Our first Shoe Vs. Shoe for this year comes courtesy of ZiGi Girl, one of our favorite affordable shoe brands, and Giuseppe Zanotti, one of our favorite luxury labels.
The shoe we’re looking at from ZiGi Girl is this crystal-embellished, open toe, zip-back wedge sandal in black suede. Even the 2″ platform and the 6″ heel on this wedge sandal are also covered in suede, which gives it a cohesive, glamorous and cleanly finished look:
The pink suede color of this wedge sandal has been available for a couple months now but this black suede color just recently arrived at Heels. So that’s why we’re only now comparing this ZiGi Girl lookalike to this original Giuseppe Zanotti design, which GZ lovers out there know only comes in black suede:
This is one shoe that needs no introduction. You all recognize the extreme slant on that wedge and the extreme height on that heel! But even if the ZiGi Girl sandal has the same 2″ platform and the same 6″ wedge, the proportions on the GZs still look sexier, steeper and more extreme. Also, the suede-covered platform might give the Zigi Girl sandals a softer look but the GZs are unforgivingly sexy with that shiny, almost mirror-like laminated platform sole.
So in this shoe showdown, which crystal-embellished suede wedge would you go for — the ZiGi Girl ‘Nifty’ or the Giuseppe Zanotti I10061?