Designer Look, Budget Price

Designer on a Budget 1
I’ve lived my whole life fully aware that I have a “champagne taste on a beer budget.”  I have always been drawn to luxury items, even before I’m aware that they are luxury.  We can go shopping together, and you can observe me pick up a shirt only to realize it’s the most expensive one in the store.  Story of my life!  So it was no surprise that as I was browsing through Apartment Therapy house tours, I fell in love with this quirky coat rack.  It was perfect for our modern, eclectic house.  It was perfect until I realized that this was no ordinary wall hanging coat rack.  It was an Eames designer rack with a price tag at $199.  Ouch!  Though I’m not against investing in pieces, especially ones that are like artwork in and of themselves, I just couldn’t bring myself to dish out that kind of money on a coat rack.  So, I did what every thrifty girl does, and I went to searching for a knock off.  I found the perfect one on Amazon!


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