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Model and actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, whose most recent gig is the face of Burberry Body, says that every woman should save her pennies for Louboutins. "I feel they make you look very sexy, the cuts are beautiful; the lines, the colours, the embellishments," she said about the red-soled shoes. "Every girl should be lucky enough to have them. If you can save up for a pair: put away a dollar a week. It's worth it girls. It is really worth it!"
Louboutins are expensive. So let's start with a relatively inexpensive pair, like these cute asymmetric Orsay heels, which retail for $595. If you followed Rosie's advice and put aside a dollar a week, it would take you 595 weeks to afford the shoes. Averaging 52 weeks in a year, it would take you about eleven and a half years to put enough money aside, and that doesn't include shipping and handling.
If you were going to up the ante a little bit and put aside five dollars a week, it would only take 119 weeks to save up for this particular pair of Loubs. That's 2.3 years, which doesn't seem as bad, and you run less of a risk of the shoes not being available by the time you've finished saving up for them.
However, what if the Orsay shoes aren't your favorite? What if you prefer these cute patent leather slingbacks, at $945? Or maybe you really love these killer python peeptoes, which run for $1,195? You'd better get a side job as a Victoria's Secret model if you want to save up for those.
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