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The Look for Less: Lauren by Ralph Lauren Espadrille Wedge

Lauren by Ralph Lauren's "Carsyn" espadrille wedge sandals are $79 at

Get the look for less with Chinese Laundry's "Dilly-Dally" instead, available in four colors on sale for $29.99–44.21 at I have a similar style wedge from Kohl's and they are seriously comfortable yet will give you that height you need with walking shorts and summer dresses.

Adventures in Online Shopping: Lands' End Canvas

Lands End Canvas Review

A little while back, the folks at Lands' End Canvas sent me a $100 giftcard and I have been living in my Lands' End Canvas duds pretty much all summer. Their summer sale is going on now so I thought I better stop holding out on you guys and let you know about my fantastic finds. (Not really holding out, I just like to thoroughly road test clothing before I recommend anything!) Here, I present to you my summer wardrobe staples:

Temple St. Clair for Target in Lucky Magazine

Temple St. Clair Jewelry for Target

Lucky has a sneak peek at Temple St. Clair for Target, a jewelry collaboration priced under $50 that hits stores mid-August. Temple St. Clair was founded in 1986 in Florence, Italy by designer Temple St. Clair Carr and debuted at Barneys New York the following year. Her Renaissance-inspired jewelry has a considerable following of A-list fans, and if these pieces are any indication of what's to come at Tar-jay, she's sure to gain a whole new audience of admirers (myself included!)

Shown above: [1] Ring, $30 [2] Earrings, $30 [3] Necklace, $40 (all pieces avail. mid-Aug., Temple St. Clair for