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The Look for Less: Miu Miu Basket Pumps


Miu Miu's round toe basket pumps cost $590 at Barneys New York.


These No. 704b Amanda Leather Cut Out Platform Pumps are an amazing look for less. They're selling out fast at dsw.com for $109.95, so check your nearest DSW brick-and-mortar store if you love this style.


The Marni pump by Rosegold is another great option (although it's only available in white) for $158 at The Shoe Box. Click any image to shop!

Juicy Couture Taps Erin Fetherston for Guest Designer Role


Juicy Couture Taps Erin Fetherston for Guest Designer Role

Juicy Couture has signed fashion designer Erin Fetherston as a guest designer and creative consultant. A Bay Area native, Fetherston will begin the collab in May 2010 and work with the brand through Juicy's Holiday 2010 collection. One of Fetherston's (daunting) tasks will be reimagining the brand's iconic track suit, which celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2011.

Trendspotting: Bow Print Tops





Reese Witherspoon, Nicky Hilton and Taylor Swift show casual ways to wear a bow-print tee or tank.


Bows lend a playful air to basic tees and tanks, whether made of actual ribbon or printed on for a tongue-in-cheek effect. I love anything with bows, a motif that's almost impossible not to love, like stripes or polka-dots. And the styling possibilities are endless: Toss on a bow-print top with a mini skirt and ballet flats for a sweet look, or pair a bow-print tunic with ripped jeans and heels for an edgier ensemble. So easy! Get in on this trend with one of the many affordable options in stores now: