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29 Inexpensive Versions Of Your Favorite Designer Shoes

Charlotte Olympia taste on a Charlotte Russe budget.

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1. Look like a rich widow in a murder mystery for $46 instead of $450.

loefflerrandall.com, us.asos.com

The real deal (left): Loeffler Randall for $450.

The REALEST deal (right): Truffle at Asos for $46.00.

2. Save nearly four figures AND be able to walk in Daisy Street's Valentino-inspired flats.

shop.nordstrom.com, us.asos.com

The real deal (left): Valentino for $995.

The REALEST deal (right): Daisy Street at Asos for $38.

3. Oh look, Forever 21 boots that let you save $850 AND not be thigh-deep in regret.

lordandtaylor.com, anrdoezrs.net

The real deal (left): Aquatalia for $895.

The REALEST deal (right): Forever 21 for $39.90.

4. Crush this season's velvet trend (I SAID IT) with New Look's $49 ankle booties.

net-a-porter.com, us.asos.com

The real deal (left): 3.1 Phillip Lim for $695.

The REALEST deal (right): New Look at Asos for $49.

5. Yeezy Treason 2 > the real thing.

revolve.com, stevemadden.com

The real deal (left): Yeezy Season 2 (out of stock everywhere) for $595.

The REALEST deal (right): Steve Madden for $89.95.

6. Look elegant as hell for a fifth of the price of Aquazzurra's high fashion realness.

modaoperandi.com, zappos.com

The real deal (left): Aquazzurra for $675.

The REALEST deal (right): Massimo at Zappos for $130.99.

Pro tip: Mix and match different colors to make your feet look like a Spy vs. Spy cartoon.

7. Throw yourself a $65 foot party that looks like a $395 foot party.

saksfifthavenue.com, us.asos.com

The real deal (left): Marc Jacobs for $395.

The REALEST deal (right): River Island at Asos for $65.

8. If you buy Steve Madden's version of Stuart Weitzman's iconic Highland boots you will have enough money leftover to also buy Steve Madden's version of Stuart Weitzman's iconic Lowland boots.

shopbop.com, stevemadden.com

The real deal (left): Stuart Weitzman for $798.

The REALEST deal (right): Steve Madden for $99.95.

9. You can save $725 on Jeffrey Campbell's boots and book a trip to see the real-life heel farm in Goblin Valley, Utah.

barneys.com, shop.nordstrom.com

The real deal (left): Dries Van Noten for $980.

The REALEST deal (right): Jeffrey Campbell at Nordstrom for $154.95.

10. The only differences between these Pradas and these Maddens is the buckle color and the additional "0" on the price tag.

net-a-porter.com, stevemadden.com

The real deal (left): Prada for $825.

The REALEST deal (right): Steve Madden for $89.95.

11. *Dreams coming true alert* your feet can be a year-round DC Cherry Blossom Festival for $70, instead of $845.

net-a-porter.com, us.topshop.com

The real deal (left): Tabitha Simmons for $845.

The REALEST deal (right): Topshop for $70.

12. Get Steve Madden's version of these Schutz heels and have enough left over for a pair in one of the other 16 colors.

saksfifthavenue.com, stevemadden.com

The real deal (left): Schutz for $190.

The REALEST deal (right): Steve Madden for $89.95.

13. Jeffrey Campbell's "Orithia" boots let you unleash your inner gothic Friesian for, like, not the cost of an actual Friesian.

saksfifthavenue.com, shop.nordstrom.com

The real deal (left): Marc Jacobs for $2,395.

The REALEST deal (right): Jeffrey Campbell at Nordstrom for $194.95.

14. If you pay a grand for shoes that don't even have an embellishment, you're playing yourself.

farfetch.com, bebe.com

The real deal (left): Dolce & Gabbana for $995.

The REALEST deal (right): Bebe for $169.

15. Kenneth Cole for the minimalist in mind, budget, and soul.

needsupply.com, zappos.com

The real deal (left): Woman by Common Projects for $449.

The REALEST deal (right): Kenneth Cole at Zappos for $107.99.

16. Get your niece 20 pairs of Gap's glitter kitten flats for the cost of one pair of Charlotte Olympia's originals.

shop.nordstrom.com, gap.com

The real deal (left): Charlotte Olympia for $565.

The REALEST deal (right): Gap Girls for $27.95.

17. SOME MIGHT CALL THIS DECISION A SMOOTH ONE.

ssense.com, www1.macys.com

The real deal (left): Isabel Marant for $635.

The REALEST deal (right): Carlos by Carlos Santana at Macy's for $69.

18. Save $150 getting these wicky wicky wild wild west boots from Forever 21.

us.asos.com, anrdoezrs.net

The real deal (left): Selected for $194.

The REALEST deal (right): Forever 21 for $39.90.

19. For $28 your pedi can nestle in the velvet canopy bed of a 19th century European royal.

matchesfashion.com, lulus.com

The real deal (left): Gianvito Rossi for $815.

The REALEST deal (right): Lulu's for $28.

20. For $625 get your ass an Uber.

farfetch.com, amazon.com

The real deal (left): Dolce & Gabbana for $645.

The REALEST deal (right): Forever Young on Amazon for $31.99.

21. Sorry I'm not sorry for saving $378 on two flesh-colored footstraps.

shopbop.com, charlotterusse.com

The real deal (left): Stuart Weitzman for $398.

The REALEST deal (right): Charlotte Russe for $20.

22. "Sorry Wang fans I couldn't hear you over the sound of all the CHA-CHINGS." —Owner of these sweet Jeffrey Campbells

shopbop.com, nastygal.com

The real deal (left): Alexander Wang for $750.

The REALEST deal (right): Jeffrey Campbell at Nasty Gal for $175.

23. All that glitters doesn't have to be Gucci, honey.

shop.nordstrom.com, us.topshop.com

The real deal (left): Gucci for $795.

The REALEST deal (right): Topshop for $100.

24. These booties from Aldo are just as pointy and yummy as the ones by Kendall + Kylie, without the three-figure price tag.

shopbop.com, aldoshoes.com

The real deal (left): Kendall + Kylie for $190.

The REALEST deal (right): Aldo for $60.

25. Not Real Fact: Doc Marten has a degree in affordable south-of-the-kneecap badassery.

shop.nordstrom.com, us.asos.com

The real deal (left): Alexander Wang for $750.

The REALEST deal (right): Doc Martens on Asos for $125.

26. For $129 you can afford to "accidentally" leave one of these Betsey Johnson heels at Prince Charming's place.

shopbop.com, www1.macys.com

The real deal (left): Bionda Castana for $825.

The REALEST deal (right): Blue by Betsey Johnson at Macy's for $129.

27. Material things are great...but so is food and housing.

www1.macys.com, shopbop.com

The real deal (left): Schutz for $200.

The REALEST deal (right): Material Girl at Macy's for $41.65.

28. Get these delicious floral booties from UO and be able to afford the rest of your outfit.

shopspring.com, urbanoutfitters.com

The real deal (left): Loeffler Randall (sold out pretty much everywhere) for $550.

The REALEST deal (right): Urban Outfitters for $98.

29. Save $600 on these embroidered Topshop loafer slides and be able to buy a velvet robe and emotionless Persian cat to complete the look.

neimanmarcus.com, us.topshop.com

The real deal (left): Gucci for $695.


The REALEST deal (right)
: Topshop for $85.

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