Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Buy This, Not That

Lulu's Who Holds the Key Ring $11
House of Harlow Key Ring $45

As I mentioned here, I've been going through a bit of a "key phase". It started with necklaces and now it's shifting toward cocktail rings. This House of Harlow ring is amazing, but I'm not sure my phase will last long enough to justify the price. For now I found this Lulu's ring that I love even more for it's distressed vintage feel. I actually just bought a double finger key cocktail ring from Forever 21 (couldn't find it online, so check in the store if you're interested) that looks identical to this Lulu's ring for only $4. Stay tuned for pictures in tomorrow's post.

39 comments:

MyLittlePhotographs said...

I actually prefer the cheaper one. It's very lovely.

annelise said...

I prefer the cheaper one as well! The House of Harlow one is too shiny.

Katie said...

Can't wait to see pics! I love key stuff too, I have a HoH key necklace and the ring has been on my list, but I had to stop somewhere - your find is a much better price!

Pratishtha Durga said...

Yeah! Surprisingly, the cheaper one looks so much better. You got a great deal on that one... Would love to see the pictures...

Jessica said...

Incredible find - I can't wait to see your version from F21.

Diana Mieczan said...

I cant wait for the photos...I love that key ring...I love them both:)...Kisses and have a wonderful Tuesday,sweetie

You have such a great finds, darling:)
Love:)

style'n said...

I like the Lulu's one too! And can't wait to see your F21 selection in your outfit post!!!
naina

Erica said...

I think I like the Lulu better than the House of Harlow! Love it!

Cara said...

cute rings, but I would never wear them...

Lisa Griffin said...

wow i like the cheaper one much better! Great find :)
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Erika ~TiptoeButterfly~ said...

i love the look for less - great finds! - i got a pair of Candela's that look like Loub's - can't beat it!

*kiss kiss*
Erika
~Tiptoe Butterfly~

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

Can't wait to see! I love key jewelry too :)

Julie (brown eyed belle) said...

I love keys too, so charming and kind of romantic. Can't wait to see pictures!

Nikki said...

F21 is the best for costume jewelry! Cant wait to see your ring!
I bought a F21 bib necklace for my rehearsal dinner last year and it's so much nicer than I thought it would be!


xx
Nikki

Gabriel said...

We all know you love a good bargain! I'm not sure I really understand this key trend, I need an explanation.

Connie @ SogniESorrisi said...

Great finds! Both are super cute.

Kate said...

Love these!! I just wish lulu's wasn't $22 to ship to Canada... their prices are great, but shipping makes it soo expensive!

georgia~gigi said...

I love Lulu's! I thought of you last night when I was on the Forever21 site :)
The kay ring is just darling!
Hope you have a wonderful day!
Smoochies
gi gi

Krystal said...

ooo $4!? nice find :)

Cafe Fashionista said...

The burnished gold of the Lulu's piece is gorg! I actually own the House of Harlow Ring myself, and receive SO many compliments every single time I wear it!! :)

Lindsay said...

OH how cute! I can always count on you to keep me up to style! :) Can't wait to see the pic of it! Have a great day love!

Tasha said...

Forever 21 usually has such great rings and they are pretty inexpensive as well!

I love the idea of having a key cocktail ring! I hadn't seen one before! Cute!

Torrie said...

A perfect match with such a price difference!!
That's impressive:).

Melissa said...

Hooray for skeleton key jewelry! I prefer the antique look of the Lulus one, anyway.

THE ALTERNATIVE WIFE said...

$4?!?! Wow that's amazing! Can't wait to see :)

Annie said...

wow, so cool, so unique! glad you enjoyed the story from my post today :) xo

Indie.Tea said...

Wow, that cheaper one is such a great find.

Join the Gossip said...

I actually like the Lulu's ring better. The vintage look is cute. I also bought a double ring from F21, it's a feather though. They seems to have some great cocktail rings at the moment.

Marcie said...

I actually like Lulu's much better. I am the same way with trends. I opt for cheaper brands to alleviate the guilt when I don't want it anymore. I just got a gold boyfriend watch from Target for $15. It looks like the Michael Kors watch. I am gunning for a really nice watch for my 30th, so I didn't want to get the MK watch and ruin my case! :)

xo Marcie

Jess said...

Oh, I love this! I'm into keys lately too. I found this key bottle opener from Anthropologie that I love as well!

Jamie said...

You are so good at this! I really like the idea of antique key charms too! So fun!

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Bren said...

Oh these are so cute Valerie! I like the shinier gold of the HoH one, but you're right. You key phase may be short lived. :) Better to save on this one.

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Bren @ Chasing Beauty

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this free bird said...

Valerie this is a great one. I wonder if those keys will open up a vault somewhere so we can both get those boots.

hahahaha!!

xoxo,
Carrie

Nubiasnonsense said...

Great find dear.. I would def buy it for $4

Elle said...

I like my jewelry shiny so I love the House of Harlow ring but the other is such a steal! I'm with you though.. I'm really feeling key jewelry now but I'm guessing its just a phase.

Sweet Southern Prep said...

House of Harlow's key ring is still pretty amazing. Have you seen Tiffany's new key necklaces? They have quite a selection. Definitely not as inexpensive as these, but I love them! :)

Anna Jane said...

wow - what a find! it's exactly the same...nice job!
xx
anna jane

Josie said...

Both are pretty -- I love the tarnished look of the Lulu's one, actually. Bravo, dear; these are gorgeous!
xo Josie
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She Wore It Well said...

I got a key necklace on the weekend!!

x