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Designer lookalike shoes from Studio and River Island look just like high-end styles

Can YOU tell the £18 shoe from the lookalike costing £1,000? Studio, ASOS and River Island produce VERY convincing copies of designer buys

  • UK high street stores and online retailers released lookalikes to designer shoe
  • River Island’s £48 sock boots have a striking similarity to a £850 Chloe design
  • Studio are selling biker boots this autumn that resemble a style by Balmain 
  • But can you tell them apart? Scroll down to see the shoes and their lookalikes 

High Street stores across the UK have taken inspiration from designer catwalks for their autumn collection, with River Island leading the way.

The affordable fashion brand has released chunky black sock boots for £48 that have striking similarities to an £850 design by Chloe, as well as strappy heeled sandals with a likeness to a style by Bottega Veneta.

Online store Studio have also delighted shoppers with their purse-friendly biker boots that are £416 cheaper than a similar design from Balmain.

You’ll need extensive knowledge of designer brands to spot the difference between the luxury goods and High Street items this season. 

Scroll down to test your knowledge by looking at them side-by-side and check your answers at the bottom. 

1.

The High Street is full of designer lookalike shoes this season

Can you spot the £850 sock boot by designer brand Chloe, alongside a similar design from River Island for just £48? 

2.

Chloe's £370 rubber boots are perfect for expected rainfall, but can you tell the difference between a similar shoe from ASOS?

How much do you think these boots cost?

Chloe’s £370 rubber boots are perfect for expected rainfall, but can you tell the difference between a similar shoe from ASOS, reduced to £17.50 in the sale?

3.

Both of these boots have a striking biker style, but which one is £975 and which is £18?

Are these shoes from the High Street or a designer brand?

Both of these boots have a striking biker style, but which one is £975 and which is £18? 

4.

Square toe heels are a must-have this season, but which of these sandals are £655 while the other is just £42?

What brand are these sandals?

Square toe heels are a must-have this season, but which of these sandals are £655 while the other is just £42?

5.

Can you spot the Ego boots?

One of these shoes costs £34.99, while the other is an eye-watering £1,050

Can you spot the Ego boots? One of these shoes costs £34.99, while the other is an eye-watering £1,050 

6.

Both of these sandals feature gold studs and a chunky square heel, but which one is £680 and which is just £30?

Can you spot the designer sandals?

Both of these sandals feature gold studs and a chunky square heel, but which one is £680 and which is just £30? 

7.

Tom Ford's padlock sandals are available for £890, but can you spot them when placed next to a design for just £22.49 from Ego?

How much are these sandals?

Tom Ford’s padlock sandals are available for £890, but can you spot them when placed next to a design for just £22.49 from Ego? 

8.

The chunky trainers trend is here to stay this autumn, but can you spot which of these pink pairs costs more?

How much do you think these trainers cost? One pair is £725 from Balenciaga, while the other is a more purse-friendly £89.95 from Adidas

The chunky trainers trend is here to stay this autumn, but can you spot which of these pink pairs costs more? One pair is £725 from Balenciaga, while the other is a more purse-friendly £89.95 from Adidas 

9.

Where are these sandals from?

Prada are selling silver sandals for £690, but can spot them when side-by-side with a design for just £4.50?

Prada are selling silver sandals for £690, but can spot them when side-by-side with a design for just £4.50?

10. 

White slingback heels can be paired with almost any outfit, but can you spot a £545 design from a pair for £27.99?

Are these shoes from the High Street?

White slingback heels can be paired with almost any outfit, but can you spot a £545 design from a pair for £27.99?

ANSWERS 

1.

Chloé Franne sock-detail ankle boot cost £850 from FarFetch (pictured)

River Island's black chunky sock boots cost just £48

Chloé Franne sock-detail ankle boot cost £850 from FarFetch (pictured left), while a similar design is available for just £48 at River Island (pictured right)

2.

ASOS DESIGN Grounded heeled rain boots in stone are just £17.50

Chloé Betty block-heel rubber boots are currently £370 at Matches Fashion (pictured)

Chloé Betty block-heel rubber boots are currently £370 at Matches Fashion (pictured right), however a lookalike is available from ASOS for just £17.50 (pictured left) 

3.

Balmain Women's Black Ranger Leather Combat Boots are £975 on Lyst (pictured)

Studio Croc Zip Detail Biker Boots, £18 (pictured)

Balmain Women’s Black Ranger Leather Combat Boots are £975 on Lyst (pictured left), but Studio has similar biker boots for £18 (pictured right) 

4.

Bottega Veneta Stretch square-toe leather sandals are £655 (pictured)

River Island black strappy heels sandals are just £42

Bottega Veneta Stretch square-toe leather sandals are £655 (pictured left), while River Island’s lookalike is just £42 (pictured right) 

5.

Flame pocket detail lace up chunky sole ankle biker boots from Ego for £34.99 (pictured)

Prada Monolith chunky-sole leather ankle boots are £1,050 (pictured)

Prada Monolith chunky-sole leather ankle boots are £1,050 (pictured right), but a purse-friendly similar design is available from Ego for just £34.99 (pictured left)

6.

Valentino Garavani Rockstud 60mm sandals are £680 at FarFetch (pictured)

Roxanne - White Strappy with Gold Stud Detail Block Heels from Chockers are just £30 (pictured)

Valentino Garavani Rockstud 60mm sandals are £680 at FarFetch (pictured left), however a lookalike is available from Chockers for just £30 (pictured right)

7.

Tom Ford Padlock metallic leather sandals are £890 (pictured)

Front-row chain padlock heels from Ego are just £22.49 (pictured)

Tom Ford Padlock metallic leather sandals are £890 (pictured left), while front-row chain padlock heels from Ego are just £22.49 (pictured right)

8. 

Adidas Originals Ozweego trainers in pink are £89.95 at ASOS

Balenciaga Triple S logo-print embroidered leather, nubuck and mesh sneakers are £725 (pictured)

Balenciaga Triple S logo-print embroidered leather sneakers are £725 (pictured right), but Adidas has a similar design for £89.95 at ASOS (pictured left)

9.

Studio Toe Loop Square Toe Heeled Sandals are £4.50 (pictured)

Prada metallic strappy sandals are £690 at My Theresa (pictured)

Prada metallic strappy sandals are £690 at My Theresa (pictured right), however a similar sandal from Studio is just £4.50 (pictured left)

10.

Prada Patent leather slingback pumps are currently £545 (pictured)

Zara faux patent leather slingback heels are £27.99 (pictured)

Prada Patent leather slingback pumps are currently £545 (pictured left), but Zara has a lookalike heel for £27.99 (pictured right)

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