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Today marks fifty years since Coco Chanel created the first Chanel shoes! Just two years after launching her quilted handbag, Chanel broke tradition with the two-tone shoe. Legend has it that the style occured so that she could gallivant around without visibly dirtying her shoes. She declared, "A woman with good shoes is never ugly." To celebrate fifty years, Chanel have re-released these two-tone shoes which are available from Chanel stockists. See after the jump for Topshops more affordable version...

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Topshop sell these Twin Bow Lace Up Court Shoes which are pretty similar to the Chanel version and a bargain at just £50. Available at Topshop.com.