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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
($164.50, Last Call by Neiman Marcus)

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

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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)

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($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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Update: This post has been updated on January 29, 2015. Scroll down to see the new add.

During the summer season, flip-flops aren’t usually my type of go-to shoes unless I am going to the beach. However, these Valentino Rockstud PVC Thong Sandals redefine the mundane flip-flop, making them an elegant semi-casual yet semi-formal summer shoe. And, of course, the stylish fashion blogger and footwear designer, Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad, proves all of the statements above. As she pairs them with various outfits, these Valentinos exhibit their endless potential as a versatile summer sandal.

Valentino Rockstud PVC Thong Sandals in black

Valentino Rockstud PVC Thong Sandalsls
($295, Saks Fifth Avenue)

P.S.: Also available at Nordstromls, Neiman Marcusls, Bergdorf Goodmanls, Italistls, Lane Crawfordls & Farfetchls.

Chiara Ferragni Loves Valentino

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Outfit Pictures via The Blonde Salad.

Wild Diva Lounge Joanie-43a Studded Thong Bow Flat Sandals

Update (01/29/2015): Spotted another fabulous and super budget-friendly set of Valentino sandal dupes! Check out these lovely jelly sandals from Wild Diva Lounge. So close to the real deal and under $30! Steal deal alert!

Wild Diva Lounge Joanie-43a Studded Thong Bow Flat Sandals in nude, black and white (Valentino Rockstud knockoffs)

Wild Diva Lounge Joanie-43a Studded Thong Bow Flat Sandalsamazon
($26.29, Amazon)

P.S.: Also available at CiCi Hot & Amazon #2amazon.

Bakers “Caged” Studded Bow Jelly Thong Sandals

Update (01/25/2014): Found another Valentino-inspired studded bow jelly sandal! By Bakers. Available in white, black and nude for $29.95!

Bakers "Caged" Studded Bow Jelly Thong Sandals in white, black and nude (Valentino Rockstud PVC knockoffs)

Bakers “Caged” Studded Bow Jelly Thong Sandalsamazon
($29.95, Amazon)

Guess “Lolany” Studded Jelly Sandals

Update (07/13/2013): And here we go wit yet another fabulous and very affordable Valentino Rockstud Jelly Sandal look-a-like. I really love these super similar studded bow jelly sandals by Guess which are available in either black or white PVC.

Guess "Lolany" Studded Jelly Sandals in black (Valentino Rockstud PVC knockoffs)

Guess “Lolany” Studded Jelly Sandals
($19.50, Zappos)

Not Rated “Pool Party” Studded Jelly Thong Sandals

Update (04/06/2013): Not Rated has also a super fabulous Valentino look-a-like sandal available! I especially love the hot pink version and the price of $26.99 ain’t too bad either!

Not Rated "Pool Party" Studded Jelly Thong Sandals in black and fuchsia pink (Valentino Rockstud look-a-likes)

Not Rated “Pool Party” Studded Jelly Thong Sandals
($26.99, DSW)

Chinese Laundry “Lucky One” Studded Bow Thong Sandals

Update (04/06/2013): Look at these studded bow thong sandals by Chinese Laundry! Yet another wonderful Valentino for less alternative. Available in black, white and nude!

Chinese Laundry "Lucky One" Studded Bow Thong Sandals in black (Valentino Rockstud look-a-likes)

Chinese Laundry “Lucky One” Studded Bow Thong Sandalsamazon
($29.95, Amazon)

Wet Seal Studded Jelly Flip Flops

Update (02/21/2013): Came across an even more affordable Valentino look-a-like today! Check out these studded jelly flip flops by Wet Seal! Only $12.90 and also available in nude. Love these!

Wet Seal Studded Jelly Flip Flops in black (Valentino Rockstud PVC look-a-likes)

Wet Seal Studded Jelly Flip Flopsamazon
($12.90, Amazon)

Dizzy “Fusion” Studded Rubber Thong Sandals

Update (02/12/2013): Found another amazing and almost identical Valentino Rockstud sandal look-a-like! Check out the “Fusion” by Dizzy for $19! I’m in love! Available in black, mint, nude and red.

Dizzy "Fusion" Studded Rubber Thong Sandals in black (Valentino Rockstud knockoffs)

Dizzy “Fusion” Studded Rubber Thong Sandals
($19, Forever 21)

Ivanka Trump “Natty” Studded Rubber Thong Sandals

Update (02/12/2013): Ivanka Trump also has a very Valentino inspired studded rubber thong sandal which comes in various beautiful colors and costs $21.99 (sale price)!

Ivanka Trump "Natty" Studded Rubber Thong Sandals in black (Valentino Rockstud knockoffs)

Ivanka Trump “Natty” Studded Rubber Thong Sandalsamazon
($21.99, Amazon)

Steve Madden “JIFFFY” Studded Jelly Thong Sandals

Splurging $295 on PVC footwear that can only be worn only during one part of the year is quite the extravagant price to pay. Thanks to Steve Madden, the “JIFFFY” Studded Jelly Thong Sandals are the perfect budget-friendly alternative to the Valentinos above. Priced at $29.98, they are almost identical to its designer counterpart with only minor differences that are hardly even noticeable.

Steve Madden "JIFFFY" Studded Jelly Thong Sandals in black (Valentino Rockstud PVC knockoffs)

Steve Madden “JIFFFY” Studded Jelly Thong Sandalsls
($29.98, Steve Madden)

Image source(s): Bergdorf Goodman, The Blonde Salad, UrbanOG, Zappos, Amazon, Wet Seal, Lori’s, Piperlime, Steve Madden

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Update: This post has been updated on November 5, 2012. Scroll down to see the new add.

These Bond-girl biker boots are definitely not for the faint of heart. Christian Louboutin has created a set of studded perfection, but they come with unspoken instructions on how to wear them: You must have confidence in your personal style, and you can’t let them wear you. And that’s not easy to do, when it’s hard to take your eyes off them. For some inspiration, take a look at the way celebs like Jada Pinkett Smith and Lindsay Lohan wear theirs! And while this pair may be sold out, you can snag one just like them below.

Christian Louboutin Marisa Studded Platform Boots in black

Christian Louboutin Marisa Studded Platform Bootsls
($2.295, Neiman Marcus)

Celebrities Love Christian Louboutin

Jada Pinkett Smith, Khloe Kardashian and Lindsay Lohan wearing black Christian Louboutin Marisa Studded Platform Boots

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Arden B. Pyramid Stud Moto Boots

UPDATE (11/05/2012): Just stumbled upon these Louboutin inspired faux leather boots at Arden B. which are currently on sale for less than $70!

Arden B. Pyramid Stud Moto Boots in black (Christian Louboutin Marisa knockoffs)

Arden B. Pyramid Stud Moto Bootsls
($69.99, Arden B.)

bebe “Katia” Stud Leather Knee High Boots

UPDATE (10/11/2012): And here’s another Christian Louboutin Marisa inspired studded rocker boot for you! By bebe, $249.

bebe "Katia" Stud Leather Knee High Boots in black (Christian Louboutin Marisa knockoffs)

bebe “Katia” Stud Leather Knee High Bootspjx
($249, bebe)

N.Y.L.A. “Apollo” Studded Boots

For considerably less, you can wear these boots by N.Y.L.A. and rock the same look. And once you’ve worn them in, they’ll have a vintage-like feel and look amazing with black leggings, tights or grey jeans. You can even style them with a colorful pair like Khloe Kardashian. Just keep accessories simple, and to a minimum. Perhaps add a pair of thin silver hoops or some bangles, and that’s it. Then, balance the outfit visually by wearing a relaxed jacket in a classic silhouette (try a taupe or olive shade) or a structured, military-inspired pea coat if it’s colder outside.

N.Y.L.A. "Apollo" Studded Platform Boots in black (Christian Louboutin Marisa knockoffs)

N.Y.L.A. “Apollo” Studded Bootsamazon
($43.99, Amazon)

Bakers “Live Fast” Studded Platform Boots

Think you’re seeing double? This other set of boots from Bakers are yet another version echoing the fabulous red-soled style; and they really make an awesome signature item for fall! Just consider how a little edge will instantly update the dark palette of colors that most of us turn to around this time of year. And while they may not be a classic style, if part of you ever considered adding some rock and roll glamour to your wardrobe, here is a fantastic opportunity to make a very worthwhile investment.

Bakers "Live Fast" Studded Platform Boots in black and tan (Christian Louboutin Marisa knockoffs)

Bakers “Live Fast” Studded Platform Bootsamazon
($59.99, Amazon)

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Hi dolls, can I just say, I am absolutely loving these high heel sandals sandals by Dior! These are so, so cute. And who knew? These are the same heels my all-time fav movie character, Ms. Carrie Bradshaw, wore in the Sex & the City Movie! Just add your own “Mr. Big”, a strong Cosmopolitan Martini and these cut-out sandals… o’ how sweet life would be. But because these are already a couple seasons old and therefore sold out and not for extreme coupon clippers, you can truly steal a pair from Bakers below. Psst… no coupon necessary.

Dior Extreme Cutout Sandals in black

Dior Extreme Cutout Sandalsls
($780, Neiman Marcus)

Celebrities Love Dior

Sophia Bush, Sarah Jessica Parker, Diane Kruger, Nicole Richie, Kim Kardashian and Megan Fox wearing Dior Extreme Cutout Sandals

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Bakers “Candee” Platform Sandals

I LUV CANDY & these “Candee” heels from Bakers! OK, so they may not be made of real leather. And yes, they have a wooden platform. But at only $49.99 (sale price!), I still have enough money left over to buy a smokin’ hot dress for my date with “Mr. Big”! 😉

Bakers "Candee" Platform Sandals in black and tan (Dior Extreme knockoffs)

Bakers “Candee” Platform Sandalsamazon
($49.99, Amazon)

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Update: This post has been updated on October 25, 2011. Scroll down to see the new add.

I’m not quite sure who wouldn’t go gaga over the pair of Brian Atwood Drama Pumps! Gotta love that invisible platform! And I love the 50s detailing reminiscent of the saddle shoe on the heel. As you can see below this shoe has become a favorite among the A-listers. Victoria looks amazingly posh in her Brian Atwood pumps along with Danniii Minogue, Nicole Scherzinger and Ginnifer Goodwin! So, since this shoe is actually sold out for the time being, we will skip straight over to our steal!

Brian Atwood Drama Platform Pumps in nude & black patent

Brian Atwood Drama Platform Pumpsls
($660, NET-A-PORTER)

Celebrities Love Brian Atwood

Victoria Beckham, Dannii Minogue, Nicole Scherzinger and Ginnifer Goodwin wearing nude and black patent Brian Atwood Drama Platform Pumps

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Bakers “Misty” Platform Pumps

UPDATE (10/25/2011): And here’s a budget-friendly Mary Jane version of the BA Drama pump coming from Bakers.

Bakers "Misty" Platform Pumps in nude and black patent (Brian Atwood Drama knockoffs)

Bakers “Misty” Platform Pumpsamazon
($59.99, Amazon)

INC International Concepts “Benecia” Platform Pumps

UPDATE (08/17/2011): And here’s yet another great BA Drama look-a-like! This time coming from INC International Concepts. Only $89 and available in nude/black, black/black, red/black patent or black/leopard.

INC International Concepts "Benecia" Platform Pumps in nude & black patent (Brian Atwood Drama knockoffs)

INC International Concepts “Benecia” Platform Pumpsls
($89, Macy’s)

Ivanka Trump “Tesi” Platform Pumps

UPDATE (07/21/2011): This pump by Ivanka Trump is 2 knockoffs in one! It has the outer appearance of Brian Atwood’s “Drama” while the shape heavily reminds me of YSL’s “Palais” pumps.

Ivanka Trump "Tesi" Platform Pumps in nude & black patent (Brian Atwood Drama knockoffs)

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($125.99, Heels.com)

Qupid Neutral-44 Platform Pumps

UPDATE (05/14/2011): And here’s another fine-looking Brian Atwood look-a-like by Qupid. Available in nude/black or black/black.

Qupid Neutral-44 Platform Pumps in nude & black patent (Brian Atwood Drama knockoffs)

Qupid Neutral-44 Platform Pumpscj
($24.70, GoJane)

Topshop “SPEAR” Apricot Contrast Heel Platforms

UPDATE (03/11/2011): Just stumbled upon another great Brian Atwood alternative by Topshop. The heel is silver instead of black, but the rest is pretty much spot-on (including the hidden platform).

Topshop SPEAR Apricot Contrast Heel Platforms in apricot (Brian Atwood Drama knockoffs)

Topshop “SPEAR” Apricot Contrast Heel Platformsls
($140, Topshop)

Steve Madden “BEVV-B” Platform Pumps

Steve Madden‘s “BEVV-B” is the twin of the fabulous Brian Atwood Drama pump! Love it! And I LOVE the price even more! Priced at $89.99 you can get the same great look for less money! I’m still in love with the invisible platform the Brian Atwood pump offers, but, nonetheless, still a FAB shoe!

Steve Madden "BEVV-B" Platform Pumps in nude & black patent (Brian Atwood Drama knockofs)

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($89.99, Heels.com)

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