Style Steals

It's the ultimate challenge for any stylist -- how to look expensive on a budget!

Due to the current state of the economy, many people are no longer splurging on expensive clothes. But just because you're tightening your pursestrings doesn't mean you need to look like a beggar! You can look fabulous for less by shopping at thriftier (but still stylish) stores, like Swell and Delias.

We challenge the Polyvore user community to create beautiful and expensive-looking outfits using clothing from the following bargain stores:

- Swell

- Buckle

- WetSeal

- Alloy

- Delias

- CharlotteRusse

- OldNavy

- American Eagle

- Aeropostale

- Target

- Kohl's

We'll pick the 12 most fashionable outfits to feature on the Polyvore homepage and blog.

Please tag your sets with 'budget' and 'style steal'.

For more tips on how to dress for less, check out one of our favorite blogs, Budget Fashionista, where you can find great tips on steals and deal.

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