Since its launch in 2012, Rothy’s has truly made a name for itself as the must-have sustainable shoe. Made from single-use plastic water bottles, the shoes are not only vegan, machine washable, and eco-friendly, but they’re also stylish. So stylish, celebs such as Meghan Markle and Jessica Biel have been spotted rocking the flats. But the only downside? They’re expensive, with their famed pointed flats costing $145 a pair. So, when we saw that Aldi was selling flats that shoppers were describing as Rothy’s dupes (and for just $9.99 each!), it more than caught our attention.
Aldi’s Serra flats are similar to Rothy’s in that they’re also machine washable and made with recycled material — more specifically, recycled textile material (remember, Rothy’s uses both water bottles and post-consumer recycled materials).
Available in sizes 7-10, Aldi’s flats also come in several styles, including pointed-toe black, leopard print, and a loafer style in a navy print. All three, however, cost just a fraction of Rothy’s.
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While the Serra flats are, by no means, the same as Rothy’s, Aldi shoppers still love them.
“I wore them all day yesterday and over to my sisters house. I…