Thursday, December 5, 2013

Save v. Splurge

As mentioned prior, I love a good deal. Refer to my Black Friday Steals post! And now that Christmas is almost here, I figured I'd share some of my favorite ways to save some money when purchasing gifts for you or your best girlfriend.
I vote we all save a lil money and then live happily ever after.
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SHOE
Fioni Night Bow Pump - $20

I actually own the pair on the right, and they are so comfy. I always get compliments on the bow accent. They're also the perfect height for long work days. Ain't nobody got time to be walking around in 5 inch heels all day.
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EARRING
Forever 21 Stone Drop Earrings - $4

I like both pairs equally, but the Forever 21 earrings are such a good price! Since the colors and shapes are so similar, I would lean toward the more affordable option.
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SCARF
Forever 21 Plaid Flannel Scarf - $11

I need this F21 scarf in my life. Real bad. It's sold out online (I think) so maybe I'll find this beauty in store real soon. I can't believe how much cheaper it is than the J Crew one, and it almost looks identical!
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HANDBAG
Prada Daino East West Tote - $1,770
Kate Spade Cedar Street Maise - $298

Woah Nelly. These babies are really similar in looks, but their prices are opposites. I would never spend more than a couple hundred on a purse. Kate Spade all the way in this case.
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BLAZER

I have been obsessing over stripes lately. Especially affordable stripes. Target for the win.
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SKIRT

Granted the expensive one is real leather, nobody is gonna cop a feel of your skirt while you're wearing it. Go with the faux one. Your wallet will thank you.
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So what is your favorite "save" item that you own? I will tell you that mine is kinda silly, but I recently bought a pair of earrings at World Market that are nearly identical to some Kendra Scott ones. Don't get me wrong... I'm happy to pay full price for KS (#addict), but it never hurts to save a lil money.

10 comments:

  1. Gap has really cute plaid scarves right now too! I am dying to get one!!

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  2. great minds, my lady! and I find it funny when I actually prefer the look of the less expensive brand!

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  3. I love great comparable deals!!! This are fantastic friend! I have that Target blazer too ;)

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  4. I love World Market earrings too! I need a few new scarfs, thank you for reminding me that 21 has such cute ones :-)

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  5. I just found your blog! I love it, these steals are awesome!! I want those bow pumps now :)

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  6. You're my favorite because you shop at Payless and Forever21. Saving money and still looking like a million bucks!!

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  7. Love a good deal. I would rather spend less and buy more then to go home with one item and feel poor!

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  8. This is awesome!! Seriously so helpful, and you always have the best clothes!! :)

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  9. Wow I need you as my personal shopper friend! Love the bow pumps and the purse!

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