Now now, I love Louboutins as much as the next girl. Getting Chanel ballet flats was a high point at 19 (though I didn't wear flats until giving birth at 24).
However, this Tailyann Heeled Nailhead Sandal by Xhilaration ($19.99 atTarget) is one of the most worthy platforms around for a January getaway or Summer '11. These shoes are hot, even if you're not a fan of William Rast for Target stuff (although the bootcut stretchy jeans do look good, too. Just a thought).