comfort factor and the gold rockstuds really set these shoes off. I love how LeAnn Rimes wears her Valentinos with shorts and breezy tops. Too bad I don't have her shoe shopping budget because at $845 these would have been quite the investment in terms of summer footwear. Valentino Rockstud...

: Valentino also does this shoe in a d'Orsay pump that is also worth checking out! Martinez Valero "Ursula" Lace Pumps Martinez Valero "Ursula" Lace Pumps are a great alternative! The shoe may not have the same classic bow Valentino makes, yet the pump does give you the same romantic look...

Thanks for stopping by! My first impression of these shoes: I desperately want to own a pair of these Valentino Rockstud Peep-toe Platform Pumps. Subsequent logical thought: I cannot afford these high-priced beauties. Though in my case these pumps are unattainable, I feel inclined to...

But good news awaits, scroll down to see a fantastic look-a-like pair for about a quarter of the price! Valentino Rockstud Asymmetric Booties ($875, SOLD OUT) These booties by Schutz are phenomenal. They look just like the high-end designer version above, but cost a lot less! Even this...

. Unsurprisingly, I like these studded caged cork wedges just as much as the rest of the "Rockstud" collection. They're casual yet sexy and summery but also glamorous and a little wild. If I had a spare $722, I totally would get these for the upcoming spring and summer season. Valentino...

Thanks for stopping by! I love Valentino's "Rockstud" collection for its touch of tough luxe chic! The pyramid studs transform this contemporary classic handbag into an absolute eye-catcher and add interest and detail to the otherwise plain-looking design. And how gorgeous is the front flip...

Check it out below! Valentino Rockstud Leather Clutch ($1.195, Neiman Marcus) Loading ... Just as lovely, this version by GoJane is exactly the type of clutch you need for everyday and costs way less than the original designer inspiration. Place all your essentials inside and then place...

Valentino Rockstud Suede Platform Booties ($995, SOLD OUT) For those of you with a more boyish shape, this style by Ravel is ideal for you. It still has the same designer inspired look, but the higher heel and higher cut boot will add height and curves to your legs. Loving the higher heel,

Priced at $895, these heels are meant to be dreamt of for most of us, thus, we have a steal below! These "Farrah" Slingback Platform Pumps by Caparros are very similar to the Valentinos, but adorned with an extra flower detail right above the peep-toe. At first sight these pumps may seem...

Thanks for stopping by! Espadrilles! These summer shoes have risen to fame in the last couple of seasons with Chanel and Valentino leading the pack of the fabulous espadrilles. We've already done a Real vs. Steal on Valentino's highly popular lace espadrilles from a few seasons ago and now...

 

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