An ugly shoe and its better looking, more expensive cousin.

29 01 2009

 CUTIEWhen I first saw this shoe on Bakersshoes.com for $79 and change, I thought “what the hell is this? who in the world would wear these?” They’re now on sale for $29 and I still feel exactly the same. In my opinion it looks like a unfinished witch boot.

Then I saw this next shoe and realized the difference a little bit of quality can make. Worn here by La La , the Givenchy lace front wedge boots dont look half bad…

Prices for the boot range from $695 to $795 depending on where you purchase and even though this shoe is definately NOT one of my favorites, I wouldn’t call it “ugly”. If I had to judge based off that first shoe, I wouldnt have even given this style a chance.





Jessica Simpson Striker Heel…

21 01 2009

STRIKER

@Heels.com on sale for $82.99 but already sold out

still available @ Bakers for regular retail price of $89.95 

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This is a very cute, slightly dressier spin on the look for under half the price.I think I might get this shoe myself. Its stylish, I love the colors, the price is wonderful and I can definately see me wearing these with a black mini dress or liquid leather pants. Very sexy…

Premiere Platform Pumps from Forever 21. 

Available @ Forever21.com for $32.80

Grey/Silver rubber suede

heel height: 5.25″





YSL Ankle Strap Platform Pump in Black Patent

21 01 2009

<em>Ankle</em>...

$840 @YSL.com

But, Bakers has done it again!  Giving us yet another chance to get closer to the shoes we long for…

NATASHA

style: NATASHA

$69.95

A hidden yet exposed double platform pump with adjustable ankle strap and surprising snake print accents on exposed platform and heel. 4 1/2″ heel. Material/Faux Leather.

 

This shoe and I will become best friends very soon…you’ll see.





Yves Saint Laurent Tribute Canvas Leopard Pumps

21 01 2009

 

$675
 Yves Saint Laurent (at Barneys New York online), canvas platform peep toe loafer with leopard toe. Patent leather decorative strap and trim – Leather sole and Fabric/leather upper. Also available in Beige/Dark Brown

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and now for it’s precious knock offs….

BANANA

style: BANANA

$99.99

Take a step above the rest in this suede peep-toe platform with cow printed pony hair, patent trim and trendy instep strap with adjustable buckle. By Guess. 3 1/2″ patent heel. Also available in black cow print.

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And available @ BAKERS shoes…

ELOISE

style: ELOISE

original price $89.95, now on sale for $49.95

Tame your wild desire in this animal-inspired platform peep-toe with cow printed pony hair and strap and buckle decor. 4 3/4″ heel. Material/Leather.

 

For a different take, Bakers also offers this style in a slingback…

EMORY

 style: EMORY

$89.95

Stand tall in this peep-toe sling-back with adjustable in-step strap, choice of solid or animal print, on an aggressive platform for additional support. 5 1/4″ heel.

 

 Also available in all black, on sale $49.99