Thursday, August 31, 2017

Star Bag and Floral Mules

I'm all about designer dupes these days! I'm a pretty cautious spender - so I only like to pay designer prices for items that are classic AND won't get ruined easily.

Gucci Princetown Slippers Dupe
Earrings: H&M (similar) / Top: c/o Romwe / Jeans: H&M / Bag: c/o Le Chateau / Shoes: c/o Romwe

In today's post - I'm sharing two designer dupes. The first are these floral mules - pretty much identical to the Gucci Princetown Leather slippers. There's a fine line between an inspiration and a copy - and I'll be the first to admit that this pair is a little too much on the copy side!



Gucci Princetown Slippers Dupe

I enjoy having a "look for less" but I don't want to pretend I'm wearing designer goods when I'm not - so I'd prefer it if the floral applique was different to the Gucci one. A word of warning if you order these shoes - mine had a very strong chemical odor to them. I aired them out for days and then actually washed them in soap and water. On the plus side - they survived a thorough soaking!

ALDO Pink YOISA BAG Prada Cahier Astrology Bag Dupe

This pretty bag from Aldo is definitely inspired and not an exact copy! It reminds me of a mix between the Prada Cahier Astrology bag and the Gucci Disco bag. I don't think I'd buy a designer bag in this pretty shade of pink, because I'd worry too much about colour transfer. In fact, I've already noticed darker patches on the pink fabric - but I'm not as upset as I would be if I had spend hundreds or thousands on this bag.

ALDO Pink YOISA BAG Prada Cahier Astrology Bag Dupe
Top: Shein (similar) / Bag: c/o Amazon / Jeans: AEO / Shoes: Express (similar) / Earrings: c/o Le Chateau

And I would recommend this bag - it also comes in black or blue! I took mine on our recent trip to London (pictured above) and it was the perfect travel bag - roomy enough for my cell phone plus battery pack, and the wide (p)leather strap made it comfy to wear all day. It's so pretty with the pink fabric, gold accents and the removable tassel.

Is there anything that you're looking for a dupe for? I love a challenge - let me know and I'll try to come up with a suggestion!

4 comments:

  1. I don't love the loafers but that shirt is lovely. It's so pretty.

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  2. These slippers for shoes are a big no for me. However, I love the bag!! I honestly couldn't care less for brands, but if they have something pretty, finding a cheaper version is always great :D and agreed, if you're spending more money, make sure it's something timeless and durable :D

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  3. Hi~ I love dupes too and Aldo for cute stylish and inexpensive purses! I think I have about 4 from Aldo. Just purchased the tri colored pink one yesterday, got it home and noticed the stitching was coming out-yikes, so I returned it to day for a black number, more inconspicuous when cheap in a darker color. I have several designer bags, and usually Aldo ones are just as cute! What do you think about Aldo purses in colors? BTW, I do love your cute pink one you took to London!

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  4. OOPs forgot to mention, I love your Gucci dupes. I have a pair in cream with pink flowers and they are so comfy! Just as much as the Gucci ones!

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