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To the Max: Alexa Chung's Chunky Sweater and Floral Maxi Skirt Look for Less

Alexa Chung's chunky sweater, floral maxi skirt, Converse Chuck Hi-Top Sneakers and suede mini bag look for less
Here's how to stretch your favorite summer maxi dress or skirt into fall, according to trendsetter Alexa Chung: Just add a chunky knit sweater and your favorite sneaks (or boots) and you'll have a cozy-cool look to transition into those cooler temps. Athletic shoes are having a huge moment, so you'll definitely get a lot of wear out of your classic Converse. Pick up a new pair in a fall hue like dark green (shown here), burnt umber or chili paste red. We're obsessed with Alexa's on-trend suede handbag, and think the Zara bag we found is an excellent budget substitute. Get the rest of her look for less after the jump...

Beauty Review: New Yes to Grapefruit Skincare Line

Yes to Grapefruit Skincare Line
A little while ago I received a complimentary set of Yes to Grapefruit skincare products from the Yes To brand. Yes To prides themselves on the fact that their products are always "at least 95% natural, free of parabens, phthalates and SLS, and made with recyclable materials." I have to admit, my skincare routine has been the same for years, so I was excited to mix it up with these products and I've always wanted to try the Yes To line! I used the products for an entire week — using 2 masks, moisturizing nightly and toning mists daily. Read on to hear my experiences and learn if these products lived up to my expectations...