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When new fashions come out from expensive designers, other companies tend to be very quick to put out a similar looking item of their own. Generally speaking, although they may look nice, knock-offs are rarely of high quality, and the biggest item to be weary of when buying a cheaper version is shoes.
For starters, women in particular need to be very cautious of the shoes that they put on their feet if they want to maintain nice looking feet. There are many stores all around that will sell tons of very fashionable shoes that may cost no more than twenty or thirty dollars, while a similar looking shoe for another designer will cost several hundred dollars. Shoes like these are usually made of faux materials, and can be very difficult to walk in after an hour or so because there is no padding in the shoe. So, to avoid feeling uncomfortable, consider buying the shoe a size bigger, that way if your foot begins to swell due to the shoe itself being padded poorly, that little extra room can make the situation bearable.
Another thing that should be considered when buying a cheap shoe is the expectation of the shoe’s life. Cheap shoes are made up of cheap materials, therefore, no matter if they are a dress shoe, an athletic shoe, or some other casual shoe , chances are, they will not withstand much wear and tear. So, although the initial savings may have been worth it, the savings may not be beneficial after the shoe has to be replaced in a month due to it falling apart.