Real vs. Steal – Christian Louboutin Rollerball Spiked Loafers

by Irina on August 12, 2012

Update: This post has been updated on August 12, 2012. Scroll down to see the new adds.

Leave it to Christian Louboutin to make loafers look at least somewhat attractive to me. I’m not saying I love these nor would I spend almost a grand on them, but the silver spikes do make these less old man looking and give it a Michael Jackson coolness instead. As you can see below this shoe knows no age and gender; it gets worn by rebellious celebrity teens, newly-wed brides and egocentric dudes likewise.

Christian Louboutin Rollerball Loafers in black

Christian Louboutin Rollerball Loafersls
($995, Saks Fifth Avenue)

P.S.: Also available at Vestiaire Collective & The RealReal.

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ZiGiny “Smokey” Spiked Loafers

Update (08/12/2012): Came across another super similar and budget-friendly faux leather “Rollerball” look-a-like by ZiGiny. Available in various colors.

ZiGiny "Smokey" Spiked Loafers in black and nude (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

ZiGi Soho “Smokey” Spiked Loafers
($40.97, Zappos)

P.S.: Also available at Amazonamazon & Famous Footwearls.

Wanted “Granite” Studded Slip-On Loafers

Update (08/12/2012): Stumbled upon these CL Rollerball inspired slip-on loafers by Wanted. Available in black, gold, leopard and pewter faux leather.

Wanted "Granite" Studded Slip-On Loafers in black (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

Wanted “Granite” Studded Slip-On Loafersamazon
($34.90, Amazon)

P.S.: Also available at Shoes.comls.

Nelly Trend Spiked Loafers

Update (07/14/2012): And here’s another great Rollerball look-a-like brought to you by Nelly Trend. Available in various colors.

Nelly Trend Spiked Loafers in black, nude, blue and white (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

Nelly Trend Spiked Loafers
(£44.95/€64.95, Nelly)

ALDO “Blye” Studded Loafers

Update (05/21/2012): Just came across another CL Rollerball look-a-like. These studded loafers by ALDO come in black, white and nude leather and cost a reasonable $80 $27.99 (sale price!).

ALDO "Blye" Studded Loafers in black, white and nude (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

ALDO “Blye” Studded Loafersls
($27.99, ALDO)

P.S.: Also available at Amazonamazon, ALDO (Canada)ls, ALDO (UK) &

The Damned “Pyr St Man” Spiked Loafers

Update (03/30/2012): And here we go again. Another great Louboutin Rollerball alternative. These spiked loafers by The Damned not only come in black but also nude & red.

The Damned "Pyr St Man" Spiked Loafers in nude, black and red (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

The Damned “Pyr St Man” Spiked Loaferspjx
($159.95, Solestruck)

Steve Madden “STUDLYY” Spiked Loafers

Update (03/19/2012): Came across another great Christian Louboutin Rollerball look-a-like. This one is by Steve Madden and it comes in either black, silver or gold.

Steve Madden "STUDLYY" Spiked Loafers in black (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

Steve Madden “STUDLYY” Spiked Loafersamazon
($99, Amazon)

P.S.: Also available at 6pmcj, Heels.comcj & Jildorcj.

Unif “Hellraiser” Spiked Loafers

Update (08/17/2011): Check out this spike-encrusted CL Rollerball knockoff by Unif. So sick, right?! Available in black or pink (!!!).

Unif "Hellraiser" Spiked Loafers in black (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

Unif “Hellraiser” Spiked Loafersls
($81.95, Karmaloop)

P.S.: Also available at Shopbopcj & Solestruckpjx.

Matiko “Lee” Studded Loafers

Update (08/17/2011): Found an updated version of Matiko‘s “Leila” called “Lee”. Snake embossed leather all covered up by black spikey studs. Yum! Also available in leopard print.

Matiko "Lee" Studded Loafers in black (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

Matiko “Lee” Studded Loafersamazon
($132, Amazon)

Matiko “Leila” Studded Loafers

So I can’t love each and every shoe under the sun and that’s OK because I know some of you will be all over these studded loafers. For all of you who can’t afford the Louboutins, Matiko has an amazingly twin-like knockoff named “Leila”. Now don’t be shy, say hi!

Matiko "Leila" Studded Loafers in black (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

Matiko “Leila” Studded Loaferspjx
($119.95, Solestruck)

Charles Albert New 1551 Studded Loafers

Shortly after publishing this post I came across these white studded loafers by Charles Albert. Clearly an ode to Monsieur Louboutin, these will give you the same look for a mere 30 bucks. Unfortunately only limited sizes are left.

Charles Albert "New 1551" Studded Loafers in white (Christian Louboutin Rollerball knockoffs)

Charles Albert New 1551 Studded Loafersamazon
($29.95, Amazon)

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  • connie

    how about some of the studded or plain (white) fred flat shoes?

    and i’m still hoping for aburberry prorsum spring 2010 reef knot and reef skirt trench knock-offs!

  • I love these! Can’t afford but hopefully another knock-off will surface. 🙂

  • t

    i really need these beautiful babies .. i cant afford the loub’s but im definitely going to order the matiko’s

  • These babies are only worthy to be worn if they are from Louboutin!

  • devon

    Jeffrey Campbell has a great knock off in black and white at envi shoes:

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  • Lucifin

    If I’m not mistaken, these are the famous ones that TSA wouldn’t allow as carry on (or was it on feet). And obviously they aren’t cheap so it caused a huge drama. Just fyi in case you wanted to wear it to the airport.

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