Happy Friday Loves!!! I had another Celebrity Style Steal all ready for today and BAM, I stumble upon this photo of Ms. Miley Cyrus in a look that's rather reflective of my mood this morning. Truth is, sometimes we just want to be UBER comfy in a cozy sweater, a pair of jeans that fit us amazingly, boots and a beanie. I love this look because it is the go to for us gals that may not give a damn at the moment and still looks chic in my opinion. You can do pretty much anything in this look, since most of what Mileys' wearing is on trend. If you're enjoying this look as much as I am right now, I've found some goodies for us gals on a budget to re-create it for ourselves!
I don't know where my new love for large prints came from? It might be short lived but while I'm "in love", I should post about it. Today's Designer Dupe is the result of my current obsession. These Balmain Houndstooth Tapered Leg Trousers are so eye catching, the overstated print has a lot to do with that! You can dress these babies up or down and get a good amount of wears out of them. With all the gushing I've down about them, I still don't plan on spending $2,176 on them!!! Yes loves, you read right.... Lucky for us I've found a comparable pair from YesStyle.com for only $50.... A difference of more than $2,000!
When I think of footwear for the warmer months, Drivers always come to mind. They're lightweight, comfortable and can be dressed up and down... I like pieces with "wearbility" (I think that's a word? lol). If not, for me it means that a piece can be worn with many different looks. These Fuchsia Manolo Blahnik Driver are a great example of that. They can bring that pop of color a sophisticated summer look in need. They can serve for color blocking purposes. They can be worn with a dress, skirt, shorts, a skort, pants and so on. Enough about why you should have these in your life, let's talk about price. The Manolo Blahniks are $495, If you're ballin', that's all you but if you're budgetin', like myself, Cole Haan has a pair that's just as AMAZING for only $70. Same color, different material... The choice is yours but you can't go wrong with either in my opinion! Are You Ballin' Or Budgetin'? Would You Splurge Or Save?
Thinking about how this Kate Spade New York "Franny" Coat would look on top of a rather slim fitted ensemble is just making me smile with excitement! I'm loving how the overstated stripes cover it's boxy structure... As much as I'm loving this " to die for" outerwear option, I'm afraid it's $598 price tag is not as appealing to me... After about 3.5 seconds of sadness, I pulled it together and did what I do best, search for it's dupe. I found this $48 option from YesStyle.com for us gals on a budget.... It's in a different color (black and white, instead of blue and white) and doesn't have a peter pan collar... Minor details for a major savings!!! The length, box fit, pronounce stripes and sleeve are all the same. All of the similarities make this Designer Dupe a SCORE!!!
I don't know about you guys, but I'm loving the Kim Kardashian that's way more chic. Neutral colored ensembles, minimal makeup and jewelry... She's letting her natural beauty shine and I much prefer her style now compared to a few years back. Sure, she was beautiful then too but nothing, I mean NOTHING tops natural beauty! Kim stepped out a few days ago looking sleek in her black Alaia turtleneck bodysuit, an Alaia skirt and strappy Tom Ford Heels. Do I really have to fuss with price points for her look? I think the Designer Names, A give us all the deets we need. The good new is we can all pull of the chic all black ensemble for a fraction of what Kim did, with the goodies I've found! Take a gander and get this Look For Less... I hope this was helpful :)
Happy Monday and March Loves! I apologize for posting this Designer Dupe so late.... This weekend was spent celebrating my son's Birthday so I didn't have much time to be online a ton (at all really).... At any rate, I did manage to find an amazing Dupe for the $2,650 Balenciaga Moto Jacket that features broad lapels and an asymmetric zip front closure. Moto Jackets are so on trend right now and it's deep red tone will add a "pop" of color in such a subtle way, it can be worn with almost anything. The only differences between the Dupe I found from Bagatelle is that it doesn't have the vertical front zipper pockets or the hefty price tag that the Balenciaga jacket has... The Bagatelle option I found is $197... A bargain compared to $2,650 in my opinion :)
Happy Hump Day Loves! I have a lot to post due to my absence on Monday (sorry :(), so let's get right into it! This photo of Ms. Ashley Greene was snapped at the Oakley's Disruptive by Design Campaign Launch On Monday.... There's a lot going on in this ensemble and I'm here for ALL OF IT!!! This is black and white with a pop of color on another level loves.. Her RTA snake skin print leather pants bring dimension to the look, I love how she kept things subtle on top with her white wrap Elizabeth and James blouse and brought it home with a pair of red hot Brian Atwood pumps. Her gold double v necklace and midi ring were great additions as well, thin enough not to cause any problems with the overall look and thick enough to be seen and make an appearance of their own. This ensemble is to "die" for and almost any other color pump would've been just as amazing in my opinion. Contrast in textures does this to me all the time... Enough about me, I've found some goodies for us gals on a budget to Ashley's Look For Less!
Bevy Smith posted this selfie on instagram yesteday in these Black and White Print Peter Pilotto for Target Sunglasses, while at the Ivy in LA.... Lord knows I love fashion but honey, I LIVE for a bargain!!! These babies retail for only $17 and will serve as the statement piece some of our wardrobes are in need of... I love seeing celebs wearing stuff us "regualr" gals can afford without saving up for months!... Indeed, An Amazing Celebrity Style Savings!!!
Image Source: http://instagram.com/bevysmith
Over the weekend, Jessica Alba was spotted on a Target run with the fam and she makes me wish I put a lil' bit more effort into what I wear to run errands. She makes something as simple as an oversized tee, cardigan and jeans just looks so chic. "Errand-Chic"? You can tell she didn't put much thought into her "get-up" but yet it looks so good. That's what Jessica Alba does, She makes anything look stylish. I'm loving the slight pop of color we get from her sunglasses and the overall look. Something any of us can pull of without a hitch, I'm sure! I've found some goodies to help us gals on a budget serve up our own Effortless Errand Chic look like Jessica but for less of course!
Leather will always and forever be on trendy honey!!! It's gotten to the point where people are willing to be drench in sweat just to rock their bomb leather look in the summer. Yes the summer loves! The warmer months are when a piece like the T by Alexander Wang Lightweight Leather Tee is perfect to wear. On trend, without the suffering... It's a win-win! And we can layer with this piece in the cooler months, while we wait for spring to FINALLY break! Just the addition of this top will do wonders for any look and can be worn with anything!!! This lightweight leather tee can be worn any season and if you chose to splurge on the designer option for $550, I wouldn't even be mad... well kind of because I've found an AMAZING Dupe that's going to saving you money honey! A savings of $520, to be exact! Yep, the dupe from Missguided is only $30!! Hope this has been helpful!!