9/26/07

I told y'all this shoe was the "knockoff of the year"


Tory Burch is having quite the moment. Her rich yummy mumsy line, a preppy-boho assortment of graphic tunics, caftans and bejewelled shirt-dress classics, made a splash on the New York runways last week.
But it is her little ballerina flats, emblazoned with her baroque "double T for Tory" golden crest, that have exploded. Both the real thing (Holt Renfrew has a waiting list for the $225 flats) and the fake. The flat is the knockoff of the year, overrunning Canal Street in Manhattan and right here at home for $29.99 at Payless.
The New York Times has been following the increasingly bold knockoff market south of the border and Burch was named as one of the big hits. She filed an injunction against the copycats, but is on record as not being bothered by the imitations out there. "There will always be women who want the real thing," she said.

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4 comments:

The Budget Babe said...

Too funny! I was in Canada last weekend, spotted that article in the paper and had the same reaction. Could you believe the author called Tory Burch a MILF?!?! lol

The Cheap Chica said...

LOL!

Anonymous said...

They're selling this at Marshall's for like 12 bucks.

Girlfriend said...

Thanks Chica for the post on these...I can't believe I found a pair cheaper than the pair @ Payless..I bought a pair by Steve Madden for $19.99 @ TJ Maxx check out my blog http://girlfriend-007.blogspot.com/

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