Finding stylish pieces to decorate your home can be an expensive endeavour – but these designer lookalikes prove that doesn’t always have to be the case.

Thankfully, bargain brands including ASDA, Dunelm and Wilko, have very similar furniture options so you can satisfy your taste for the finer things in life without completely compromising your budget. 

But, do you have what it takes to make out the high-end items from their cheaper lookalikes? Some of these examples from British stores fetch nearly £1,200 while copies can be purchased for a third of that price. 

Scroll down to see the designer and bargain products side-by-side and check the answers at the bottom. 

1.

Do you think this lamp is the cheaper option...

Or is it this one?

Can you tell which of these tripod lamps is high-end and which one is more budget-friendly?

2.

Can you tell whether this bed is high-end or budget-friendly?

Will this bed make a dent in your budget?

One of these green ottoman beds cost more than £1,000 while the other costs less than half, but can you tell which one?

3.

One of these nest tables cost significantly more than the other

But can you tell which?

Nests of tables are very popular. Can you tell which of these two costs more than £200 and which doesn’t?

4. 

Is this the expensive option?

Or is it this one?

They may be shaped like 50p coins, but one of these octagonal mirrors will cost you a pretty penny  

5.

Does this clothing rack cost more than £100?

Is this the expensive or cheaper option?

These two clothes racks are very similar, but there prices are very different – which do you think will cost more? 

6.

Do you think this shelve looks expensive?

What about this one?

One of these ladder bookshelves is above £500 but can you tell which one? 

7.

Do you think this vase cost more than £500?

Or is this one the more expensive option?

Is the vase on the right or the one on the left the most expensive of the two? 

8.

One of these sofas is much more expensive than the other

But can you tell which?

Which of these two Chesterfield sofas will cost you the most? The one on the left or the one on the right

9

Both of these throws are in faux-fur

But one is much more expensive than the other

One of these cosy throws costs a lot more than the other, can you tell which one it is?

ANSWERS 

1. Left is more expensive 

This tripod lamp from Made cost £199

The cheaper option from Borough Wharf will set you back £58.99

Pictured left: The Chicago tripod lamp from Made, £199. Pictured right: Mallen Tripod Floor Lamp by Borough Wharf, £58.99

2. Left is more expensive 

This velvet king size bed from Made costs £1.149

This similar bed costs £369.97 on Furniture123

Pictured left: King size bed and ottoman in bottle green by Made, £1,149.00. Pictured right: Safina King Size Ottoman Bed in Dark Green by Furniture123, £369.97

3. Right is more expensive 

This nest of three tables by Andover Mills costs £65.38

This set from John Lewis and Partners costs £350

Pictured left: Elvina Three Piece Nest of Tables, by Andover Mills, £65.38. Pictured right: Duhrer Nest of Three Tables, John Lewis & Partners, £350

4. Left is more expensive  

The Bowie Octagonal mirror from John Lewis costs £249

A similar mirror is sold by 17 Stories for £69,99

Pictured left: Bowie Octagonal Metal Frame Mirror, John Lewis, £249. Pictured right: Accent Mirror, by 17 Stories, £69.99

5. Right is more expensive 

This black clothing rack costs only £22,99 on Amazon

This one, sold by Onbuy, will set you back £169.43

Pictured left: Heavy Duty Black Clothes Rails Garment Home Shop Storage Display, Complete Retail Source £22 ;  Right: Single Garment Rack, Onbuy, £169.43

 6. Right is more expensive 

This bookshelf from Dunelm can be purchased for £45

The Despagne Ladder Bookcase by August Grove costs £946.49

Pictured left: Nautical Wooden Ladder Shelves White from Dunelm, £45. Pictured right: Despagne Ladder Bookcase by August Grove, £946.49

7. Right is more expensive  

A £7 white ceramix vase from Wish

Aerin's tall ceramic Mirabelle vase costs £600

Pictured left: Simple Modern Black/White Ceramic Art Vase, Wish, £7. Pictured right: Mirabelle tall ceramic vase, Aerin, £600

8. Left is more expensive 

This Chesterfield Sofa by Willa Arlo Interiors costs £1,019.99

This grey sofa from SLF24 retails at £625

Pictured left: Milton 3 Seater Chesterfield Sofa by Willa Arlo Interiors, £1,019.99. Pictured right: KARIN 3 seater sofa, SLF24, £625

9. Right is more expensive 

This Supersoft Mauve Plush Throw can be bought from Asda for £5

This premium faux-fur throw retails at John Lewis for £95

Pictured left: Supersoft Mauve Plush Throw from Asda, £5. Pictured right: John Lewis & Partners Premium Faux Fur Throw, Soft Pink, £95 

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