Real vs. Steal – Stuart Weitzman Alex Espadrille Wedges

by Celine on April 28, 2015

Update: This post has been updated on April 28, 2015. Scroll down to see the new add.

I am a huge fan of Jennifer Aniston‘s style. She delicately walks the edges of trends while always maintaining a classic style that I’m pretty sure we’ll never look back on, thinking “God, WHAT was she wearing?” Last summer Jen started rocking a pair of Stuart Weitzman espadrilles that had me drooling. Clearly I wasn’t the only fan though; the Alex Espadrille Wedges flew off the shelves and were forever more impossible to find. They’re back now and available on several e-retailer sites and I would probably kill to own a pair. Seriously, I recommend you not being around me right now. Sadly these are just out of my price range.

Stuart Weitzman Alex Espadrille Woven Wedge Sandals in swamp

Stuart Weitzman Alex Espadrille Wedgesls
($230.30, Last Call by Neiman Marcus)

Also available at Amazonamazon, eBay, Bluefly, Neiman Marcusls, Gilt, Revolve & Bergdorf Goodmanls.

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Jennifer Aniston & Eva Mendes wearing Stuart Weitzman Alex Espadrille Wedges

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Gabriella Rocha “Deleon” Woven Espadrille Wedges

Update (04/28/2015): 2,5 years after posting our last find, here’s a new great Stuart Weitzman Alex alternative! What do you think about these espadrille wedges by Gabriella Rocha? Hot or not? They’re available in either khaki, natural or black textile for a super budget-friendly price of $17.70 (sale price!).

Gabriella Rocha "Deleon" Woven Espadrille Wedges in khaki (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Gabriella Rocha “Deleon” Woven Espadrille Wedges
($17.70, 6pm)

Bamboo Leanne-34 Woven Wedge Espadrilles

Update (02/12/2012): Came across yet another great Alex look-a-like by Bamboo. Yay!

Bamboo Leanne-34 Woven Wedge Espadrilles (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Bamboo Leanne-34 Woven Wedge Espadrilles
($32, LuLu*s)

Sacred Heart “Arven” Espadrilles

Update (05/22/2011): The “Alex” knockoff wave just won’t stop! I keep finding new Alex look-a-likes day in, day out. But these here by Sacred Heart are actually really, really amazing. They are soooo spot-on and, OMG!, look at the price. $49.99 – this deserves an award or something (still can’t loose the feeling these are just rebranded, look at N.Y.L.A.’s Colby, Black Rooster’s Colb & Bakers’ “Midtown”, they all look completely identical).

Sacred Heart "Arven" Espadrilles in taupe (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Sacred Heart “Arven” Espadrillesls
($44.99, Kohl’s)

Bakers “Midtown” Wedge Sandals

Update (05/22/2011): Here we go again, yet another Stuart Weitzman “Alex” knockoff. This time it’s Bakers‘ turn. Love these here, they’re spot-on & super affordable.

Bakers "Midtown" Wedge Sandals in taupe (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Bakers “Midtown” Wedge Sandalsamazon
($29.99, Amazon)

N.Y.L.A. “Colby” / “Colbie” Espadrille Wedges

Update (05/10/2011): OMG! This is the 15th “Alex” knockoff we have discovered. And an amazing one it is! N.Y.L.A.s “Colby” wedges are super close to the real SW Alex espadrilles and kind of remind me of the Black Rooster version (might be just a rebranded version). Available in taupe (shown), ivory or black.

N.Y.L.A. "Colby" Espadrille Wedges in taupe (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

N.Y.L.A. “Colby” Espadrille Wedgesamazon
($24.95, Amazon)

Black Rooster “Colb” Espadrille Wedges

Update (04/27/2011): Found yet another fantastic Alex look-a-like by Black Rooster. And it’s pretty light on the wallet, too! Available in khaki, ivory or black.

Black Rooster "Colb" Espadrille Wedges in khaki (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Black Rooster “Colb” Espadrille Wedges
($27.60, 6pm)

Kensie Girl “Kenwood” Espadrille Wedges

Update (02/20/2011): Another great and budget-friendly “Alex” knockoff coming from Kensie Girl. Available in khaki, black and ivory.

Kensie Girl "Kenwood" Espadrille Wedges in khaki

Kensie Girl “Kenwood” Espadrille Wedgesls
($29.99, Famous Footwear)

Steve Madden “FANTASIK” Espadrilles

Update (01/08/2011): OMG! Look at these fab-u-lous Alex look-a-likes coming from Steve Madden. They are now also available in khaki and black and what’s freaking awesome is the super budget-friendly price of $36.98 (sale price!). Can’t beat that!

Steve Madden "FANTASIK" Espadrille Wedges in khaki (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Steve Madden “FANTASIK” Espadrillesls
($36.98, Steve Madden)

Matisse “Lovee” Espadrille Wedges

Update (02/11/2011): Stumbled upon yet another Alex knockoff by Matisse.

Matisse "Lovee" Espadrille Wedges in natural (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Matisse “Lovee” Espadrille Wedgesamazon
($70.67, Amazon)

Dune “Nola” Espadrille Wedges

Update (05/13/2011): Finally, Alex fans in the UK & Europe have a decent knockoff as well. This one by Dune is quite nice on the eyes. I’m actually thinking of ordering this shoe for myself. Do you approve? Available in khaki and black.

Dune "Nola" Espadrille Wedges in khaki (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Dune “Nola” Espadrille Wedges
(£18, Dune)

Lucky Brand “Tabitha” Espadrille Wedges

Update (03/11/2011): Just came across yet another fab & budget-friendly “Alex” alternative coming from Lucky Brand. Available in navy/white or natural.

Lucky Brand "Tabitha" Espadrille Wedges in natural (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Lucky Brand “Tabitha” Espadrille Wedgesls
($54.95, Shoebuy)

Chinese Laundry “Dippity Do” Espadrille Wedges

Update (02/11/2011): And here we go again with yet another Alex-inspired wedge. This time coming from Chinese Laundry. Available in taupe or khaki.

Chinese Laundry "Dippity Do" Espadrille Wedges in taupe (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Chinese Laundry “Dippity Do” Espadrille Wedges
($55.99, Chinese Laundry)

Dana Buchman “Jacinda” Espadrilles

Update (05/13/2011): And here’s another great Alex look-a-like coming from Dana Buchman. Really love this one!

Dana Buchman "Jacinda" Espadrilles in taupe (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Dana Buchman “Jacinda” Espadrillesls
($20.99, Kohl’s)

Bucco Espadrilles

Update (05/13/2011): The Alex knockoffs just won’t stop popping up! Found 3 more today. #1 – these fab and budget-friendly espadrilles by Bucco.

Bucco Espadrilles in khaki (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Bucco Espadrillesls
($44.99, Kohl’s)

Qupid Konya-40 Espadrille Wedges

Update (01/03/2011): These Alex knockoffs by Qupid might not be quite as polished as the orignal, but for under $30 what more could you possibly want? Also available in black or camel. Be fast, these will sell out fast.

Qupid Konya-40 Espadrille Wedges in taupe (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Qupid Konya-40 Espadrille Wedges
($29, GoJane)

City Classified “JoJo” Braided Wedge Espadrilles

Update (04/09/2011): A big thank you to our reader Jie Wei who told us about these super affordable & great looking “Alex” knockoffs by City Classified.

City Classified JoJo Braided Wedge Espadrilles in stone (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

City Classified “JoJo” Braided Wedge Espadrilles
($26.99, Tilly’s)

Aldo “Connally” Espadrille Wedges

Update (03/11/2011): Found another great inspired espadrille alternative by Aldo. Available in taupe or khaki.

Aldo "Connally" Espadrille Wedges in taupe (Stuart Weitzman Alex knockoffs)

Aldo “Connally” Espadrille Wedgesls
($50, Aldo)

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  • China

    Qupid also has some pretty good knock-offs of these sandals!

  • Anne

    I ordered the Steve Madden pair and the Stuart Weitzman pair…. absolutely cannot tell the difference when wearing them! Obviously the SW pair is much higher quality, but definitely not worth the extra $300 to me! Thank you CELINE for adding this one – I would never have known about the Steve Maddens without this website!!

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  • Jennifer
  • Jennifer

    Oops. DSW. Stupid auto correct.

  • Jie Wei Low

    Hiya, I’ve been shopping around and came across these absolutely fantastic knockoffs for $26.99 at Tilly’s! I’m so pleased! 🙂

  • One more lookalike: Check out JC Penney’s a.n.a. Loretta sandal…$34.95 and totally comfortable. I just bought a pair!

  • Angelica

    Kohls has some that are similar as well. The Bucco Espadrilles.

  • Lori

    Got the Tilly’s version. I love them!!! If you don’t want a 1 1/4 inch platform, though, these aren’t for you.

  • Angelica

    Me again lol. The N.Y.L.A. pair are available at Bakers also. And Bakers has another version called Midtown. I own the Steve Madden version and they are super comfortable!

  • Angelica

    The N.Y.L.A. and the Midtown from Bakers Shoes are on special today only for $39.99!

  • maja, eu

    I just ordered Dune Nola, it seems they have the most low heel of all and you can order them from uk, fantastic.
    Thanks so much for these post, when I saw these shoes on Jennifer Aniston I wanted something like that too, but they were all to high for me …and of course too expensive…
    Now hoping they arrive soon!

  • I just bought the Baker’s version today – they are now on sale! They really are super cute and look great with shorts, my cuffed khakis, as well as my flare jeans. Thanks for posting the various places to buy this shoe!

  • Robin

    Just bought the real thing today! After lusting for them for over a year, but refusing to pay $395 (here in Canada – never on sale!) I walked into a consignment store and there they were! BRAND NEW, NEVER WORN! For $140. And they gave me 20% off! So $112! So happy! I want to wear them to bed!

  • jojo

    has anyone tried on both the steve madden fantasik and the city classified ones?

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  • Ashley

    You can also find the real ones and steve madden on ebay.

  • toolae

    thanks for your greate posting!
    here is South Korea .. I found These Beautifull shoes on web… and I’m going to buy “Kensie Girl “Kenwood” Espadrille Wedges”
    Other are so high for me… ^ ^

  • Love Jen! Always and forever =)
    She was the reason I bought those shoes, I would never buy them, they are not my style, got it??

  • Marie Martell

    omg! great steal finds!

  • wcoast mom

    I’m late to the game…..any current knock offs available?

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