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10 Haute designer looks for less

Rebecca Waldron is freelance writer who recently relocated to sunny Chandler, Arizona, from Denver. She enjoys everything from shopping and fashion to learning how to surf, and she loves spending time with her two dogs, Play Doh and Brut...

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Ever stand at the window of an haute boutique and drool over the luxe bounty? We have, too. But those prices are just whack! We ferreted out some hot spring fashions, then found a totally cute (if not identical) swap for less. So you can save and get what you crave.


4. Drawstring Pants

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Drawstring pants are a great alternative to long pants this spring/summer because they are loose-fitting and comfortable. This pair of Marc Jacobs Drawstring Pants for $495.00 is great for dressing up at the office. But these linen drawstring pants from The Gap for $39.50 are much better. They're a fraction of the cost and much more casual. Perfect for hanging around the house or running errands on the weekend.

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