16 expensive-looking sandals that could pass for The Row or Bottega Veneta
23rd Jul 2020
These sandals are the perfect high-class addition to a summer outfit
We all spend time lusting after designer pieces on Instagram of an evening, liking and saving beautiful garments and accessories, knowing we’ll never drop that amount of money on a sartorial gift to ourselves. But the high street catches on fast to designer trends and looks, and even the most covetable designer piece will find its way, in one form or another, to the high street eventually.
Admittedly, much of this summer has swerved past sandal-weather and gone straight to boots-and-jeans vibes, but that’s no reason not to invest in a beautiful pair for next year. I have spotted countless designer dupes and lookalikes on Instagram over the past few weeks, that are every bit as chic and classic as the pieces we’ve all been lusting after, but at a fraction of the price.
Whether it’s quilted leather mules á la Bottega Veneta, chic black flip flops like The Row, or chunky dad sandals as our favourites from Chanel, there are some fabulous dupes out there that are much more purse-friendly.
Knot flat sandal, now €19.99 from Mango
Double-strap flat leather sandals, €49.95 from Zara
Chunky leather sandal, €175 from Arket
PIA black buckle footbed sandals, now €55 from Topshop
Chunky leather sandals, €99 from COS
Leather strap sandals, now €29.99 from Mango
Flat chain sandals, €39.95 from Zara
Woven leather slide, €150 from Arket
VIDA black leather clogs, €50 from Topshop
Sandals with elastic detail, €99 from COS
Quilted strap sandals, €49.99 from Mango
Flat sandals with topstitching, €39.95 from Zara
PEARLA ecru flip flop wedge mules, now €34 from Topshop
Heel leather sandals, €69.99 from Mango
Asymmetric heeled sandals, €59.95 from Zara
VILLAGE tan leather toe loop sandals, now €38 from Topshop
Featured image via Mango, Emili Sindlev, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley on Instagram
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