Steal This Look! Celebrity Style For Less
It takes a lot of attitude to sport this catsuit look paired with a cropped fur vest and work-style platform boots. And Gerren Taylor is just the girl to carry this off. You can too, and for a lot less:
Daily Pink Faux Fur Front Cropped Vest, yesstyle.com, $58.
Basic Tank Top Unitard, Buy.com, $25.
Tory Burch Lawson Laceup Platform Bootie, BergdorfGoodman.com, $191.
Jurnee Smollett makes a ladylike statement with an elegant nod to the holiday season in this evergreen and holly red combo. By keeping the same hues of drab green in her separates, the red heels add a little punch to the mix. You can look just as swell for the holidays, with a minimum of monetary output:
BCBG Max Azria, Assymetrical Military Zip Jacket, bluefly.com, $110.
Halogen Seamed Pencil Skirt, Nordstrom.com, $34.
Peony Red Satin Peep Toe Slingback, Sears.com, $48.
Jessica Alba is sweetly saucy in this silk dress accented with metallic graphics and just the right amount of sparkle for the season. This dress does all the work and accessories are kept very simple to let the frock do the talking. You can sparkle like this, too, but for small change:
Max and Cleo Lucy Chiffon and Jacquard Dress, 6pm.com, $95.
JS by Jessica Simpson Racer Black Stiletto Heels, Overstock.com, $52.
Katerina Graham wears an irreverent mix of prints and boot camp heels that convey a goth-meets-the-far-east aesthetic. This outfit can dress up or down, depending on the footwear and in this case, it’s decidedly rocker chic. Here’s how you can achieve this style without breaking the bank and vintage style is the key:
Vintage 1950s Silk Wiggle Dress, etsy.com, $140.
H&M Kimono Jacket, hm.com, $12.
Lucky Brand Gloria Military Ankle Booties, LuckyBrand.com, $109
Go 100% glam in this completely chic sequin and chiffon dress with a hint of a biker edge, all toned down by sweet, high Mary Janes. With a body-hugging sheath like this the long sheer sleeves and below-the-knee hemline take Hot back and give it just the right touch of sophistication. You can look just as stunning, and you won’t have to go broke in the process:
JB by Julie Brown Black Chiffon One-Shoulder Sequin Trim Dress, bluefly.com, $151.
Pleaser Contessa High Heel Mary Janes, Sears.com, $39.
Octavia Spencer is unabashedly womanly, in this pleated ivory dress, gathered at the waist with bell sleeves. The black patent leather boots save the dress for going too mother-of-the-bride and instead give the outfit a touch edge. You can look just a comely for only pennies on the dollar:
Elegant Pleated Chiffon Ivory Dress, Bonanza.com, $65.
Isola Black Crinkle Patent Boot, 6pm.com, $127.
Can you say “Lady in Red.” The fishtail red gown is one of the go-to fashion statements of the holiday season, when you have to go all out. This one-shoulder dress with a big bow accent is enough drama all on its own. Keep the bling, hair and makeup to a dull roar when you don this gorgeous get-up. Here how to find a similar gown at bargain basement prices:
Red Triple-Strap, One-Shoulder Sequin Gown, amiclubwear.com, $130.
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