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Spot the Real: Miu Miu Gold Pumps

Miu Miu's irresistible gold pumps are now $378 (down from $630) at (Maybe a little belated Christmas present for yourself?) The look for less is pretty fabulous, too, and just $49.99 (down from $89). Test your fashion savvy and see if you can tell which pair below is the Miu Miu by clicking either image.

Nine West at ShopStyle

Miu Miu at ShopStyle

BB Shares Celebrity Looks for Less at Nicole Daily Blog

I'm today's featured guest editor over at Nicole Daily, the official nicole by Nicole Miller blog, and I couldn't be more excited! Check out my post to see the three celeb-inspired holiday party looks I created using affordable items from the nicole by Nicole Miller collection. Also check out their new website, it's a sleek way to see the latest looks from this diffusion line of apparel, shoes, handbags and other accessories (hello, leopard print iPad cover!) sold exclusively at JCPenney. Thanks to the ladies at Nicole Miller for inviting me to share my finds!

Ask BB: New Year's Eve Party Looks for Cold Climes

Do you have any suggestions for NYE outfits for the girls in the frigid Midwest??? —Tweet from @M_Schraiber

I grew up in Chicago and now call Connecticut home, so I know cold! I'm all about layers, boots, cashmere and a few shiny things (sequins, bling, nail polish or makeup) to dress up a look. Here are 11 stylish ways to help you winterize your New Year's Eve party look so you can look hot without freezing.

{Shown above: Celebs stay stylish even when the temperatures drop.}

Ask BB: Chrissy Lampkin's Gold Leaf Earrings

I am writing to see if you know the name of Chrissy Lampkin's gold leaf earrings off the "Love & Hip Hop" show. They are so cute! Or even something similar? I hope you can help! —Melannie W.

Chrissy's bold yet delicate earrings seem to be made from natural leaves dipped in gold. I found a bunch of similar styles on, including these gold oak leaf earrings for $21 (plus shipping).

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If you know the exact designer, let us know in the comments!