Winter is holding on for dear life, but it's time for us (and our wallets) to look to the future. With spring/summer collections dropping left and right and retailers flooding the sales floor with short-sleeve shirts and shorts, there's no way to avoid the inevitable summer purchase but we want to make. But most importantly, we all have to make sure we're getting the maximum bang for the buck. 

Spring/Summer collections were shown on the runway last September and are finally making their way into retailers for those of us who were anxiously waiting. But say you don't have the funds to get that sick Saint Laurent jacket you've been eyeing for the past six months? We can help you out with that by finding their less expensive relative. Check out our list of The Best Spring 2014 Designer Items Available Now and Their Affordable Counterparts.

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