While walking through Zara, we were stopped in our tracks by some oddly familiar designs. Tops, skirts, and dresses reminiscent of the Spring runways were absolutely everywhere- not that we’re complaining. We’ll never say no to a, ahem, derivative work of a runway piece at an affordable price! No knock-offs here, though: while Zara’s designs are thisclose to looking like the real thing, they stop short of being blatant rip-offs.
We have a feeling we’ll get tons of, “Is that Celine?” questions. If asked, we’ll just smile and say, “It’s Zara! Under $100!” with a smile. Bragging about a great deal is the new black, you know.
If you’re into Celine’s abstract art vibes, look no further than the racks of Zara. This primary-color painted tee is your best bet; wear it with a black-and-white skirt that recalls Celine’s Spring 2014 opening look for an inspired outfit!
More of a 3.1 Phillip Lim girl? Zara’s got you covered. The designers ode to geodes is available for under $60! Lim paired his version with a yellow leather skirt, but we’re thinking of distressed denim instead.
Prada’s crazy Spring runway show is hard to emulate- Miucca Prada’s pieces were so over-the-top that it’d be risky to recreate. Zara found a way, though, with some of the simpler dresses that walked the catwalk. Prada’s sporty shift dresses are some of the most inspiring pieces of the season, and Zara’s offering a pared-down version for about $70. Add a giant statement necklace to replace Prada’s runway bling, and you’re good to go!