Kate Bosworth works a $40 top into her $3,100 outfit

(Kate Bosworth/Splash)High and low dressing -- the act of mixing something expensive with something affordable -- is neither a ground-breaking idea, nor is it altogether that surprising. I for one know that purchasing a big ticket item like a Chanel bag (even one from eBay and an INVESTMENT, mom and fiancé) would necessitate that the rest of my wardrobe came from Forever 21 for a safe period of time. It is, however, at least more interesting when an A-list celebrity practices it.

Kate Bosworth, whose net worth is well into the millions and whom most likely is sent loads of beautiful clothes and accessories from designers, need not mix her high-end goods with more accessible pieces. But she's a little street style minx, you see, and from time to time she likes to throw a nod to the Real Girls. Her Tom Ford sunglasses may have set her back a cool $435, the Jason Wu "Daphne" satchel costs a whopping $1,875, and her Chloé scalloped shorts and sandals go for $500 and $290, respectively, but by golly, did she work that $39.95 H&M shimmery sleeveless top.


Ariel's on Twitter, tweeting from the criminally long lines at the Times Square Forever 21.

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