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Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day gift ideas for any budget
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Father's Day always sneaks up on me - have you bought all your gifts yet? My husband Camden is tough - but not impossible - to shop for, so I've rounded up some thoughtful and affordable gift ideas that I know he loves - and your guy will too!

Olivia Palermo's Leather Leggings and Tuxedo Blazer Look for Less

Olivia Palermo going-out outfit idea
Nothing says it's the weekend like faux leather leggings! Olivia Palermo pairs this wardrobe staple with another wardrobe staple: A lace-trim camisole. I found this one while browsing Amazon's new way to shop called The Drop, which features limited-edition collections designed by fashion influencers plus everyday staples to round out each look. You'll reach for this darling top all summer long!

New at Motile Tech Accessories

This post is sponsored by Walmart.

Motile laptop backpack at
Finding a stylish yet functional laptop bag can be a challenge, which is why I'm excited to share Motile - it's's new private label premium tech brand. The range includes backpacks, like the one I'm carrying here, as well as phone wallets, phone cases, power banks and other wireless/computing accessories.

Look for Less: L'Agence Paperbag Shorts

L'Agence Paperbag Shorts Look for Less
Shorts season is upon us, and if you're looking for a fresh alternative to jean shorts, say hello to the paperbag short! With a high waist and tie-belt, these are ultra flattering for your waistline. And the extra fabric can actually be slimming (not to mention cooler than tight denim shorts).

Sofia Vergara's Cropped Bell-Sleeve Jacket, Flare Jeans, and Chanel Bag Look for Less

Sofia Vergara Cropped Jacket Flare Jeans Look for Less
It's the time of year where we tend to focus on dresses, rompers, and all things summery, but we can't forget the importance of having the right light jacket! This cropped bell-sleeve jacket on Sofia Vergara is exactly what we're looking for: structured, yet feminine and versatile. She keeps it casual with a basic white tee and a pair of dark flared jeans and her signature platform heels. Of course the Chanel bag is always the most enviable item of the look, and this Aldo quilted crossbody makes for a pretty decent lookalike!