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Spot the Real: Proenza Schouler PS1 Satchel

Handbag aficionados should have no trouble spotting the Proenza Schouler PS1 satchel from the two options below (it's $1,595 at, in case you're interested). The other bag is made of humble PVC but I think it's a great option for work or school at just $36.90. Fake it til you make it, baby.

Proenza Schouler at ShopStyle

Alloy at ShopStyle

Click on either image to check your guess!

I think the PVC bag looks more like the Mulberry Alexa than the PS1 because of the buckles on the front and the turn lock, but anyway, it is quite a steal! :-) (I have to admit I've been verrrrry tempted to buy the PS1 on more than one occasion but was reminded of my mortgage payment each time ;-)
#1 cathy (Homepage) on 2010-08-27 13:12 (Reply)
Ahhhh you are right, I stand corrected!! Here's another look-for-less option for the Mulberry Alexa in real leather that you might be able to afford in conjunction with your mortgage:

#1.1 The Budget Babe on 2010-08-27 13:46 (Reply)
I obviously have very expensive taste because I have picked the designer one every time.
#2 Tracie on 2010-08-27 13:48 (Reply)
haha well that's a good thing, you need a keen eye to hone in on those rare bargains that will make you look like a million bucks :-)
#2.1 The Budget Babe on 2010-08-27 18:32 (Reply)
Oh you can just tell the difference in quality in the pictures! However, the cheaper version is lovely in chestnut.
#3 Dina's Days (Homepage) on 2010-08-27 18:25 (Reply)
#4 lucychen (Homepage) on 2010-09-05 12:16 (Reply)
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