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Every few couple years or so, a new designer ankle boot emerges to take over the fashion world by storm. It then quickly becomes an iconic must-have staple in the seemingly endless shoe closets of every fashion-conscious stylist, celebrity, influencer and editor. Right now I feel like it’s Givenchy turn for some serious shoe fame. Their “Prue” ankle boot is a classic, flat biker boot with 4 buckled straps and micro-stud details which you’ve probably seen dozens of times on the feet of your favorite Insta-people by now. It’s a shoe versatile enough to work with a lot of different fashion styles, but still detailed enough to stand out on its own to spice up an otherwise basic or bland outfit. Unfortunately, this much fabulousness comes at a very hefty price: $1.395! Let’s not kid ourselves: that’s a lot of money which probably would be more wisely spent on other, more useful things. You know, boring grown-up stuff like rent, mortgage, food and health insurance. Luckily, we’ve found various just as stylish, affordable Givenchy Prue alternatives that will leave enough money in your pockets to pay the bills.

Givenchy Prue Micro-Stud Buckle Ankle Booties in black

Givenchy Prue Micro-Stud Buckle Bootiesls
($1.395, Nordstrom)

Also available at Saks Fifth Avenuels, Net-A-Porterls, Neiman Marcusls, Bergdorf Goodmanls, S|Sense, Barneysls, Selfridges, Luisaviaroma, Matches Fashionls, Farfetchls, MyTheresa, Harrodsls, Vestiaire Collective & The Real Real.

Style Bloggers Love Givenchy

Style bloggers such as Julie Sariñana (@sincerelyjules), Kayla Seah (Not Your Standard), Mary Lawless Lee (Happily Grey) and Andy Torres (StyleScrapbook) have all been spotted wearing Givenchy Prue Micro-Stud Buckle Booties.

Style Bloggers wearing black Givenchy Prue Micro-Stud Buckle Booties

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ASOS ASHER Leather Studded Ankle Boots

Update (11/28/2017): ASOS does Givenchy for less as well now! Check out their “ASHER” ankle boots which are made of genuine leather, cost $95 and also come in a wide fit. Really like the look of these dupes!

ASOS ASHER Leather Studded Ankle Boots in black (Givenchy Prue inspired)

ASOS ASHER Leather Studded Ankle Boots
($95, ASOS)

Steve Madden Reena Studded Buckle Booties

Update (11/14/2017): I guess one Givenchy look-alike wasn’t enough to capitalize on this major shoe trend style, so Steve Madden came up with a second one which looks a little more spot-on to the real deal compared to Madden’s “Pursue” ankle boots. Available in black faux leather for $89.95.

Steve Madden Reena Studded Buckle Booties in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Steve Madden Reena Studded Buckle Bootiesicon
($89.95, Steve Madden)

Also available at Amazon.caamazon & Steve Madden (Canada)ls.

Le Temps Des Cerises Izy Micro-Stud Buckle Ankle Boots

Update (11/14/2017): Also stumbled upon these super fab studded booties by French fashion brand Le Temps Des Cerises which look so much like the high end designer version. I just wish they would’ve gone without the brand name stud strap, but oh well, you can’t always have it all, now can you? Price: €139.95.

Le Temps Des Cerises Izy Micro-Stud Buckle Ankle Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Le Temps Des Cerises Izy Micro-Stud Buckle Ankle Boots
(€139.95, Zalando)

Pull & Bear Fashion Ankle Boots with Buckle

Update (11/07/2017): Just spotted these lovely studded buckle booties by Pull & Bear which instantly reminded me of the Givenchy Prue ankle boots above.

Pull & Bear Fashion Ankle Boots with Buckle in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Pull & Bear Fashion Ankle Boots with Buckle
(£45.99, Pull & Bear)

Also available at Pull & Bear (EU).

Forever 21 Buckled Stud Ankle Boots

Update (11/07/2017): Also really impressed with these budget-friendly $40 Givenchy inspired booties I discovered at Forever 21. A few sizes are already sold out, so you better hurry to shop these!

Forever 21 Buckled Stud Ankle Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Forever 21 Buckled Stud Ankle Boots
($39.90, Forever 21)

Missguided Studded Four Buckle Strap Ankle Boots

Update (11/07/2017): These studded booties by Missguided might not have the micro-studs going around the sole, but their overall design still very much reminds me of Givenchy, don’t you agree? Price: $60. If you’re a student, you should definitely take advantage of Missguided’s student discount which they offer all year round.

Missguided Studded Four Buckle Strap Ankle Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant inspired)

Missguided Studded Four Buckle Strap Ankle Boots
($60, Missguided)

Also available at Missguided (UK) & Missguided (EU + AU).

Steve Madden “Pursue” Studded Buckle Booties

Let’s start with Steve Madden. “Pursue” is an ankle boot which is obviously inspired by the Givenchy Prue above without being a blatant copy which costs roughly 10% of the designer real deal.

Steve Madden "Pursue" Studded Buckle Booties in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Steve Madden “Pursue” Studded Buckle Bootiesamazon
($129.95, Amazon)

Also available at Nordstromls, Dillard’s, DSW, Jildor, Zappos, Steve Maddenls, Steve Madden (Canada)ls, Macy’s & Footnotescj.

Mossimo Supply Co. Briar Studded Combat Boots

Deal: Free standard shipping and returns at Target now through December 23, 2017.

If you’re looking for something considerably cheaper, how about these studded buckle boots by Mossimo Supply Co. then? They’re $37.99 only and have all the key design elements of the pricey Givenchys. Steal deal alert!

Mossimo Supply Co. Briar Studded Combat Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Mossimo Supply Co. Briar Studded Combat Boots
($37.99, Target)

Sol Sana Maxwell Studded Flat Ankle Boots

Another great Givenchy look for less option would be this microstud buckle bootie by Sol Sana which is one of the most expensive alternatives as it retails for $200. This ankle boot is heavily inspired by Givenchy’s Prue but not an identical dupe or copy if this is a concern of yours.

Sol Sana Maxwell Studded Flat Ankle Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Sol Sana Maxwell Studded Flat Ankle Bootsls
($200, Shopbop)

Also available at Amazonamazon & ASOS.

Jessica Buurman LEWIS Studded Buckled Biker Ankle Boots

Deal: Use promo code XOXOJESS to get 10% off your order at Jessica Buurman!

These studded booties I discovered at Jessica Buurman are probably the most spot-on Givenchy Prue dupes I have yet come across. They come in black, white/black and brown faux suede and cost $129.

Jessica Buurman LEWIS Studded Buckled Biker Ankle Boots in black and brown suede (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Jessica Buurman LEWIS Studded Buckled Biker Ankle Boots
($129, Jessica Buurman)

EGO Ximena Studded Detail Biker Boots

A rather spot-on but inexpensive Givenchy Prue look-alike are these faux leather booties by EGO which retail for affordable £34.99. But let me mention the best part: students get a 25% discount, that’s a saving of almost £9 on these booties! Steal deal alert! A similar shoe style available is the “Halo” which has a more traditional biker boot design.

EGO Ximena Studded Detail Biker Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

EGO Ximena Studded Detail Biker Boots
(£34.99, EGO)

A similar boot is also available at Linzi Shoes.

Office Academic Leather Stud Buckle Boots

Another one of my Givenchy dupe favorites are these lovely Office ankle boots I spotted at ASOS recently. Again, heavily inspired by the pricey designer original, but not an identical 1:1 copy. If you’re not a fan of excessive studding, a similar version sans studs on the buckle straps is the “Amsterdam” boot (£90), also by Office.

Office Academic Leather Stud Buckle Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Office Academic Leather Stud Buckle Boots
($176, ASOS)

Also available at Zalando, Very.co.uk & Littlewoods.

Sacha Studded Buckle Booties

There are currently so many stylish Givenchy inspired booties out there, it’s crazy! These ankle boots by Sacha here are also one of my personal faves. Similar but not identical.

Sacha Studded Buckle Booties in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Sacha Studded Buckle Booties
(€129.99, Sacha)

Stradivarius Leather Ankle Boots with Studs

Another similar Givenchy studded boot option is this buckled ankle bootie by Stradivarius which I have personally purchased because I liked the look and the price for this genuine leather dupe. Definitely a recommendation!

Stradivarius Studded Buckled Leather Ankle Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant inspired)

Stradivarius Leather Ankle Boots with Studs
(£55.99, Stradivarius)

Also available at Stradivarius (EU).

Bestowal Studded Multi Buckle Ankle Boots

Looking for a spot-on Givenchy look-alike made of genuine leather? Then have a look at this studded boot by Bestowal I came across at Choies. The design is almost identical and the price of $115.99 seems somewhat reasonable.

Bestowal Studded Multi Buckle Ankle Boots in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Bestowal Studded Multi Buckle Ankle Boots
($115.99, Choies)

Similar versions in other colors are also available here and here.

Romwe Studded Buckle Ankle Booties

And lastly, check out these Givenchy inspired booties I found at Romwe which cost less than $50 and hence are yet another very budget-friendly dupe alternative.

Romwe Studded Buckle Ankle Booties in black (Givenchy Prue Elegant dupes)

Romwe Studded Buckle Ankle Booties
($45.99, Romwe)

Also available at SheIn.

Image source(s): Nordstrom, @sincerelyjules, Not Your Standard, Happily Grey, StyleScrapbook, Zalando, Pull & Bear, Forever 21, Missguided, Target, Amazon, Sacha, Stradivarius, Jessica Buurman, Choies, Romwe

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Update: This post has been updated on November 11, 2017. Scroll down to see the new adds.

Fall has officially arrived now and I am slowly starting to build my winter wardrobe. Acne Studios‘ “Velocite” shearling jacket has been an obsession of mine for several years. I just love the luxe-looking, plush shearling lining, the straps and buckles, the oversized moto look. It’s the perfect winter jacket and just look how fab and cozy all the style bloggers look in their Acne Velocite below. The only thing holding me back to get my own Acne Velocite? The price tag, of course. $2.800 is a pretty steep price.

Acne Studios Velocite Oversized Shearling Biker Jacket in black and camel tan suede

Acne Studios Velocite Oversized Shearling Biker Jacket
($2.800, Forward by Elyse Walker)

Also available at Saks Fifth Avenuels, Net-A-Porterls, Shopbopls, Bergdorf Goodmanls, Nordstromls, Barneysls, S|Sense, Matches Fashionls, Acne Studios, The Webster, MyTheresa, La Garçonne, Italistls, 24 Sèvres, Unger, Vestiaire Collective & The RealReal.

Celebrities & Style Bloggers Love Acne Studios

Celebs such as Rihanna, Blake Lively and Rachel Weisz as well as personal style bloggers like Gala Gonzalez (Amlul Fashion Blogger) and Betty Autier (Le Blog de Betty) have all been spotted wearing an Acne Studios Velocite Oversized Shearling Biker Jacket.

Gala Gonzalez (Amlul Fashion Blogger), Betty Autier (Le Blog de Betty), Janni Delér & MVB by Marie von Behrens in Acne Studios Velocite Oversized Shearling Biker Jacket

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ONLY Dia Biker Faux Leather Jacket

Update (11/11/2017): Discovered yet another super similar Acne Velocite dupe! How gorgeous is this faux leather faux fur biker jacket by ONLY? It’s reasonably priced at £70 (or €79.99) and comes in either black or wine/burgundy red. Really, really like this one!

ONLY Biker Faux Leather Jacket in black (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

ONLY Dia Biker Faux Leather Jacket
(£70/€79.99, Bestseller)

Also available at ONLY, About You, Zalando, Otto & BAUR.

Pimkie Leather Look Aviator Jacket

Update (11/11/2017): I guess Acne’s Velocite is the trend jacket of the season as I’ve seen inspired versions and dupes pretty much EVERYWHERE lately! Found another Velocite look-alike biker at Pimkie. It comes in either black or wine and is currently 20% off! Steal deal alert!

Pimkie Leather Look Aviator Jacket in black and wine burgundy red (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Pimkie Leather Look Aviator Jacket
(€55.99, Pimkie)

Also available at ASOS.

Pull & Bear Faux Suede Biker Jacket

Update (10/31/2017): While browsing the new arrivals at Pull & Bear I stumbled upon this faux suede biker jacket which retails for £49.99 and instantly reminded me of Acne’s Velocite.

Pull & Bear Faux Suede Biker Jacket in black, rose and brown (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Pull & Bear Faux Suede Biker Jacket
(£49.99, Pull & Bear)

Also available at Pull & Bear (EU).

Violeta by Mango Motor Faux-Fur Lining Biker Coat

Update (10/31/2017): Also spotted this lovely Acne inspired biker jacket in Mango‘s plus size collection (Violeta) for $149.99 which I think is a great alternative to the pricey original.

Violeta by Mango Motor Faux-Fur Lining Biker Coat in black (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Violeta by Mango Motor Faux-Fur Lining Biker Coat
($149.99, Mango)

Also available at Amazonamazon, Mango (UK)ls & Mango (EU).

Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket

Update (10/25/2017): And here’s Forever 21‘s third Velocite inspired faux shearling jacket! I think this one has to be my favorite of all three F21 options yet. I’d suggest to order a size up though in order to achieve the desired, laid-back oversize look of the original Acne Velocite.

Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket in olive and black (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket
($57.90, Forever 21)

H&M Oversized Biker Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Discovered a whole bunch of new Velocite dupe jackets coming in just in time for the colder seasons! This one by H&M for $129 might be my current favorite Acne Velocite steal find! A few sizes are already sold out, so you better hurry if you want one of your own.

H&M Oversized Biker Jacket in black (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

H&M Oversized Biker Jacket
($129, H&M)

Topshop “Cooper” Faux Shearling Biker Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Topshop decided to come with a new Velocite dupe again this year which is available in petite and tall sizing and also comes in a comfy looking faux suede version. Prices vary between $150 to $160.

Topshop "Cooper" Faux Shearling Biker Jacket in black and black faux suede (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Topshop “Cooper” Faux Shearling Biker Jacket
($150-$160, Topshop)

Also available at Zalando.

Missguided Ultimate Aviator Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Also came across another set of Acne Studios inspired aviator jackets at Missguided again. They’re available in a variety of colors including black, grey, pale pink and caramel brown and cost $124. By the way, US students get a generous 40% discount!

Missguided Ultimate Aviator Jacket in black, grey, pale pink and caramel brown (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Missguided Ultimate Aviator Jacket
($124, Missguided)

Also available at Missguided (UK) & Missguided (International).

New Look Faux Fur Lined Aviator Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): New Look has super cozy looking Acne inspired faux fur lined aviator jackets as well this season. They come in either black or cream faux leather and are affordably priced at £59.99.

New Look Faux Fur Lined Aviator Jacket in black and cream (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

New Look Faux Fur Lined Aviator Jacket
(£59.99, New Look)

Also available at Zalando.

Warehouse Oversized Biker Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Spotted these Velocite inspired aviator jacket at Warehouse and just had to share them with you. I’m especially loving the deep and rich eggplant/berry version! It’s the perfect color for Fall! Other available colors: black and dark grey. Price: $158 (or £89)

Warehouse Oversized Biker Jacket in eggplant and black (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Vero Moda Faux Fur Aviator Jacket
($158, ASOS)

Also available at Warehousels.

Vero Moda Elisa Faux Fur Aviator Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Vero Moda is also another repeat Velocite copycat offender. This version is looking very spot-on to the designer real deal. Price: £75.

Vero Moda Faux Fur Aviator Jacket in black (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

Vero Moda Elisa Faux Fur Aviator Jacket
(£75, Vero Moda)

Also available at Bestseller, About You, Zalando & Spartoo.

Pixie Market Faux Shearling Fur Biker Jacket

Update (02/23/2017): Discovered this lovely Acne Velocite inspired faux shearling jacket at Pixie Market today. It’s a little on the expensive side at $279, but the quality looks quite decent, don’t you agree?

Pixie Market Faux Shearling Fur Biker Jacket in brown and black (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Pixie Market Faux Shearling Fur Biker Jacket
($279, Pixie Market)

J.O.A. Faux Shearling Jacket

Update (01/18/2017): Stumbled upon this great Acne inspired aviator jacket by J.O.A. in khaki green and brown which retails for $145 and couldn’t NOT tell you about this awesome designer dupe find.

J.O.A. Faux Shearling Jacket in olive and brown (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

J.O.A. Faux Shearling Jacketls
($145, Nordstrom)

Also available in ivory white at Amazonamazon.

Forever 21 Bonded Faux Suede Moto Jacket

Update (11/10/2016): Forever 21 also came up with a new Acne inspired moto jacket available in black or blush for a little under $30 (sale price!).

Forever 21 Bonded Faux Suede Moto Jacket in black and blush (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Forever 21 Bonded Faux Suede Moto Jacket
($23.95, Forever 21)

Also available at Forever 21 (Canada)ls, Forever 21 (UK) & Forever 21 (EU).

Vero Moda “Taina” Faux Fur Biker Jacket

Update (11/10/2016): I also came discovered these aviator jackets by Vero Moda which bear a strong resemblance to Acne’s Velocite jacket.

Vero Moda "Taina" Faux Fur Biker Jacket in black and tan (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Vero Moda “Taina” Faux Fur Biker Jacket
(€71.95, Zalando)

Warehouse Oversized Faux Fur Biker Jacket

Update (11/10/2016): And here’s one more set of Acne Velocite dupes! By Warehouse, available in black or khaki/brown for $151.

Warehouse Faux Shearling Aviator Jacket in brown (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Warehouse Oversized Faux Fur Biker Jacket
($151, ASOS)

River Island Oversized Faux Fur Aviator Jacket

Update (09/19/2016): Now that summer is over, more Acne Velocite dupes are starting to roll in! Found these Acne inspired faux leather + faux fur aviator jackets at River Island.

River Island Oversized Faux Fur Aviator Jacket in black and tan (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

River Island Oversized Faux Fur Aviator Jacket
($80, River Island)

Also available at River Island (UK)ls & River Island (EU).

Topshop “April” Faux Shearling Biker Jacket

Update (09/19/2016): Topshop has two great faux suede + faux shearling Acne Velocite alternatives in either black or khaki for affordable $150.

Topshop Faux Shearling Biker Jacket in black and khaki (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Topshop “April” Faux Shearling Biker Jacketls
($150, Nordstrom)

Topshop Real Shearling Biker Jacket

Update (09/19/2016): If you’re willing to invest, but not just as much as the real deal, how about this gorgeous real shearling aviator jacket, also by Topshop, for $1.100 instead? Definitely not a steal deal, but still $1.700 cheaper than the Acne Studios designer version..

Topshop Real Shearling Biker Jacket in ivory white (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

Topshop Real Shearling Biker Jacketls
($1.100, Nordstrom)

Jakke “Natasha” Oversized Faux Fur Collar Suedette Biker Coat

Update (09/19/2016): I also spotted these lovely suedette biker jackets by Jakke for £125 which you can buy at Lipsy.

Jakke "Natasha" Oversized Faux Fur Collar Suedette Biker Coat in black and taupe (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Jakke “Natasha” Oversized Faux Fur Collar Suedette Biker Coatls
(£125, Lipsy)

Dolce Vita “Veronica” Faux Shearling Moto Jacket

Update (09/10/2016): Discovered this lovely faux shearling, faux suede moto jacket at Dolce Vita today and it instantly reminded me of Acne’s Velocite. Price: $128 (on sale!).

Dolce Vita "Veronica" Faux Shearling Moto Jacket in black faux suede (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

Dolce Vita “Veronica” Faux Shearling Moto Jacketamazon
($128, Amazon)

Also available at 6pm & Revolve.

Muubaa “Darma” Shearling Biker Jacket

Update (01/05/2016): OMG! I just stumbled upon this insanely beautiful Acne Velocite look-alike in ivory by Muubaa. And the best part? This beauty is currently 50% off (even though I have to admit £562.50 is still quite a heavy price tag)!

Muubaa "Darma" Shearling Biker Jacket in ivory (Acne Velocite dupe)

Muubaa “Darma” Shearling Biker Jacket
(£562.50, Muubaa)

Missguided Faux Shearling Pilot Jacket

Update (11/09/2015): Spotted another Acne Velocite dupe today! Check out these faux shearling pilot jackets available at Missguided for $110.50 in either black or beige faux leather. What do you think of this one? Good one or not?

Missguided Faux Shearling Pilot Jacket in black and beige (Acne Velocite knockoffs)

Missguided Faux Shearling Pilot Jacket
($110.50, Missguided)

Also available at Missguided (UK) & Missguided (International).

Forever 21 Faux Fur-Lined Jacket

Luckily, you can get a very similar look with this cozy faux fur-lined jacket by Forever 21. It’s not exactly a Velocite dupe, but the Acne inspiration is still very visible here I think. Get this beauty for as little as $62.90!

Forever 21 Faux Fur-Lined Jacket in black (Acne Velocite knockoff)

Forever 21 Faux Fur-Lined Jacket
($62.90, Forever 21)

Stradivarius Oversize Jacket

I also spotted this fab-looking, budget-friendly Velocite alternative at Stradivarius for all of my European readers. It’s pretty close to the real deal, huh?

Stradivarius Oversize Jacket in black faux suede (Acne Velocite knockoff)

Stradivarius Oversize Jacket
(£55.99, Stradivarius)

Also available at Stradivarius (EU).

Choies Suedette Lapel Zipper Front Coat

Another set of Velocite dupes can be found at Choies. Not sure about the quality here, but I love that these look almost identical to the real deal and who wouldn’t love the price?

Choies Suedette Lapel Zipper Front Coat in black and tan (Acne Velocite knockoffs)

Choies Suedette Lapel Zipper Front Coat
($41.90, Choies)

Jessica Buurman “Swode” Buckled Shearling Jacket

Deal: Use promo code “XOXOJESS” to get 10% off your order at Jessica Buurman!

Of course, Jessica Buurman has an Acne Velocite dupe in stock as well. At $145, this “steal” is a bit of an investment, but I do love the black version, it looks so sturdy and warm. Also available in camel, taupe and brown.

Jessica Buurman "Swode" Buckled Shearling Jacket in black and tan (Acne Velocite knockoffs)

Jessica Buurman “Swode” Buckled Shearling Jacket
($145, Jessica Buurman)

Image source(s): Net-A-Porter, MyTheresa, Amlul Fashion Blogger, Le Blog de Betty, Janni Delér, MVB by Marie von Behrens, About You, Pimkie, Pull & Bear, Mango, H&M, New Look, Pixie Market, Nordstrom, Vero Moda, Warehouse, River Island, Topshop, Lipsy, Dolce Vita, Muubaa, Missguided, Forever 21, Stradivarius, Choies, Jessica Buurman

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Update: This post has been updated on August 9, 2017. Scroll down to see the new add.

Wasn’t there a moment in every little girl’s life where she has dreamed of being a ballerina? And with ballet flats as lovely looking as these by Chloé, isn’t there still a place in every woman’s heart for that little girl’s dream? Too bad the reality of that $485 price tag keeps most of us away from making that dream come true.

Chloé Criss-Cross Ankle Strap Ballet Flats in blush pink and black

Chloé Criss-Cross Ankle Strap Ballet Flatsls
($485, Saks Fifth Avenue)

Also available at Vestiaire Collective & The RealReal.

Jenna Dewan Loves Chloé

Actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum has been spotted wearing Chloé Criss-Cross Ankle Strap Ballet Flats.

Jenna Dewan-Tatum wearing nude Chloé Criss-Cross Ankle Strap Ballet Flats

Mossimo Supply Co. “Jane” Elastic Ballet Flats with Ankle Wrap

Update (08/09/2017): Came across yet another stylish and affordable Chloé ballet flat look for less alternative today! This ankle wrap ballet flat by Mossimo Supply Co. is only $19.99!

Mossimo Supply Co. "Jane" Elastic Ballet Flats with Ankle Wrap in black (Chloé inspired)

Mossimo Supply Co. “Jane” Elastic Ballet Flats with Ankle Wrap
($19.99, Target)

Style & Co “Beaa” Crisscross Ballet Flats

Update (07/05/2017): Came across these fab Chloé ballet flat alternatives by Style & Co which are currently on sale for a little over $40 and come in either black or brown faux leather. Steal deal alert!

Style & Co "Beaa" Crisscross Ballet Flats in black and brown (Chloé dupes)

Style & Co “Beaa” Crisscross Ballet Flats
($43.99, Macy’s)

Also available at Hudson’s Bay.

Stradivarius Elasticated Ballerinas

Update (03/03/2017): Discovered another Chloé ballet flat alternative at Stradivarius today. These two-tone criss-cross ballerinas are budget-friendly (£19.99/€19.95) and look a lot like the real deal!

Stradivarius Elasticated Ballerinas in nude and black (Chloé inspired)

Stradivarius Elasticated Ballerinas
(£19.99, Stradivarius)

Also available at Stradivarius (EU).

Jessica Buurman “Anna” Cross Strap Ballet Flats

Update (07/18/2016): Found another spot-on Chloé ballet flat dupe at Jessica Buurman today. Not exactly a steal at $99, but certainly a lot more affordable than the real deal.

Jessica Buurman "Anna" Cross Strap Ballet Flats in off-white (Chloé dupes)

Jessica Buurman “Anna” Cross Strap Ballet Flats
($99, Jessica Buurman)

Stradivarius Lace-Up Ballet Flats

Update (03/26/2016): Just spotted these insanely beautiful rose pink lace-up satin ballet flats at Stradivarius and they instantly reminded me of the blush Chloé ballerinas above. I’m soooo in love with these!

Stradivarius Lace-Up Ballet Flats in rose pink satin (Chloé inspired)

Stradivarius Lace-Up Ballet Flats
(£25.99, Stradivarius)

Also available at Stradivarius (EU).

Esprit “Bennie” Ballet Flats

Update (05/03/2015): Discovered this beautiful, nude colored Chloé ballet flat alternative by Esprit today. And the best thing? It’s currently on sale for less than $30! Steal find alert!

Esprit "Bennie" Ballet Flats in nude (Chloé knockoffs)

Esprit “Bennie” Ballet Flatsamazon
($27.99, Amazon)

Charles Albert “Cobra” Criss-Cross Ballerina Flats

Update (05/03/2015): Another cute ballet flat pair I’ve found are these faux leather ballerina flats by Charles Albert. Available for $22.99 in either black, cobalt blue or pink.

Charles Albert "Cobra" Criss-Cross Ballerina Flats in black (Chloé knockoffs)

Charles Albert “Cobra” Criss-Cross Ballerina Flats
($22.99, 6pm)

Jessica Simpson “Mandayss” Ballet Flats

Update (10/03/2014): Found another Chloé inspired (faux leather) ballet flat by Jessica Simpson today.

Jessica Simpson "Mandayss" Ballet Flats in black faux leather (Chloé knockoffs)

Jessica Simpson “Mandayss” Ballet Flatsamazon
($39.99, Amazon)

Also available at Century 21, 6pmcj & Nordstrom Rack.

a.n.a “Mercy” Ballet Flats

Update (08/13/2014): These budget-friendly ballet flats by a.n.a are yet another great alternative to the pricey designer original above. A version with studded strap embellishments is available here.

a.n.a "Mercy" Ballet Flats in black (Chloé knockoffs)

a.n.a “Mercy” Ballet Flats
($39.99, JCPenney)

Corso Como “Femme” Ankle Wrap Ballet Flats

Update (04/30/2014): Yay, stumbled upon yet another Chloé ballet flat dupe today! Aren’t these Corso Como ballerinas absolutely lovely? Available in black, magenta and rose gold leather.

Corso Como "Femme" Ankle Wrap Ballet Flats in black (Chloé knockoffs)

Corso Como “Femme” Ankle Wrap Ballet Flatsamazon
($71.48, Amazon)

Also available at 6pm & Bloomingdale’s.

Jessica Simpson “Mandalaye” Square-Toe Ballet Flats

But well, well, what do we have here? The happy ending to our ballerina fairy tale maybe? These ballet flats by Jessica Simpson are a spot-on Chloé dupe yet they cost only $69. Available in blush nude, black and toffee leather.

Jessica Simpson "Mandalaye" Square-Toe Ballet Flats in nude and black (Chloé knockoffs)

Jessica Simpson “Mandalaye” Square-Toe Ballet Flatscj
($69, Zappos)

Also available at Shoes.comls, Lord & Taylorls, ShoeMallls, Dillard’s, Macy’s, Amazon, 6pm, DSW, Boscov’s, HSN, Hudson’s Bay & Belk.

Steven by Steve Madden “KALOROSO” Criss-Cross Ballet Flats

I also came across these criss cross ballet flats from Steven by Steve Madden which are currently on clearance at Steve Madden. If you seize the moment, there’s a promo going on right now where you get an extra 50% off all clearance items which means these fabulous leather flats could be yours for a mere $60! Now that’s what I call a steal! Available in black and navy leather.

Steven by Steve Madden "KALOROSO" Criss-Cross Ballet Flats in black (Chloé knockoffs)

Steven by Steve Madden “KALOROSO” Criss-Cross Ballet Flatsls
($59.99, Steve Madden)

Kenneth Cole Reaction “Pro-Time” Ankle-Strap Ballet Flats

These Kenneth Cole Reaction flats are another option if you’re looking for a budget-friendly Chloé alternative under $50. Available in black, dark grey and pewter metallic.

Kenneth Cole Reaction "Pro-Time" Ankle-Strap Ballet Flats in black (Chloé knockoffs)

Kenneth Cole Reaction “Pro-Time” Ankle-Strap Ballet Flatsamazon
($41.99, Amazon)

Also available at Zapposcj, Macy’s, Dillard’sls, 6pm & Kenneth Cole.

Kimchi Blue Elastic Cross-Strap Flats

One of our fabulous readers, scriibbles, pointed us to yet another Chloé inspired option! Check out these very wallet-friendly criss-cross ballet flats by Kimchi Blue for $29!

Kimchi Blue Elastic Cross-Strap Flats in black and nude (Chloé knockoffs)

Kimchi Blue Elastic Cross-Strap Flats
($29, Urban Outfitters)

Bamboo Standouts-17A Criss Cross Ballet Flats

And here’s the last of the bunch! These Bamboo ballet flats are not what I’d call a dupe, but the design is very similar and the price very affordable. Available in various other colors including nude, pink, white and turquoise.

Bamboo Standouts-17A Criss Cross Ballet Flats in black (Chloé knockoffs)

Bamboo Standouts-17A Criss Cross Ballet Flats
($28, GoJane)

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Update: This post has been updated on June 5, 2017. Scroll down to see the new adds.

The moment I first laid eyes onto these fancy satin bow slide sandals by Puma which came out as part of the new Fenty Puma by Rihanna collection earlier this month, I knew Rihanna would have another hit on her hands for the fashion-forward, sportswear-loving ladies (…and men since these are also available in men’s sizing). The new styles are supposedly inspired by the luxurious Parisian days of the famously known decadent Queen of France, Marie-Antoinette, the bow slides are a glammed up version of the classic soccer slide with a super cute satin bow adorning the slide strap which come in either a beautiful pastel pink or edgy olive green. The bow slides retail for $90 which is obviously far from being a designer shoe price, but a) these sandals are so in demand right now that they’re almost sold out everywhere and b) not everbody wants to spend almost $100 on a pair of pool slide sandals, so we took a look around to see whether we could find some lower priced alternatives. Spoiler alert: we did!

 Fenty Puma by Rihanna Bow Slide Sandals in rose pink and olive green

Fenty Puma by Rihanna Bow Slide Sandals
($90, Bloomingdale’s)

Also available at Akirals, Forward by Elyse Walker, Amazonamazon, Urban Outfitters, ASOS, Puma, The Webster, Farfetchls, Office.co.uk, Office London (DE), Footlocker, Neiman Marcusls, Bergdorf Goodmanls, Intermix & Luisaviaroma.

Mossimo Supply Co. “Julisa” Bow Satin Slide Sandals

Update (08/09/2017): Stumbled upon another super cute Puma inspired bow slide today! It’s by Mossimo Supply Co., comes in blush or black satin and costs $22.99.

Mossimo Supply Co. "Julisa" Bow Satin Slide Sandals in blush and black (Fenty Puma Rihanna dupes)

Mossimo Supply Co. “Julisa” Bow Satin Slide Sandals
($22.99, Target)

EGO “Dream” Rubber Slider with Satin Bow

Update (06/05/2017): Spotted another set of Fenty Puma by Rihanna inspired bow slides at EGO today! They’re available in various lovely colors and cost £19.99. Worldwide delivery!

EGO "Dream" Rubber Slider with Satin Bow (Fenty by Puma x Rihanna dupes)

EGO “Dream” Rubber Slider with Satin Bow
(£19.99, EGO)

EGO “Foxy” Rubber Slide Sandals with Satin Bow

Update (06/05/2017): Also found these Puma inspired sliders at EGO which are yet another great alternative. They come in blush pink, black and baby blue satin and cost also £19.99. Steal deal alert!

EGO "Foxy" Rubber Slide Sandals with Satin Bow in blush pink, black, baby blue (Fenty by Puma x Rihanna dupes)

EGO “Foxy” Rubber Slide Sandals with Satin Bow
(£19.99, EGO)

Stradivarius Slides with Satin Bow

Update (06/05/2017): And check out these super cute blush pink satin slide sandals by Stradivarius! Price: £19.99.

Stradivarius Satin Bow Slides in blush pink (Fenty by Puma x Rihanna dupes)

Stradivarius Slides with Satin Bow
(£19.99, Stradivarius)

Steve Madden “Silky” Bow Slide Sandals

Update (04/11/2017): And another Fenty Puma by Rihanna bow slide dupe entered the stage! Check out these spot-on and super fab satin bow slides by Steve Madden! Available in pink and black satin for a steal price of $39.95 (now on sale for $23.41)! These will go quickly, so you better buy them ASAP!

Steve Madden "Silky" Bow Slide Sandals in pink and black satin (Fenty Puma by Rihanna dupes)

Steve Madden “Silky” Bow Slide Sandalsamazon
($23.41, Amazon)

Also available at Nordstromls, Lord & Taylorls, Dillard’s, Jildor, Zappos, Steve Maddenls, Macy’s, DSW, Tillys, Tobi, Shi by Journeys, Belk & Buckle.

LFL by Lust For Life “Spice” Satin Bow Slide Sandals

Update (04/11/2017): Also found these super cute beauties by LFL by Lust For Life which are another great look for less alternative for under $30 that comes in either blush, lavender, black or grey satin. Steal deal alert!

LFL by Lust For Life "Spice" Satin Bow Slide Sandals in blush, black and grey (Fenty Puma by Rihanna dupes)

LFL by Lust For Life “Spice” Satin Bow Slide Sandalsamazon
($29.95, Amazon)

Also available at 6pm, Century 21, DSW & Forever 21.

Express Metallic Bow Slides

Update (04/11/2017): These silver metallic bow slides I found at Express could also be a great look for less alernative if you don’t want a spot-on Puma dupe.

Express Metallic Bow Slides in silver metallic (Fenty Puma by Rihanna inspired)

Express Metallic Bow Slides
($39.90, Express)

Topshop “Halo” Bow Slides

My current Fenty x Puma dupe favorite are these lovely salmon pink satin bow slide sandals by Topshop which cost $30 and also come in black. Same cute design at a fraction of the real deal’s price! Add to cart, please!

Topshop "Halo" Bow Slides in nude pink (Fenty x Puma by Rihanna dupes)

Topshop “Halo” Bow Slides
($30, Topshop)

Also available at Nordstromls, Zalando & Hudson’s Bay.

Cape Robbin Moira-19 Bow Slide Sandals

Another great Puma by Rihanna alternative are these cooler-toned pink bow slides by Cape Robbin which cost between $30 – $40 and also come in white, blue and yellow satin. Really love these girly sandals!

Cape Robbin Moira-19 Bow Slide Sandals in pink (Fenty x Puma by Rihanna dupes)

Cape Robbin Moira-19 Bow Slide Sandalsamazon
($36.98, Amazon)

Also available at Amazon #2amazon, Nordstrom Rack, CiCi Hot, Amazon #3amazon, Zulily & eBayeBay.

Liliana Nomi-7 Satin Bow Slide Sandals

Last but not least are these spot-on Puma sandal dupes by Liliana which also happen to be the cheapest option at $21.99. Steal deal alert! Also available in various colors including black, blue, dusty and blush pink satin.

Liliana Nomi-7 Satin Bow Slide Sandals in blush pink and olive green (Fenty x Puma by Rihanna dupes)

Liliana Nomi-7 Satin Bow Slide Sandalsamazon
($21.99, Amazon)

Also available at Nordstrom Rack.

Image source(s): Puma, Target, Ego, Stradivarius, Steve Madden, Zappos, Topshop, Amazon, Nordstrom Rack

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Update: This post has been updated on July 14, 2016. Scroll down to see the new add.

Stripes. I’m still ridiculously obsessed with them and probably will never grow tired of them. That’s why I probably don’t have to tell you how I feel about this striped silk midi skirt by Tibi. And after seeing this skirt on some of my most favorite fashion bloggers, it made my obsession with it ten times worse. Not that I could give in to the temptation of buying it – that skirt costs a whopping $349 and that’s already the sale price (retail is $698)! But still… if I was rich girl (na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na-na nah)

Tibi Escalante Striped Silk Full Skirt in black and cream

Tibi Escalante Striped Silk Full Skirtls
($698, Net-A-Porter)

P.S.: Also available at Neiman Marcusls, Nordstromls & Tibi.

Style Bloggers Love Tibi

Personal style bloggers such as Blair Eadie (Atlantic-Pacific), Amber (Forever Amber), Wendy Nguyen (Wendy’s Lookbook) and Ania Boniecka (Ania B.) have all been spotted wearing a Tibi Escalante Striped Silk Full Skirt.

Blair Eadie (Atlantic-Pacific), Amber (Forever Amber), Wendy Nguyen (Wendy's Lookbook) and Ania Boniecka (Ania B.) wearing a Tibi Striped Midi Skirt

Who wore Tibi best?

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Stradivarius Striped A-Line Midi Skirt

Update (07/14/2016): Just stumbled upon this striped a-line midi skirt at Stradivarius and thought it’d be a great, budget-friendly alternative to the pricey Tibi skirt above.

Stradivarius Striped A-Line Midi Skirt in black and white (Tibi Escalante dupe)

Stradivarius Striped A-Line Midi Skirt
(€19.95, Stradivarius)

Eliza J Pleated Stripe Midi Skirt

Update (03/28/2016): OMG! Now look at this beauty of a skirt by Eliza J! Isn’t it just gorgeous? I love how spot-on it is to the Tibi skirt, especially since the materials look exactly the same even though Tibi’s skirt is 100% silk and this one is 100% polyester. Anyway, the material at least looks just as luxurious as the pricey real deal, so that might be close enough. Also, did I mention this skirt is on sale? But the best part? If you use promo code “JULY” at checkout, you will get 15% off regular-priced and sale items at Lord & Taylor which will lower the price of this skirt down to an affordable $135.15 (retail price is $159, offer valid through July 18th, 2016).

Eliza J Pleated Stripe Midi Skirt in ivory/black (Tibi Escalante knockoff)

Eliza J Pleated Stripe Midi Skirtls
($135.15, Lord & Taylor)

P.S.: Also available at Nordstromls.

ASOS Midi Prom Skirt in Stripe

Update (01/12/2016): Discovered this awesome striped midi skirt at ASOS a few days ago, ordered it straight away and love it to death! It’s a great and budget-friendly alternative to the pretty Tibi skirt above, don’t you think? Sizes are selling out by the hour, so I wouldn’t wait too long with this one.

ASOS Midi Prom Skirt in Stripe (Tibi Escalante dupe)

ASOS Midi Prom Skirt in Stripe
($57, ASOS)

Chicwish Striped Full A-line Midi Skirt

Update (11/09/2015): Another fab and budget-friendly Tibi skirt alternative can be found at Chicwish. What do you think? Yay or nay?

Chicwish Striped Full A-line Midi Skirt in black and white (Tibi Escalante knockoff)

Chicwish Striped Full A-line Midi Skirt
($42.42, Chicwish)

Forever 21 Contemporary Sheeny Stripe A-Line Skirt

Update (10/29/2015): Spotted another great Tibi skirt alternative today! The stripes on this a-line skirt by Forever 21 are slightly smaller, but the overall look is still very Tibi and the price is so affordable, too. Available in either ivory/black or wine/black for $27.90.

Forever 21 Contemporary Sheeny Stripe A-Line Skirt in black and white (Tibi Escalante knockoff)

Forever 21 Contemporary Sheeny Stripe A-Line Skirt
($27.90, Forever 21)

Topshop Stripe Midi Skirt

Luckily, Topshop caters to the needs of us stripe-lovin’, budget-conscious fashionistas, so they came up with a fantastic Tibi look for less option that will cost you just 1/7 of what the real deal would set you back. It’s not the cheapest skirt in town, I admit, but from what I read in reviews, the quality seems to be good and the fabric to be heavy and crease-free. And who doesn’t love to save time on ironing? Get this beauty while it’s still available, it’s almost sold out at Topshop and Nordstrom will probably follow soon as well.

Topshop Stripe Midi Skirt in black and white (Tibi Escalante knockoff)

Topshop Stripe Midi Skirtls
($105, Nordstrom)

P.S.: Also available at Topshop.

Choies Striped Midi Skirt

If you love striped skirts, but don’t want to spend $100 on one, then you might want to take a look at this Tibi-inspired midi skirt I discovered at Choies. It looks very similar to the real deal, but costs only $16.90! You shouldn’t expect too much quality-wise, but if you want a cheap fashion fix for your stripes obession, this is probably the best way to go.

Choies Striped Midi Skirt in black and white (Tibi Escalante knockoff)

Choies Striped Midi Skirt
($16.90, Choies)

Image source(s): Tibi, Atlantic-Pacific, Forever Amber, Wendy’s Lookbook, Ania B., Stradivarius, Lord & Taylor, ASOS, Chicwish, Forever 21, Nordstrom, Choies

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