TOPEKA, Kan., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer brings with it a range of celebratory events, including wedding season, leaving shoppers in need of the perfect shoes to complete their festive party look. Payless(R) has a range of special occasion styles under its Fioni, Fioni Night, Brash and Christian Siriano for Payless labels that feature popular silhouettes, colors and details for the summer season helping to deliver affordable stand-out style.
"Payless has long been known as the retailer to turn to for special occasion shoes for women and their entire families," said LuAnn Via, President and CEO of Payless ShoeSource. "Loyal shoppers look to Payless for the perfect shoe that not only features great trend detailing, but also a value price tag. Our special occasion offering for the summer season includes shoes and clutches for women with festive details such as ruffles, bows, knots, metallics, and satin along with key colors such as black, nude and deep fuchsia starting as low as $25 for shoes and $15 for handbags."
Key women's styles include the Brash Jupiter platform sandal with its sky-high heel and peep-toe upper in classic colors -- nude and black -- and the Fioni Night Krista platform sandal available in fuchsia and black with a unique ruffle at the toe. Partygoers looking to add some glitz and glam to their outfit can pick up the Halo heel – available in both gold and silver colorations – featuring a combination of glitter and elastic straps, or the Ivie and Invite, two strappy dress sandals available in metallic silver. For the more casual occasions, the Knot-It pump makes the perfect choice with its cork high heel and knot detail at the toe, available in black, white and a floral print.
Don't forget the finishing touches! Payless' handbag collection includes a range of clutch handbags with shiny metallic finishes, lace, rosettes and bow embellishments starting at just $15.
The special occasion line also offers options for the whole family including dress styles for girls such as classic Mary Jane styles, wedges and flats featuring metallic glitter treatments starting at $13; lace up and slip-on oxfords for boy's start at $15 and $25 for men.
Payless ShoeSource is dedicated to helping shoppers find that party-perfect shoe for important events and to making shoppers happy. Today the retailer offers a strong range of women's dress and special occasion styles from its Fioni, Fioni Night, Brash and Christian Siriano for Payless collections. When looking for that perfect shoe, the retailer suggests previewing availability on payless.com. From there, the customer can either use the new "In Stock Near You" feature to locate the desired style and size at a nearby Payless store, or simply order their shoe from payless.com and ship to the local Payless store for free.
Payless also has one of the best return policies in the retail industry and will return items for any reason. For shoppers that have a receipt, Payless will gladly exchange the item for another of equal value or refund the purchase price. For those without a receipt, a store credit is given.
About Payless & Collective Brands, Inc.
Payless ShoeSource, Inc., a unit of Collective Brands, Inc. (NYSE: PSS), is the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere and is dedicated to providing incredible value pricing for trend-right styles of footwear and accessories for the entire family to enjoy. As of the end of fiscal year 2011, Payless operated 4,140 stores throughout the Americas and an online store (www.Payless.com) and also has approximately 160 franchised stores located primarily in Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
SOURCE Payless ShoeSource