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I'm really into this spring's sporty sandal trend because I'm all about comfort. The problem is I'm coveting these high-end styles like this Marni, this Fendi, and this other Marni. Can you suggest any similar styles that won't break the bank? —Cathy N.
Thanks to high street brands like Topshop, we've got plenty of sporty sandals for spring under $100.
I'm searching for a backpack to take to Europe in the fall that is cute and can double as a purse for dinners/going out. I found this one from Marc by Marc Jacobs, but the price ($498) is out of budget! Any chance you could work your BB magic for me with a Look for Less? Here is the suspect (I would go with black or brown/tan). —Amanda
I like your thinking! A bag that does double duty is perfect for travel. Just be mindful of crowds when you're wearing your backpack (maybe carry it on one shoulder in front to keep your valuables safe). That's my mom voice, by the way. Okay! So here's what I found - try Topshop's 'Smart' Backpack ($76) to get the look for less: Continue reading "Ask BB: Convertible ... »
I was wondering if you could help me find a cheaper version of the Tory Burch "Sandy" sweater, as seen being worn by Anna Kendrick and Emmy Rossum (above). I have been looking everywhere and cannot find a cheaper version. —Lauren N.