Will You SPLURGE or SAVE? Top 5 Summer Trends 2015

To look like a true fashionista this summer you don't need to spend thousands of dollars. Here are 5 key pieces off the runway and the alternative high street pieces...So will you SPLURGE or SAVE? 

1- The Fringe Bag

As fringe swished down the spring runways, embellishing both hemlines and handbags alike, this flirty trim added an element of surprise and trend to most outfits this season. Add this to a plain white dress and you will turn heads.

 

 

The splurge

  •  Gucci $2,500

 

 

 

The Save

  • Suede H&M $50

 

 

 

 

  • Leather H&M $30

 

 

 

2- Gladiator sandals

Paris fashion week proved that it's all about the gladiator sandal for Spring & Summer 2015. Valentino, Chloé and Stella McCartney embraced their inner bohemian with simple laced-up versions, while Balmain and Isabel Marant conjured up warrior-like sandals. Whether you're a lover or a fighter, here are two options to embrace the look with:

The Splurge

  • Chloe Suede Gladiator Sandals $1450

 

 

 

The Save

  • Zara approx. $170

 

 

3- Flary Jeans

The 70’s style is in full swing – literally –from Saturday night fever to hippy deluxe, vintage prints and a mix & match approach to volume and fabric, maxi skirts and off course, the infamous wide-legged jeans.  Gone are the skinny-legged jeans and in are the 70’s flare wide-leg ones.

 

The Splurge:

  • Kenzo: $559

 

 

 

The Save:

  • TopShop: approx. $60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4- Off-the-shoulder top

This season it's all about shrugging off your sleeves. Some of the all-time favorite fashionistas are embracing the off-the-shoulder silhouettes as they make their perfect beach-to-bar outfits.

 

The splurge

  • Intermix $298

 

 

The Save

  • River Island $38

 

 

5- Crop Top Swimwear

The crop top bikini is a must for the girl-on-the-beach-go. A variety of sporty bra tops, criss-cross straps and thicker fashion straps for a boho and chic “cami look” are all trending for 2015. This surfer-girl cool look will have you nominated for best beach-dressed for sure!

The Splurge

  • Bondi Bather: Approx. $55



The Save

  • Forever 21: $15

 

 

 

So which items will you splurge on and which ones you wont? Answer in the comments section below!

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