Summer Style: Splurge VS Steal

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Can you tell a splurge versus a steal?

Style guru, Bernadette Vajda, shopped ‘til she dropped to find the same summer trends for both steep and cheap.

Metallics & Shorts:

Look #1 – STEAL

White Metallic sweater from Mango: $39.99

Jockey P2P Tank under Sweater: $28.00

Gap Khaki Shorts: $24.99

Nine West Sandals: $79.00

Hat from a Street Vendor: $10.00

H&M Bracelets: $11.80

Look #1 – SPLURGE

Stefanie Bezaire Glam Knitted Sheer Top available at Madison Plus Select: $64.00

Stefanie Bezaire Brown Shorts available at Madison Plus Select: $98.00

Bloomingdales shoes: $79.00

Bracelets from Bloomingdales stack of 3: $200.00

Ragen Jewels rings (stack of 3): Colorful Pave rings $225.00

Perry Ellis Hat: $39.00

Black & White:

Look #2 – SPLURGE

Ego Soleil Jumpsuit: $600.00

Brian Atwood Shoes: $395.00

‘Comes with Baggage’ Handbag: $288.00

 Nadri Bangles available at Bloomingdales

Ragen Jewels Rhodium crystal stacked ring: $75.00

Look #2 – STEAL

Zara Jumpsuit: $59.99

Vintage Clutch: $25.00

Nine West Shoes: $79.00

Earrings: Vintage Closet

Pop of Color:

Look #3 – STEAL

H&M Dress $34.95

Nine West Shoes: $59

Vintage Cuffs: $10.00

H&M Rings: $8.00

Look #3 – SPLURGE

BCBG Dress from Bloomingdales: $178.00

Kate Spade Shoes: $298.00

Bracelet Metallic Cuff: $28.00

Ragen Jewels Rings; Luscious Lips and Arrow rings: $45.00 each