Splurge or Save: Chunky Boots

There's something so powerful about a platform boot in the blackest of black. But not all boots are created equal. Some cost nearly $500 while others are bit more affordable for the average human being. We're back with another round of Splurge or Save. Your mission today is to figure out which chunky platform boot costs $495 by Hogan & which is the $90 boot from Missguided. Make your guess! No peeking. 

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Finalize your guess before you read further. Let's test your fashion skills. Well, the $90 Missguided boot can be found on the left while the $495 Hogan boot is on the right. How did you do? Did they fool you?

Hogan Platform Ankle Boots retails at $495. It's got a round toe, tonal stitching, front platform, elasticized side panels, & chunky stacked heel. For me, the only negative is that it's made of suede (& the fact that it's nearly $500). The elastic sides are perfect to easily put the boots on with none of the zipper hassle. Is it just me or does the zipper somehow always manage to get stuck?

Now take a look at the Missguided Nanami Snake Print Platform Boots for $90. Faux leather with a 14cm/5.5in height to give you a hefty boost. Oh but don't worry, the platform height is 4cm/1.5in to make your feet feel a little bit better. I really like this pair. They look more expensive to me; although a bit too high for me to wear on a daily basis. Hooray for the faux leather. Yippee!


Did you get the Splurge or Save correct? Which do you prefer? What do you think? :]

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48 comments

  1. They are both so beautiful! I love both really!

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    RedLip&Love

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  2. I honestly thought the Misguided one is the one from Hogan because it looks so much more lavish! But gah, gotta love a good pair of chunky boots!

    May | THE MAYDEN

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  3. I love this boots! To be honest, I had to read before I knew which one was each.
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    Pili

    Records of my Troubles

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    1. That means Missguided did a good job. :]

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  4. Wow I would never be able to tell which ones are the high end boots! I love them both xx

    Gemma ♥ | Miss Makeup Magpie

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    1. I know! They're both pretty gorgeous. :]

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  5. While I much prefer the Hogan boot for it's shape, which I think is more classic and will stand the test of time, $500 is too much to spend on shoes, especially when they are the first thing to wear out (speaking of clothing & accessory items). I would go for the Missguided option, but I think we will all be sick of chunky platforms in a year or two...(I'm just speaking from personal experience....In Argentina, platform shoes have been all the rage for about the past 5 years...I'm just dying for a regular flat shoe or a thin or block-heeled sandal!)

    xx Chrystin
    http://amateandarottweiler.blogspot.com.ar/

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    1. I agree, it's definitely classic & I prefer the lower platform, but it ain't worth $500!

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  6. Both are gorgeous!! I guessed right! WOOOHOO!!!! Those are perfect for fall and winter. :)

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    1. I wear chunky boots in the summer! :-)

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  7. Of course I like the ones on the right better... haha Actually H&M has a dupe for them that is absolutely identical!

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  8. Frankly I love them both but I ain't paying $495 for a pair of boots, that's just bonkers! LOL!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  9. I love the Missguided ones! also the price isn't as bad as the Hogan ones haha great post :)

    xx closetchronicle.blogspot.com

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  10. I love these kind of shoes. Top post!

    XoXo
    Valentina | DAILY SUIT

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  11. Love both pairs! I definitely want to invest in chunky heeled boots for the upcoming fall/winter season :)

    Enclothed Cognition

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    1. May the boots be ever in your favor! :]

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  12. For that price, I'll chose the Misguided boots anyday! :)

    missymayification.blogspot.co.uk

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  13. This was fun to guess! I actually guessed correctly...the heels on the right shoe look like they're made of a bit nicer materials....but I don't think I would spend $500 on shoes when I can get the next best thing for so much less!

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    Paisley

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    1. Hi Paisley! Yep I assume the materials are longer lasting but so pricy! :]

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  14. Aw I got it wrong this time. But I think both pairs of boots look great!

    Jessica | Pyreflies.org

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  15. They didn't fool me but I liked the ones by Missguided the most anyway. Maybe the quality is not the best, since they're not real leather, but they're pretty
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  16. Well, I guessed incorrectly haha! You've made a very good point, platform boots come in a variety of styles.. and prices! :)

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

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    1. Yeah! If you just keep your eyes open, there are wonderful deals everywhere! :]

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  17. They both look great!
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    Mademoiselle Coconath
    http://mllecoconath.com

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  18. I guess I got the save and Splurge correct! I like The Hogan ones better, but it's just because of the textures, the color contrast, although all black, is more noticeable. I liked that!
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  19. I could not tell!! It's so hard! Got to love a good chunky boot in the autumn!! Great post!! Fairybumpkin.blogspot.co.uk :-) x

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    1. Am I weird for wearing boots in the summer? :p

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  20. Nice post!

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  21. Oh damn, you fooled me good! Haha
    Lovely post!

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    Anjelique

    www.anjelique.com.au

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  22. I guessed right! I actually like the Hogans a little more than the Missguided boots. The suede I can live without but otherwise, love!
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  23. loveee the ones on the right!! :)

    xx Jess
    http://www.goldenswank.com/

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  24. The missguided one definitely does look more expensive -- that was my pick! They're a beautiful pair of shoes but are too high for me unfortunately.

    xo, endlesspostcards.com

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  25. I picked the save! And love it more than the splurge. HaHaHa
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  26. I didn't get the right answer, haha! Guess I'm just not as fashionista as I'd like to be! I love boots like these but just don't get how people wear them all day, I couldn't commute in those!xx

    Laura | Lala London: Beauty & Lifestyle
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    1. Doesn't mean you're a fashionista!! Just means Missguided makes goo design choices. :]

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  27. Naturally, the pair I would have picked is the pair that's almost $500! haha Story of my life.

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  28. Thanks for the comment on my blog :) The first top is actually a scarf :)

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