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Forever, Yes: Jessica Alba's Plaid Shirt and Message Clutch Look for Less

Jessica Alba's plaid shirt and Forever No clutch look for less
Jessica Alba makes us smile with her casual-cool look that combines a plaid shirt (which we all own), all-black base, and graphic oversized Kenzo 'Forever, No' clutch ($398, Get her look for less with finds from Walmart, Old Navy and Zara. Read on for product details!

Camel Cool: Nicky Hilton's Wool Coat and Lace-Up Boots Look for Less

Nicky Hilton's camel coat and gray coat outfit idea
Nicky Hilton is one of those enviable fashion chameleons who can do Uptown chic as easily as she can rock Downtown grunge, as evidenced by this layered fall look. She tops a black sweater and gray jeans with a classic camel coat for a touch of polish, while edgy extras - black lace-up boots, a slouchy beanie and round sunglasses - keep her looking effortlessly cool. Read on for our affordable look for less picks that will have you changing your sartorial colors with ease, too...

Classic Cutie: Reese Witherspoon's Button-Front Cardigan and Red Print Heels Look for Less

Reese Witherspoon's black cardigan and red print heels outfit idea
This recent outfit we spotted on Reese Witherspoon has us thinking about updated classics, and how little things like accessories can go a long way in upping your overall style quotient.

She starts with a black button-front cardigan and on-trend jeans, then adds some red print heels and a red lip for kick.

The pièce de résistance of our budget-friendly recreation is this Barrington 'St. Anne Tote' which we've seen touted by many a stylish fashion blogger. You get the upscale look and quality of of, say, Louis Vuitton, at a fraction of the price (just $145, and you can add a monogram for $5!). This is a bag you'll carry all the time which brings the cost-per-wear down, too. Much classier than anything faux!

Read on for the complete look for less (because saving money is always in fashion):

Mod Muse: Kate Bosworth's Lace Pencil Skirt and Turtleneck Look for Less

Kate Bosworth's mint lace pencil skirt and black short sleeve turtleneck look for less
There are those of us who look like we just rolled out of bed when we travel, and then there's Kate Bosworth, who looks like she just stepped off the set of Mad Men while spotted at LAX. In her perfectly polished lace pencil skirt, black turtleneck and slingback flats, she's a modern mod muse. And the coral lipstick is simply icing on the cake! If you're ready to up your style game, too, recreate Kate's alluring look for less with our affordable finds...

Plaid, Please: Victoria Justice's Plaid Shirt and Hi-Top Sneakers Look for Less

Victoria Justice's plaid shirt and black skinny jeans look for less
Plaid is a no-brainer for fall, as Victoria Justice proves in her simple yet stylish plaid shirt and skinny jeans get-up. She gives plaid a contemporary, sporty feel by pairing her blue button-down with all black extras and edgy hi-top sneakers. No fear of looking lumberjack here! I like that this outfit works in different climates, so my SoCal/Florida babes can rock this ensemble, too! Read on for the look for less...