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You may think you can tell the difference between costume jewelry and genuine metals and stones, but even we are stumped from time to time. And, we're never more excited to be fooled. The squeals of glee that echo from our wallet are a telltale sign. The look of victory in our eyes is even more conspicuous. Although, we'll admit: Locating not-cheap-looking cheapies requires a bit of research. So, we complied our favorite under-$100 picks for you.
Plagued with expensive taste but lack the necessary funds? No problem. The nine brands ahead boast impressive inventories that look anything but bargain, so you can afford to do more than window shop this go-around — without a hint of buyer's remorse.
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Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read