Real vs. Steal – Karen Walker Number One Angular Cat Eye Sunglasses

by Irina on August 9, 2013

Update: This post has been updated on August 9, 2013. Scroll down to see the new add.

If it weren’t for the dozens of style blog subscriptions in my feedreader I probably wouldn’t have a clue who Karen Walker is. But since I am very much addicted to personal style blogs I happened to notice a growing amount of fab fellow bloggers who were donning her quirky shades in their daily outfit posts lately. For example, I really like these tortoise brown cat eye sunglasses with the geometric touches – simply superb! But since I’m saving up my money for another pair of designer shades (Be mine, Gucci!), dropping $220 for a quick love affair wouldn’t be the wisest shopping decision.

Karen Walker Number One Angular Cat Eye Sunglasses in crazy tortoise

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($250, Shopbop)

P.S.: Also available at Barneysls, Need Supply Co.pjx, Saksls, REVOLVEClothingcj & Matches Fashionls.

Personal Style Bloggers Love Karen Walker

Lauren (OnTheRacks), Kelly (The Glamourai), Blair (Atlantic-Pacific) and Christine (My Style Pill) wearing Karen Walker Number One Sunglasses

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AJ Morgan “Cookie” Cateye Sunglasses

UPDATE (08/09/2013): Found another Karen Walker Number One dupe! Check out these rectangular cat-eye shades by A.J. Morgan! Also available in lavender opaque.

AJ Morgan "Cookie" Cateye Sunglasses in brown (Karen Walker Number One knockoff)

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($25.31, ASOS)

P.S.: Also available at ASOS (DE)zx & ASOS (FR).

Topshop Butterfly Cateye Sunglasses

UPDATE (05/26/2013): Just stumbled upon these Karen Walker inspired sunnies at Topshop. Get them for $32! Also available in whitels.

Topshop Butterfly Cateye Sunglasses in black (Karen Walker Number One look-a-likes)

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($32, Topshop)

LuLu*s Rock Candy Pastel Sunglasses

UPDATE (07/29/2012): Found a lovely Karen Walker alternative in lovely pastel shades at LuLu*s. Available in 5 colors: mint, peach, blue, purple & pink.

LuLu*s Rock Candy Pastel Sunglasses (Karen Walker Number One knockoffs)

LuLu*s Rock Candy Pastel Sunglasses
($9, LuLu*s)

Triple Optic Modern Thick Cat Eye Sunglasses

That sunglass shop at Amazon, Triple Optic, is a true wonderland I tell you. First I found awesome designer steals versions of the Prada Baroque sunnies and today I happened to come across these perfectly identical (even the cute side arrow on the handles has been copied) Karen Walker look-a-likes for under $10. Now $10 is a budget setback I can handle. You like?

Triple Optic Modern Thick Cat Eye Sunglasses in black and tortoise (Karen Walker Number One knockoffs)

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($9.99, Amazon)

P.S.: Also available at eBayeBay.

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