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Feathers are in full flight in the fashion world. Catherine Malandrino's Salvador sleeveless mini dress (left) boasts a hem of frothy feathers, but despite its hefty $326.90 pricetag, this little birdie has flown the coop (that is, it's sold out). Nonetheless, we budget babes can still spread our sartorial wings and fly thanks to Twelve by Twelve's affordable feathered mini dress (right). At $59.00, it's not cheap cheap cheap, but as the saying goes, "A feathered frock in the hand is worth two in the bush."