Shoppers flock to Kmart for a highly coveted designer trick that costs anywhere from $30,000.
Fashionistas discover the $2.50 version of Cartier’s diamond-encrusted bracelet.
The French luxury group sells a version in yellow gold and diamonds ($26,900) and white gold and diamonds ($28,800).
Kmart has launched affordable versions of both the items now in stores and online that come as a two-pack ($5) with a lobster strap chain bracelet.
However, the $2.50 bracelets have a hinge closure while the Cartier bracelets need to be secured to your wrist with a screwdriver.
Fashionistas spotted Kmart’s version of the “Love” diamond bracelet, $2.50
Another major difference is that Kmart bracelets have prominent gemstones instead of embedded diamonds.
Kmart uses zinc alloy, copper, iron, plastic and glass to make bracelets.
Many shoppers claim that the pieces of jewelry look identical from afar, and that they can hardly tell the difference.
Amy, from Victoria, said on social media: ‘Come on to Kmart for this $2.50 Replica Cartier.
The woman posted a photo of the new purchase along with a photo of the original love bracelets.
Another major difference is that Kmart bracelets have raised gemstones instead of Cartier’s embedded diamonds
Hundreds of side-by-side comparisons amazed me.
“No one who looks at it will know the difference ($26,898),” one man wrote.
“If you use a coat or two of high-quality, glossy, clear nail polish—you’ve got yourself a (semi) keeper!”
But others were not on board.
“I’m sure the color will fade very quickly,” said one woman.
This bracelet is so famously fake that Cartier no longer checks it and has no resale value.
The $5 Kmart bracelets have a hinge closure while the Cartier bracelets need to be secured to your wrist with a screwdriver
Kmart is known for its designer scams, with the retailer launching The budget dupes of designer fragrances recently.
Shoppers discovered that the retailer’s line of $12 fragrances had near-identical scents to the $200 high-end fragrances from Gucci, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, and Ariana Grande.
Kmart customers said the affordable boobies smell just like designer fragrances and are even long-lasting.
Each of the budget fragrances is available in a set with matching body lotion for $16 or as a body mist for $6.
TikToker Shirley, from Sydney, shared her excitement about online beauty purchases section Which caused a stir among perfume lovers.
Shoppers went into a frenzy after Kmart released $12 of designer fragrances including Vera Wang Princess and Marc Jacobs Daisy
In the video, Shirley claimed that the OXX Fragrance Spring Blush was like Gucci’s Bloom fragrance, which costs as much as $250.
Royalty is said to be similar to Vera Wang’s Princess while Kmart Meadow looks suspiciously like Marc Jacob’s iconic $99 Daisy.
Many have said that In the Clouds Eau De Parfum smells like the very popular Cloud perfume by Ariana Grande.
In response to Shirley’s clip, which has garnered more than 761,700 views, a Kmart worker confirmed that the fragrances are as good as the real thing.
Beauty fans claim that the OXX Fragrance Spring Blush (right) was like Gucci’s Bloom fragrance (left), which costs as much as $250.
“I work there, and honestly, the cloud is the best, is it just like Ariana Grande’s cloud and it lasts that long,” they said.
“Kmart Cloud Body Mist… $6 and smells just like Ariana Grande’s Cloud Perfume!! It’s amazing,” another agreed.
The cloud lasted longer than the actual Ariana but it smelled a little fainter. A third answered.
More took to the comments to share their own reviews of these $12 Kmart finds.
While one person said Meadow didn’t smell like Marc Jacobs as much as she thought, several people reported that Gucci Bloom was as good as the real thing.
Another shopper, Tijana, sampled each fragrance to see if it stacked up against the designer’s editions on TikTok. video.
Royalty gave it a six out of 10 saying she could only ‘smell the similarity’ to Vera Wang’s Princess perfume but that the scent had ‘soft undertones’.
Tejana said Cloud smelled almost like Ariana’s perfume and was still sitting on her skin an hour later, so she rated it an eight out of 10.
Tijana, a Kmart customer, said the Spring Blush smelled like Gucci Bloom and had a strong scent while Cloud lasted on her skin and was almost like Ariana Grande’s version.
As for the Meadow, Marc Jacobs Dub, she said it was “very strong,” “floral,” “long-lasting,” and “smells almost the same.”
Gucci’s version rated the highest, with nine out of 10 saying: “It smells like her, strongest of all. Very floral.”
Tijana’s ratings prompted viewers to rush to Kmart to get one of the luxury perfumes.
“Kmart really gets out with every mutt hehehe, I’m here for it,” said one woman.
“Cool, thanks for reviewing this,” one wrote, “I was going to Kmart today too to see if there were testers.”