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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Leather Pencil Skirt and Mock Neck Blouse Look for Less

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's black pencil skirt and bucket bag look for less
No shame is choosing all black for a night out! Rosie demonstrates black is the new black in her mock-neck blouse tucked into a glossy midi skirt. She finishes the monochromatic look with a high-gloss bucket bag and strappy crystal sandals. It's the mix of glam accessories and varying textures that gives this look so much interest while still being super sophisticated. Nail the look for less with finds from Express and Target, on sale now!



Target's New Prologue Line Is Your Answer to Business Attire on a Budget

Target's new minimal line Prologue is perfect for work attire on a budget
I'm often asked by readers to suggest outfit ideas for the office that won't break the bank, and now I finally have a good answer: Prologue at Target!



Celebrity Look for Less: Kate Beckinsale's Camo Sweat Suit and Privé Revaux Sunglasses

Kate Beckinsale Camo and Privé Revaux Sunglasses Look for Less
Looking for a chic mix of athleisure and glam? Look no further than Kate Beckinsale in this camo sweat suit, paired with YSL suede pumps and a Givenchy bag in light pink. She layered a soft beige spaghetti strap tank underneath her jacket, and finished off with a $30 pair of sunnies! Privé Revaux 'The Heartbreaker' sunglasses have raised wire frames off the lenses that help create a cat-eye shape for a unique pair of aviators. Always nice to see a celeb prove you don't need to spend hundreds of dollars on trendy accessories to accomplish a look that kills. This might go down as one of the best comfortable yet head-turning looks in airport style history.



Look for Less: Monet Mazur in the Madewell x Mickey Mouse California Tee and Cropped Flare Jeans

Money Mazur Madewell Mickey Mouse Tee Look for Less
Who doesn't love a mom who embraces her inner-child with her kids? Graphic tees styled well give off the effortless cool girl look that works on anyone, regardless of season or age! Actress Monet Mazur sports this Madewell Mickey Mouse tee with cute cropped flare jeans and simple sandals. If $45 for a basic graphic tee is a little steep, JCPenney has a Mickey tee for $12 and also comes in plus size! And if you're going to go with a fun tee, might as well go all-in on playful accessories with bright red sunnies and a straw tote!



Get the Look for Less: Jessica Alba's Button Jumpsuit and Cross-Strap Sandals

Jessica Alba Check Button Jumpsuit Look for Less
Summer favorites are holding on strong! Jessica looks classic-chic in this check jumpsuit by Sea NY and block heel sandals from by FAR in a matching neutral hue. The longer sleeves make it a great transitional piece for fall, especially with a denim jacket! We're big fans of the pop of blue from this crossbody bag, and this affordable one from Anthropologie converts into an envelope clutch as well.