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    33 Things That Look More Expensive Than Their Price Tag

    Pretty sure these clothes, furniture, accessories, and more are basically international superspies.

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    1. An off-the-shoulder V-neck blouse you can easily pair with your favorite pair of jeans for a sophisticated style sure to wow.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Reviewers do say it runs small, so size up.

    Promising review: "This blouse is so elegant! It fits well, but it runs a bit small/tight, so ordering one size up would be ideal. It’s also versatile and the material is extremely soft. It has little stretch too but again, I would recommend it. The color is so nice too. I used it for a photoshoot, and it just popped!" —Gesselle Walters

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in women's sizes XS–XXL and in 25 colors and styles).

    2. An acrylic desk display perfect for displaying your favorite photos (or important notes) on your desk so you have something nice to look at to calm you down after receiving yet another "Per my last email..." response. 

    the square acrylic display with cold edge and magnets to hang photos and notes
    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful way to display things you love. The magnets are strong, just enough area for photos and displaying. Love this! Not bulky, perfect!" —BocaBeatriceShop

    Get it from Anthropologie for $34

    3. A minimalist watch with a leatherlike band because it's ~time~ to upgrade your look without spending a huge chunk of change.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I ordered this watch not expecting to be blown away because of the price. Boy, was I wrong! I immediately put on the watch as soon as I opened it up; it fits comfortably and the band wasn’t too small, which I was a little concerned about. I’ll definitely be looking to purchase other styles of this watch. Great buy, especially for the price!" —Jessica Kurry

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in 20 colors).

    4. handmade floral coaster so beautiful you *might* not want to set your drinks on it, but you totally should because it will protect your surfaces and also feel so elegant you might think you've been transported to the set of Bridgerton

    Set of transparent coasters with uneven edged gold rim and white pressed flowers inside
    Poppy & Pour / Etsy

    BTW — Poppy & Pour is a California-based small biz that has been creating custom flower coasters, keychains, and more since 2020.

    Promising review: "Absolutely gorgeous! It's hard to get a good photo of resin without reflections or light so trust me when I say this is even more beautiful in person! Seller gave me exactly what I requested and I couldn't be happier with this purchase. Highly highly recommended!" —nlivnil

    Get it from Poppy & Pour on Etsy for $14+.

    5. A floor lamp with a mid-century modern vibe that will actually add a ton of light to the room.

    Reviewer pic of the tall gold lamp with two circular bulbs coming out the side
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I had my eye on the West Elm sphere-and-stem floor lamp, and then I came across this Brightech lamp on Instagram. It’s a fraction of the price of the West Elm one but the quality is great so far, and it looks expensive. I love it and would highly recommend it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $74.99+ (available in brass and rose gold).

    6. A WOW-worthy ruched bodycon dress you can style in so many ways because it's the perfect base layer for all your favorite accessories. Plus, you can throw on a long-sleeved shirt underneath to make this style work during every season.

    model wearing the mid-calf length short-sleeved rouched dress in black
    Lilly's Kloset

    BTW — Lilly's Kloset is a Black woman–owned online boutique that has been bringing women fashion-forward clothing, shoes, and accessories since 2012. Their mission is to help dress women for their most memorable moments.

    Get it from Lilly's Kloset for $60 (available in women's sizes 1X–3X).

    7. A set of bubble water glasses to upgrade your drinkware and make you feel downright fancy when you drink orange juice in the morning.

    Set of glasses with small bubbles in the glass in clear, red, blue, and green
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These glasses are gorgeous. They feel solid, like they won’t break easily. They clean well in the dishwasher. They are on the smaller side, like a juice glass. But I knew this and bought three packs." —Sherri Quigley

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $15.99.

    8. A plaid shacket that has the look of a shirt with the warmth and feel of a jacket, which is a great combo for those chilly fall days that are coming up quicker than you've probably realized. Throw this on with your favorite pair of jeans and a tee for a trendy and chic outfit that doesn't cost a fortune. 

    model wearing the pink plaid shacket
    Target

    Get it from Target for $50 (available in women's sizes XS–4X and in two colors). 

    9. A two-tier jewelry tray to display accessories, crystals, or whatever trinkets you have collected in a corner somewhere.

    Promising review: "I love Umbra products — they always have good modern designs. This looks more expensive than you’d expect. It’s a matte gold, which I always think ups the sophistication. It’s on the smaller side and perfect for a bedside table or corner of a vanity. The top holds several small items and the bottom can hold several bangles."—Dr A.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.30+ (available in three colors).

    10. A chiffon kimono-inspired top that'll instantly dress up every tee-and-jeans outfit.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this wrap SO MUCH!! Every time I wear it, I get compliments. It drapes and flows, and the colors and design are elegant. I love that it is so versatile — I can wear it over a dress, and it looks FANTASTIC, or I can wear it with a pair of jeans or capris, and it is a novel combination. And I love that the compliments I get are not just that the wrap is beautiful, but that I look great in it — for plus size, that can feel hard to achieve sometimes, so just an extra added plus (mine is 4X). The fabric is sheer but not so sheer as to be overly delicate (I can wear it without worrying that anything I brush against will snag it.) Did I mention that I LOVE this?." —Karen P.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in women's sizes S–5X and in 33 patterns and styles).

    11. gold watering can and mister you can not only use to water your plants, but then leave out after you're done as a piece of decor. It will be a nice reminder so you don't forget to water your plants (because that's the hardest part). 

    Promising review: "This watering can is so easy to use, and it holds a lot more water than you would think by the size. I also love the cap that comes on the end of the spout — a great way to avoid spills!! Appreciate the pretty mister that comes with it, too. Both look very nice on the shelf where I house my plants in front of a window." —MC Phillips

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in three colors).

    12. A one-shoulder sports bra so cute, it may just motivate you to get that next workout in ASAP, and then share a cute snap afterward.

    Reiviewer wearing the sports bra with cut out in the middle in white
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this sports bra so much ever since I got it! I wear it by itself in the gym for lifting and cardio because there's no way I'm hiding this beautiful number under a shirt. The removable padding is very firm, and the overall fit is snug and perfect. My boobs don't move at all. It makes me feel like a fitness model! I'm 32C for reference, and I got the smallest size. What you get for the price is awesome!" —Zoda

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in women's sizes XS–XXL and in five colors).

    13. A mushroom stool people will probably think you got from some fancy-schmancy boutique with a ~MUSH~ higher price tag on it. It's OK, your secret is safe with me!

    a stool with a white bottom and red polka-dot top that looks like a mushroom
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I love my stool. It’s so nice for added decoration, I put my books on there or sometimes prop my feet on top of it. I would buy again! " —Liz A

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $54.

    14. A floral glass soap dispenser that'll look really nice sitting on your bathroom counter and make your home a little more eco-friendly because you can simply refill it every time you run out of soap.

    Clear glass soap dispenser with light pink and yellow flowers around the outside and a silver pump
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These were larger than I expected and quite beautiful. It looks more expensive than it is. I've had them now for more than a month, and am pleased with how well the dispenser works and that it appears well-made. I have two and put white soap in one and yellow soap in the other. They both look great with the flower design." —Isabeau22

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three patterns and also sets of two).

    15. A jade-gemstone gold necklace dainty enough to wear every single day without overpowering your outfit.

    Three necklaces with gold chains and cylinder-shaped jade gemstones in the middle
    Salt Water And Sea Stars

    BTW — Salt Water And Sea Stars is a small, woman-owned business creating simple jewelry and customized styles from Tarpon Springs, Florida, since 2015. This necklace is handmade and made to order.

    Promising review: "I love this little necklace! I haven't taken it off since I received it! It's light and subtle. I stopped wearing necklaces for a while because they'd get in the way or get tangled. This I hardly even remember is there most of the time!" —Kai Tortuga

    Get it from Salt Water And Sea Stars on Etsy for $27 (available in two chain materials and six lengths).

    16. A Bodum pour-over coffee maker made with heat-resistant borosilicate glass with a permanent filter inside to make a delicious cup of coffee that just might turn you into an even bigger coffee snob.

    The coffee maker with cork in the middle with coffee in it and a coffee cup next to it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is super easy to use, makes a mean cup of joe, and is nowhere near the price of a Chemex. I use mine on a daily basis and would absolutely recommend this product to any of my coffee-loving friends." —Brad Lemons

    Get it from Amazon for $19.84 (available in four sizes and five styles).

    17. A pair of hoop earrings to help you make a ~statement~, and that statement is that you are a boss who doesn't mess around when it comes to style.

    Model wearing the square marble earrings with white, black, brown, and teal in them
    Cee Cee's Closet NYC

    BTW — Cee Cee's Closet NYC is a Black woman–owned business specializing in unique accessories handmade by artisans in Nigeria.

    Get it from Cee Cee's Closet NYC for $20.

    18. A chic dinnerware set that comes with everything you need to set the perfect table. Your guests will be so impressed to be using a matching set at your next dinner party, they'll probably start to believe you're finally a real adult.

    A pink, 32-piece dinnerware set that serves 8 placed on a kitchen island
    Wayfair

    The set comes with eight dinner plates, eight salad plates, eight bowls, and eight mugs and is dishwasher- and microwave-safe. 

    Promising review: "They are very nice. The mugs are a nice size. I love how the sides come up; this will keep food from falling off the plate. I love the black and red. I will really enjoy this dinnerware. Thank you for the quality of this dinnerware." —Teresa

    Get it from Wayfair for $100.77+ (originally $109.99+; available in four colors)

    19. A tulle ruffle-shoulder bodysuit that will make you feel like a GD star when you wear it. Watch out, the paparazzi may be looking for you when you rock this frock.

    Reviewer wearing the black sleeveless bodysuit with sheer tulle puff shoulders
    A different reviewer wearing the same bodysuit

    Promising review: "I love this bodysuit!! I wore it for my birthday brunch and felt bougie in all the right ways! I had a ton of girls ask me where I got it and they were shocked when I told them Amazon." —Cassidy D.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in women's sizes S–XXL and 10 colors and styles).

    20. A vase with an abstract face line design on it people will probably just assume you stole from a modern art museum. 

    a white vase with abstract faces outlined on it in black
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful vase! It's exactly as pictured. Love love love!!!" —Veronica Fitzjarrald

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    21. A romantic chiffon V-neck midi dress you should just plan to wear to a picnic in the park right now. It's the perfect dress to frolic around and enjoy some snacks. 

    model wearing the v-neck ruffle sleeve dress in navy blue with white flowers all over it
    Simple Retro

    Get it from Simple Retro for $49.99 (available in women's sizes XS–L). 

    22. A circular velvet accent chair so beautiful, it might make you feel like you're royalty. Now all you need is a crown.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I got the pink chair. It is exactly like the site images. It is so comfortable and looks expensive! I was looking into buying a similar chair from a retail store that is 3x more expensive...but this one is such a great value and high quality." —M. Zacarias

    Get it from Amazon for $106.99 (available in 28 colors).

    23. A pair of mules people may mistake for a certain designer brand, and you don't have to correct them if they do.

    reviewer wearing the buckle-detail loafer mules in tan
    model wearing the mules in snake

    Promising review: "Wow, what a steal. These look great. Good value and quality, true to size, and comfortable. Highly recommend a good slip-on shoe; perfect for summertime in the workplace or to tie your outfit together at brunch. I want them in black now too." —LC

    Get them from Amazon for $33.99 (available in women's sizes 6–11 and in seven colors and prints).

    24. Geometric front-back earrings so simple yet stunning, you'll probably end up wearing them with every outfit you can.

    A gold circle on the front of the ear and a stick on the back
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these earrings! They are light and stylish and cheap! I read some reviews about how they were so pointy and stabbed people's neck, and that IS NOT THE CASE at all. They aren’t even close to my neck unless I lay down or something. Great purchase!!!" —Kailee

    Get them from Amazon for $11.90.

    25. A desk lamp giving off mid-century modern vibes without the typical mid-thousands price tag. 

    the black desk lamp with wood base
    Novogratz

    Get it from Novogratz for $34

    26. A convertible sweater tank you can customize in SO many different ways. So not only does this top look super expensive but you can wear it differently every single day, making it one of your best purchases ever. 

    Model wearing the tank in black with the straps tied in a halter
    Model wearing the tank in orange with the straps tied around the front in a bow
    Free People

    Promising review: "This is a winner. Fits true to size and you can style it so many different ways at such a great price!!!! I'm obsessed. It's also lightweight so you can wear it in the spring/summer. I bought it in the ivory color but I think I'm going to buy more in different colors. " —mttran3

    Get it from Free People for $40 (available in women's sizes XS–XL and in nine colors). 

    27. Square cat-eye sunglasses with 99% UVA/UVB sun protection, because you can have sunglasses that are both stylish and protective.

    Model wearing the sunglasses in black
    Mur & Grand

    BTW — Mur & Grand is a woman-founded boutique based in NYC offering statement jewelry, accessories, clothes, and more.

    Promising review: "I was expecting slightly flimsy glasses that just look cute and that I'd wear on certain occasions given the price. These are seriously well-made, durable, and sturdy. They are so stinking cute. I get tons of compliments on them. They perk up every outfit." —Elizabeth H.

    Get it from Mur & Grand for $18 (available in five colors).

    28. Two metal wire flower vases so you can display the beautiful flowers you just had to pick up while you were at the grocery store.

    Two clear tubes with gold wire stand around them and flowers inside
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Incredibly pretty! They arrived with no issues and really brought my kitchen counter to life. I’m so glad I bought them! I put about two to three flowers in them every week, and it really looks gorgeous." —Ariel

    Get the set from Amazon for $24. 98 (available in three sizes and three colors).

    29. A floral lace bralette you'll wear a ~bunch~ because it's comfortable and will make you feel super sexy.

    Model wearing the floral-lace style bralette in pink
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I had been searching for a cute lace bralette for a while. This one is great. It is so much better than others that are way more expensive and the lace is actually very beautiful and classy." —Mariana Flores

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in women's sizes 30A–40D and 11 colors).

    30. A floral temporary tattoo people will probably just assume is real...until you swap it out for a new design next week.

    Big floral tattoo on the inside of a model's upper arm
    Tattoorary

    BTW — Tattoorary is a small, woman-owned business specializing in beautiful vintage- and boho-inspired temporary tattoos. This tattoo is designed to last for two days to a week.

    Get it from Tattoorary on Etsy for $8.

    31. A velvet V-neck cami you'll feel so ~smooth~ wearing, especially since you paid practically pennies for such a nice top.

    Reviewer wearing the v-neck tank top in velvet pink with a leather jacket draped over their shoulders
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "BUY THIS TOP. I have already repurchased in many colors and made my friends do the same. It looks expensive and is so cute. Fits true to size." —Christanne

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in women's sizes XS–XXL and in 17 colors and patterns).

    32. A set of porcelain serving bowls you can use to create Insta-worthy salads, bowls, or even pastas. Just be prepared for your friends to slide into your DMs and ask you where you got the beautiful bowls from. 

    model holding one pink dish with salad in it with another one holding apples in it below it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I wish I'd have bought these years ago. Having a dinner salad has always been a choice of cramming it into a bowl or having it fall off a plate. With these, that issue is solved and, as a bonus, things like pasta are much easier to serve and eat. They are very well made and heavy." —CNorris

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two colors).

    33. A sleek cross-body purse with attached coin purse perfect to fit all your essentials in without weighing down your shoulder and your style at the same time.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this bag. I have had it for six months, and I have had zero issues. I was a bit timid at first due to the reviews. But I’m very glad I bought it. The quality is great for faux leather. It's pretty durable. All and all great purchase for the price would love to buy a second one if it ever restocks." —joseph gauthier

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in six colors and patterns).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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