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Look for Less: Shrimps 'Antonia' Bead Bag

Shrimps Antonia bead bag dupe
Happy Valentine's Day! If you'd like to treat yourself to a little something, I found a great dupe for the popular 'Antonia' bead bag by British fashion brand Shrimps.



Meghan Markle's White Turtleneck Dress Look for Less

Meghan Markle's white turtleneck dress and matching coat
The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle glows in her white turtleneck dress by Calvin Klein with a matching white coat by Amanda Wakeley. We love the idea of matching your coat to your dress - the result always looks elevated and expensive. Another pro tip from a royal: Anchor your look with an unexpected neutral, like the olive green Ralph Lauren pumps and clutch seen here!



Look for Less: Steve Madden 'Rosalyn' Gem Slide Sandals

Steve Madden dupes at Target!
Thanks to my Instagram fam for finding this great look for less! Target's gem embellished slide sandals are half the price of Steve Madden's 'Rosalyn' slide sandals. Such a fun look for summer! Super glam yet laid back and easy to wear at the same time.



Weekend Edit: Splurge vs. Save Finds, Valentine's Day Picks and More

Splurge versus Save, plus the best Valentine's gifts!
I have so many great finds to share with you all today! From some great looks for less to the perfect Valentine's Day gifts (no, really!), this is one round-up you won't want to miss...



Valentine's Day Outfit Idea: Padma Lakshmi's Pink Pants and White Blazer

Padma Lakshmi in pink pants, white blazer, gray pumps
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I can't help but think Padma Lakshmi's pink pants and white blazer would make the perfect outfit for the occasion. And I found the ideal pants to recreate her look-for-less at Express, complete with that enviable high-waist, sash styling.