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Update: This post has been updated on November 28, 2017. Scroll down to see the new add.

I think we can all agree that a black leather jacket is an absolute wardrobe staple and should be owned by every man and woman. I also think we can all agree on the fact that Acne Studios happens to make some of the best leather jackets everrrrrrr! (Velocite aviator jacket, anyone?) – Unfortunately, Acne leather jackets (also leather jackets in general) come at a price; in this particular case at $1.550 which is obviously a lot of money, even for a really cool leather jacket. But fret not, my dear fashionistas on a budget! Just keep on scrolling to discover how to get the uber-cool Acne moto look for a whole lot less.

Acne Studios Mock Leather Moto Jacket in black

Acne Studios Mock Leather Moto Jacket
($1.550, Forward by Elyse Walker)

Also available at Nordstromls, Shopbopls, Net-A-Porterls, Barneysls, Need Supply Co., Acne Studios, S|Sense, La Garçonne, Matches Fashionls, MyTheresa, Vestiaire Collective & The Real Real.

Celebrities & Style Bloggers Love Acne Studios

Celebs such as Kendall Jenner and fashion bloggers like Carolyn (Hey Pretty Thing) and Jane Song (FitFabFun Mom) have been spotted wearing an Acne Studios Mock Leather Moto Jacket.

Kendall Jenner & Fashion Bloggers wearing Acne Studios Mock Leather Moto Jacket

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Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket

Update (11/11/2017): Checked out the newest arrivals at Forever 21 today and stumbled upon this faux leather biker jacket which I think would be a budget-friendly to the pricey designer version above. Available in black, brown or tan for $27.90.

Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket in black and brown (Acne Studios Mock dupes)

Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket
($27.90, Forever 21)

MANGO Liz Appliqué Faux Leather Biker Jacket

Update (10/11/2017): MANGO strikes again! Found another batch of Acne “Mock” inspired biker jackets in their latest fall collection. I really like the “Liz” which is a faux leather moto jacket that comes in a variety of lovely colors and retails for less than $80!

MANGO Liz Appliqué Faux Leather Biker Jacket in black, red, blue and pink (Acne Studios Mock inspired)

MANGO Liz Appliqué Faux Leather Biker Jacket
($79.99, MANGO)

Also available at Amazonamazon, MANGO (UK)ls, MANGO (EU) & Zalando.

MANGO Sophie Leather Biker Jacket

Update (10/11/2017): MANGO obviously really, really loves Acne’s biker jacket designs because I also stumbled upon these pastel-colored genuine leather jackets which also look a lot like the real deal: belt = check, zippers = check, cute little pocket = check! A little pricey at $299.99, but still better than $1.650!

MANGO Sophie Leather Biker Jacket in pastel blue, pink and white (Acne Studios Mock inspired)

MANGO Sophie Leather Biker Jacket
($299.99, MANGO)

Also available at MANGO (UK)ls, MANGO (EU) & Zalando.

Topshop Boutique Belted Leather Biker Jacket

Update (10/11/2017): Another pricey but fabulous Acne dupe is this Topshop biker jacket which unfortunately will set you back $475.

Topshop Boutique Belted Leather Biker Jacket in black (Acne Studios Mock dupe)

Topshop Boutique Belted Leather Biker Jacket
($475, Topshop)

Also available at Zalando.

New Look Leather-Look Biker Jacket

Update (10/11/2017): And lastly, if you’re after something very affordable and budget-friendly, here’s a cute option I came across at New Look. Not quite as polished as the other, more pricier options shown here, but the overall look still reminds me of the Acne jacket and you can’t beat the price of £29.99.

New Look Leather-Look Biker Jacket in black (Acne Studios Mock inspired)

New Look Leather-Look Biker Jacket
(£29.99, New Look)

MANGO Solange Leather Biker Jacket

Update (04/28/2017): Just discovered another Acne Mock jacket alternative, again by MANGO, which is spot-on to the real deal and made of genuine leather (hence the steep price tag of $249.99).

MANGO Solange Leather Biker Jacket in black (Acne Studios Mock dupe)

MANGO Solange Leather Biker Jacket
($249.99, MANGO)

MANGO Carla2 Zipped Biker Jacket

While browsing through MANGO’s new arrivals recently, I happened to stumble upon this Acne Mock inspired moto leather jacket which retails for under $100 and comes in either black or white. It’s also made of faux PU leather, so this jacket is both budget- and animal-friendly! Love! If you’re really after a genuine leather Acne jacket dupe however, check out this option for $199.99 (available in black, red and brown).

MANGO Carla2 Zipped Biker Jacket in black and off-white (Acne Studios Mock dupes)

MANGO Carla2 Zipped Biker Jacket
($99.99, MANGO)

Image source(s): Net-A-Porter, Pinterest, Hey Pretty Thing, FitFabFun Mom, Forever 21, Topshop, New Look, MANGO

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Ladies and gentlemen, please brace yourself for some serious lingerie hotness courtesy of Gooseberry Intimates. My personal favorite from their collection is the “Honey Bee” bodysuit which costs $139, comes in either black or ivory and is constructed with unlined and underwired cups and crafted with a generous amount of fine tulle mesh and spliced with delicate floral lace. As you can see from the picture below, this sexy piece of lingerie doesn’t necessarily have to be contained in the bedroom area only as has been beautifully demonstrated by celeb/social media hotties Khloe Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowski who both have paired the racy bodysuit with a high-waisted skinny jeans out in public. It’s definitely a very daring look to be sported outside the comfort of your own home, but that’s what nipple coversamazon were invented for, am I right? And while $139 is far from being an unreasonable price for such a lovely and well constructed piece of clothing, Gooseberry Intimates is located in Bali, so shipping it to the US or Europe wouldn’t be exactly hassle-free, especially when it comes to handling returns, delivery time and customs. Bummer!

Gooseberry Intimates Honey Bee Lace Bodysuit in black and white

Gooseberry Intimates Honey Bee Lace Bodysuit
($139, Gooseberry Intimates)

Celebrities Love Gooseberry Intimates

Celebs such as Khloe Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowski have been spotted wearing the Gooseberry Intimates Honey Bee Lace Bodysuit in both black and white.

Khloe Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowski wearing a black and white Gooseberry Intimates Honey Bee Lace Bodysuit

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Bardot Britney Lace & Mesh Bodysuit

Deal: Take $25 off every $100 you spend with promo code PRIVATE! Valid on regular priced items, exclusions may apply. Offer valid through November 12th, 2017.

Luckily, I was able to spot a very similar lace bodysuit by Bardot which looks almost just as delicate and lovely but costs only half the price of the Gooseberry version. I also like that the cups on this bodysuit are lined, so you don’t necessarily *HAVE* to opt for nipple covers if you decide to wear this sexy bodysuit out in public.

Bardot Britney Lace & Mesh Bodysuit in black (Gooseberry Intimates Honey Bee dupe)

Bardot Britney Lace & Mesh Bodysuit
($75, Bloomingdale’s)

Also available at Revolve, Hudson’s Bay, The Iconicls, eBay & Myer.

Romwe Crisscross Back Sheer Lace Bodysuit

Not quite as delicate or anywhere dupe-worthy, but these lacey bodysuits I found at Romwe would also be a suitable look for less alternative. Plus, they’re super cheap at $5.99 (sale price!), so if you’re unsure whether you’d like the lingerie-in-public look on yourself, you might want to go for these first before splurging on a pricier version. And if you’re not too fond of this particular lace bodysuit here, there are several more at Romwe which look similar.

Romwe Crisscross Back Sheer Lace Bodysuit in black and white (Gooseberry Intimates Honey Bee inspired)

Romwe Crisscross Back Sheer Lace Bodysuit
($5.99, Romwe)

Also available at SheIn.

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Update: This post has been updated on November 11, 2017. Scroll down to see the new adds.

Fall has officially arrived now and I am slowly starting to build my winter wardrobe. Acne Studios‘ “Velocite” shearling jacket has been an obsession of mine for several years. I just love the luxe-looking, plush shearling lining, the straps and buckles, the oversized moto look. It’s the perfect winter jacket and just look how fab and cozy all the style bloggers look in their Acne Velocite below. The only thing holding me back to get my own Acne Velocite? The price tag, of course. $2.800 is a pretty steep price.

Acne Studios Velocite Oversized Shearling Biker Jacket in black and camel tan suede

Acne Studios Velocite Oversized Shearling Biker Jacket
($2.800, Forward by Elyse Walker)

Also available at Saks Fifth Avenuels, Net-A-Porterls, Shopbopls, Bergdorf Goodmanls, Nordstromls, Barneysls, S|Sense, Matches Fashionls, Acne Studios, The Webster, MyTheresa, La Garçonne, Italistls, 24 Sèvres, Unger, Vestiaire Collective & The RealReal.

Celebrities & Style Bloggers Love Acne Studios

Celebs such as Rihanna, Blake Lively and Rachel Weisz as well as personal style bloggers like Gala Gonzalez (Amlul Fashion Blogger) and Betty Autier (Le Blog de Betty) have all been spotted wearing an Acne Studios Velocite Oversized Shearling Biker Jacket.

Gala Gonzalez (Amlul Fashion Blogger), Betty Autier (Le Blog de Betty), Janni Delér & MVB by Marie von Behrens in Acne Studios Velocite Oversized Shearling Biker Jacket

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ONLY Dia Biker Faux Leather Jacket

Update (11/11/2017): Discovered yet another super similar Acne Velocite dupe! How gorgeous is this faux leather faux fur biker jacket by ONLY? It’s reasonably priced at £70 (or €79.99) and comes in either black or wine/burgundy red. Really, really like this one!

ONLY Biker Faux Leather Jacket in black (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

ONLY Dia Biker Faux Leather Jacket
(£70/€79.99, Bestseller)

Also available at ONLY, About You, Zalando, Otto & BAUR.

Pimkie Leather Look Aviator Jacket

Update (11/11/2017): I guess Acne’s Velocite is the trend jacket of the season as I’ve seen inspired versions and dupes pretty much EVERYWHERE lately! Found another Velocite look-alike biker at Pimkie. It comes in either black or wine and is currently 20% off! Steal deal alert!

Pimkie Leather Look Aviator Jacket in black and wine burgundy red (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Pimkie Leather Look Aviator Jacket
(€55.99, Pimkie)

Also available at ASOS.

Pull & Bear Faux Suede Biker Jacket

Update (10/31/2017): While browsing the new arrivals at Pull & Bear I stumbled upon this faux suede biker jacket which retails for £49.99 and instantly reminded me of Acne’s Velocite.

Pull & Bear Faux Suede Biker Jacket in black, rose and brown (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Pull & Bear Faux Suede Biker Jacket
(£49.99, Pull & Bear)

Also available at Pull & Bear (EU).

Violeta by Mango Motor Faux-Fur Lining Biker Coat

Update (10/31/2017): Also spotted this lovely Acne inspired biker jacket in Mango‘s plus size collection (Violeta) for $149.99 which I think is a great alternative to the pricey original.

Violeta by Mango Motor Faux-Fur Lining Biker Coat in black (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Violeta by Mango Motor Faux-Fur Lining Biker Coat
($149.99, Mango)

Also available at Amazonamazon, Mango (UK)ls & Mango (EU).

Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket

Update (10/25/2017): And here’s Forever 21‘s third Velocite inspired faux shearling jacket! I think this one has to be my favorite of all three F21 options yet. I’d suggest to order a size up though in order to achieve the desired, laid-back oversize look of the original Acne Velocite.

Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket in olive and black (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Forever 21 Faux Leather Moto Jacket
($57.90, Forever 21)

H&M Oversized Biker Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Discovered a whole bunch of new Velocite dupe jackets coming in just in time for the colder seasons! This one by H&M for $129 might be my current favorite Acne Velocite steal find! A few sizes are already sold out, so you better hurry if you want one of your own.

H&M Oversized Biker Jacket in black (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

H&M Oversized Biker Jacket
($129, H&M)

Topshop “Cooper” Faux Shearling Biker Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Topshop decided to come with a new Velocite dupe again this year which is available in petite and tall sizing and also comes in a comfy looking faux suede version. Prices vary between $150 to $160.

Topshop "Cooper" Faux Shearling Biker Jacket in black and black faux suede (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Topshop “Cooper” Faux Shearling Biker Jacket
($150-$160, Topshop)

Also available at Zalando.

Missguided Ultimate Aviator Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Also came across another set of Acne Studios inspired aviator jackets at Missguided again. They’re available in a variety of colors including black, grey, pale pink and caramel brown and cost $124. By the way, US students get a generous 40% discount!

Missguided Ultimate Aviator Jacket in black, grey, pale pink and caramel brown (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Missguided Ultimate Aviator Jacket
($124, Missguided)

Also available at Missguided (UK) & Missguided (International).

New Look Faux Fur Lined Aviator Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): New Look has super cozy looking Acne inspired faux fur lined aviator jackets as well this season. They come in either black or cream faux leather and are affordably priced at £59.99.

New Look Faux Fur Lined Aviator Jacket in black and cream (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

New Look Faux Fur Lined Aviator Jacket
(£59.99, New Look)

Also available at Zalando.

Warehouse Oversized Biker Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Spotted these Velocite inspired aviator jacket at Warehouse and just had to share them with you. I’m especially loving the deep and rich eggplant/berry version! It’s the perfect color for Fall! Other available colors: black and dark grey. Price: $158 (or £89)

Warehouse Oversized Biker Jacket in eggplant and black (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Vero Moda Faux Fur Aviator Jacket
($158, ASOS)

Also available at Warehousels.

Vero Moda Elisa Faux Fur Aviator Jacket

Update (10/10/2017): Vero Moda is also another repeat Velocite copycat offender. This version is looking very spot-on to the designer real deal. Price: £75.

Vero Moda Faux Fur Aviator Jacket in black (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

Vero Moda Elisa Faux Fur Aviator Jacket
(£75, Vero Moda)

Also available at Bestseller, About You, Zalando & Spartoo.

Pixie Market Faux Shearling Fur Biker Jacket

Update (02/23/2017): Discovered this lovely Acne Velocite inspired faux shearling jacket at Pixie Market today. It’s a little on the expensive side at $279, but the quality looks quite decent, don’t you agree?

Pixie Market Faux Shearling Fur Biker Jacket in brown and black (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Pixie Market Faux Shearling Fur Biker Jacket
($279, Pixie Market)

J.O.A. Faux Shearling Jacket

Update (01/18/2017): Stumbled upon this great Acne inspired aviator jacket by J.O.A. in khaki green and brown which retails for $145 and couldn’t NOT tell you about this awesome designer dupe find.

J.O.A. Faux Shearling Jacket in olive and brown (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

J.O.A. Faux Shearling Jacketls
($145, Nordstrom)

Also available in ivory white at Amazonamazon.

Forever 21 Bonded Faux Suede Moto Jacket

Update (11/10/2016): Forever 21 also came up with a new Acne inspired moto jacket available in black or blush for a little under $30 (sale price!).

Forever 21 Bonded Faux Suede Moto Jacket in black and blush (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Forever 21 Bonded Faux Suede Moto Jacket
($23.95, Forever 21)

Also available at Forever 21 (Canada)ls, Forever 21 (UK) & Forever 21 (EU).

Vero Moda “Taina” Faux Fur Biker Jacket

Update (11/10/2016): I also came discovered these aviator jackets by Vero Moda which bear a strong resemblance to Acne’s Velocite jacket.

Vero Moda "Taina" Faux Fur Biker Jacket in black and tan (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Vero Moda “Taina” Faux Fur Biker Jacket
(€71.95, Zalando)

Warehouse Oversized Faux Fur Biker Jacket

Update (11/10/2016): And here’s one more set of Acne Velocite dupes! By Warehouse, available in black or khaki/brown for $151.

Warehouse Faux Shearling Aviator Jacket in brown (Acne Studios Velocite inspired)

Warehouse Oversized Faux Fur Biker Jacket
($151, ASOS)

River Island Oversized Faux Fur Aviator Jacket

Update (09/19/2016): Now that summer is over, more Acne Velocite dupes are starting to roll in! Found these Acne inspired faux leather + faux fur aviator jackets at River Island.

River Island Oversized Faux Fur Aviator Jacket in black and tan (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

River Island Oversized Faux Fur Aviator Jacket
($80, River Island)

Also available at River Island (UK)ls & River Island (EU).

Topshop “April” Faux Shearling Biker Jacket

Update (09/19/2016): Topshop has two great faux suede + faux shearling Acne Velocite alternatives in either black or khaki for affordable $150.

Topshop Faux Shearling Biker Jacket in black and khaki (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Topshop “April” Faux Shearling Biker Jacketls
($150, Nordstrom)

Topshop Real Shearling Biker Jacket

Update (09/19/2016): If you’re willing to invest, but not just as much as the real deal, how about this gorgeous real shearling aviator jacket, also by Topshop, for $1.100 instead? Definitely not a steal deal, but still $1.700 cheaper than the Acne Studios designer version..

Topshop Real Shearling Biker Jacket in ivory white (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

Topshop Real Shearling Biker Jacketls
($1.100, Nordstrom)

Jakke “Natasha” Oversized Faux Fur Collar Suedette Biker Coat

Update (09/19/2016): I also spotted these lovely suedette biker jackets by Jakke for £125 which you can buy at Lipsy.

Jakke "Natasha" Oversized Faux Fur Collar Suedette Biker Coat in black and taupe (Acne Studios Velocite dupes)

Jakke “Natasha” Oversized Faux Fur Collar Suedette Biker Coatls
(£125, Lipsy)

Dolce Vita “Veronica” Faux Shearling Moto Jacket

Update (09/10/2016): Discovered this lovely faux shearling, faux suede moto jacket at Dolce Vita today and it instantly reminded me of Acne’s Velocite. Price: $128 (on sale!).

Dolce Vita "Veronica" Faux Shearling Moto Jacket in black faux suede (Acne Studios Velocite dupe)

Dolce Vita “Veronica” Faux Shearling Moto Jacketamazon
($128, Amazon)

Also available at 6pm & Revolve.

Muubaa “Darma” Shearling Biker Jacket

Update (01/05/2016): OMG! I just stumbled upon this insanely beautiful Acne Velocite look-alike in ivory by Muubaa. And the best part? This beauty is currently 50% off (even though I have to admit £562.50 is still quite a heavy price tag)!

Muubaa "Darma" Shearling Biker Jacket in ivory (Acne Velocite dupe)

Muubaa “Darma” Shearling Biker Jacket
(£562.50, Muubaa)

Missguided Faux Shearling Pilot Jacket

Update (11/09/2015): Spotted another Acne Velocite dupe today! Check out these faux shearling pilot jackets available at Missguided for $110.50 in either black or beige faux leather. What do you think of this one? Good one or not?

Missguided Faux Shearling Pilot Jacket in black and beige (Acne Velocite knockoffs)

Missguided Faux Shearling Pilot Jacket
($110.50, Missguided)

Also available at Missguided (UK) & Missguided (International).

Forever 21 Faux Fur-Lined Jacket

Luckily, you can get a very similar look with this cozy faux fur-lined jacket by Forever 21. It’s not exactly a Velocite dupe, but the Acne inspiration is still very visible here I think. Get this beauty for as little as $62.90!

Forever 21 Faux Fur-Lined Jacket in black (Acne Velocite knockoff)

Forever 21 Faux Fur-Lined Jacket
($62.90, Forever 21)

Stradivarius Oversize Jacket

I also spotted this fab-looking, budget-friendly Velocite alternative at Stradivarius for all of my European readers. It’s pretty close to the real deal, huh?

Stradivarius Oversize Jacket in black faux suede (Acne Velocite knockoff)

Stradivarius Oversize Jacket
(£55.99, Stradivarius)

Also available at Stradivarius (EU).

Choies Suedette Lapel Zipper Front Coat

Another set of Velocite dupes can be found at Choies. Not sure about the quality here, but I love that these look almost identical to the real deal and who wouldn’t love the price?

Choies Suedette Lapel Zipper Front Coat in black and tan (Acne Velocite knockoffs)

Choies Suedette Lapel Zipper Front Coat
($41.90, Choies)

Jessica Buurman “Swode” Buckled Shearling Jacket

Deal: Use promo code “XOXOJESS” to get 10% off your order at Jessica Buurman!

Of course, Jessica Buurman has an Acne Velocite dupe in stock as well. At $145, this “steal” is a bit of an investment, but I do love the black version, it looks so sturdy and warm. Also available in camel, taupe and brown.

Jessica Buurman "Swode" Buckled Shearling Jacket in black and tan (Acne Velocite knockoffs)

Jessica Buurman “Swode” Buckled Shearling Jacket
($145, Jessica Buurman)

Image source(s): Net-A-Porter, MyTheresa, Amlul Fashion Blogger, Le Blog de Betty, Janni Delér, MVB by Marie von Behrens, About You, Pimkie, Pull & Bear, Mango, H&M, New Look, Pixie Market, Nordstrom, Vero Moda, Warehouse, River Island, Topshop, Lipsy, Dolce Vita, Muubaa, Missguided, Forever 21, Stradivarius, Choies, Jessica Buurman

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Update: This post has been updated on November 11, 2017. Scroll down to see the new add.

In one of the Gossip Girl episodes called “The Grandfather”, Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) wore an unusually sexy, figure-hugging Hervé Léger bandage mini dress with white criss cross inlays. However, Blair’s risqué dress was tamed with a cute beige embellished Joie cardigan and a cute nautical Tomassini necklace.

Blair Waldorf aka Leighton Meester wearing a navy Hervé Léger Fall 2008 strapless bandage dress with white criss cross inlays

Our Rating: ★★★★½

Who? Leighton Meester/Blair Waldorf
Where? Gossip Girl, “The Grandfather”
When? Season 2, Episode 19
What? Hervé Léger Fall 2008 navy strapless dress, Joie “Moore” cardigan, Tomassini nautical necklace

Silvian Heach Strapless Mini Dress

Update (11/11/2017): Can’t believe I managed to find another Hervé Léger dupe after such a long time (last find was from 2011)! This strapless mini dress is by Italian brand Silvian Heach and costs $149. What do you think, is Hervé Léger still relevant in the fashion world of 2017?

Silvian Heach Strapless Mini Dress in black and white (Hervé Léger dupe)

Silvian Heach Strapless Mini Dress
($149, YOOX)

Betsy & Adam Strapless Satin Sheath Dress

Update (04/05/2011): Almost 2 years later a new Hervé Léger look-a-like popped up today. Yay! By Betsy & Adam. Price: $168.

Betsy & Adam Strapless Satin Sheath Dress in black white (Hervé Léger knockoff)

Betsy & Adam Strapless Satin Sheath Dressls
($168, Nordstrom)

Dave and Johnny Strapless Bandage Dress

Update (09/27/2009): Here’s yet another Hervé Léger knockoff for you. By Dave and Johnny.

Dave Johnny Strapless Bandage Dress in black and white (Hervé Léger knockoff)

Dave and Johnny Strapless Bandage Dress
($130, eDressMe)

Dorothy Perkins Black Insert Panel Tube Dress

Update (08/17/2009): Found yet another Hervé Léger knockoff for all my European readers. By Dorothy Perkins. Currently on sale for £15!

Dorothy Perkins Insert Panel Tube Dress in black (Hervé Léger knockoff)

Dorothy Perkins Black Insert Panel Tube Dress
(£15, Dorothy Perkins)

Atria Strapless Mini Dress

Update (08/17/2009): Found another Hervé Léger knockoff by Atria.

Atria Strapless Mini Dress in black (Hervé Léger knockoff)

Atria Strapless Mini Dresspjx
($138, eDressMe)

Jessica McClintock Strapless Taffeta Dress

Covet the body-con dress, but don’t have a $2k budget? You’re in luck because this strapless taffeta dress by Jessica McClintock is a great budget-friendly Hervé Léger alternative. The dress may be black instead of navy, but otherwise it has the same length, cut and detailing. It’s also currently on sale being marked down from $150 to $90. Who else smells a great deal here?

Jessica McClintock Strapless Taffeta Dress (Hervé Léger knockoff)

Jessica McClintock Strapless Taffeta Dress
($90, Amazon)

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Update: This post has been updated on November 3, 2017. Scroll down to see the new adds.

Self-Portrait. How could we have possibly missed out on covering this new and super coveted brand for so long? Sorry about that, folks. But before we head into showing you our best Self-Portrait steal finds, here are a few facts about the contemporary fashion label: it was founded in 2013 by Han Chong (also former creative director of Three Floor) and quickly gained red carpet and social media buzz shortly after, landing dress gigs with celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon and Miranda Kerr as well as personal style bloggers like Chiara Ferragni (The Blonde Salad) and Kristina Bazan (Kayture). The signature aesthetic of the London-based brand are feminine, romantic dresses and separates with lots of lace, embroidery and sheer overlays which have a surprisingly appealing price point: Dresses typically fall in the $500-$600 price range. And while I honestly applaud Han Chong for wanting to create a mid-priced fashion label with lots of attention to detail, $500 is still a lot of money for a lot of people (even though I’ll admit the “Azaelea” dress, which by the way got silently renamed correctly to “Azalea” in the meantime, thus probably referring to the flower, pictured below looks like it’s worth every penny of it). Keep on reading to find various stylish Self-Portrait dress alternatives for much less.

Self-Portrait Azaelea Midi Lace Dress in blue, white and red

Self-Portrait Azaelea Midi Lace Dressls
($500, Nordstrom)

Also available at Forward by Elyse Walker, Shopbopls, Neiman Marcusls, Bergdorf Goodmanls, ASOS, Selfridges, Harrodsls, Matches Fashionls, Luisaviaroma, MyTheresa & Stylebop.

Celebrities & Style Bloggers Love Self-Portrait

Celebs such as Bella Thorne, Miranda Kerr, Maisie Williams and personal style bloggers like Blair Eadie (Atlantic-Pacific), Yana (La Vie du Papillon), Julia Engel (Gal Meets Glam) and Aimee Song (Song of Style) have all been spotted wearing a Self-Portrait Azaelea Midi Lace Dress.

Blair Eadie (Atlantic-Pacific), Yana (La Vie Du Papillon), Julia Engel (Gal Meets Glam), Bella Thorne and Aimee Song (Song of Style) wearing a Self-Portrait Azaelea Midi Lace Dress

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Aqua Lace Cami Midi Dress

Update (11/03/2017): I think I stumbled upon one of the best Self-Portrait Azaelea steal finds! Check out this lovely lace midi dress by Aqua which come in various colors including black, burgundy, navy and baby blue and is significantly cheaper than the real deal.

Aqua Lace Cami Midi Dress in black and light blue (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupes)

Aqua Lace Cami Midi Dressamazon
($52.23, Amazon)

Also available at Bloomingdale’s.

Silvian Heach “Bolognano” Midi Lace Dress

Update (11/03/2017): Just stumbled upon this beautiful and almost spot-on Self-Portrait look-alike dress by Italian brand Silvian Heach. It comes in a lovely pastel yellow color and is currently on sale for €165.60 (down from €276) which is admittedly quite pricey for a designer dupe, but the quality looks pretty great, so it might be worth the investment.

Silvian Heach "Bolognano" Midi Lace Dress in pastel yellow (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupe)

Silvian Heach “Bolognano” Midi Lace Dress
(€165.60, Silvian Heach)

Also available at Amazon.co.ukamazon, Amazon.deamazon, Amazon.itamazon, Amazon.framazon & Amazon.esamazon.

Storets “Kelly” Midi Lace Dress

Update (09/30/2017): Spotted these cute Self-Portrait dupe lace dresses at Storets today. My personal favorite is the green version, but I also like the yellow color.

Storets "Kelly" Midi Lace Dress in green and yellow (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupes)

Storets “Kelly” Midi Lace Dress
($64-$69, Storets)

Apart Crochet Lace Midi Dress

Update (05/28/2017): Just stumbled upon this lovely and spot-on Self-Portrait Azaelea look-alike dress by Apart. It’s a little expensive, but still about half the price of the real deal.

Apart Crochet Lace Midi Dress in coral red (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupe)

Apart Crochet Lace Midi Dressamazon
(€169.90, Amazon.de)

Also available at Zalando & Otto.

Apart Lace Midi Dress

Update (05/28/2017): Although it doesn’t have the same floral lace pattern, these midi dresses, also by Apart, would be a great Self-Portrait alternative as well. Plus, they’re significantly cheaper than the spot-on dupe above. My personal fave is the baby blue color! Perfect wedding guest dress!

Apart Lace Midi Dress in black and baby blue (Self-Portrait Azaelea inspired)

Apart Lace Midi Dress
(€119.90, Zalando)

Minusey Floral Lace Midi Dress

Update (05/28/2017): And check out these awesome and super spot-on Azaelea dress dupes I found at Minusey! I tried to make out the differences, but can’t seem to find any. Available in either blush pink, dusty blue or white for $148. Make sure to use our reader exclusive promo code “INTHEIRCLOSET” at checkout to get 10% off your order at Minusey!

Minusey Floral Lace Midi Dress in blush pink and dusty blue (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupes)

Minusey Floral Lace Midi Dress
($148, Minusey)

Vila “Viclarna” Strappy Lace Skater Dress

Update (05/18/2017): If you’re looking for a short version of the “Azaelea” dress Vila has got you covered. Available in white, navy and baby blue.

Vila "Viclarna" Strappy Lace Skater Dress (Self-Portrait Azaelea inspired)

Vila “Viclarna” Strappy Lace Skater Dress
($60.50, ASOS)

Also available at Zalando & About You.

Vero Moda “Beauti” Strappy Lace Dress

Update (04/23/2017): Looks like Vero Moda came up with their own “Azaelea” inspired dresses which come in either red or navy and are little shorter than the original (knee-length), but otherwise have the same look for a much lower price (€59.95).

Vero Moda "Beauti" Strappy Lace Dress in red and navy (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupes)

Vero Moda “Beauti” Strappy Lace Dress
(€59.95, Zalando)

Also available at Amazonamazon, Vero Moda, About You, Very.co.uk & Littlewoods.

Edited “Mailin” Strappy Crochet Lace Maxi Dress

Update (04/23/2017): Also stumbled upon this Self-Portrait inspired maxi lace dress by Edited which looks a lot like the “Azelea” dress, but is a little longer and could serve as a great and budget-friendly bridal dress for a summer wedding.

Edited "Mailin" Strappy Crochet Lace Maxi Dress in white (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupe)

Edited “Mailin” Strappy Crochet Lace Maxi Dress
(€109, Edited)

ASTR Lace Midi Dress

Update (03/19/2017): Just in time for Spring, I’ve discovered these amazingly similar Azaelea lace dress dupes by ASTR which come in 3 colors and retail for $89. I love these!

ASTR Lace Midi Dress in light blue, white and black (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupes)

ASTR Lace Midi Dressls
($89, Nordstrom)

Donna Morgan “Valentina” Novelty Lace Midi Dress

Update (03/19/2017): And how gorgeous is this summery yellow lace dress by Donna Morgan? It’s quite similar to the H&M version below and I think I like this one even a little more. Not a total steal at $148, but probably worth the investment.

Donna Morgan "Valentina" Novelty Lace Midi Dress in yellow (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupe)

Donna Morgan “Valentina” Novelty Lace Midi Dressamazon
($148, Amazon)

Also available at Zappos & 6pm.

Chicwish Ingenious Crochet Cami Dress

Update (03/19/2017): Discovered these lovely Self-Portrait inspired lace midi dresses at Chicwish which are currently on sale for a little over $40.

Chicwish Ingenious Crochet Cami Dress in white and rust (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupes)

Chicwish Ingenious Crochet Cami Dress
($42.90, Chicwish)

NA-KD Boho Floral Crochet Midi Dress

Update (03/19/2017): Also found this Self-Portrait inspired set of dress at NA-KD which reminded me of the Azaelea dress as well. They come in a variety of colors (black, red, nude, blush and dusty blue) and cost $95.11. A more spot-on and just as lovely maxi dress version is also available at NA-KD for the same price.

NA-KD Boho Floral Crochet Midi Dress in nude, red and dust blue (Self-Portrait Azaelea inspired)

NA-KD Boho Floral Crochet Midi Dressls
($95.11, NA-KD)

Avery G Lace Tea-Length Dress

Update (08/28/2016): Now look at this gorgeous Self-Portrait Azalea look-alike dress by Avery G. Not exactly a steal at $339, but the dress quality might be worth the investment.

Avery G Lace Tea-Length Dress in white (Self-Portrait Azalea / Azaelea dupe)

Avery G Lace Tea-Length Dressamazon
($127.46, Amazon)

Also available at Bloomingdale’s.

H&M Lace Dress

Update (08/23/2016): Just a quick heads-up to let you know that the gorgeous H&M Azaelea dupe dress is now also available in a lovely light pink color! This dress has been restocked several times and always sold out super fast, so don’t wait too long if you love this one! A similar off-shoulder version is available here (comes in white, mint green and light pink).

Another gorgeous Self-Portrait Azaelea alternative is this lace midi dress by H&M. It’s currently only available in yellow (also comes in white and rose pink now), but it does look lovely and so similar to the real deal, right? I know $129 seems oddly expensive for an H&M dress, but be rest assured, I actually ordered this dress myself and it is definitely worth the money, the fit is flattering and the quality is good. So if you’re a fan of feminine lace summer dresses, this one is a great buy!

H&M Lace Dress in rose pink, yellow and white (Self-Portrait Azaelea dupes)

H&M Lace Dress
($129, H&M)

Romwe Fit & Flare Lace Cami Dress

Update (06/04/2016): YASSSS! Another spot-on and budget-friendly Self-Portrait Azaelea dress dupe has popped up on the internet today! Found this one at Romwe; it comes either in pale blue or dusty rose and costs less than $50. Woohoo!

Romwe Fit & Flare Lace Cami Dress in pale blue and dusty rose (Self-Portrait Azaelea knockoffs)

Romwe Fit & Flare Lace Cami Dress
($47.99, Romwe)

Also available at Zaful, SheIn & Cupshe.

Tang House Lace-Up Back Crochet A-Line Dress

Update (06/04/2016): Also spotted another shortened Azaelea inspired dress version which has a beautiful lace-up back detail! It’s by Tang House, comes in various lovely colors and costs $54.90. What do you think? Yay or nay?

Tang House Lace-Up Back Crochet A-Line Dress in yellow (Self-Portrait Azaelea inspired)

Tang House Lace-Up Back Crochet A-Line Dress
($54.90, YesStyle)

Charlotte Russe Strappy Crochet A-Line Dress

Update (05/12/2016): Steal deal alert! Look what I just discovered at Charlotte Russe: the perfect little white Self-Portrait Azaelea look-alike dress for a super steal price of just $23.99! Don’t wait, buy now, this dress will sell out once the word is out.

Charlotte Russe Strappy Crochet A-Line Dress in white (Self-Portrait Azaelea knockoff)

Charlotte Russe Strappy Crochet A-Line Dress
($23.99, Charlotte Russe)

Warehouse Lace Halter Dress

Update (05/12/2016): Came across another Azaelea dupe today at Warehouse. The neckline is different, but the rest of the design is pretty much identical. Available in red, black, burgundy and blue.

Warehouse Lace Halter Dress in black and red (Self-Portrait Azaelea knockoffs)

Warehouse Lace Halter Dressls
(£65, Warehouse)

Also available at ASOS.

Club Monaco “Bolari” Midi Lace Dress

Update (05/08/2016): Spotted another great Self-Portrait Azaelea look-alike today! It’s by Club Monaco, comes in either black or forest green and costs approx. half as much as the real deal ($219). Love the green version for redheads! What do you think?

Club Monaco "Bolari" Midi Lace Dress in black and green (Self-Portrait Azaelea knockoff)

Club Monaco “Bolari” Midi Lace Dress
($149, Club Monaco)

bebe Cotton Eyelet Dress

Update (04/28/2016): Just spotted this Self-Portrait inspired summer dress at bebe. It has obviously some major differences (e.g. different pattern and length), but the bodice clearly gives away where the inspiration for this dress came from.

bebe Cotton Eyelet Dress in white (Self-Portrait Azaelea inspired)

bebe Cotton Eyelet Dress
($111.30, bebe)

LuLu*s Pinnacle of Prestige Lace Midi Dress

If you can’t afford spending half a grand on a flirty summer dress, here’s our best steal find (yet!) which I discovered at LuLu*s some time ago. And I would’ve showed you this lovely $64 lace midi dress some time ago already, but it kept selling out so fast – restock after restock – that I didn’t even have enough time to finish up this blog post before this dress was completely sold out again, so I patiently waited until it got restocked for what feels like the tenth time now and for the first time it didn’t sell out in the first 60 minutes. Yay! However, this dress is obviously still wildly popular, so I wouldn’t wait too long with buying. Who knows if it’ll be restocked for an eleventh time?

LuLu*s Pinnacle of Prestige Lace Midi Dress in ivory white (Self-Portrait Azaelea knockoff)

LuLu*s Pinnacle of Prestige Lace Midi Dress
($64, LuLu*s)

Persun Flower Embellished Cami Dress

And of course, where there’s a trend Asian copycats can’t be too far away. The design of the Persun midi lace dress is very close to the real deal (including the colors), but I can’t tell for sure whether the quality is worth paying $43.99 for.

Persun Flower Embellished Cami Dress in white and red (Self-Portrait Azaelea knockoffs)

Persun Flower Embellished Cami Dressamazon
($43.99, Amazon)

Similar dress options are also available by Choies & Jessica Buurman.

Free People South Of The Equator Midi Dress

OK, now this Self-Portrait steal find kind of irritates me. Don’t get me wrong: I love Free People and I looooove designer dupes. But what I don’t understand is how you can blatantly copy a $480 dress and then sell your own copied version for a whopping $300 (now on sale for $69.95), thus making both dresses compete in the same price range? Now that’s a little shameless, isn’t it? Even for blatant copycats. Anyway, I still wanted to include this dress option because it does look a lot like the real deal and it is in fact still $180 $380 cheaper than the original, so if you’re OK with paying that much money for a copycat design, feel free to do so.

Free People South Of The Equator Midi Dress in white, black and red (Self-Portrait Azaelea knockoffs)

Free People South Of The Equator Midi Dress
($69.95, Free People)

Image source(s): Selfridges, Atlantic-Pacific, La Vie Du Papillon, @bellathorne Instagram, Gal Meets Glam, Song of Style, Amazon, Storets, About You, Mandel Design, Zalando, Edited, Nordstrom, Donna Morgan, Chicwish, NA-KD, Romwe, YesStyle, Charlotte Russe, Warehouse, Club Monaco, Bloomingdale’s, bebe, LuLu*s, H&M, Jessica Buurman, Free People

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