QUIZ: Can You Tell Which Item Is Super Expensive?

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The Internet makes comparison shopping all too easy. Type “red shoe” into any search engine, and an endless array of options ranging from $12 to $2,000 in price pops up.

So what’s the difference between a $2,500 dress and a $100 one? Sometimes, it’s hard to tell.

Here’s a quiz. Can you tell which item is more expensive?

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title=”ANSWER: The lamp on the left will break the bank, while the one on the right can be purchased inexpensively from Amazon.”
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title=”One pair of red suede booties is made in Italy and rings in at over $1,000, the other could be purchased with your lunch money for the week.”
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title=”ANSWER: The shoes on the left are $1,150 at Nordstrom, while the shoes on the right can be purchased online for $39.97.”
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title=”These throw pillows appear similar but there’s actually a $250 difference in price. Which would take up most of your design budget?”
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title=”ANSWER: The pillow on the left is a healthy $39.95, while the one on the right will cost you $280 at Nordstrom.”
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title=”One of these pink bandage dresses is more than $2,000, while the other is under $100.”
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title=”ANSWER: The dress on the left is a $2,250 Herve Leger. The dress on the right is found online for $99.”
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title=”One swivel arm chair is about $100, the other will set you back more than $2,000.”
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title=”ANSWER: The chair on the left is an inexpensive $109, while the one on the right is $2,020.”
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title=”One of these raspberry hobos is a $2,295 Jimmy Choo available for preorder at Saks. The other is a Steve Madden and only $63. Can you guess?”
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title=”ANSWER: The purse on the left is budget-friendly, while the one on the right is meant for a celebrity budget.”
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title=”These two pairs of hot pink skinny jeans might appear similar, but one costs $15 and the other is $300.”
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title=”ANSWER: The jeans on the left are found at Delia’s for $14.99. The ones on the right are Alexander McQueen and $320.”
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title=”These booties for infants look similar, but one pair is $150, while the other is a more inexpensive $15.”
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title=”ANSWER: The booties on the left are Dolce & Gabbana baby and cost $150. The handmade ones on the right cost $15 from Etsy.”
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title=”How much is too much for pajama-wear? One of these sweatshirts costs $200. The other one is $40.”
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title=”ANSWER: The sweatshirt on the left is $195, while the nearly identical one on the right is more budget-friendly.”
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title=”One of these vases will cost you a cool $1,550. The other one is a more friendly $22.”
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title=”ANSWER: The vase on the left is only $22, while the one on the right is an expensive $1,550.”
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title=”You’ve seen the difference between cheap and expensive items…”
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