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Midsummer is hardly a dream. Because, after spending a small fortune on your summer essentials (you know you had to have those bejeweled Marni sandals), this is the time of the season that actually requires you to save (blah) before you blow everything again on the fall collections. But, if you have the itch to shop now, don’t freak out — there's a way to do it without putting your autumn clothing budget in jeopardy.
The market is filled with a number of affordable buys right now; in fact, we found goods that look high-end but actually ring in under $50. So, if you're ready to shop wisely and fuel that addiction, click through to check out the party dresses, work-ready bags, and power shoes that will tide you over until it's time to finally buy that plaid Thakoon coat you've had your eye on.
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