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Spot the Real: Sam Edelman 'Dea' Glitter Pumps

Glitter Pumps look for less
An inexpensive way to update a trusty little black dress is with a new pair of knock-out heels. Glitter pumps couldn't be more perfect this time of year - it's like a party for your feet! Sam Edelman's 'Dea' glitter pumps are $178 at, while the look for less is $29.90 elsewhere. Can you spot the real from the steal? Click a link below to find out!


Fair Isle Fashionable: Reese Witherspoon's Sweater and Slip-On Sneaks Look for Less

Reese Witherspoon's Fair Isle sweater look for less
Reese Witherspoon was spotted out and about with her daughter Ava, and we have to say, mom's style is definitely outmatching her teen's. We love a good Fair Isle sweater and especially love how Reese paired hers with modern skinny jeans and slip-on sneaks for an old-meets-new fashion statement. The striped tote lends some interest in the pattern mixing department, while red lips and oversized shades add the perfect finishing touches. Read on to score Reese's look for less...

Hint of Pink: Kate Moss' Fur Coat and Beaded Top Look for Less

Kate Moss
Days before the announcement, trendsetter Kate Moss styled herself with Pantone's 2016 Color of The Year — Rose Quartz! Her pink jacket adds a pop of color, but is still light enough to act as a neutral. We love how she mixed the textures of the velvet, the faux fur fabric and the chunky jewel embellishments. Moss's cozy coat is the perfect way to add a feminine touch to a rock 'n' roll, all-black ensemble. Like Kate, you can ring in the new year (and 2016's fashion-forecasted trends) with our finds. Read on to get the look for less...

Spot the Real: Rachel Zoe 'Alex' Tuxedo Jacket

Can you guess which jacket costs more?
If you're planning your New Year's Eve outfit and looking for something other than a cocktail dress, consider the simple elegance of a tuxedo jacket. Rachel Zoe's take on this timeless classic features a soft peplum effect and belt for a feminine silhouette, and costs $325 The look for less we found is $115 by Topshop, also at Nordstrom. See if you can spot the real from the steal by clicking a link below!


The Madden Girl for Kohl's Fall 2015 Lookbook is Cold-Weather Chic

Madden Girl at Kohl's fall 2015 lookbook
Just when the weather begins to cool down and we find ourselves reaching for cozy jackets and rugged boots, Kohl's launches their Madden Girl collection. It's all about cold weather boots, accessories, and outerwear, and it's all affordably priced. Boots range from $59.99 to $99.99 and include fringed wedge, duck, puffer and combat styles in the season's pallet of neutral colors and plaids. Stylish cold weather accessories, priced from $26 to $78 include knit scarves, floppy and fedora hats, earmuffs and printed ruanas. With all outerwear under $120, you'll be able to find pretty parkas, military and fleece jackets, puffers and faux-fur vests to match just about every occasion. Click through to browse the entire lookbook...see anything you love?