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Moncler Women Vest-Branson Decorative Belt Purple

Moncler Women Vest-Branson Decorative Belt Purple

Moncler Women Vest-Branson Decorative Belt Purple

The Raveled Sleeve of Chanel A suspiciously chic tweed jacket that looks like a Chanel, but on closer inspection is actually made by another, less expensive brand." The rather class ridden appeal of this style, we suspect, relies on having people think your Chanel has been handed down from Granny or borrowed from Mumsy or, at the very least, bought at Chanel proper, where such garments are selling selling out $2,800. But all is not lost if you aren t an heiress and you absolutely must participate in this trend (we ourselves have mixed feelings . . . ). Head at once to ZARA (101 Fifth Avenue), where the best reproductions turn up: A jacket sporting one of Coco s trademark fabric flowers is $169; an entire coat in white tweed that would be Easter ish but for its raveled hem is $225; and the real star, a deliciously decomposing jacket in shades of purple and with the added fillip of interwoven metallic threads, costs $189. At ARDEN B Fashion Moncler Clairy Down Jackets Mahogany (104 Fifth Avenue), a store we have always associated, perhaps unfairly, with a super anorexic Clickkeyword[Sex+and+the+City]" >Sex and the City wannabe clientele, we find a genuinely nice artificial Chanel for $138, in apple green or pearl pink, that features not just artfully disintegrating tulle trim but innovative sequins enlivening the nubbiness. Though it s difficult to turn up a fake Chanel for under $100 (jackets require a lot more labor than miniskirts or souvenir tees), there is nevertheless a white, pink, and purple ersatz Chanel jacket currently languishing on a stuffed rack in the back of H at 558 Broadway for $49.90. For some reason, all of its seams have been properly finished, depriving the wearer of that ratty edged grace. (The only loose threads are the unintentional pulls the fabric has suffered at the rough hands of shoppers.) Of course, a Chanel isn t the only thing you might have inherited. An entirely different sort of mommy could have passed along a lovingly preserved tie dyed garment, folded away since the 60s. These old friends are clearly the inspiration for the tie dye renaissance engineered by Clickkeyword[Prada+SpA]" >Prada this season, and luckily, as with most things Prada, tie dyes have surfaced rapidly on the secondary market. CLUB Clickkeyword[Monaco]" >MONACO (160 Fifth Avenue), in particular, has taken a big bite: Here are ruffled minis in tie dyed pink Brand New Moncler Men T Shirts Purple for $55, bottle green cotton pullovers whose color fades from deep to pale for $79, and a boyish shirt that dances between blue and white for $89. A word of warning: Do not under any circumstances consider buying a white sweater, as recommended recently by a New York tabloid, and attempting the dying process at home. We tried tie dying a simple tee some years ago, and the memory of the unspeakable mess and hideous result still haunts. And why would you even bother, when the ready made stuff is so cheap? At BANG BANG (53 East 8th Street) there s a full yellow cotton skirt, tie dyed in a charming if splotchy fashion, that has a cotton knit waistband splattered with sequins and is meant to sit low on the hips (or higher if you re chubbier going to know?) for $39.99. Price wise, this is quite a departure from the versions at Prada, where a polo is $230 (possibly the cheapest thing in the store) and a red pullover, very close to the green replica at Club Monaco, is $650. And believe it or not, Prada even sells its own version of the deconstructed Chanel jacket, Moncler Short Padded Coats Womensand in gray tweed and with the requisite frayed cuffs. Everything is relative: At $1,295, it s less than half the cost of the Chanel original.

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