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The Look for Less: Kate Spade Halle Wedge Pump

A reader named Anna C. asked me to help her track down a more affordable version of the Kate Spade "Halle" wedge pump, a top pick of celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe on It's also apparently something of an "it" shoe among women in politics, according to the New York Times. This versatile shoe is undeniably stylish and comfortable but carries a painful $300 pricetag.

So I did a little digging around and discovered Nine West's "Smooch" Wedge Pump for $79 at It's a close match in black patent leather and round toe but it has a 4" heel, so be aware.

Another option that will give you the Kate Spade look-for-less is from Jones New York. Their "Kent" wedge pumps are $59.95 at and have a genuine leather upper and 3" heel (just like the Kate Spades, although it's tough to tell from the photos).

Lastly, we have Merona's Myka Suede Wedge Pumps featuring a 2-inch heel that's great for walking. These are just $29.99 at Take your pick!

Nice picks! I'm wearing the last (Merona/Target) ones right now, in the nude color, haha!
#1 Kay819 (Homepage) on 2010-10-29 14:29 (Reply)
I have a pair of shoes just like that but with a 2.5 inch heel from Jessica Simpson. They only cost me about $30, are 2 years old and still going strong.
#2 Athena on 2010-10-29 16:28 (Reply)
So cool...
#3 carla (Homepage) on 2010-10-30 03:05 (Reply)
I bought those very same Kate Spade wedges from Marshalls, on clearance for $70!!! This just adds to my list of why I'm obsessed with Marshalls : )
#4 veronica on 2010-10-31 08:49 (Reply)
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