acne atacoma or alternative?

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  1. So, recently, I've gotten it into my head that I need a pair of black wedge booties. I love the acne atacomas, but they cost $600, and I'm not sure if I really need them or not, cuz I already have a pair of the sam edelman zoe's, and they seem functionally similar.

    Anyway, what do you guys think? Should I got for the acne's? Do you know of a cheaper alternative? Do I just not need them at all?
     
  2. Jeffrey Campbell has that same style of wedge boots too- the price is far less than the atacomas yet I think the original Acne version is the best...
     
  3. those are sold out...
     
  4. The Acne's are far, far better in quality than the Sam Edelman's (leather looks extremely cheap & lacking in quality, although it is pretty comfortable) or JC's 99 boot (JC's knock-off of the Acne Atacoma, I had ordered a pair and the smell fresh from the box was soooo pungent, like direct from a Chinese factory, the leather & construction just scream cheap, fit was off, and also the shape/proportion/heel height are totally different from the Acne Atacoma).
     
  5. #5 Feb 7, 2010
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2010
    Perhaps you'd like to try Jeffrey Campbell's Clinic? They will only be restocked next month though.

    http://www.solestruck.com/jeffrey-campbell-clinic-black-calf/index.html#

    Finsk's ponyskin wedge has been quite popular. You can email finskshoes@yahoo.co.uk and buy directly from them.

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_2TIo_A-arpQ/SpnNUU-48hI/AAAAAAAAAxY/KRqOI4BnVV4/s1600-h/Finsk+Pony+Hair+Wedge+Boots.jpg

    Or perhaps BCBG's Mendel boots? That is if you can still find them on Ebay or a store near you.

    http://www.fashiontoast.com/2009/11/joining-ankle-boot-army.html
     
  6. I have both the Acne and the Sam Edelman's that you are talking about and I notice that I tend to lean towards the Acne's more, they are less subtle .. a lot more comfortable and like the others said, honestly the quality is better. The Zoe's are very trendy where I think the Acne's are much more wearable (Even with the harness off of the Zoe's). I hope this helps you in some way.