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Spot the Real: Marc by Marc Jacobs' Stripe Dress

Marc by Marc Jacobs' "Simone" tunic dress retails for $328; but you can get a similar dress with equally vibrant stripes and a fun retro vibe for just $49. Think you can tell the designer dress from the budget pick below? Click either image to find out.

Marc by Marc Jacobs at ShopStyle

Urban Outfitters at ShopStyle

I love this dress. I first saw this Marc Jacobs dress featured on beso - then the First Lady was wearing it. Good find!
#1 Christina on 2011-05-15 12:15 (Reply)
I loved how Michelle Obama wore hers, such a fun summer option!
#1.1 The Budget Babe on 2011-05-16 10:57 (Reply)
I'm going to guess the first one is real, just because of the way the material looks. But I actually like the stripes on the second one better!
#2 E. on 2011-05-15 14:12 (Reply)
I like both actually, my wallet actually prefers the 2nd one.

#3 Best Of Palm Beach (Homepage) on 2011-05-15 15:22 (Reply)
Great find! I guessed the first one was the real deal, but I think the budget find looks much more flattering on than the more expensive one.
#4 Sara (Homepage) on 2011-05-16 08:42 (Reply)
I knew it was the top one because it is kind of awkward, and pricier brands tend to be like that... :-)
#5 Izalika on 2011-05-16 11:07 (Reply)
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