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What I'm Wearing: Sperry Top-Sider Chatsworth Boot

You're probably familiar with Sperry Top-Sider, a brand that's been making boat shoes for decades, but you probably had no idea that they also make amazing boots for fall and winter, from rain boots to the luxe shearling wedge Chatsworth Boots you see me wearing here, compliments of Sperry Top-Sider. The construction is great, the boots are warm and fit true to size (the unique toggle closures make them wide-calf-friendly) and I love the look -- but I'm slightly petrified to wear them in the snow for fear of getting them dirty! Retailing at $225, these would definitely be a splurge but you would be stylish and cozy. Here, I paired my Chatsworth Boots with my Joe's jeans, Old Navy henley, Forever 21 sweater and Linea Pelle hobo via Check out all of Sperry Top-Sider's fab boots at

First Look: William Rast for Target in ELLE

Earlier we got a sneak peek at the William Rast for Target collection thanks to Marie Claire, and now we have another glimpse via the December 2010 issue of ELLE magazine. The two page advertisement features a model in a white tee, black blazer and patchwork denim jeans. It seems so basic and yet that probably means I'll want to actually wear a lot of the pieces! Prices for the collection, which will be available from Dec. 19 through Jan. 22, start at $17.99. Get more details as they unfold here and at

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First Look: William Rast for Target in Marie Claire

The December 2010 issue of Marie Claire magazine gives us a first look at a denim shirt and leather shorts ensemble from the upcoming William Rast for Target collection, slated to hit stores and December 19. William Rast is a Los Angeles-based clothing company co-founded by Justin Timberlake and Trace Ayala best known for their premium jeans. Prices for the Target collection will range from $50 for denim to $200 for leather jackets but the quality and materials are supposed to reflect the higher-than-usual cost, reports Are you itching to see more?