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What $400 Will Get You at Steven Alan, Surface to Air, and Nasty Gal This Week

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Welcome to Racked's Shopping Cart Comparisons, a column that investigates how far a budget will stretch at three different stores. In light of the summer sales that are going strong this week, this post takes a look at what you can get at two indie favorites, Steven Alan and Surface to Air, vs. a haul from e-tailer Nasty Gal. Have a look below.

We upped our budget this week to $400 mostly because that's how much it would take to shop an entire outfit at two of our favorite Indie 38 members, Steven Alan and Surface to Air. One's more classic and the other more Parisian cool, but, luckily, both have a strong sale section this week. Also, a bigger budget means a big boon for the other member, Nasty Gal. Happy hauling!


Steven Alan
Total: $380
(1) Tocca Inverted Sleeve Top, $145 (was $208) (2) Steven Alan Erin Shorts, $129 (were $198) (3) Garnish Silver Dot Stud, $18 (4) Marais Strappy Woven Sandal, $88


Nasty Gal
Total: $370
(1) Jordan Skinny Jeans, $90 (2) Mixed Metal Collar Necklace, $18 (3) Bound Platform Wedge, $78 (4) Hammered Cutout Cuff, $18 (5) Scalloped Silk Blouse, $98 (6) Chiffon Back Blazer, $68


Surface to Air
Total: $393.50
(1) Tuba Dress, $92.50 (was $185) (2) Casual pants, $35 (were $88) (3) T-shirt, $49 (4) Echo wedges, $217.50 (were $435)

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