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Sneak Peek: Behind the Scenes at My Dove® Photo Shoot with Celebrity Stylist Mark Townsend

Celebrity stylist Mark Townsend and Dianna Baros, editor of

Recently I had the chance to collaborate with Dove® Hair on a video tutorial that shows you how to easily create a soft & romantic up-do at home. While struggling to hold back tears, I left my little one with Dad for the day and headed to NYC where I met up with Dove® Celebrity Stylist Mark Townsend - he instantly put me at ease with his gracious personality and kept me laughing the whole time!

The Look for Less: Elizabeth and James Leather Jogging Pants

Elizabeth and James makes a pair of luxe leather jogging pants, available at for $675.50 (down from $965). These statement-making bottoms are tough and relaxed at the same time.

Celebrity fans of the leather jogging pants trend include Alessandra Ambrosio, who dressed hers down with a sleeveless tee and bow-pumps, and Cassie Ventura, who dressed her joggers up with a mixed material jacket and sexy heels.

Leather joggers trend

To get this look for less, check out Topshop's faux leather track pants, $76 at

Or these faux leather joggers, $48 at

UPDATE 12/3/13: Now Forever 21 has this look for less, too, for just $22.80!

Under $100 Holiday Dress Guide

Holiday Dress Guide Under $100

With all the holiday parties coming up, know that you can look stylish without breaking the bank! Here are 12 amazing holiday dresses for under $100...something for everyone! Where do you usually shop for holiday dresses? Comment below with your go-to places!