20 Designer Finds Under $200
Typically when you think “designer” your thoughts go straight to that faux-fur Tibi coat that’s been on your wish list since you spotted it on Instagram during fashion week. In reality, there are plenty of designer goods that don’t require syphoning off your tax return. Here, a peek at 20 finds under $200, from homewares to a smokin’-hot pair of DKNY booties.
Tiffany & Co. Metallic Playing Cards
When a Tiffany “T” bracelet just isn’t in the cards, reach for the fanciest upgrade to an otherwise quotidian item.
DKNY City Link 36 MM Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch
A minimalist face with a polished chain-link bracelet in the brand’s iconic logo silhouette. All for under $200? Sold.
Westman Atelier Foundation Brushes
This trio from makeup artist Gucci Westman is created by the most prestigious brush maker in possibly all the world: Hakuhodo. The bristles are made from cruelty-free nylon and the handles are crafted from sustainably sourced birch. Needless to say, after trying these you’ll never use another makeup brush again.
Palette by One Kings Lane Pillows
You design it, they make it—for far less than typical custom furniture. With Palette’s debut assortment, produced in partnership with Cloth & Company, you can customize the colors and scale of your fabrics, plus choose finishing touches. And your items will ship for free in just three weeks.
DKNY Robbi Booties
Take a walk in the latest trend without sacrificing your hard-earned cash.
Christian Louboutin Tape à l’Oeil Matte Nude Eye Colour
The gorgeous eye colors in this collection won’t budge until you want them to. Bonus: The packaging is divine, which is par for the course when it comes to Christian Louboutin.
Cartier Carat Eau de Parfum
Why wait for a Cartier diamond when you can wear this fragrance and smell like one?
Not ready to drop more than four grand on a lounge chair? Incorporate the work of Charles and Ray Eames—and a rich pop of color—with this cheerful elephant, which was first developed in the 1940s and, to the delight of design enthusiasts, resurrected by Vitra in 2007.
Roxanne Assoulin ’Hip Hop But Not’ Earrings
Roxanne Assoulin may be known for her colorful chokers and bracelets, but equally as eye-catching are these “Hip Hop But Not” drop earrings set with a trio of Swarovski crystals in different hues. The best part? They secure with clip fastenings so anyone can wear them.
Milton Glaser Presto Clock
Legendary graphic designer Milton Glaser is the man responsible for, among other things, the ubiquitous I ❤ NY logo. His perforated Presto clock is just as striking and will add an artful splash of color to any workspace.
Chanel Rogue Allure Liquid Powder Matte Lip Color
Another way to get that blurred lip stain effect, but this time it’s Chanel.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer - Fall Runway Edition
These super-limited-edition nail polishes were created for and worn on the Marc Jacobs fall2018 runway. We have a feeling someone on your list would love to wear them too.
Yayoi Kusama Red Dots Skateboard
These Canadian maple wood skateboards feature Dots Obsession (2018) by Yayoi Kusama. Add your own wheels (not included) for a cool functional skateboard or hang on your wall as art (mount included).
Fleur du Mal Satin Triangle Bra
You know how well great designer clothes fit? Now think about that, but for your lingerie.
Gucci Striped Socks
Overpriced? Sure. Practical? Heck, yes. The cost-per-wear will relieve any buyer’s remorse.
AERIN x Cabana Bedside Carafe and Tumbler
Part of an exclusive Aerin x Cabana glassware collection, these vessels were hand-blown on the Venetian island of Murano, famed for its glass production.
Jonathan Adler 1948 Teapot
A teapot is a teapot is a teapot. Until your teapot is from Jonathan Adler.
Off-White iPhone 8 Case
Virgil strikes again. This time on your iPhone case.
Ralph’s Roast Coffee
Fancy beans from the brand’s iconic restaurant and café.
DKNY Elissa Crossbody Bag
A limited-edition graphic that is sure to turn heads.