All hail the master of the stiletto, Monsieur Christian Louboutin. Whenever I start wondering which Louboutin will rock my world next I discover a style like the "Clou Noeud" (try spelling that!), a perfect symbiosis of a feminine blush bow-adorned slingback pump and rocker, kickass conical...

Because at $995 this very kissable little heel has been snatched up by all those big lip bandits out there! Christian Louboutin Big Lips 120 Calf Hair Pumps ($995, SOLD OUT) Loading ... GoJane Velvet Metal Stiletto Pumps ($28.20, GoJane) Whaaat, Westside in da house! OK, Westberry....

Despite the respect and admiration I have for the creativity of Monsieur Christian Louboutin ; if I had to buy a pair of Louboutins with my current sad little shoe budget I'd choose a very classic style to ensure I'll get maximum bang for my buck. I've always loved the shape of the "Bianca" –...

This glamoruous heel by Christian Louboutin is called "Very Mix". Can I just say I desperately would love to be in the mix and mingle in these babies! But at almost $4.000 – just not going to happen. Dammit, why do the rich chicks get to have all the fun? Thank God, Jehovah, Allah, Buddha...

So imagine my delight when Christian Louboutin came out with these suede ankle strap pumps this summer. It was like good meets better. What's not so good about these? Yeah, the price obviously. Christian Louboutin Greissimo Mule Knotted Platform Pumps ($895, SOLD OUT) Loading...

Christian Louboutin Marisa Studded Platform Boots ($2.295, SOLD OUT) Loading ... For considerably less (about $2.175,05 less to be exact), you can wear these boots by N.Y.L.A. and rock the same look. And once you've worn them in, they'll have a vintage-like feel and look amazing with...

Christian Louboutin Pigalle Spikes Studded Pumps ($1.095, SOLD OUT) Loading ... See... naughty girls need love, too. And these pretty pumps as well! "Bahia" by STUDIO TMLS is not as spiked or as high as the Pigalle, but for about roughly 25% of the original cost, I think we can deal...

so scroll down to see what we found! Christian Louboutin Louis Studded Hi-Top Sneakers ($785, NET-A-PORTER) N.Y.L.A. "Catelin" Spiked Sneakers ($59.95, NORDSTROM) Blink "Akivaa" Studded Hi-Tops ($50.87, ASOS) P.S.: Also available at Javari.co.uk & New Look. If comfortable shoes are...

I really wanted to do a Real vs. Steal-feature on this shoe style but just couldn't find a suitable alternative at that time. Fast-forward to 2011 and a decent yet budget-friendly Loubie look-a-like has finally popped up... Christian Louboutin Very Privé Studded Peep-toe Pumps ($995, SOLD...

Thanks for stopping by! I've just taken a look at the last few dozen blog posts and realized it's been too long since we last had a good ol' Christian Louboutin Real vs. Steal here on this blog. So here you go: I'm quite in love with this beauty of a cutout high heel ankle bootie! So chic...

 

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