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Fringe Benefits: Kourtney Kardashian's Dolman Sleeve Top, Cutoffs and Ankle Boots Look for Less

Kourtney Kardashian's dolman sleeve top, denim cutoff and black ankle boot look
Kourtney Kardashian was snapped taking her kids to a park in Malibu wearing a casual boho look that's chic yet practical (depending on where you live) - her dolman sleeve top with fringe detail is loose and feminine while her denim cutoffs add edge and show off her legs. The black ankle boots take this look from summer to fall and a low heel means you can be comfy on your feet, too. (I'm very proud of the budget version we found that's just $25!) Read on to steal this look for less...

The Macy's Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear Lookbook Involves Fringe, Ponchos and a Fox Sweater

Macy's Fall 2015 Ready to Wear Lookbook
While many brands seem to be struggling to reinvent themselves this fall (J.Crew, cough, Abercrombie), Macy's seems to know their girl - and what she wants to wear. For the vixen, there's Thalia Sodi, offering items like a mixed leopard print wrap dress ($89.50), or gold lame top ($59.50) with a cropped jacket (($89.50) and gold brocade-print skinny jeans ($59.50). For the woman who loves classics, there's Charter Club, bringing back the fox sweater ($59.50), or a camel-striped poncho ($199) paired with checked ankle pants ($69.50). Style & Co. is wagering you'll swap your usual leggings for moleskin ones ($42.50) while INC International Concepts has my favorite look, a chunky stripe sweater with fringe detailing on the sleeves ($89.50) paired with patchwork jeans ($89.50). Take a look at all the images below - what girl will you be this fall?

White Haute: Jessica Alba's Cut-Out Dress and Silver Platforms Look for Less

Jessica Alba Look for Less
Looking to take your daytime look to a whole new level? Follow Jessica Alba's lead and step out in a glamorous dress. This fall is all about the LWD — the little white dress! The Honest Company co-founder showed off her LWD when she wore this gorgeous Giambattista Valli Petal-Embellished Cut-Out Dress, which retails for a cool $4,461 (currently on sale for $2,230). Our replica dress from ASOS retails for just $25.50! We love that the white dress is the focal point of this ensemble and in our recreation we kept the look similar by pairing the dress with simple silver accessories — including these fabulous thick-heeled silver sandals! The denim jacket tones down the formal look of the white dress making it easy to transition this look to daywear. Read on to get the look for less...

Off the Rack: Fall Boot Highlights at Kohl's (And There Are A Lot of Them! See 25+ In-Store Pics)

Loving these new fall boots at Kohl's!
What is it about seeing new fall boots that makes my heart race? The visions of endless fall outfit ideas that race through my mind might have something to do with it. I could pair these ankle boots with tailored separates for a minimalist, menswear inspired look. Or channel my inner tomboy with these lace up ankle boots then get girly and romantic in these navy lace-up boots paired with skinny jeans and a chunky cardigan.

Spot the Real: Steve Madden 'Lauuren' Lace Up Bootie

Can you spot the real Steve Madden 'Lauuren' lace up boots?
There's something infinitely cool and romantic about a heeled lace-up boot such as Steve Madden's 'Lauuren,' with their Anthropologie vibe of a modern-day mix of Little House on the Prairie meets Victorian era heroine. Maybe I'm reading too much into these, but they're definitely stylish - and wearable. The Steve Madden pair costs $130 (down from $160) at while the look for less is just $40 (in blue, tan or black)...and might I add it looks great in real life, too. Can you spot the real from the steal? Click a link below to find out!

See how we styled the look for less in this fall outfit idea post.