The second law of thermodynamics and the first law of Nelly lyrics hold that ambient heat and shoes have an inverse relationship. Disturb the natural order with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of shoes and accessories from Zelaya Shoes of Bethesda.
Zelaya Shoes of Bethesda is a footwear palace housed beneath a cheery pink awning. Prices at Zelaya range widely; pick up a pair of Sweet Caroline Yellow flats from Chinese Laundry for $39 or a luxurious pair of Daquelo taupe suede booties from Chie Mihara for $349. Keep your torso firmly attached to your hips with a black suede zipper-detail belt from J.J. Winters for $165.
Zelaya, the brain-baby of owner Tony Zelaya, is an inviting shoe-tique fully stocked with footwear and accessories from designers such as Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Chie Mihara, UGG Australia, and many more. The store was named Best Place to Buy Shoes by Bethesda Magazine in 2010. Whether you're shopping for the shifting of the seasons or seeking a disguise for your feet, you'll find something at Zelaya to suit the occasion.