Maybe you’re super organized and filed your taxes months ago. Maybe you’re a last minute kind of person (like some of us) and just filed them. Either way, you should have some money coming your way after a year of forking over your salary to taxes. According to the IRS (via CBS), the average tax return in 2012 was $2,899.
Sure, you can choose to be responsible with your newly-acquired dough: Pay off credit cards, save for your retirement… OR, you can do the fun thing and blow the entire check in one sitting. It’s totally possible–with FASHION! Designer price points have gotten so high that the price for one luxury item–a dress, a bag, a pair of shoes–is approximately the cost of the average tax return. Sad but true.
We’ve selected ten designer pieces that will easily cost you your entire refund. Why take that vacation to Bali or decrease your college debt when you could be wearing a plain black tube dress for the same price? We’ll show you how.