Splurge or Steal: Sabrina Soto's Picks for Bargain Housewares

Raise your hand if you love a bargain look-alike! With Sabrina Soto, host of The High/Low Project, we pulled together some dynamic duos with drastically different price tags.
By: Kate Doherty

High/Low Chairs

High (right): $1,901
Durable bouclé fabric looks good as new for decades. D’Urso swivel lounge, dwr.com

Low (left): $139
Groovy up your home office. So reasonable, why not buy two? Skruvsta swivel chair, ikea-usa.com

High/Low Lamps

High (left): $600
A double layer of glass helps give the base a really rich color. Paulette lamp, arteriorshome.com

Low (right): $198
A linen shade keeps the price down. Look at the cute finial on top! Aqua Glass Ripple lamp, reginaandrew.com

High/Low Poufs

High (left): $345
Hand-sewn and dyed, just like a fab bazaar find. Gold Moroccan pouf, johnderian.com

Low (right): $120
Less intricate stitching saves you a lotta dollars. Nate Berkus metallic pouf, hsn.com

High/Low Clocks

High (left): $385
A midcentury modern gem by design whiz George Nelson. Nelson Sunburst clock, dwr.com

Low (right): $45
This clock would look so happy in a kitchen. Normann Copenhagen Watch Me clock, huset-shop.com

High/Low Bedside Tables

High (left): $4,800
A mahogany and leather antique treasure from the 1930s. Gilbert Rohde Mahogany nightstands, set of 2, quotientnyc.com

Low (right): $499
Modern take: walnut and powder-coated steel. A steal! Modu-licious bedside table, bludot.com

High/Low Trays

High (left): $150
Twelve layers (!) of lacquer add serious gloss to a do-it-all tray. Orange lacquer tray, jonathanadler.com

Low (right): $40
Acrylic is made for easy cleanup. Just spray and wipe. Format orange tray, cb2.com

High/Low Sofas

High (left): $2,650
High-resilience foam core cushions keep this sofa from slouching. Jackson sofa, wshome.com

Low (right): $1,299
Kids? Pets? Microfiber is up to the challenge. A corduroy weave makes it extra tough. Oxford sofa, crateandbarrel.com

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