I saw this pair of Isabel Marant boots - The Basley perforated suede wedge ankle boot - on Goop.com and fell in love. But $600 shoes so do not fit my budget. Can you work your magic and help? —Diane
It's moments like these when I kinda wish I could drop $600 on a pair of shoes because The Basley is seriously awesome - it looks uber comfy and cool, and I know I'd get a lot of wear out of it. But I'm right with you, Diane, a $600 shoe purchase would be irresponsible for me, so let's look at some budget alternatives, shall we?
These boots at Target have a similar vibe - low heels, slouchy taupe suede, perforated detailing. They don't have the same "Ugg" gene as the Basley (which you could argue is a good thing) but it's the closest thing I've seen so far. At $34.99, the "Paka" is a sound buy:
There's also the Mossimo "Katelyn" available in tan, brown or black for $34.99 - the low heel and perforated detailing makes these a great wear-with-everything summer boot:
Have a suggestion for Diane? Let her know in the comments!
Shown above: Celebs love the Isabel Marant Basley boot, including (from left) Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Garner and Cameron Diaz.