Posts tagged "splurge"
Splurge vs. Save: The High-Fashion Sneaker

Splurge vs. Save: The High-Fashion Sneaker

At the moment, Isabel Marant is the reigning designer of all things cool. Thanks to this chic Parisian label, sneakers are having a serious comeback. If you can’t splurge on these kicks, we offer amazingly affordable and practically identical pairs by Ash Shoes that you must check out!
Splurge vs. Save: The Leather Biker Jacket

Splurge vs. Save: The Leather Biker Jacket

There are a handful of key pieces that every girl should have in her wardrobe, and a killer leather jacket is one of them. Get this luxe look for a reasonable price with Plastic Island.
Splurge Vs Save: The Floppy Sunhat

Splurge Vs Save: The Floppy Sunhat

Looking for high class look for a low price? With the 70's look in full swing, the Floppy Sunhat by Nixon is a stylish and cost effective alternative to a similar piece by Lanvin.
Splurge vs. Save: The Colorblock Satchel

Splurge vs. Save: The Colorblock Satchel

Nila Anthony's Perry bag takes some color cues from Fendi's Chameleon satchel. You can't resist the wallet-friendly <$100 price point!
The Skull Ring: Splurge Vs. Save

The Skull Ring: Splurge Vs. Save

While the biker chick look seems to have been set aside in favor of trends with more polish and sophistication, it would appear that Alexander McQueen's skull themed accessories are just as popular as ever! Get the look for less with Disney Couture's Pirates of the Caribbean Collection!
Splurge vs. Save: The High-Waist Hot Short

Splurge vs. Save: The High-Waist Hot Short

Costume Dept. channeled the same vintage inspired hot short vibe as Jason Wu, but for much less and available now.
The Baja Poncho: Splurge Vs. Save

The Baja Poncho: Splurge Vs. Save

What's the matter, can't afford a $1,500 poncho by Proenza Schouler? That's ok... NTICE helps you get the look for (hundreds) less!
Splurge vs. Save: Missoni Inspired Knits

Splurge vs. Save: Missoni Inspired Knits

Mad for Missoni? If you're craving something zig zagged and knit, *NYC Boutique is calling to you.
The Shakedown: Samii Ryan

The Shakedown: Samii Ryan

Check out this week's Shakedown, submitted by Samii Ryan!
the C-A-Z, the A and the L

the C-A-Z, the A and the L

We know that you, the Karmaloop lady, are always looking ahead with your pulse on the trends. But sometimes the cycle looks to the past, reviving the style of fashion muses from another era. Why buy retro inspired when you can cop the original? We tipped you off to Vintage Eyewear, our latest eyewear sensation,...
Splurge Vs. Save: The Sequined Party Dress

Splurge Vs. Save: The Sequined Party Dress

I know its a bit soon to be planning my outfit for New Year’s Eve (don’t judge me Monkey, you know you’ve thought about it too) but I can totally picture myself ringing in the 2010 in this sparkly disco ball-esque dress by Blaque Label.  And the price is certainly right, as college loans threaten...
Splurge Vs. Save: The Barbie-Inspired Bag

Splurge Vs. Save: The Barbie-Inspired Bag

Life in plastic doesn’t sound all that fantastic, but if it means getting to rock pink metallic leather, then I guess I’m game! This tasty little number by Mata Hari walks the line nicely between girly and fierce! If only it came with the Barbie-mobile my life would be complete!
Splurge Vs. Save: The Houndstooth Coat

Splurge Vs. Save: The Houndstooth Coat

Despite my fervent daily prayers to the sunshine-gods, the weather is getting increasingly umm…nippley.  I figure if I can’t escape another chilly New England winter, I might as well stay hot in houndstooth! I’m loving the oversized print on this piece from People’s Market, which is bold, chic and retro. I feel like Edie would...
Splurge Vs. Save: The Studded Wrap Watch

Splurge Vs. Save: The Studded Wrap Watch

Recessionistas REJOICE! What could be more economical that a piece that is both a bracelet AND a timepiece? Save some cash money on accessories and check out these wrap watches by La Mer!  Functional and fashionable, they are the perfect fall accessory!  While this one remains my favorite, La Mer offers several fun colors and...
Splurge Vs. Save: The Buckle Boot

Splurge Vs. Save: The Buckle Boot

We love this oh-so-slightly sparkly multi-buckle boot by Chloe, yes?  Well now you can get the look for less with this stellar pair by Jeffrey Campbell. I guarantee that when you leave the house with these bad girls on, no one will f*** with you!