To this date Manolo Blahnik‘s Hangisi Cobalt Blue Satin Pumps are still one of the most requested shoes for a Real vs. Steal post on this blog. Our inbox is filled with emails from women who asked us to find a budget-friendly alternative to Carrie Bradshaw’s beautifully blue Manolos in the 2008 Sex and the City movie. And while there are quite a few wonderful Hangisi look-alikes out there, many of them run either on the rather expensive side or are simply not available anymore, so I was super happy when I came across these vivid blue satin heels by ASOS because they’re the perfect blank canvas for a DIY Manolo Blahnik Hangisi shoe project. All you need – besides the ASOS shoes, of course – is a pair of sparkly shoe clips and you’re good to go! I happened to find a really cute version by this brand called Absolutely Audrey for $21.99 which will give you a very similar look to the Manolo Blahniks. The total price for this super basic DIY amounts to a little over $90 which is less than 1/10 of the real deal’s price. Now that’s what I call a real steal deal!
- MANOLO BLAHNIK: Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Satin Pumps in Cobalt Blue, $995
- ASOS: ASOS Platinum Pointed Satin High Heel Pumps, $69
- SHOE CLIPS: Absolutely Audrey Scarlett Rhinestone Shoe Clips, $21.99
Office On To Pointed-Toe Stiletto Satin Pumps
Update (05/02/2017): Discovered these gorgeous satin stiletto heels by Office today and thought they’d be the perfect base shoe for the Manolo Blahnik Hangisi DIY project shown above. Available in fuchsia pink or cobalt blue satin for £68.
Office On To Pointed-Toe Stiletto Satin Pumps, £68 || Office
Also available at Office London (DE).
Image source(s): Neiman Marcus, ASOS, Absolutely Audrey, Office