Lace-up shoes again...are you sensing a trend? I'm head-over-heels for my lace-up pointy toe flats (I own this pair in black), and now that I know how cute and wearable this style really is, I'm on the hunt for a pair of lace-up espadrilles. This summer's "It" shoe has a laid-back vibe with just enough detailing to keep them fun and interesting. Pair them with an off-shoulder top and kick-flare jeans for an of-the-moment look (like this). Aquazzura's 'Belgravia' lace-up espadrilles are $495 while ShoeDazzle's near identical pair is only $40 (and it's only $30 if you're a ShoeDazzle VIP!) Who else is in love with this look?
Splurge: Aquazzura 'Belgravia' lace-up espadrilles, $495 at net-a-porter.com (more colors at Saks, Barneys, and Shopbop)
Save: 'Palmira' lace-up espadrilles (also in black), $40 at shoedazzle.com ($30 for subscription members)
I've rounded up a couple more lace-up espadrilles after the jump, including two pairs of near-identical Aquazzura lookalikes under $50...plus this amazing pair at LOFT for $59.50...so good!