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The Look for Less: Cynthia Vincent Roma Wedge Sandal

The Cynthia Vincent Roma sandal features a super-tall wedge heel, a strappy vamp, and antiqued hardware for a touch of glam. Gorgeous! Get yours in brown or black for $350 at

Get the look for less with Steve Madden's Tuscaan Wedge, available in 6 colors for $89.95 at Special thanks to reader Katie for sharing this find!

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Ask BB: How to Wear Spring's Nautical Trend

I love the "nautical" look but am having a hard time putting outfits together. Any suggestions? —Sara's amazing spring lookbook will give you some inspiration for getting the nautical trend right this season. The key ingredients? Sailor stripes, colors like red, navy, white and gold, plus maritime motifs such as rope, anchors, stars and chains.

Of course, Shopbop can be a pricey place to shop, but the idea is to get inspired then find affordable ways to make their looks your own. Keep reading to see 3 outfits I put together that reference the Shopbop lookbook without copying it piece for piece (although that's always a good option, too!):