Thousand Dollar Look: Hundred Dollar Price

Looking like a celeb doesn’t have to cost you thousands. With a little creativity and research you can get that designer look without maxing out your Amex. You’ll be surprised how far a few hundred dollars can take you. After all, how much fun is a purchase if you’ll be eating ramen for a month to make up for it? I’ll admit: I also wanted a chance to rifle through ModCloth.com, which definitely has the best prices on the most adorable dresses. So put your credit card away. You can pay for this one in cash, baby!

The Look: Rachel Bilson mixes sweet with sassy in a Chanel Resort 2011 Beige Dress and Camilla Skovgaard Chain-Link Sandals at the Artist’s Museum Happening MOCA Los Angeles Gala.

The Steal: Mod Cloth Love Potion Dress, $119.99.

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Boutique 9 Eleina Leather Chain Sandals, $133.

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Forever 21 Black Clutch, $12.80.

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Add gold hoops and a ring to complete, and voila, a designer look for well under $300!