Look Expensive Without Breaking the Bank

Ever come across a gorgeous piece of clothing that you were dying to get... until you look at the price tag? High end fashion designers and many other luxury brands offer beautiful clothes that mirror popular trends of our day while also creating trends for others to follow. However, you don't always have to pay an arm, leg, and your next 3 months of rent for good quality and fashionable attire. 

Here are some more affordable versions of luxury brand dresses we found:

1.) $249 vs. $1,095

Primavera Couture 1256

Primavera Couture 1256

Alice + Olivia, Jojo Embellished Cap-Sleeve Gown

Alice + Olivia, Jojo Embellished Cap-Sleeve Gown

The dress on the left is Primavera Couture 1256 sold for $249. The dress on the right is an Alice + Olivia gown retailing for $1,095. Both dresses are very similar with the fully sequined embellishments, high neckline, and short sleeves. Oz Boutique can easily add a slit to the Primavera gown for the full effect. 

2.) $578 vs. $6,990

Mon Cheri 217938  

Mon Cheri 217938
 

Zac Posen, Strapless Silk Faille Ruffle-Hem Evening Gown

Zac Posen, Strapless Silk Faille Ruffle-Hem Evening Gown

The dress on the left is a Mon Cheri gown that also comes with a removable large bow overlay sold for $578. The dress on the right is a Zac Posen gown sold for $6,990. While the dresses do have their differences, the resemblance is definitely worth saving thousands of dollars. Both gowns feature a strapless sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice, a trumpet silhouette, and a shiny finish. 

3.) $500 vs. $2,790

Jovani 37592

Jovani 37592

Zac Posen, Bondage Jersey Gown

Zac Posen, Bondage Jersey Gown

The dress on the left is beautiful Jovani gown selling for $500. On the right is a Zac Posen dress retailing for $2,790. Both gowns feature a high neckline and trumpet silhouette in royal blue. Minor differences include a lower cut-out back and more flaring skirt on the Jovani dress (left) and cut-out details on the sleeves of the Zac Posen gown. 

4.) $698 vs. $10,995

Sherri Hill 51206

Sherri Hill 51206

Naeem Khan, Embellished tulle gown

Naeem Khan, Embellished tulle gown

The dress on the left is a Sherri Hill gown selling for $698 and on the right is a Naeem Khan dress retailing for $10,995. Both designers feature fully embellished gowns with thin straps, lined patterns, and silver sequins from head to toe. There are a few differences such as the placement of the straps, the Sherri Hill dress features a train in the back and the Naeem Khan gown has a lower-cut back.