Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Wittner A/W 09

So I've trawled the internet like a maniac, trying to find pics of the Wayne by Wayne Cooper and Leona Edmiston designer shoe ranges being stocked at Myers around the country, but have come up with nadas. Shame, because I wanted to feature the gorgeous purple suede stacked heels by Wayne Cooper. Part minx, part feline-assassin and part PSA (pure sex appeal), I WANT those shoes....but am on a shoe ban.

So with the dreaded B word firmly in place, I decided it wouldn't hurt to visit Wittner. Oh, and it wasn't just me being masochistic....the sister celebrates her birthday in less than 10 days and is starting to become a fellow shoe fiend.

I walked in. And started drooling (yet at the same time was left somewhat hmmm....disappointed in their design team?). Because Wittner does incredibly awesome rip-offs of designer shoes, and produces them relatively soon after. Prime examples:


a) YSL Tribute platform pumps-a nod to


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or in the funkier version:

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the heel on those babies is 8cm, with an added 4cm platform....sweeeet!


and the real deal...

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b) Prada-esque spat heels, I do like the (added) silver button tabs on the side...

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I am so tempted by the faux-tributes, it's not even funny. I just have to remember my ban. No Wayne Coopers, no faux tributes....waaaahhh ;)

Heres hoping someone out there can enjoy the shoes.

22 comments:

Swank Heights said...

OMG how much are the tribute knock offs? I just died!!!

erikas said...

Wow, I love these shoes! I am really picky what shoes I buy but those ones are gorgeous!!

Couture Carrie said...

Ooooh love the purple ones!

xoxox,
CC

MR style said...

their hot and sexy

Cheeks said...

the purple ones are dope!

CoastFashion said...

Loving the YSL pumps!!!
Such a neccessary but guilty classic.

Theresa said...

i could never walk in those shoes, but I'd happily have them especially the purple ones

Bella said...

Where on planet earth did you find the identi-Balmain heels? !!!!!

I LOVE the YSL Tribute, but hear ya loud and clear on shoe ban... the hunt is (sometimes)exhausting!

Have a great day baby!
lol-xx

filthy lust said...

want want!

KATLIN said...

These would make my short legs look so good. But I always feel like a tall poser when I wear really high heels cuz I'm so little! Haha.

yiqin; said...

The funkier style is pretty awesome!

Petra said...

I am SO happy that you posted this! I am so in love with the ysl tributes, and have been dying to get my hands on a pair of decent knockoffs. You have answered all my dreams :)

xx

She's Dressing Up said...

The "tributes" look great - the printed ones are amazing!!

Nina (femme rationale) said...

oh.my.god. the ysl k/offs are amazing! i'm so drooling over the purple ones. do they ship to the US?

and thank u so much for such a sweet comment. really made my day. and i take it you're more of a salt person than sweet? ;)

Anika said...

Hey Juley, think the shoes cost Aud $189.95. But you'll have to add shipping costs to the States (they do offer international shipping for those who were wondering)

Anika said...

Petra, glad I could be of help. I am so tempted.....

...I should probably take a bet on how long I'll last before I cave in and buy a pair of the sex-on-legs shoes (I'm going with not very long!)

Anika said...

Nina, aww....nothing but the truth, hun! p.s. Wittner ship to the States...not sure what the costs are though...

good luck!

And thank you all for the lovely comments :)

KATLIN said...

Oooh that shoe sounds very intriguing!! Esp since it's PURPLE! :)))

Stompface said...

oh yes please I love wittner! I am so glad they got a store for P-town.

x

Cory K. said...

all these shoes are amazing. great choices & post (;

Anika said...

Bella, forgot to mention that I found the faux-Balmains at a local surf store (of ALL places!!). The downside was that it was some dodge hard core foam material, but on the plus side the shoes only cost $20. They break, so what??!!?

Anika said...

Stompface, I work in the city so every so often I'm tempted to go in and have a gander, bad news on the wallet I tell you ;)

And thanks Cory....shoes will always be A OK in my book :)