for $74 from $185). The Eamz heel series (the heel is like the bottom of an Eames chair, get it?) features the Mary Jane style ($104 from $250) and the booties ($122 from $305).

Additional highlights along the walls include the plastic geometric Lo Res pumps in bright Lego hues for $100 (from $250), lace-up stiletto booties for $126 (from $315), and a hot pair of cut-out double-buckle bootie sandals for $232 (from $580).

There is also a section of more low-key (meaning less boldly-hued, but still architecturally-detailed) boots, like knee-high suede and spandex stiletto boots ($154 from $385) and leather and suede versions ($128 from $320). We also found a boot interpretation of the Block for $198 (from $495) and also a few shelves of United Nude's much more flattering update of the moon boot ($94 from $235 for the flats and $102 from $255 for the heels).

We were the only ones enjoying the light show and perusing the discounts this morning, which was a shame. There's no sense in letting a good sale and gratis entertainment go to waste.
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