Even though I’m still missing the “Yves” in Saint Laurent, I must admit that Hedi Slimane is doing a remarkable job on revamping the (Y)SL brand. I’m a great fan of the new shoes and bags line in particular. There are so many elegant and timeless pieces to choose from! I first have seen these minimalistic ankle strap heels shown below on Karla’s blog and immediately fell in love with them as they match my vision of “the” perfect ankle strap high heel sandal! If only they’d match my shopping budget as well…
Saint Laurent Jane Ankle Strap Sandals, $695 || Nordstrom
Tony Bianco Sacha Ankle Strap High Heel Sandals
Update (07/17/2018): Came across these Tony Bianco high heel sandals and they instantly reminded me of the Saint Laurent heels above! They come in various colors and uppers and cost ~$150.
Tony Bianco Sacha Ankle Strap High Heel Sandals, $143.95 || Nordstrom
Steven by Steve Madden Rykie Ankle Strap Sandals
Update (11/29/2015): Spotted another lovely Saint Laurent alternative for less! Aren’t these ankle strap heels by Steven by Steve Madden just fabulous? And not too expensive as well. Available in various colors and uppers.
Steven by Steve Madden Rykie Ankle Strap Sandals, $54.99 || Shopbop
boohoo Night Caggie Skinny Two Part Heels
Update (06/13/2015): Look at these fab Saint Laurent Jane inspired heels I’ve discovered at boohoo. So close to the real deal and only $44 (available in either black or nude).
boohoo Night Caggie Skinny Two Part Heels, $44 || boohoo
Steve Madden Gea Ankle Strap High Heel Sandals
Update (04/24/2015): Found these lovely patent Saint Laurent look-alike heels by Steve Madden. Available for $55.99 in various colors!
Steve Madden Gea Ankle Strap High Heel Sandals, $55.99 || 6pm
Sole Society Lindsay Strappy High Heel Sandals
Update (02/28/2015): And while we’re at it, these strappy heels by Sole Society also reminded me of the Saint Laurent Jane ankle strap sandals above. Currently on sale for a steal price of $39.98!
Sole Society Lindsay Strappy High Heel Sandals, $39.98 || Sole Society
Jeffrey Campbell Strides Ankle Strap High Heel Sandals
Update (02/28/2015): Stumbled upon this great Saint Laurent Jane alternative by Jeffrey Campbell. JC’s version has a slightly higher platform, but otherwise the design is almost the same. Also available in nude/ivory leather.
Jeffrey Campbell Strides Ankle Strap High Heel Sandals, $160 || Nasty Gal
Topshop UNIQUE Hi Strappy Sandals
While browsing through Topshop‘s newest arrivals today, I spotted this little fella here and was instantly reminded of the Saint Laurent Jane heels. Although the ankle strap is significantly wider than on the SL original and the price tag at $230 not exactly steal-worthy, I still think these’d be a great buy if you’re looking for a budget-friendl(y)ier Saint Laurent alternative because the overall look of these Topshop heels is still very, very similar to the designer version.
Topshop UNIQUE Hi Strappy Sandals, $230 || Topshop
Image source(s): Forward by Elyse Walker, Nordstrom, Nasty Gal, Topshop, Boohoo, Sole Society, Zappos