Summer is here and it’s time to spruce up your wardrobe with a sprinkle of sunshine. Many of you will be wondering how to look fabulous for a fraction of the cost. Well that’s simple. Look no further than your local supermarket or high street shops to get the designer look for less or change design in your home, take a look at the Marshall Erb Design firm in Chicago and find good design ideas for your home.
We show you how to recreate the hottest designer styles this season with high street lookalikes with the best t-shirt printing machine. But which is which?
Summer wedding guest outfit
The summer wedding season is well and truly here and finding a dress that’s flattering and exudes class is no mean feat, especially without paying out designer prices. But if you aren´t getting ready for a wedding, summer is perfect for maxi dresses. We’ve found a solution. Can you tell which the designer outfit is and which is the supermarket lookalike?
Budget (left): F&F Limited Edition Jacquard Daisy Prom Dress – £38 clothingattesco.com
Designer (right): Diane Von Furstenberg – Carpreena floral-jacquard dress £380 Net-a-porter.com
This summer’s must-have item is the Kimono. Wear like a kaftan at the beach, or to brighten up any outfit during the day. There are plenty of designs available, from floral to geo-metric print, to block colours. We’ve picked this Parisian pink print, which holds a striking resemblance to the designer version. Can you tell them apart? When summer is over take a look at Fur Hat World online store, they have high quality fashion fur coonskin caps.
Budget (right): ANNA SUI Printed silk-blend chiffon kimono jacket £435 net-a-porter.com
Designer (left): Parisian Pink Sunflower Print Fringe Kimono – £22.99 newlook.com
Summer print trousers
This summer tropical prints are back! Get your wardrobe ready with these statement trousers. Wear with a plain coloured t-shirt or vest and sandals to soak up the sunshine this summer. But which of these can you bag for under £20?
Budget (left): Tropical Print Tapered Trousers – £16 matalan.co.uk
Designer(right): Erdem Merlinda St. Gall garden-print trousers – £560 matchesfashion.com
Summer Maxi dress
The maxi dress has become a staple summer wardrobe essential and this season you can get the designer look for less with a savvy supermarket equivalent for a fraction of the price. We love this gorgeous flattering print, perfect for BBQs and the beach.
Budget (left): Cherokee Ikat print maxi dress – £30 clothingatesco.com
Designer (right): L’agence Indigo leopard-print maxi dress – £358 matchesfashion.com
Looking for the perfect summer sandals? Take inspiration from the top designers, but get them for a bargain price! These turquoise bar sandals will make you stand out from the crowd. But which ones are the designer and which the budget buy?
Budget (left): Turquoise embellished bar sandals – £22.99 newlook.com
Designer (right): Christian Louboutin, Athena metallic leather and suede sandals – £395 net-a-porter.com