Thursday, June 3, 2010

[Real Deal and Awesome Steal] My Crossbody Bag Score!

Ok readers, remember how last month I went window shopping for a small crossbody bag that had to meet strict size requirements??

I found it!

I really had been drooling over the Marc by Marc Jacobs Percy Turnlock Bag, even scouring eBay, but I just couldn't rationalize $198 for a bag I know I'll barely use.  I like my bags big and bottomless - kinda like my morning coffee....

So I decided since time is running out, it's time to get my search on for a cheaper alternative and found the best deal and cutest 'inspired by' bag to boot!

The Real Deal
Marc by Marc Jacobs Sia Crossbody Bag - $258

The [Inspired by] Awesome Steal
Poppie Jones Fashion Crossbody Bag - $14.95 DSW

This bag also comes in Brown and Black for $19.95.  I actually bought the very last one in tan (sorry!), and because I used my rewards points, I got it for $9.95 + Free Shipping! 

I'm totally on a bargain hunting high!
What do you guys think?  Worth the $9.95 for the potential one time use??

9 comments:

  1. Oooh that is a good steal. Tan would have been my pick too. Everyone needs a cross body bag.

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  2. Fabulous deal! and I actually like the inspired by bag more than the real deal. It's a tad bit simpler! And gotta love DSW rewards points!!!

    xoxo, Eboni ife'
    http://ifeluvsu.blogspot.com

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  3. Super cute! I just got a coach cross body bad and I am loving it!! They are so functional.

    :) marcie

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  4. C&C - Tan was the easy choice ;) I really thought when I went to check out it was going to say none in stock, sooo glad it went through! ::crossing fingers for no cancelled orders::

    Ife - The rewards points are great, and I was suprised I got free shipping too without hitting the $35 threshold :)

    Marcie - ohhhh, I'm sure your Coach crossbody is MUCH prettier then this piece of $9.95 pleather, haha, but yes, functionality is key!

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  5. CUTE! What a steal. I love my SAK crossbody - and I probably love it even more because I got it on sale :)

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  6. What a great find. I like the crossbody bags, but just still haven't found "love"

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  7. I'm definitely loving the crossbody trend, and always want to wear my little Marc Jacobs Kristina Crossbody (even if it doesn't match). It's just so freeing, having a bag that only fits a cellphone, wallet, and a pack of gum, hm?

    Great picks, and I loooove the tan one.

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  8. Great look, great deal! Perfecto ;))

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  9. Coley - I definitely love my sale items more, I also don't feel as guilty using/wearing them... I always want to 'save' my higher/full priced items... strange.

    Kimberlee - Keep looking there are sooo many out there. If I could I'd still get the MbyMJ Percy Turnlock, but like I said, there is no 'need'....

    Chloe - I <3 your MJ Kristina. I actually don't care if this bag disintegrates after I use it... hell for $10, I would expect a bag to be 'sewed' together with staples. So my expectations can only be wow'd...

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