DESIGNER DUPESIn current years, many fast-fashion companies like H&M, Forever 21 and Zara have become an affordable fashion outlet for many people such as teenagers, college students, and middle-income people. As a result, buyers are now able to engage in the current trends without breaking the bank. You can obtain clothing, shoes, accessories, and handbags similar to your favorite designer for a quarter of the original cost. These designer inspired pieces are called dupes. Dupes are cheaper goods that are equivalent to the more expensive and more than likely higher quality designer item in question. The dupes are the original designer piece is usually similar in color and sometimes texture. Depending on how much you pay for the dupes, they may last just as long as the designer item. Below are examples of dupes of Chanel LINK1 and Chloe LINK 2 and LINK 3 Do not confuse dupes with counterfeits. Counterfeits or fake designer items directly steal brand names and logos, and this is punishable by law because, for example, trademark regulations protect Chanel’s name and its interlocked C’s. Additionally, brands such as Coach, Tory Burch, Cartier, and Polo Ralph Lauren have all won judgments in the hundreds of millions of dollars against websites selling the counterfeit version of their items. Below are some examples of counterfeits Dupes are legal and are considered designer inspired. You aren’t claiming that you’re wearing Valentino Rock Stud or the Hermes Birkin. It is perfectly fine to rock a dupe and here are 10 affordable, high-quality luxury designer dupes below that you can get from Amazon under $150 that is well worth the money. Majority of the dupes that I chose are made from real leather, therefore the pieces are nearly as good of quality as the original designer item. With Amazon Prime, you can get these beautiful luxury pieces at your doorstep within two days. Let’s get to the list; 1.Chanel Slingback Genuine Leather Dupes $84.99 LINK 2.Hermes Kelly Genuine Cow Leather LINK 1 $99-108 depending on size 3.Chloe Nile Dupe $41.99 4.Cult Gaia Bamboo Arch Dupe $39.99 LINK 5.Valentino Rockstud Genuine Leather Dupes $113.99 LINK 6.Chanel Flap Genuine Leather Dupe $115-119 depending on size LINK 7.Gucci Dionysis Genuine Leather Dupe LINK1 LINK 2 8.Celine Micro Luggage Bag Genuine Leather Dupe $119 LINK 9.Chloe Faye Genuine Leather Dupe $55.99 LINK
10.Gianvito Rossi Plexi suede and transparent pumps Dupe $39.99-$69.99 LINK
What are some of your favorite designer dupes and where do you purchase them?