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Look for Less: Madewell 'Tabitha' Mules

Madewell mules look for less
We love Target's new line Universal Thread because it gives us those Madewell vibes for a lot less cash! And sometimes we get more than just "vibes" - we get amazing lookalikes like these mules! Choose from mustard yellow or a beautiful bone white hue.

THE LOOK: Madewell 'Tabitha' Mules, $82.80 (down from $132) at shopbop.com

FOR LESS: Universal Thread 'Avianna' Low Vamp Mules, $27.99 at target.com



Look for Less: Madewell 'The Boardwalk Post' Slide Sandal

Madewell slide sandal look for less
Nothing's better than slipping on a no-fuss sandal in the summer and heading outside, which makes Madewell's 'The Boardwalk Post' slide sandal the perfect warm-weather shoe! It's easy and oh-so-chic. For $59.50 it's not exactly going to break the bank, but I love the look for less option because it's just $24.99 which means you won't feel guilty wearing these to the beach or even around the pool.



Reese Witherspoon's Barneys Cardigan and Patent Slingback Pumps Look for Less

Reese Witherspoon Barneys Cardigan Look for Less
If you're looking to spice up your everyday jeans and cardigan, take notes from Reese Witherspoon! It's all in the details and accessories here. Piping and fancy embellishments on this Barneys cardigan present a preppy and ladylike vibe, and patent leather pumps are definitely a step above your basic sneaker. Reese's pearl earrings and a small studded crossbody are tasteful pieces that bring the look together exceptionally well.



Pippa Middleton's Red Floral Wrap Dress and Wedge Espadrilles Look for Less

Pippa Middleton's Red Floral Wrap Dress Look for Less
The lovely Pippa Middleton goes a boho in a long floral red wrap dress by Ralph Lauren, summery wedge espadrilles, and a woven crossbody bag - and hers is actually affordable! We love the versatility of a dress like this; a simple shoe and handbag swap can take this from day to night, or lunch to wedding, or coffee date to church. Accessories are kept to a minimum, but a fedora is always the perfect shade-blocker for when a baseball cap will literally cramp your style...and it's a subtle way to match with your man, like she and husband James Matthews did, without looking corny!



Meghan Markle's Wedding Look for Less

Meghan Markle wedding gown halter look for less
Photo credit: MEGA

One of my favorite looks from the Royal Wedding was Megan Markle's white halter gown by Stella McCartney that she wore to her evening reception. So gorgeous! Of course, I had to search for a little look-for-less action...