HAHA! Yes!! This is my justification every time I go shoe shopping. Then I come home and have to decide which pair of shoes I want to donate.
One item in should always equal one item out to keep things simple. If you’re justifying buying new shoes, there is obviously one pair you aren’t as happy with anymore. Send that pair off to a better home while you make a special place on your shoe shelf for your new ride-or-die pair!