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BB's Weekly Link Round-Up: H&M x Moschino, Style Finds Under $40 and More

Style Finds Under $40 - love that straw bag

This week we're eying festival fashion, Mother's Day gift ideas and more! On a personal note, my husband went back to work on Monday and I managed to survive my first "solo" week as a mom of three! Thank you for your patience as I get back into the regular swing of things. Should only take 18 years or so...

Reese Witherspoon's Scallop-Hem Denim and Blazer

Reese Witherspoon's Scallop-Hem Jeans & Blazer
Reese Witherspoon knows it’s all in the details! From the scallop-hem jeans and tote, to a gold-buttoned blazer with a patterned blouse, she manages a sharp but feminine look perfect for spring.

Look for Less: Free People 'Mont Blanc' Sandal

Free People 'Mont Blanc' Asymmetrical Sandal Flat Open Toe Dupe
Made of genuine leather, the Free People 'Mont Blanc' sandal is $168 and comes in 11 colors. It's similar to the Free People 'Royale' flat but features an open toe.

Get the look for less with the 1. State 'Celvin' asymmetrical flat. It's $97.95, comes in 3 colors and is also made of genuine leather.

If you want to save even more, try a faux leather option - I found a bunch on Amazon! Check them out in the widget below.

THE LOOK: Free People 'Mont Blanc' sandal ($168 at

FOR LESS: 1. State 'Celvin' Asymmetrical Flat ($97.95 at

See all our looks for less here.

Keri Russell's Plaid Coat and Leather Shorts Look for Less

Keri Russell's Plaid Coat and Leather Shorts Look for Less
Leather isn't just for moto jackets! Keri Russell shows us how to dress up leather shorts with a tailored plaid coat, sleek stiletto sandals, and a dainty clutch. For a casual spring outfit idea: pair these with mules and a button-down top (plaid, chambray...pick your fave)!

A Few of My Favorite Target Buys // March Edition

Target weekender bag in blush pink - need this for my next trip
It occurred to me recently that I talk about my latest buys on Instagram, but I don't always get around to sharing things on the blog. So today I wanted to share my latest buys from Target that I'm really loving and think you might like, too. I'm a little behind so these are items I bought back in March but they are all still available in stores and online.