Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Look For Less x 2

I am pretty sure you have all seen this Tibi Maxi Skirt all over Pinterest and the blogasphere lately. I love it, really do but $495 for a skirt is ridiculously expensive. There is no way I am going to pay that.
TIBI ARIZONA PLEATED SKIRT, $495



I came across this skirt from Anthropolgie. The pattern is different, and yeah I probably like the Tibi pattern better, but this skirt is a 1/3 the price of the Tibi skirt and the style is pretty much exactly the same. I actually really like the color blocking on the Anthro skirt.
FIELD OF VISION SKIRT, $148




Another item I have been stalking is the Celine Colorblock Tote. Sadly, at $2000+ that purse will never be mine!




I found this super cute similar version at Old Navy. I know I am shocked too, but Old Navy has been killing it this year with their line! First the sailboat blouse and now these totes. This purse is truly a fraction of the cost of the Celine Tote. It was orginally $29 but it is one sale right now for $17.80. Heck I would almost buy two for that price. They are faux leather so I think they would be adorable beach totes because they would be easy to clean!
OLD NAVY COLORBLOCK TOTE, $17.80



20 comments:

Kyle said...

I bought the Tibi Arizona skirt but wound up returning it even with the slight discount that I was given at Tibi online. The price was too much. LOVE the colorblock version from Anthro though! May have to look into that.

Alicia xoxxo said...

The Tibi skirt is very pretty. But I am with you. There is no way I would pay full price for it. Maybe it will go on sale in a month or so? I really like that first Old navy bag! So cute!!

Alex {Things That Sparkle} said...

$500 for that skirt is just crazy! Love both of your alternatives.

Kim @ keller-creative said...

Old Navy also had a great maxi dress that had pleating all the way down it. It's not online but i saw it in the Mt P Store this weekend. I wanna say $40 or so... I am LOVING what they are producing this year.

Carmel @ Our Fifth House said...

I like the Anthro version better too but I could never get away with wearing a long pleated skirt. I may need to run in to Old Navy - those bags are great - add a beach towel and it would make a great Mother's Day gift for a friend!

Hannah said...

I love this Tibi pattern, too, but no way am I paying the price for it. I do like the Anthro one. I've got to make a trip to Old Navy, I've seen lots of cute things from there lately. I saw some totes at Asos a while back that were similar to these.

StilettosAndDiaperBags said...

both great finds. and umm....great minds think alike, we both posted about lust and must items today!! xo

http://www.stilettosanddiaperbags.com/

Sam [The Peak of Tres Chic] said...

I am loving the alternatives you found! Both are equally chic and beautiful! Great job, Natalie. :)

Chassity (Look Linger Love) said...

That Old Navy bag is so similar, great find. And agree, that skirt is just too much. And too memorable, I mean you could only really wear it so often...

Andrea said...

Love the alternatives you found!

Baby Shopaholic said...

Great look for less! I like the Celine bag but I think I would be over it quickly so I would get the Old Navy bag.

Bambino by the Bay said...

The Coya slip dress at Anthro also reminds me of the Tibi pieces- and is $188... and must more wearable...

http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/clothes-dresses/23745557.jsp

natasha {schue love} said...

Ooo great looks for less! Still loving that Tibi skirt!

Taylor said...

great steal finds!!!! I agree that $500 is way too much for a skirt, even though it is pretty damn gorgeous!

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Chicago Mom (Heather) said...

I am always shopping the look for less! I saw that skirt at Anthro and thought of you. I'm glad you saw it too. :-)

Jill said...

I agree, I do the the Tibi but not for $500. You are so right about old navy too!!

Sara Mueller said...

great finds! I am really liking the Anthro skirt!

Sundresses and Smiles said...

Good finds!!

Gaby [The Vault Files] said...

I saw that skirt at Anthro and as much as I was tempted to get it, I didn't try it on, I thought that spending more than $100 for a skirt I won't wear for the next 6 months was not that smart (wearing that in the island would be like wearing a prom dress to the playground! ;)

Julie said...

I'm hoping that it will go on sale, but I doubt it...it's just too popular!