Balmain vs bebe vs Oasis

May 1, 2009

This sea­son Bal­main cloth­ing and shoes are the most desir­able pieces for me! This time there is a sex­i­est skirt with beyond the clouds price!

Balmain studded black mini skirt

This ultra glam­orous curve con­tour­ing stud­ded black mini skirt from Bal­main can be paired with fierce heels and an over­sized blazer for an evening ensem­ble with rock-chic appeal. It’s avail­able at Net-a-Porter:

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Stella McCartney vs bebe

April 27, 2009

This sea­son Stella McCart­ney offered very nice syn­thetic leather and mesh open toe san­dals with gath­ered elas­tic sling back. They are avail­able at Bar­neys in black and beige:

Stella McCartney Fishnet Sandals

I was wait­ing for some shop makes an afford­able alter­na­tive. And here it is:

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YSL vs Bakers vs Topshop

April 26, 2009

YSL cage san­dals is also one of this sea­son hits! You can buy them in black at Mytheresa and in metal­lic at Saks. BTW the prices are different :)

Yves Saint Laurent Cage Sandals

How­ever, at Bak­ers you can find afford­able ver­sion in black, white and and bronze:

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Balmain vs Bakers

April 25, 2009

These Bal­main stud­ded crys­tal san­dals are def­i­nitely sea­son hit! Many brands copy them! The most inter­est­ing thing is that all copies are sold out within min­utes! So, you’re lucky to catch this afford­able ver­sion avail­able at Bak­ers:

Lookalike Balmain studded crystal sandals

You can surely afford high fashion!

Source: LuisaViaRoma
Source: Bak­ers

Giuseppe Zanotti vs dsw

April 25, 2009

Giuseppe Zan­otti is one of my favourite shoe design­ers! Love his unique style, how he plays with form and acces­sories… These two pairs of amaz­ing heeled san­dals are in my dreams! Really, just love them!
Both black and white and black and beige are avail­able at Net-a-Porter. How­ever, at nice online shop you can find two afford­able alter­na­tives by Ser­gio Zecler and Tahari Clau­dia.

Giuseppe Zanotti Sandals

Drew Bar­ry­more hams it up for the cam­eras as she pro­motes her new movie Grey Gar­dens at the Late Show with David Let­ter­man at New York City’s 15th april. She wore Giambat­tista Valli dress, Guiseppe Zan­otti san­dals and Lor­raine Schwartz jewels:

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Reader’s Request: Vanessa Hudgens and Cynthia Vincent Luella Wedges

April 23, 2009

One of my favourite reg­u­lar reader Her­mine has sent me Vanessa Hud­gens photo and asked me to find these glad­i­a­tor san­dals. Well, I’m happy to help :) Guys, if you want me to find some celebrity or designer looka­like piece, just let me know via email by send­ing a link or a photo :)

Vanessa Hudgens in Cynthia Vincent Luealla Wedge Sandals

I’m sure you all like them a lot :) me too! They look very-very sexy for legs… Espe­cially they work with skinny jeans or leg­gings… or denim skirt! Great choice for a date, isn’t it?

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Retrospective to Balenciaga Fall 2007

April 21, 2009

I guess Ret­ro­spec­tive head­ing becomes more pop­u­lar :) This time let me rep­re­sent you again Balen­ci­aga Fall 2006 Closed Front Cage San­dals With Ankle Pads:

Balenciaga Closed Front Cage Sandals With Ankle Pads

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YSL vs GoJane

April 19, 2009

Yves Saint lau­rent shoes are always amaz­ing! Their famous plat­form pumps and glad­i­a­tor san­dals! One of the most pop­u­lar item is YSL Trib­ute Plat­form shiny or matte leather san­dals. You can pur­chase them at Saks and Bergdorf Good­man:

Yves Saint Laurent Tribute Platform Sandals

To get afford­able ver­sion (JUST $14.99!!!) of them you can find at Gojane in var­i­ous colours, multi-coloured, python strapy. They look exactly like yummy sweets!

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Christian Louboutin vs Bakers vs Dorothy Perkins

April 18, 2009

Black patent calf wedge Sala­manca san­dals by Chris­t­ian Louboutin is one of my favourites. They are avail­able at Net-a-Porter. Matte calf leather plat­form espadrille glad­i­a­tor san­dal with adjustable hal­ter sling back, called Barcelona by mas­ter again is avail­able at Bar­neys.
Team these raf­fia detailed wedges with a sun­dress and over­sized shades for a retro-inspired vaca­tion look.

Christian Louboutin Wedge Sandals

For­tu­nately, I can have ten times less afford­able alter­na­tives for you. At Bak­ers, there are DEANNA and DIANNA wedges look alike Louboutins. So, why to overpay?

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BCBGMAXAZRIA vs Dorothy Perkins

April 17, 2009

Gor­geous wide straps shine bright in patent leather BCBGMAXAZRIA san­dals resem­ble Jimmy Choo very much. How­ever, I can shoe even more afford­able alter­na­tive by Dorothy Perkins. Com­pare:

BCBGMAXAZRIA black sandals

I would sug­gest to pair them with a day dress or evening skirt.

Source: Saks
Source: Dorothy Perkins