The Spendy Splurges We Dream Of Making

We're the first to argue that pricey pieces are worth the investment if you really, really love them and you'll be able to wear them forever… But then, there are pieces so astronomically beyond our dreams (and for some of us, our means!), that even looking at the price-tag gives us vertigo. Although, what's fashion without a little fantasy? Time to set your thrifty impulses aside, get a little frivolous, and get ready to do a little Dream Ticket daydreaming with us. Satisfaction guaranteed.
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A wedge sandal cool enough to wear at your Palm Beach summerhouse while sipping mojitos and counting your diamonds.

Charlotte Olympia Meredith Sandal Wedges, $854.12, available at Charlotte Olympia.
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Only Balenciaga can make a pair of sculptural, poofy, satin track shorts that make us feel feelings as strongly as this one.

Balenciaga Orange Satin Double Face Short, $1,235, available at Balenciaga.
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The sounds that escaped from our lips could only be spelled out as something along "aaeeaarrrgghhhhhHH!". So yes. We like. A LOT.

Jimmy Choo Laura Shoulder Bag, $2,295, available at Net-a-Porter.
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This is one coat we'd never take off.

Acne For You Linen Coat, $900, available at Acne Studios.
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Simple but striking.

Dezso by Sara Beltran Earrings, $2,185, available at Barneys.
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We'd give up all our timepieces (phones, included) for the chance to add this stunner to our arm party.

Chanel watch, price upon request, available at select Chanel boutiques.
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Mid-'90s, colored hacker glasses were all over the fall runways, and this pair by Cutler and Gross are gorgeous. This time around, we won't be wearing them with puka shell necklaces.

Cutler and Gross Ink Sunglasses, $475, available at Cutler and Gross.
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We've put a Comme des Garçons wallet on our wish list each year, but this beetle-like long-zip wallet is the best of the bunch.

Comme des Garçons Jewel Long Zip-Around Wallet, $400, available at Opening Ceremony.
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A $50 lipstick is somewhat of an extravagance, but we've heard enough rave reviews about Tom Ford's lippie that makes the price-tag worth it.

Tom Ford Lipstick, $48, available at Nordstrom.
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This neon trench coat will have you wishing for rain.

Mulberry Hooded Trench, $1,400, available at Mulberry.
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You know we can't resist a good thing... especially when it's mini!

3.1 Phillip Lim Mini Pashli Satchel, $750, available at Shopbop.
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Frida Kahlo would have loved these (and so do we!).

Oscar de la Renta Cabochon Clip Earrings, $450, available at Net-a-Porter.
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A sporty pump we can get behind... and the price is so close to realistic that we might actually have to bend our budget to fit it in...

Alexander Wang Aida Pump, $475, available at Alexander Wang.
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A solid Marni tank has been on our must-buy list for ages. This one is perfect.

Marni Boxy Tank, $660, available at Marni.
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!!! (The only words necessary).

Proenza Schouler Canvas Printed Tote, $2,050, available at Proenza Schouler.
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If you find mixing prints hard, this dress expertly does it for you.

Suno Printed Layers Dress, $863, available at La Garconne.
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Both timeless and iconoclastic, this Margiela boot would definintely be one of the most special items in our closet.

Maison Martin Margiela Open Toe Bootie, $835, available at Forward.
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To quote our editor-in-chief, Christene, "If I was a little tipsy, I'd buy that hat right now."

Burberry Raffia Stripe Peaked hat, $495, available at Burberry.
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Some people daydream about tropical vacations. We daydream about this tropical skirt.

Zimmermann Tender Hidden Floral Wrap Skirt, $695, available at Zimmermann.
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Is there any more elegant way to keep your hair off your face?

Chanel Hair Pins, $300 for three, available at select Chanel boutiques, or call 1-800-550-0005.

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