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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

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

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.

Look for Less: Madewell Butterfly Top

Madewell lookalike top at Walmart!
A few weeks ago I posted this Walmart flutter sleeve top, and many of you noticed it looked a lot like this butterfly top at Madewell. Some sizes are sold out on but this top is so cute, you should definitely head to a store to see if they have it! Pair it with cut-offs or white denim for summer. You could also wear this as a beach coverup.

Get the Look of Madewell's 'Central' Shirt for Less at Target

Get the look of Madewell's Central shirt for less at Target
Everyone's been drawing comparisons between Target's new Universal Thread fashion line and the more expensive brand Madewell. There are a lot of similarities! Here's another "look for less" example you'll love.

Just pair this shirt with your favorite high-waist jeans and some mules or espadrille flats and you're set for spring.

THE LOOK: Madewell 'Central' Sadie Stripe Shirt, $69.50 at

FOR LESS: Universal Thread Striped Short Sleeve Shirt, $17.99 at

The Look for Less: Madewell Chevron Pendant

Madewell's chevron pendant goes with any fall look.
I am such a fan of Madewell but it's not exactly the most affordable brand. Their chevron pendant necklace looks like a beautiful piece that would work with so many outfits, especially with the adjustable slide closure.