Many people frown at copycats, which in all honesty, is understandable. It isn’t news that many contemporary brands look to their luxury counterparts for inspiration, reinterpreting a specific luxury aesthetic for consumers who aren’t in the market for luxury.
A good number of consumers cannot or would not spend much on shoes but still closely follow trends and love to look stylish. Steve Madden seems to have taken advantage of this fact. We can almost conclude that, for every luxurious footwear, there’s a less expensive version by Steve Madden.
Today’s edition of Look For Less is focused on two look-alikes, Steve Madden Stecy Sandals and Stuart Weitzman Nudistsong Ankle Strap Sandals.
Steve Madden Stecy Sandal costs $80 (N25600) and although it might not be affordable but it is compared to the Stuart Weitzman
The Stuart Weitzman Nudistsong Ankle Strap Sandals is its more luxurious counterpart and is worth about $398 (N127360).
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