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Thursday, January 26, 2012

the look for less

With the way trends are theses days it seems whatever you buy is trumped by a new style the next day. It's difficult to keep up with the ever changing looks of the fashion world never mind spending a paycheck on a fab item only to have that item on the "do not wear" list the next week is hardly ideal. I try to keep up with styles that are current but that also aren't too trendy in hopes that I don't hate them too quickly. I, however have fallen prey to trends and sometimes when I finally have the nerve to wear the new style it's no longer tasteful and my money is wasted. So this begs me to ask the question - why spend so much on the items I am not so sure about. The options are endless for looks that resemble the high price tag items. H&M and Forever 21 are the two obvious stores that allow you to give a trend a try without breaking the bank but the quality may not always be up to par. Below I put together what I think are some stylish finds for achieving the look for less.

Tibi Shift Dress - $396

Tobi Shift Dress in similar blue hue -  $37

Theory Contrasting Trim Shirt - $255

identical Vince Camuto match for $79

Beautiful Mother of Pearl Earrings $2,695

Kendra Scott for $88 (own these & love)

tuxedo blazer for $595

asos for $116

those red soles don't come cheap at $845

but you can rock the similar look for $99 with Enzo's fab suede slingback
David Yurman's "on point" cushion cut Onyx Ring - $2,650

Or $70 on a faux stone & gold look alike

killer McQueen clutch for $1,775
House of Harlow box clutch for $255
AG denim jacket for $200

Modcloth for $50

Michael Kors Pink Dress - $1,245

Alice & Olivia Pink Dress - $220

Gucci leather tote for $1,790

Zara tote for $148

~ Go Shopping ~


  1. I only like the expensive versions...LOL! ;-)

  2. All of your picks are AMAZING! Thanks so much for the love!


  3. Thank you so much Kendra - I love your jewlery & bought those earings for my wedding last summer & have worn a million times since! xo Heidi


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