How to Dress Like a Fashion Editor on an Intern's Budget

Bobbi Lombardo

Interning at Who What Wear Australia has ignited my fascination with, and appreciation for, luxury fashion. Not only am I surrounded by stylish editors, but my usual tasks include researching celebrity street style and designer trends on the daily. As you can imagine, these lust-worthy items seem far from attainable on my student budget. And if your list of goals includes purchasing Gucci Princeton Loafers ($1095), we’re on the same page. Perhaps one day, but until then, I’ve taken it in my stride to search for designer substitutes that fit my budget—and possibly yours too.

Whether you’re a working woman or a full-time student, adopting the latest runway trends doesn’t have to be determined by your bank balance. Finding affordable options is just as exciting and allows you to purchase more than one item. After endless Instagram stalking and researching designer alternatives, I’ve put together my list of carefully curated, budget friendly sites for achieving that designer look for less.

Keep scrolling to shop my secrets!

What are your secret online shopping haunts? Share in the comments below!

Opening image: Sara Donaldson of Harper & Harley, by Liz Sunshine of Street Smith and Getty Images.

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