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Shop the Prettiest Pink Dresses from $30 Inspired by the SAG Awards Red Carpet

Margot Robbie in Miu Miu at the 2018 SAG Awards red carpet
Award season is in full swing. And if this year's Golden Globes were all about the little black dress, last night's SAG Awards were all about pretty pink picks. Margot Robbie gets my vote for best-dressed in her almost-white pink Miu Miu feathered dress, while Kate Hudson wowed me in her pink and black Valentino gown (love - just so different for her!)

Photo Credit: BACKGRID



Target Run: The Prettiest Spring Dresses (Bump-Friendly, Too!)

The cutest spring fashions at Target, from kimonos to babydoll dresses - and maternity styles too


I wanted to share some cute finds from Target that I spotted over the weekend in case you're looking for a Valentine's Day outfit. Or maybe you're expecting and want a cute dress for a photoshoot, baby shower, special occasion, or date night. Either way Target's got you covered with pieces under $30!


9 Black Dresses Inspired by the Golden Globes Red Carpet

Golden Globes stars wear all black
At last night's 2018 Golden Globe Awards, stars made history by wearing all black on the red carpet to take a stand against sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Not only did it send an undoubtedly powerful message, it also showed us fashion lovers the range of creativity that can be displayed, even when confined to one color scheme. I thought it only fitting to round up some of the best little black dresses on a budget inspired by the start of award season. Read on for 9 of my top picks under $100.

Photo Credit: David Gabber / PRPhotos.com



Throwback Thursday: Jessica Biel's Floral Dress and Blazer Look for Less

Follow this outfit formula to style any floral or print dress for day or night.
Who else remembers this Jessica Biel look from 2010?! The bold floral print paired with all-black extras made a lasting impression on my mind and I think it looks just as fresh today as it did back then.

Jessica follows an easy outfit formula you can use to style just about any floral/print dress: Toss on a black blazer (a wardrobe essential), add black sandals (but really you could even wear ankle boots, loafers, mules, you name it) and a classic chain strap purse (these never go out of style!)

I actually found quite a few dresses under $44 by the under-the-radar brand Belle + Sky at JCPenney that would be perfect for this outfit! I used a modern cold-shoulder dress to style my "look for less" but rounded up 6 more dresses that would work, too.

With spring events just around the corner, a floral midi dress is a must-have. Wear it to brunch, wear it for Easter, wear it to work, the possibilities are endless!

Shop my look for less picks below including 6 more Belle + Sky dresses from just $29.99!

Follow this outfit formula to style any floral or print dress for day or night.

Shop the Look for Less:


Belle + Sky Short Sleeve Cold Shoulder Bodycon Dress, $44 in sizes XS-XXL at jcpenney.com // Halogen Lani Strappy Lace-Up Sandal, $54.96 (down from $109.95) // H&M Blazer, $49.99 // Topshop Quilted Crossbody Bag, $48 // Pixi by Petra Lipstick in Honey Bare, $12


Jessica Biel Photo Credit: PacificCoastNews.com


Shop these Belle + Sky dresses under $44.

Shop More Belle + Sky Dresses Under $44:


ONE // TWO (also in plus-size here) // THREE
FOUR // FIVE // SIX


Shopbop Buy More, Save More Sale


One of Shopbop.com's biggest sales is happening now. This floral midid dress is under $100 and would look amazing with a black blazer and accessories like today's look for less inspiration!