Jessica Simpson’s ‘Gusla’ wedges – move over Giuseppe Zanotti

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Remember Giuseppe Zanotti’s architectural wedges, and how we thought no one would ever actually wear them? Turns out we were wrong. Well, maybe. Jessica Simpson – or rather, the people who design shoes under Jessica Simpson’s name – certainly seems to think there’s a market out there for wedge shoes that you could almost walk underneath. Well, OK, not quite. But these ‘Gusla’ wedges are pretty eye-catching, anyway. You can buy them for $90.95 at Zappos, but would you want to, that’s what we want to know?

10 Comments

  • November 25, 2008

    Amanda Nicole

    I would like to see J.Simp totter around in these. I have a feeling she’s not that coordinated and would take a tumble in them.

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  • November 25, 2008

    Mousykins

    I’m undecided about these shoes. I quite like them… but I’m not sure if I’m confusing ‘artistic aesthetics’ with ‘is this wearable?’.
    … yes, I think ‘eye-catching’ is the right word. I wouldn’t spurn them completely like I would some of the shoes I’ve seen on here but I’m not sure they entirely appeal. I’d like to see how this architectural wedge trend progresses. 😛

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  • November 25, 2008

    gokarm

    The only thing worse than forging another person’s design is forging another person’s bad design. I swear, it’s like she’s TRYING to lose respect. Trust me, Jessica, sweetheart, your cover of “Take my breath away” was enough.

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  • November 25, 2008

    lorrwill

    Wow. I am shocked that the tops aren’t plastic.
    Sorry, these get a no vote. They remind me too much of Shauna Sands.

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  • November 26, 2008

    bookmole

    Is that water in the wedge? Wear your own spirit level? Multi tasking shoes – there’s a novelty!

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  • November 28, 2008

    DivaLoren

    I just got these shoes in the mail and they’re the wave of the next generation of high heeled divas. Truly desgined for the master stilletto glider. If you lack equilibrium these are NOT for you. If you are statuesque and can command the runway without even moving these are DEFINITELY for you. I can’t wait to see more of these from Jessica’s designers. I’m impressed! I have them on right now and they are truly an architectual masterpiece for the feet. And get this….they’re comfy too!

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  • January 24, 2009

    Natasha lucas

    these shoes are FABULOUS in white!!!!!!!! i would DEF wear these in the white snake print with skinny jeans cropped and a white tank in the summer. SEXY SEXY SEXY SEXY!!!

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  • March 4, 2009

    mareiko

    I think these shoes r sexy. hell I have a pair myself but they were more than $90 🙁 besides there comfortable & I knw no 1 else will buy them lol

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  • March 18, 2009

    Anita N

    Take a look at this blogger wearing these shoes, and you tell me if these aren’t COMPLETELY wearable: http://karlascloset.blogspot.com/2009/03/orange-you-glad.html

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  • October 8, 2012

    jennica

    hello there.. how can i get this one? really like it! 🙂

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Jessica Simpson makes wedge slippers, tries to sell them as “shoes”

Jessica_simpson_shoes We’ll be the first to admit that the Jessica Simpson shoe line isn’t half bad. In fact, we realise this may come as a shock to some of you, but we actually quite like some of the shoes being made in Jess’s name. Not these ones, though, because is it just us, or is anyone else seeing a wedge-heeled slipper here? And wondering what purpose shoes like this could possibly serve, because surely if it’s cold enough for fur-lined slippers (faux, naturally), it’s too cold for mules? Not to mention the fact that there’s just never really a good time to wear your slippers out of doors, is there?

If you disagree, you can buy them for $80 at Shoes.com

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  • September 23, 2008

    Rock Hyrax

    I didn’t believe the bit about being sold as shoes, but yes – although they appear next to the fur-lined crocs and moccasins in the “casual” section, they’re not listed among the slippers.

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  • September 23, 2008

    natalia

    ugly but comfortable looking.
    you could wear them under your desk if your feet were cold and no one would know..

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  • September 23, 2008

    Danielle

  • September 24, 2008

    Peanut

    Its like Eskimo hooker shoes…

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  • September 24, 2008

    nicole

    They’re probably meant to be worn in California. The weather in most parts is ambiguous enough and the people are crazy enough that you can get away with pretty much anything here as long as it’s worn in the name of fashion.

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  • September 24, 2008

    nicole

    They’re probably meant to be worn in California. The weather in most parts is ambiguous enough and the people are crazy enough that you can get away with pretty much anything here as long as it’s worn in the name of fashion.

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  • September 25, 2008

    Abouttheshoes

    I like a lot of her shoes, but these some how got off track. I am not even sure the look all that comfortable. What would you wear them with, designer pajamas?

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  • August 31, 2014

    Tracy

    I love these shoes. Have a pair. tights are awesome with these with a long skirt. Being as I am only 5’1 , I prefer wedges over heels and most skirts are too long for me, these are perfect. I also like them with jeans.

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