16 expensive-looking sandals that could pass for The Row or Bottega Veneta

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.


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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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