109 Fashion Finds Under $250

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March 11, 2009 12:00 AM
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Trend: Disco Evening

Dress $46, Twelve by Twelve; twelvebytwelve.com.
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Lady of the House

NECKLACE $59.50, Express; express.com.
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Trench $169, Liz Claiborne New York; macys.com for stores.
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Dress $159, Ann Taylor; anntaylor.com.

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Draw a Straw
Hat, $54, top, $119, United Colors of Benetton; earrings, $20, A.V. Max. On hair: Aussie Opposites Attract Strong Hold + Touchable Feel Spray Gel.
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Dress $195, Sass & Bide; djpremium.com.
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Hat $95, Juicy Couture; (212) 796-3360.
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CLUTCH $95, London Fog; londonfog.com.
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Earrings $137.50, Vicki Turbeville; southwesternjewelry.net.

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Baywatch Revisited
Top, $99, shorts, $44, belt, $54, shoes, $189, United Colors of Benetton; earrings, $20, A.V. Max; sunglasses, stylist's own.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Sunglasses $250, Jimmy Choo at Solstice Sunglass Boutiques; (866) 246-9043.
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Skirt, $110; JCrew.com
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Necklace $100, Amrita Singh; banglebangle.com.
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Bag $69.50, Martin + Osa; martinandosa.com.

Shopping Deals and Steals

ARMANI TAKES MANHATTAN
The new Armani/5th Avenue (at 56th Street) houses everything from the main collection to limited-edition tees $195, plus a penthouse bar with a view.

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Odalisque in Shorts
Shrug, $29, shorts, $59, shoes, $189, United Colors of Benetton; bikini top, $38, Undercolors of Benetton; earrings, $20, A.V. Max; wooden bangle, $50, Kenneth Jay Lane; wide gold bangle, $205, Isaac Manevitz for Ben-Amun; thin gold bangle, stylist's own.
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Shop the Shoot: One of the Boys

BLAZER $216, Plastic Island; (213) 749-0900 for stores.
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LITTLE BIT O' LUXE
Luxembourg-born Anne-Marie Herckes pays homage to iconic designers (like Chanel, pictured) with tiny felt charm pins from $170; anne-marieherckes.com for info.

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Stripe a Pose
Dress, $190, belt, $54, shoes, $189, United Colors of Benetton; earrings, $20, A.V. Max; wooden bangle, $50, Kenneth Jay Lane; wide gold bangle, $205, Isaac Manevitz for Ben-Amun; thin gold bangle, stylist's own.
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Trend: Boho Glam

Dress $139.90, Mango; (212) 343-7012.

Belt $92, Corey Lynn Calter at Guise Chic; (773) 929-6101.
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Lady of the House

CLUTCH $118, Kenneth Cole New York; kennethcole.com for stores.
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SHOES $240, Repetto at Bergdorf Goodman; (212) 753-7300.

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Top, $39, skirt, $44, United Colors of Benetton; earrings, $20, A.V. Max; wooden bangle, $50, Kenneth Jay Lane; wide gold bangle, $205, Isaac Manevitz for Ben-Amun; thin gold bangle, stylist's own. On body: Jergens Natural Glow Firming Daily Moisturizer in Medium.
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KEYWORDS:TIFFANY CLASSIC
Unlock your Tiffany fantasy with one of the brand's signature silver-key charm pendants chain, $65, pendants, $175 to $200; tiffany.com. So pleasingly priced, you'll soon be coveting one of their lock charms.
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Lady of the House

JACKET $188, J.Crew; jcrew.com.

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Capri Days Are Here Again
Top, $79, cardigan, $109, pants, $59, belt, $19, United Colors of Benetton; hat, $75, Hat Attack; earrings, $20, A.V. Max; wooden bangle, $50, Kenneth Jay Lane; wide gold bangle, $205, Isaac Manevitz for Ben-Amun; thin gold bangle, stylist's own.
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Boots $110, Hunter Boot USA; zappos.com.

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Shaded Lady
Dress, $119, wrap, $79, belt, $54, shoes, $189, United Colors of Benetton; earrings, $20, A.V. Max.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Vest $79, Donna Salyers' Fabulous-Furs; fabulousfurs.com.
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Lady of the House

SHOES $89, Liz Claiborne New York at Belk; (866) 235-5443.
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TOPS $48 each, Gap; gap.com.
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Dress, $189, jacket, $149, Liz Claiborne New York; shoes, $39.99, Mia; bangle, $95, Kate Spade; bag, stylist's own.
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Shoes $89, Liz Claiborne New York at Belk; (866) 235-5443.
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Lady of the House

Dress, $198; maxstudio.com.
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Lady of the House

Cardigan, $119, AK Anne Klein; skirt, $225, Anne Klein New York; belt, $70, Topshop; bag, $149, Club Monaco; bracelet, $80, Kenneth Jay Lane.
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ARTI CARDI
In her spring jewelry collection for the schoolgirlish label Sretsis, Matina Amanita celebrates rebel preppies with faux-regal brooches and piled-on pearls $127 to $250; matinaamanita.com.
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Souk Yourself

Dress $250, PureDKNY; dkny.com for stores.
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Lady of the House

Top, $225, Kate Spade; skirt, $69, bag, $69, Banana Republic; shoes, $89, Liz Claiborne New York; bracelet, $250, Pono by Joan Goodman. On hair: Sunsilk Hold Me Forever Serious Hold Hairspray.

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TOPSHOP'S HERE AT LAST
Score affordable wise-buys (like these rosette platforms), $190; TopShop.com at NYC's new superstore, and hope in-house designer Kate Moss shows up.
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Lady of the House

Dress, $49.90, H&M; hm.com for stores.
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Lady of the House

Dress, $100, American Living for JCPenney; shoes, $39.99, Mia; bag, $44.50, The Limited; bangles, $50 each, Kenneth Jay Lane.
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Lady of the House

SUNGLASSES $11, Fred Flare; fredflare.com.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Necklace $250, Givenchy; (800) 578-4552 for stores.
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Lady of the House

SKIRT $64, Topshop; topshop.com.
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Lady of the House

Top, $90, A.P.C.; cardigan, $158, shorts, $65, necklace, $150, J.Crew; shoes, $39.99, Mia; bag, $195, Hype Handbags; sunglasses, $19.99, A.J. Morgan. On cheeks: Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Blush & Highlighter in Healthy Glow.
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Souk Yourself

Top $165, Izcalli; panamphoenix.com.
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Souk Yourself

Bag $175, West/Feren; shopbop.com.
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Lady of the House

Dress, $200, A.P.C.; bag, $69, Banana Republic; bird pins, $94 per pair, Tatty Devine.
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COOLER $128, Juicy Couture; (310) 550-0736.
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Jumper $120, Topshop
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Ring $29.99, Erickson Beamon for Target; target.com.
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Lady of the House

Dress, $250, J.Crew; skirt, $78, Kristin Davis; shoes, $39.99, Mia; bag, $85, Liz Claiborne New York; sunglasses, $130, Ray-Ban; bracelet, $80, Kenneth Jay Lane.
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Bra & boy shorts $32 & $14, Liz Claiborne New York; lizclaiborne.com.
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SHOES $110, Guess; macys.com for stores.
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Lady of the House

Dress, $118, Calvin Klein; cardigan, $88, J.Crew; bag, $88, Jessica Simpson Collection; necklace, $130, Pono by Joan Goodman; bangle, $38 for set of three, Liz Claiborne New York.
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Lady of the House

BANGLES $85 to $198, P.Y.T.; pytjewelry.com for info.
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Tank $59, Ben Sherman at Totem Boutique; (630) 986-0900.
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Lady of the House

BLAZER $119, Liz Claiborne New York; lizclaiborne.com.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Dress $240, What Comes Around Goes Around; bergdorfgoodman.com.
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One of the Boys

Shirt, $79, Ben Sherman; shorts, $90, Kostym by Cheap Monday; bow tie with frame, $225, Marquis & Camus; belt, $19.50, American Eagle Outfitters; watch, $75, Armitron.
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Shop the Shoot: One of the Boys

BLAZER $89.90, Mango; (212) 343-7012.
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Shoes $79.95, Wild Pair; bakersshoes.com.
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Dress $160, Topshop Unique; topshop.com.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Cuff $188, Kenneth Jay Lane; saks.com.
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One of the Boys

Jacket, $228, Brooks Brothers; shirt, $180, Thomas Pink; tie, $69.50, Kenneth Cole; shorts, $89, Ben Sherman; shoes, $89, Marc Fisher; watch, $199.99, Jacques Lemans. On hair: L'Oréal Paris Studio Perfect Fix Ultra-Fine Extreme Hold Finishing Hairspray.
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Souk Yourself

Shoes $119, Sam Edelman at Nordstrom; (888) 282-6060.
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Shop the Shoot: One of the Boys

TEE $22.99, McQ Alexander McQueen for target; target.com.
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One of the Boys

Jacket, $139, Lauren Jeans Co. by Ralph Lauren; shirt, $69.50, Tommy Hilfiger; shorts, $200, A.P.C.; watch, $120, Timex; bow tie, stylist's own.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Dress $179, Lauren by Ralph Lauren; bloomingdales.com for stores.
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WATCH $185, DKNY; dkny.com for stores.
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Trend: Boho Glam

Red necklace, $95, RJ Graziano; 212-685-1248

Gold necklace, $125, Kenneth Jay Lane; 877-953-5264
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Jeans $235, 7 For All Mankind; 7forallmankind.com.
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Shirt, $180, tie, $100, Thomas Pink; watch, $175, Timex. On face: Rimmel London Stay Matte Clarifying Matte Foundation in Beige.
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Souk Yourself

Skirt $98, Madewell; madewell1937.com for stores.
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Blazer $118, Necessary Objects by Ady Gluck; necessaryobjects.com.
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Belt $90, Vicki Turbeville; southwesternjewelry.net.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Shoes $140, Topshop; topshop.com.
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One of the Boys

Blazer, $150, Topshop; vest, $195, Vince; tank, $63, Splendid; pants, $198, Walter; shoes, $89, Marc Fisher; hat, $30, San Diego Hat Co.
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DESIGNER DREAM TEAMS
Cool new collabs that yield great looks for less: Tracy Reese's Plenty line for Keds $60; keds.com.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Clutch $165, BR Monogram; bananarepublic.com.
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POLO $88, Lacoste; lacoste.com for stores.
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One of the Boys

Jacket, $98, DKNY Jeans; tank, $25, Cheap Monday; tie, $69.50, Kenneth Cole; pants, $68, Necessary Objects; shoes, $49, Dirty Laundry; glasses, $179, Moscot; watch, $250, Michael Kors.
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Shop the Shoot: One of the Boys

SHORTS $59, DKNY Jeans; macys.com for stores.
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Vest $87, MM Couture by Miss Me; missme.com.
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DESIGNER DREAM TEAMS
Cool new collabs that yield great looks for less: Felix Rey's beach-inspired bags for Target $19.99 each; target.com.
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One of the Boys

Shirt, $55, Cheap Monday; pants, $225, Cynthia Steffe; shoes, $89, G.H. Bass & Co.; hat, $30, San Diego Hat Co.; belt, $152, Kristin Kahle; watch, $175, Timex.
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Souk Yourself

Bikini $190, Tibi at Circe; (502) 894-0095.
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Adobe Flash

Vest $159, Lauren by Ralph Lauren at Nordstrom; (888) 475-7674.
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Top $88, French Connection; frenchconnection.com for stores.
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Wallet $225, Cole Haan; colehaan.com.
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Bag $59.90, H&M; hm.com for stores.
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Cuffs $175 to $250, Vicki Turbeville; southwesternjewelry.net.
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Blazer $130, Topshop; topshop.com.
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Necklaces $114 each, Lenora Dame at Susan and Company; plazatoo.com.
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Souk Yourself

Shorts, $198, LaRok, ShopBop.com.
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Dress $118, Kensie; macys.com.
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Trend: Disco Evening

Shoes $215, Charles David; (310) 277-4448.
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Earrings $65, Kenneth Jay Lane; (877) 953-5264.
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Clutch $185, Franchi at Handbags in the City; (410) 528-1443.
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Pants $115, Eryn Brinié; (212) 308-6134.
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Bangles $20 for set of 24, Amrita Singh; banglebangle.com.
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Trend: Menswear Chic

Bow tie $60, Thomas Pink; (212) 838-1928.
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Trend: Boho Glam

Jeans $175, Frankie B.; frankieb.com.
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Cuff $75, Shelly Saber for GS Lillian; gslillian.com.
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Shoes $110, BCBGirls; macys.com for stores.
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Clutch $110, Furla; furla.com for stores.
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Top $89, Nine West; macys.com for stores.
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Trend: Boho Glam

Shoes $250, Charles David; (310) 277-4448.
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Trend: Boho Glam

Bag $199, The Sak; thesak. com.
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