Lace up high heal sandals are stomping through so many red carpets, that I think its safe to say this is the next big trend. The all so fab Derek Lam gray suede opens at the toe with cutouts all the way up to the ankle and heel, with a 5" Cork heel. These bad boys are made in Italy and are currently retailing at $790 (Shopbop.com). I guess you can say you're getting your bang for your buck, because we all know anything made in Italy is definitely quality.
Now, for those Fashionistas who would like to achieve the same look but aren't quite making the "made in Italy" money at your current juncture in life, FS has provided some similar alternatives that could help you achieve
the same look!
Carly pump from DV by Dolce Vita. The open-toe beauty features sleek slits, studded details, and adjustable lacing at the ankle and instep. A rear zipper lets you don the style quickly and easily, while the hidden platform adds walkability to the high heel. Colors: Black & Silver
Retail $100 (Zappos.com)
DV Dolce Vita "Cabo" High Heel Lace-Up SandalsHigh heel leather caged sandals with lace-up styling. Leather upper, metallic leather lining, rubber sole Open toe 4.25" stacked heel l and .5" stacked platform
Retail $100 (Bloomingdales)
The Jillanna by Pour La Victoire is a leather lace up pump with cut out detailing. Open back, detailed heel. Heel Height: 4" Leather Upper and Sole.Color: Yellow
Retail: $324 (The Shoe Box)
Chinese Laundry: Lucky Strike
Scalloped-edged "V"-shaped leather pieces overlap each other for a flattering look, complete with skin-revealing cut-outs. The lace-up front pulls it all together with a leg-lengthening heel and platform. Sweet and sexy, this ankle-high pump is a real stunner. Leather upper with a man-made sole. Lace-up top. 4.5" heel
Retail: $80 (Lori's Shoes)