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Whether you're packing your bags for a weekend getaway or just need an oversized bag to lug your life around in, Kate Spade Saturday's graphic black and white striped weekender delivers. It's priced at $180, but I spotted an equally fun and chic bag for just $40 elsewhere.
See if you can spot the real from the steal by clicking either image below!
Here's a holiday wardrobe workhorse that you'll want in your repertoire: The leather circle skirt. Kate Spade's is probably buttery leather that will only get better with time, but it carries a $598 pricetag. The faux version is just $69 at the same retailer. See if you can spot the real from the steal by clicking either image below!
Stay tuned, our next Dress by Number feature will show you a chic way to style these skirts!
It's still one of the top "It" bags and one of the most knocked-off bags, too: the Céline luggage tote. Some versions can cost up to $4,000 (source). Here's one in a rich shade of oxblood... (image via)
Want the look for less? Check out this bag from Forever 21. Mind you, this bag is not intended to pass for the real deal - no one's fooling anyone (or trying) - it's just a great looking, affordable bag that would be perfect for fall. It's just $32.90 and you can click the image below to shop!
Steve Madden's 'Ecentrcq' quilted slip on sneakers are $58 at BONTON.COM. The look for less is now just $19 elsewhere (and if you follow me on Instagram you've already seen this steal!) Can you spot the real from the steal? Click either image below to check your guess!
Ok, so this "spot the real" would be easy as pie in person, but let's have some fun with it and see if you know your designer bags just by the print - can you spot the real Pre-Owned Goyard Monogram Linen Saint Louis GM Tote Bag ($1,399 at BLUEFLY.COM) below? (The steal is just $35, a fun pick for fall - and it's one of Refinery29's fall picks, too - see their love list here). Click either image below to check your guess!