If you live in the DC area like I do, or are planning a visit in the coming months, you definitely have a new reason to make a trip down to Georgetown: the gorgeous Sarah Flint pop up store! Located at 1079 Wisconsin right off M Street, it’s a wonderful shopping experience—I could have moved in because the merchandising and interior decor was stunning.
While many of my friends have been devotees of Sarah Flint for several years, I had always admired the brand from afar, but never had purchased a pair of my own. It really is true what they say: you get what you pay for! And while Sarah Flint shoes are on the higher price range of what I would typically spend on clothing and shoes, the quality is amazing—the shoes are well made and they’re comfortable. (If I was going into the office every day like the before times, I would 100% buy a pair of their beloved perfect pumps!)
After taking a quick walk around the store and trying the delicious chocolate chip cookies baked by Underground Goods using Sarah Flint’s family recipe, it was time to try on some shoes! One of the nice things about visiting the pop up store is that you can try on all different styles in-person before purchasing—which is especially nice when you’re investing in a special pair of shoes! The pop up has a “shoe wall” that has sizes 34-43 on hand so you can try the shoes on and walk around in-store to make sure they’re the best size and style for you.
You can purchase and walk out with coveted core styles, or place your order, continue shopping sans bags, and receive your shoes right at your doorstep.
I tried on pretty much every shoe in the store and could have walked out with so many of them.
In terms of sizing, I am a pretty much always a US size seven, which translates to a size 37 in European sizing, which is how Sarah Flint sizes their shoes. I found Sarah Flint runs very true to size; I did try on a size 37.5 shoe to compare, but ultimately ended up sticking with the size 37.
Though I loved so many of Sarah Flint’s pumps, I ultimately wanted to pick a shoe that I knew I could get a ton of wear out of now, when I am not going to the office. So, I decided on their fan favorite: The Natalie Flat! Since I wear a lot of black in the winter, I wanted a shoe that would pair nicely. I loved the suede Natalie, too, but was drawn more to the navy blue than the olive green, and I don’t love the look of navy blue and black tougher. As such, I went with the Natalie in leather in the color sand. I am obsessed and already know I am going to be reaching for those flats so many times this fall. Plus, whenever we do go back to the office, they’ll be perfect for business casual, too.
Come this summer, I’d love to invest in a pair of Sarah Flint’s perfect block sandals!
Thank you again to the Sarah Flint team for inviting me into the Georgetown Pop Up and for gifting me a free pair of shoes in exchange for social media posts. I am so excited for my Natalie’s to arrive!