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LA designer Jenni Kayne's name is practically synonymous with her D'Orsay flats, shoes that by all accounts have become a runaway hit. As is the case when any style makes it big, other brands have rushed in to recreate the shoes, which feature a pointy toe and a cutaway vamp to reveal more of the inner foot. As this "look for less" article on Huffington Post illustrates, copycat pairs can be found at ASOS, ShoeMint, Steven Madden and Chinese Laundry. But perhaps the most egregious offender is Forever 21, whose didn't even rename their knock-off version.
The Forever 21 D'Orsay flat, which has sold out in every color but mustard yellow, is made of faux suede and retails for $19.80. Meanwhile, Jenni Kayne's D'Orsay flats are priced from $425 on up to $595 depending on materials.
· D'Orsay [Jenni Kayne]
· D'Orsay Pointed Toe Flats [Forever 21]
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