January 25, 2012

Spend or Save

I'll be the first to admit that I have a slight obsession with shoes (I'm sure I'm not alone when I say that!).  While I do own a few designer pairs, I love when I find an affordable version of a designer heel (an example last seen here).  I've come across quite a few less expensive alternatives that I thought I'd share with you.  I'm particularly obsessed with #1 on my list.  Let's hope Steve Madden doesn't have a sale anytime soon!   


1. YSL Trib too vs. Steve Madden Beautey
2. Miu Miu Flared Heel Pumps vs. Chinese Laundry Moving On*
3. Giuseppe Zanotti Snake Pump vs. Zara Pumps*
4. Lanvin Ballet Flats vs. Gap City Ballet Flats

* Currently on sale

36 comments:

  1. I am going to save splurge on those Mui Mui heels!!


    xx
    pearl
    http://laperleaparis.blogspot.com/

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  2. wowie wow! i love it when i find shoe look-a-likes too :)
    best feeling in the world

    Escape

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  3. The Miu Miu heels are my fave, but I actually think I like the Chinese Laundry ones more. That color is perfect for spring and they would be so versatile! <3

    toni

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  4. The price difference is incredible sometimes isn't it??!

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  5. I really like the first ones as well :)

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    x

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  6. Definitely i enjoy checking out this blog.

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  7. Love the first!

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  8. I think I'd go with the save one on every choice. I actually like the way they look better!

    Collections

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  9. Amazing how the cheaper alternatives look so similar to the more expensive versions! I'm all for saving!

    -Sharon

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  10. Love this! The cheaper alternatives are almost EXACT to the expensive brands. That is awesome - I love those black flats.

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  11. Shoes are one thing I always think high end is best. Walking around NYC wearing inexpensive shoes is usually painful!

    From Brooklyn with love,

    Jen

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  12. Wow this is great, really puts things into perspective—steals or deals?

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  13. gorgeous!

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  14. Hmmm...I think I'd splurge on the Miu Miu shoes and go less on everything else! Every girl should have a pair of Miu Mius in their closet I say :)

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  15. GREAT comparisons!! My biggest criteria is comfort--I don't care what a shoe costs, if it's comfortable, I'm splurging or saving!

    http://www.soosisloose.blogspot.com

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  16. soooo great- love the shoe number 1! ok really pricey but sooooo goood! want it!
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  17. omg the YSL TRIBS!! these are great alternatives~

    xx,
    graceinajar

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  18. Love the Chinese Laundry pumps! They're one of my favorite brands to buy. Super comfy, fashion forward, and affordable!

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  19. Oooh i love all these comparison! i want the hot red heels! love!


    love from San Francisco,
    Britt+Whit

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  20. As you are well aware I am obsessed with your shoe collection. Great value finds there. I love the first pair so much!

    Tracy

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  21. Love the #2 and #3 steals ... so fab! :) Great post, love!

    xx
    Jen

    http://belledecouture.com

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  22. This is such a great post!!
    xx
    B.

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  23. love this post! especially the zara heels :)

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  24. I'll admit to the shoe obsession too ;)

    Love number 1 and 2! Great finds xo

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  25. As an obsessed shoeaholic, I love them all and my fave are number one...I'd go for those Steve Madden shoes, they're so beautiful !
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  26. I'm a shoes lover and you have here a very great selection and great prices!

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  27. Wow!! These are such amazing alternatives and such great prices. I'm all about finding a good deal and of course I love shoes!

    xo
    Rachel

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  28. Great finds, I'm loving those yellow snake heels!

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  29. Wow, the price differences between these shoes are really shocking! It seems hard to justify spending $795 on that first pair from YSL when you could have an almost identical shoe for $130! Great comparison :)
    xox,
    Cee
    http://cocoandvera.blogspot.com

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  30. I actually always end up liking the cheaper version better haha

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  31. Thanks for sharing, I actually like most of it !!!! The yellow snake skin look supper nice.

    Christy

    http://am2pmchic.blogspot.com/

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  32. Hello, happy day..
    So cute shoes..
    kiss.
    http://mary1975.blogs.elle.es/

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  33. luv luv!!! especially the yellow snake!!!! <3

    L

    www.funkyfraiche.blogspot.com/

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  34. Hi, love your blog, just gorgeus, geniuss!
    Follow my blog and i'll follow back? ( please don't consider this spam :/ )
    xx
    Simone

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