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Fashion Week is that wonderful time of year when you spend every night dreaming of winning the lottery and immediately spending it all on Net-A-Porter pre-orders. But if all those hours spent scouring Moda Operandi are getting you (and your wallet) down in the dumps, fear not.
There are actually a few upsides to a college student's necessary frugality. Thanks to designer collabs, diffusion lines, and plain ol' fashion democracy, the Internet is full of cost-friendly alternatives that look like the real thing. No, we're not talking knockoffs — more like gorgeous one-of-a-kind finds with an equally surprising price tag. So, put a smile on that face, young, broke ones! These looks will have you catwalking all the way to the bank.
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Summer’s number-one accessory this year? You've already got it: skin. If you’re feeling bold, you can opt for pelvage. For a sportier look, there are the new crop tops. And, when you’re in the mood for some subtler flesh-flashing, there are cold-shoulder shirts.
Part off-the-shoulder, part cutout, these pieces read