Hilary Duff Wears $600 Glitter Sneakers, Plus 7 More Affordable Alternatives
Well, that's one way to put a little pep in your step. Hilary Duff wore Saint Laurent red glitter sneakers during her outing today and they were not what you would call affordable. Duff's designer sneakers retail for $600, which might seem like a lot for a pair of kicks, but is likely a drop in the bucket for the former Lizzie McGuire star. Only days after dyeing her hair blue à la Kylie Jenner, it seems like Duff is choosing to express her personal style through bold, bright colors—and we totally approve.
Duff perfectly demonstrates the idea of high-low fashion, pairing her $600 designer canvas sneakers with a basic pair ripped jeans and a white t-shirt, for a look that can only be described as "casually glam." Duff has been getting a lot of attention lately, especially after officially filing for divorce from her husband Mike Comrie.
While I like the idea of glittery shoes (because who doesn’t want glitter everything?), I’m not crazy about the red. They remind me of Dorothy’s red heels from The Wizard of Oz, which isn’t necessarily the most wearable look of all time. Although I must admit, Duff does a good job at making them look like they belong on the streets of Los Angeles, rather than a yellow brick road or Parisian runway.
Want some glam sneakers yourself? These seven pairs are just as sparkly as Duff’s designer duds, but slightly more affordable.
1. This black glitter version by Keds x Kate Spade New York
These black glitter sneakers combine the comfort of Keds with the girly-glam style of Kate Spade. And since they're black, you really can't go wrong.
2. This red replica from I Heart UGG
I Heart Ugg Lace Up Glitrer Sneakers, $70, Zappos
If you're looking to recreate Duff's ensemble, these red glitter sneakers are your best bet—for about a tenth of the cost.
3. These beautiful Marc by Marc Jacobs slip-ons
Marc by Marc Jacobs Space Glitter Sneaker, $228, Zappos
Dang these are cool. Probably cool enough to rationalize the $228 price tag. Maybe.
4. These "safe" Converse high-tops
Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star Sparkle High-Tops, $65, Kohls
Feeling the glitter, but don't really want to commit to a shoe covered in it? These Converse with decorative toes are exactly what you need.
5. These chunky glitter stunners from ASOS
ASOS Dreamer Sneakerp, $36, ASOS
These glitter sneaker flats are super fun. That's all there is to it.
6. These playful sneakers from Chiara Ferragni
Chiara Ferragni Glitter Lips Slip-on Sneaker, $290, Nasty Gal
These are pretty expensive, so I apologize, but seriously, how cute are the lip motifs!? Leave it to a blogger to make the most adorable sneaker flats of all time.
7. This blue pair from L'Autre Chose
L'Autre Chose Glitter Slip-on Sneakers, $140, Far Fetch
Blue is a little bit more fun than black, but still just as wearable. It's a win-win.