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These $15 Kmart sandals are almost identical to a much-loved designer pair worth $199

Your next wardrobe staple: These $15 Kmart sandals are almost identical to a much-loved designer pair worth $199

  • A $15 pair of sandals from Kmart look near identical to a $199 designer pair 
  • Both the Kmart and Dr Martens Blaire Hydro Sandals feature a triple front band 
  • The shoes are also designed with a side buckle, open toe and back strap 
  • The minor details make it hard to determine the difference between the two 


A pair of $15 Kmart sandals have caught the attention of shoppers online after looking near identical to an alternative designer pair worth $199.

Both the Chunky Fashion Sandal from Kmart and popular Dr Martens Blaire Hydro Sandals feature a triple front band detail, side buckle, open toe design and back strap.

Affordable fashion blogger ‘This is Genevieve’, from Canberra, posted a sequence of images on Instagram and was excited to wear the shoes all spring after picking up a pair.

The $15 Chunky Fashion Sandal from Kmart (pictured) look near identical to the Dr Martens Blaire Hydro Sandals

Both the Kmart and Dr Martens' sandals feature a triple front band detail, side buckle, open toe design and back strap

But the Dr Martens (pictured) are made with a padded collar for comfort, a lightweight ripple sole and sturdy, durable Goodyear welt

Both the Chunky Fashion Sandal from Kmart (left) and popular Dr Martens Blaire Hydro Sandals (right) feature a triple front band detail, side buckle, open toe design and back strap

The minor details between the Kmart and Dr Martens shoes make it difficult to determine the difference.

The Kmart shoes would be perfect for those who want to stick to a stick budget when shopping.  

From the city to the coastline, the sandals are suitable for all-day wear and can be worn with a sundress, shorts and a top or skirt. 

The minor details between the Kmart and Dr Martens shoes make it difficult to determine the difference

The minor details between the Kmart and Dr Martens shoes make it difficult to determine the difference

The high-end Dr Martens retail for 13 times the price of the Kmart shoes as they are made with a padded collar for comfort, a lightweight ripple sole and sturdy, durable Goodyear welt.

The iconic shoes also feature the brand’s signature yellow mid-sole stitching.

The Kmart shoes can be purchased in store and online, and the Dr Martens can be bought from retailers including The Iconic.  

Earlier this month a savvy customer revealed how she put together an entire summer outfit for only $60 by shopping at Kmart

Islah, from Brisbane, stunned in a gorgeous tiered white maxi skirt paired with a simple $12 beige tank top, heeled mules and $8 gold pearl drop earrings

Earlier this month a savvy customer revealed how she put together an entire summer outfit for only $60 by shopping at Kmart 

Earlier this month a savvy customer revealed how she put together an entire summer outfit for only $60 by shopping at Kmart.

Affordable style blogger Islah Palmer, who runs the Instagram page Kmart Fever, revealed the items she purchased in a now-viral TikTok video shared online.

Islah, from Brisbane, stunned in a gorgeous tiered white maxi skirt paired with a simple $12 beige tank top, heeled mules and $8 gold pearl drop earrings. 

The outfit looked stunning and would be perfect to wear at the beach, park, to a picnic or social day gathering. 



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