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Recreating a designer look from head to toe at a fraction of the price isn't exactly easy, but with these runway-inspired fashion looks, it's hard to tell the splurge from the steal without looking at the price tag!




Budget-Friendly Tuxedo Jackets and Pants (12/01/10)
    Want to try menswear without breaking the bank? Try these tux jackets, trousers and ultra-femme heels.

Budget-Friendly Mix-and-Match Patterns (11/01/10)
    Step outside the solid box: Within every color family, there's a stripe and floral match made in heaven.

12 Business Casual Bargains
    Business, meet Pleasure: Tailored blazers give low-key camis and denim the professional treatment.

Chic French Fashion on a Budget
    Swanky stoles, playful peep-toes, and jazzy shades put '40s Parisian chic back on the street.

Spa Getaways vs. At-Home Treatments
    Solar Charged: Book some R&R this summer with a spa getaway or an inexpensive (but still indulgent) at-home treatment.

Splurge vs. Steal: The Exotic Look
    When the Dow's down, dress up. Simple skirts turn fierce when festooned with global exotica.

Shopping Discount: Classic Fashion for Less
    Shorts instead of skirts, plus piled-on pearls for the Classic Ladies' Suit: Compact Edition.

Splurge vs Steal: Shift Dresses
    Take one simple shift, add a wow necklace, sexy bag, and shoes, and stir things up!

Real Fashion at Real Prices: Tweed
    When classy meets sassy: Tweedy coats flirt with audacious prints and strappy heels. MarieClaire.com shows you the looks.

Fall Fashion: Splurge vs Steal
    Skirt & Boot Rule: High-heel boots look savvy with skirts that fall just above the knee.

Style Wish List
    Marie Claire's Dania Ortiz shops high and low for downtown lady looks.

Get the Trends for Less!
    It's rich girl meets alt rock in loose, layered knits and an earthy grunge palette. Marie Claire shows the looks.

Fall Trend: Frills and Ruffles
    An emblem of both girl power and retro glam-rock, ruffles rule!

Sexy Remix: Denim Skirts with Blazers
    Street-smarten up your weekend wear with sexy remixes of denim skirts and blazers.

Splurge vs. Steal: Get the Runway Look for Less
   

Splurge vs. Steal: Floral Skirts
   

Power Preppy: Splurge vs. Steal
    Variations on the boys' dark blazer and khaki theme - for every budget!

Classic Fashion for Less
    Since when does classic mean ultra-conservative? Trick out a trench with a bright skirt.

Splurge vs Steal: Stripes
    Whether your budget is yacht or rowboat, cruise through spring in nautical classics.

Shirtdresses: Splurge vs. Steal
    Don't let the man-tailoring fool you: The shirtdress is super-sexy made simple.

Splurge vs. Steal: Pencil Skirts
    The seriously sharp pencil skirt is sultry siren meets cool librarian.

Fashion and Beauty Shopping Bargains
   

Splurge vs Steal: Fall Pants
    Make room for wide-leg pants in gentlemanly herringbone, pinstripes, and tweed

Splurge vs Steal: Bows
    Ask any English poet or corporate raider: Nothing ties a look together like a big, floppy bow.

Splurge vs. Steal: Shift Dresses
    Zip into a shift dress - fall's simplest essential - add a pair of pumps, and it's off to work you go.

Splurge vs. Steal: Boy Blazers
    When girl meets boy blazer, you'll look tailored yet totally on trend. Tip: Sneak into the boys' department for classic school jackets at genius prices.

Splurge vs. Steal: Summer Dresses
    Get out your crayons! The splashiest summer dresses are bright, swingy, and mini - but with mega sex appeal. Insta-masterpieces at every price.

Splurge vs. Steal: Spring Must-Haves
    Splurge vs Steal Spring Must-Haves

Splurge vs Steal: Ruffles
   

Splurge vs Steal: Sunglasses
   

Splurge vs Steal: Canvas Bags
   

Nautical: 10 Splurges, 1 Steal
   

Splurge vs Steal: Lingerie
   




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