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The Look for Less: Lanvin Chain Link Heels


Lanvin's chain link pumps originally sold for $1075 at Barneys (now sold out).




Hilary Duff wore hers with a body-conscious black dress for a shopping spree at Gucci…



Photo credit: www.lovemaegan.com


…while blogger …love Maegan worked some DIY magic and made her own inspired-by pair of ankle chain heels. Fabulous!



Photo credit: www.theglamourai.com


**UPDATE:** Thanks to a tweet from @notlostintrans, I discovered another blogger's amazing DIY version of the Lanvin: The Glamourai created detachable ankle jewelry that can be worn a dozen ways! Superchic.


The best knock-off I've found so far isn't cheap, but it's a lot less than the original. It's the 'Seeri' by Guess ($128) and you can wear the chains draped in back or wrapped around the ankle (says so in the product details.) Click the pic to learn more, Lanvin lovers!

Comments
I think the inspired by ones are better looking than the original! I'm not a huge fan of gold, though.

Also, thank you for spelling out body-conscious. I always wondered what body con dress meant but now I know! :-)
#1 Jeni on 2010-07-20 07:22 (Reply)
Holy moly, I'm in LOVE! And I agree with Jeni - I like the Guess version even better.
#2 Sally (Homepage) on 2010-07-20 08:42 (Reply)
I love the shoes! However, they do cost like a lot! But they're really nice and good to look at.

When I saw Hilary wore this in another site, I just fell in-love with it.
#3 The Fashion Suggestion (Homepage) on 2010-07-21 01:57 (Reply)
Hey,
I wanna first one... It's very stylist and durable .......

Thanks
#4 More On Imprinted Pencils (Homepage) on 2010-07-21 09:17 (Reply)
Those lanvin pumps are so hot and you know how I love ankle strap shoes. I hope someone comes out with an exact dupe!
#5 budget chic (Homepage) on 2010-07-21 17:25 (Reply)
I love you, Lanvin! LOL

Those heels are killer sexy, right, guys?

I would definitely wanna wear this pair. How can people make such beautiful shoes?!
#6 The Fashion for Less (Homepage) on 2010-07-23 00:25 (Reply)
Wet Seal has a bootie version like this with chains for only $34.50.

http://www.wetseal.com/catalog/product.jsp?categoryId=109&subCategoryId=206&productId=37436
#7 Lookbook Styles Under $100 (Homepage) on 2010-07-31 20:16 (Reply)
nice find, probably easier to walk in, too.
#7.1 The Budget Babe on 2010-07-31 21:52 (Reply)
http://www.wetseal.com/catalog/product.jsp?productId=37436&productVariantId=232040&quantity=1
i found these:)
#8 courtney on 2010-08-22 15:26 (Reply)
I am a member of Shoedazzle.com and their Felina is a really good knockoff.

$29.95 and they are super cute.
#9 Ashley on 2011-10-31 09:44 (Reply)
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