With the recent Supreme Court decision regarding discount pricing, it will become even more difficult to find designer goods for less. While shopping the back rooms of Canal Street is always an option, most of us would rather not deal with the ethical issues surrounding purchasing a clear “designer knock-off”, instead opting for “inspired” versions of our favorite bags.
What’s the difference? Although both “borrow” design elements from the real designer, knock-offs claim to actually be the bag and “designer inspired” versions claim to just be inspired by the bag design.
So where can you find “inspired” versions of your favorite handbags? Offline, try Target, Forever 21, Wet Seal, Charlotte Russe, H&M, etc. Try an online store like Baghaus.com, in which you can purchase an inspired version of over 30 of today’s legendary and top designers such as Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, YSL, Valentino, Marc Jacobs, Rafe, Jimmy Choo, Hermes, Gucci , Fendi , Versace, Balenciaga, Coach, Christian Dior, for less than $55.
Here’s some of my favorites from the site and you can enter to win one of these bags. Just post a comment below with your favorite (make sure you add your email address when posting: