For all us fashion girls on a budget, spending thousands of rupees (or much more) on a pair of shoes is definitely a big no-no. Yes, we might put in a good amount of our salary to splurge on luxury bags but there’s this slight stigma against high-end shoes that most of us can’t seem to overcome. If you’re one who falls in that category, fear not because we rounded up a list of shoe dupes from regularly frequented and totally trusted online stores that look almost exactly the same as their original counterparts. These pairs are not identical copies to the original pieces, but are simply dupes that bear striking similarities when it comes to style and colours. Get out those credit cards because you’ll soon be shopping for high-fashion looks from Michael Kors, Gucci and the ‘sole’ authority in shoes, Christian Louboutin, at less than quarter the price:
1. Jimmy Choo Anouk Metallic Snakeskin Heels
While the original metallic blue might be priced steeply and is not that usable, get your hands on this dupe by Miss Bennett, London that’s not only super easy to pair with anything but also has that snakeskin texture working for it in the right ways.
2. Gucci Leather Mules
Gucci’s new collection by Alessandro Michele is all about the funk that extends to their shoes in the form of embellished heels and the interlocking Gucci logo. Though you might not find these in the dupe, the mule style that’s so dominant in their new collection can find their way into your wardrobe easily, with this Topshop piece.
3. Jimmy Choo Anouk Suede To Metallic Ombre
One of their most classic pieces, Jimmy Choo’s metallic to ombre heels are a celebrity favourite. Avoid spending those extra bucks and opt for a similar piece that’s only slightly different in colour. Perfect for a night out!
4. Michael Kors Sneakers
If you thought glitter sneakers were trashy, think again. Michael Kors is the ultimate king of airport style and when he says these are in vogue, you’ve got to get your hands on them. Find this silver version of his classic quilted sneakers with just the click of a button.
5. Blush Louboutins
Yes, every girl wants a pair of these red soled babies at least once in her lifetime. But till you get there, there’s always a basic version of these classic heels that you can add into your shoe closet. The colour blush forms Louboutin’s latest collection and you’ve got to get your hands on this quirked up dupe before it sells out.
Here’s to not burning holes in our pockets while keeping our style in check!