Not only did I adore the wide patent piped belts in Gucci's Spring collection, I also went ga-ga for these Gucci Corset Patent Heels ($740). They have a bit of the lace-up motif that's popular right now, but at the same time they're super slick. But that price is far from super . . .
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These Soiree Laced Band Patent Pumps ($170) aren't cheap, but it sure seems like it next to Gucci's $740. There are slight differences, like a thicker heel and thinner band, but they're just as unique. If you can't afford the Gucci pair, this is the best alternative.