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Spot the Real: Valentino Rockstud Pumps in Naples Yellow


Valentino Rockstud lookalike in spring yellow, orange or blue

I found another Valentino Rockstud lookalike, and this beauty is available in spring-ready hues of yellow, orange and teal! There's also classic black or ivory, if you prefer a shoe that goes with everything. The "real" is $995 while the "steal" is $80. See if you can spot the real Valentino then check your guess by clicking a link below!


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BB's Weekly Link Round Up: Thakoon for Kohl's, Piperlime's Final Days and More


Thakoon for Kohl's ; Piperlime is closing

Refinery29 reveals the next designer to collab with Kohl's is Thakoon.

People StyleWatch hopes theoutfit.com will be your new go-to for outfit inspiration.

The Recessionista shares her review of the Milly for Kohl's collection.

Target Addict reports Lilly Pulitzer for Target returns are starting to trickle in.

PopSugar shows us how Olivia Palermo styled her Milly for Kohl's skirt at a celebrity-packed launch party for the line.

SheFinds celebrates Earth Month with the best eco-friendly makeup finds at Sephora.

Here's My Milly for Kohl's Review Complete with In-Store Photos and Dressing Room Selfies


Milly for Kohl's

Yesterday I managed to time my son's sometimes-nap with a little shopping trip to Kohl's, where I scoped out the new Milly for DesigNation collection. While my store didn't have a huge selection, I was able to try on a few dresses and assess the quality and sizing. Here's what you need to know: Fit is true to size (similar to Kohl's ELLE brand). The fabrics feel soft and substantial. I had trouble with some zippers but no deal breakers with quality or fit. Be careful to note that some pieces which look like Milly are in fact part of the ELLE collection (like the lemon dress and the matching crop-top skirt sets you'll see featured below). The similarities are...awkward. But if you find yourself preferring some of the ELLE pieces, no harm in that!

Snag Selena Gomez's Grey Jersey Dress, White Bomber Jacket and Combat Boots Look for Less

Shop Selena Gomez's white bomber jacket look for less.
Selena Gomez looks effortlessly sexy in a grey jersey tank dress paired with unexpected extras, like combat boots, a geek-chic doctor bag, and bomber jacket, casually draped over the shoulders. We love the pop of color on her lips and cool sunnies, too. Can we please borrow just an ounce of this girl's cool factor?


Selena Gomez's grey jersey dress and combat boots look for less / TheBudgetBabe.com


Quick Sale Alert: Enjoy sitewide savings before Piperlime closes their doors April 30. Sad face.

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