Shoephoria

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Double-Take: Giuseppe Zanotti Leopard Wedge

Giuseppe Zanotti (DSW
I love anything with spots, especially shoes with spots. I first saw these Giuseppe Zanotti pumps on Gilt during one of their amazing shoe sales but unfortunately they didn’t have my size. I ended up getting a different pair of pumps on super sale and an email code for an extra 50% off. I had some doubts at first because of the heel height, but they earned a special place in my heart when they helped me win a custom pair! I am now a proud mama of two pairs of Giuseppe Zanotti shoes (total cost for both still under $100!) and completely addicted. 

But of course, I can’t go around buying all the designer shoes I want because I have to pay for things like food. So I found a pretty good double-take of the animal print wedge at DSW one day. They were on the clearance racks and not in my size, so I’m bummed I didn’t spot them earlier, but you might still have a chance at snagging a pair online or in stores if you call the Shoephoria center.

Levity Diva (DSW
The shape of the Diva pump by Levity (a brand exclusive to DSW) is actually quite different from the Zanotti pair, but it actually looks quite stunning on the foot. The curves of the leather highlight the shape of the foot, and the pointed toe is a bit more sophisticated the rounded toe on the pair by Zanotti. They’re also comfortable because the heel isn’t as high.
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Double-Take: Jimmy Choo Ivette

You can always count on gorgeous, delicate evening shoes from Jimmy Choo. The Ivette sandal (Nordstrom, Saks) particularly stands out because the straps are thoughtfully placed in a way that accentuates the curves of the foot and ankle; the shoe looks very elegant when worn! It’s available in both gold and silver leather with a 3.5″ heel. If you’re looking for something higher, the Lang sandal has the exact same strap construction except with a higher heel. You can find Lang in silver, pink, nude, and neon yellow.

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