The price point is good and you can always wait for a special sale at J Crew. I am not sure I love these, maybe a bit too "heavy" looking for me anyway. But I have not tried these on either.
Katherine Page makes some lovely sandals, very horsey, almost like Edgewood Bridles for your feet but these are too pricey for my pocketbook at $325. That being said, I do like them and am sure I'd wear them:
There is always Gucci:
And in this day and age, there's always an inexpensive alternative if you look hard enough:
Thank you Franco Sarto!