Minka Kelly Look for Less <$97

I am loving this easy-breezy Summer look from Minka Kelly. I'm wishing I could wear it today!

Ashley Tisdale Look For Less < $120

Here's a fun look incorporating a few summer essentials: a striped top, cut-off denim shorts and aviators!

Source: google.com via Jackie on Pinterest


Get the look:
Top-it's only $3.99!  (This one is closer to original, but much pricier)

the "it" list... May 27, 2011!


Happy Friday ladies! Can you believe it is the final Friday of May - summer is here!  
Celebrate this weekend by taking some extra time to peruse these fabulous blogs!

  • thought and musing looks amazing in layered neutrals... her scarf/belt/necklace combination is very inspiring - I want to try that!
  • lady M breaks down the color grey with all the inspiration you would ever need to completely fall in love with this color. From a gorgeous dress to your favorite celebs rocking the color - she has it all! (find lady M on twitter!)
  • 100 inspirations has an Angelina Jolie inspired outfit in a gorgeous nude hue - THE color for spring!  Check it out!
  • good clean fun takes a classic summer combo, strawberries and rhubarb, and mixes them up into a fabulous summer cocktail... just in time for the holiday weekend! (find good clean fun on twitter!)
  • the stylish housewife sports a classic outfit inspired by the one and only Olivia Palermo - check out her spin on the look! (find the stylish housewife on twitter!)
  • the capital barbie is loving bright orange for summer - this nail polish caught my eye!  Check out her other bold and bright picks! (find the capital barbie on twitter!)
  • rose a la mode found the perfect outfit for the long drive back from vacation and I love it! (find rose a la mode on twitter!)
  • a spot of whimsy is crushing on the interior stylings of Ralph Lauren.  You will be too after you check out these ultra classic and ultra comfortable digs! (find a spot of whimsy on twitter!)
  • sweetie pie style features the Tribeca loft of Erin Featherston - it's superbly feminine!  The girly girl in you will love it! (find sweetie pie style on twitter!)
  • alisha of alisha & brandon is bringing back a pair of old wide leg jeans to her closet and is also dishing on style versus fashion. (find alisha & brandon on twitter!)
  • infashuation had my heart skipping a beat with stripes, leopard print and white jeans. This is the ultimate in summer outfit combos! (find infashuation on twitter!)
  • the fancy red boots is letting her readers choose her new handbag for her - how fun!?!? I am loving one bag in particular... which one are you loving? (find the fancy red boots on twitter!)
  • a lucky fifth rounds up her favorite drugstore beauty finds. Who doesn't love a peek into others' makeup stash?
  • along abbey road brings us her top fashion picks from the Cannes Film Festival.  There are so many gorgeous celebrities and dresses!
  • good life for less is passionate for pink this summer - check out her fun picks from shoes, to clothes to accessories! (find good life for less on twitter!)
the IT list is produced weekly by jill of good life for less - for information on how to be involved, click here!

top 15 under $100 - week 32! (the "dress" issue!)


Summertime calls for some new breezy sundresses to wear right? Forever 21, my favorite place to go when my budget is low has a really great selection to choose from. Here are just a few of my favorites!


The little white lace dress is shaping up to be the dress of summer 2011.  Here are my fave picks for under $100:


Considering how obsessed we have all been with stripes lately it's impossible not to want a fun little striped dress for summer. Here are some great picks!

angelina jolie look for less < $125

I love this classic look from Angelina Jolie... a nude dress is so simple and stylish right now.  This look would be perfect to wear to a wedding or a spring baby shower.

to buy:

Olivia Palermo Look for Less <$120

Olivia Palermo mixes menswear with a subtle hint of femininity in this look! I love how she pulls off the tie and the leopard pumps are just perfection!

get the look!
(pic source People)

the "it" list... May 20, 2011!


Happy Friday everyone! I am ready for another weekend... 
take some time to check out these amazing links!
  • a spot of whimsy features Jess LC's new handbag line... you will fall in love with these bags!  Be sure to check them out! (find a spot of whimsy on twitter!)
  • good clean fun never disappoints with tasty and simple recipes.  These Oreo cheesecake bars look SO good! (find good clean fun on twitter!)
  • fancy red boots is wearing a simple but adorable outfit that I now deem to be my "uniform" this summer!  (find fancy red boots on twitter!)
  • alisha of alisha and brandon is looking fabulous in this striped maxi dress (stripes seem to be the theme today!)... a maxi dress is such a great summer staple. (find alisha on twitter!)
  • along abbey road has a great makeup video tutorial featuring her favorite MAC products - be sure to check out her tips and favorites!
  • rose a la mode is looking particularly happy in this great outfit... check out the great deal she got on this top! (find rose a la mode on twitter!)
  • the capital barbie is loving lime lately - what a fun color for summer! This scarf is a certain favorite. (find the capital barbie on twitter!)
  • the stylish housewife is sporting a perfectly layered look!  What a great look for spring and it's inconsistent temps. (find the stylish housewife on twitter!)
  • baby shopaholic goes out on the town with some girlfriends - check out the fun beetle ring she is wearing.  How fun! (find baby shopaholic on twitter!)
  • infashuation brings some in-your-face color to you with this amazing outfit. I am loving the bold accessories and bright yellow! (find infashuation on twitter!)
  • lady M's maxi skirt looks so comfortable and stylish. If you need a simple look for summer - take notes! (find lady M on twitter!)
  • good tots pulls together sweet and simple summer maternity outfits for all those summer pregnancies!
  • thought and musing looks dashing with a simple bow in her hair. Plus, check out her adorable blazer!
  • good life for less is loving the color navy lately... inspired by the lovely Kate Middleton, of course! (find good life for less on twitter!)
the IT list is produced weekly by jill of good life for less - for information on how you can be involved, click here!

top 15 under $100 - week 31!


I tend to gravitate to the boho side of things, and tribal prints fit right in with a boho look.  Here are a few picks to tribal up your wardrobe:


For me it's officially summer. School is out and I couldn't be happier. With summer brings shorts weather and I need a few new good pairs. Here are some that I am loving!


For summer I like to simplify my beauty routine... here are products that I am using now and will continue to use this summer!  They are simple and stand the test of a long hot day!  I am so addicted to spray spf too, my husband says it's a waste, but I think as a mom it's so simple!

Pippa Middleton Style for less < $171

It's not likely that I will tire of the Middleton gals' style anytime soon.  Here is Pippa looking simple and stylish... and lucky for you, you can get Pippa's look for less!  (although I will admit that I blew the budget just a touch! But I just ADORE this look!)

get it!
(photo via people)

Dianna Agron Look for Less <$90

I always love how Dianna Agron's character Quinn on Glee is dressed and I love how Dianna is dressed when she's not on Glee. This look makes me wish I could pull off a maxi skirt better but with my short legs it just doesn't work!

pic source: JustJared

Kate Bosworth Look For Less < $85

Many of my favorite celebrity looks seem to come from when they are at the airport.  I guess it is because I love a good casual chic look-and the airport always begs for a comfortable outfit!  Here is Kate Bosworth sporting a great outfit down the airport catwalk (and I wonder what book she is reading?):