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13 brilliant high street knockoffs you can find at Miniso

Save money and grab bargains at this Japanese dollar-store chain

We're huge fans of Japanese dollar-store chain Miniso. It looks clean and modern, always smells lovely and no one bellows greetings in your face when you walk through the door.

And it looks like we're not the only ones who love Miniso, judging by how many outlets are popping up across Beijing.

The biggest draw, though, are the prices. Oh, the prices. Miniso has all manner of high-street knockoffs at a fraction of the price. Here are 13 amazing savings we found in the store.

Perfume

Miniso's fragrances look and smell somewhat similar to the originals, so if you aren't looking to impress anyone with your fancy schmancy french-named perfume, they make a great bargain. These cheaper alternatives to your favourite scents won't last as long, but at these prices you can afford to get about 20 bottles.

Before you turn your nose up at buying cheap imitations, give 'em a whiff – you'll be pleasantly surprised.

1. La Petite Robe Noire by Guerlain (560RMB at Sephora)
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Small black dress by Miniso (30RMB)
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Price difference 18.7 times cheaper.

2. Chance perfume by Channel (739RMB on JD.com)
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Chance perfume by Miniso (29RMB)
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Price difference 25 times cheaper.

3. Chloé Eau de Parfum (850RMB at Sephora)
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Miniso Eau de Parfum (30RMB)
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Price difference 28 times cheaper.




Electronic accessories

We can't be the only ones who manage to lose at least one USB charger a month. Luckily, Miniso has plenty of cheapie solutions that look very much like their more expensive counterparts (although we wouldn't bank on the quality).

4. Apple EarPods (198RMB on JD.com)Screen Shot 2016-01-07 at 14.00.45

Earphones by Miniso (10RMB)
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Price difference 19 times cheaper.

5. Belkin Lightning to USB ChargeSync Cable (99RMB on JD.com)
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USB wire for iPhone 5/6/6s by Miniso (10RMB)
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Price difference 9.9 times cheaper.

6. SONY MDR-ZX310 headphones (299RMB on JD.com)
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Headphones by Miniso (59RMB)
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Price difference 5 times cheaper.

7. Apple keyboard (348RMB on apple.com)
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Miniso keyboard (59RMB)
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Price difference 5 times cheaper.



Make-up and beauty

Miniso does a really good job of following trends, so if you want to try out a new shade or colour for a day but can't really justify spending a lot, Miniso's there for you.

It's a beautiful land of unspeakable joy where you can afford to get nail varnish in every colour of the rainbow. Disclaimer: We aren't responsible for any allergies or horrible skin breakouts.

8. Rogue Infusion lipstick (119RMB at Sephora)
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Thick lipstick from Miniso (10RMB)
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Price Difference 11 times cheaper.

9. Powdered foundation (179RMB at Sephora)
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Powdered foundation from Miniso (25RMB)
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Price difference 7 times cheaper.

10. Clarisonic facial cleanser (1,500RMB at Sephora)
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Electronic facial cleanser from Miniso (79RMB)
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Price difference 19 times cheaper.



Accessories and undergarments

Seasonal accessories never seem to be on sale when you need them. Except at Miniso, where they sell big blanket scarves at bargain prices. If you ever need some cheap tights or underwear, Miniso is the place to go.

11. ASOS Blanket scarf (175RMB on ASOS.cn)
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Miniso blanket scarves (49RMB)
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Price difference 3 times cheaper.

12. Uniqlo men's boxers (33RMB)
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Miniso men's boxers (20RMB)
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Price difference 2 times cheaper.

13. Uniqlo women's woven tights (59RMB)
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Miniso women's woven tights (10RMB)
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Price difference 6 times cheaper.

Miniso Shop B13302, Building 3, Sanlitun SOHO 丰台区 三里屯SOHO3号商场B13302

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