Style steal: Celebrity looks for less
Celebrities get to wear expensive, beautiful clothing from top designers. But for most of us, custom-made dresses, pricey handbags and high-end jewels are out of reach. Have no fear: We pulled together some outfits that will give you a lot of bang for your buck so you can unleash your inner celebrity without going broke. --By Genna Apfel
Kourtney Kardashian attends the book signing for "Dollhouse" at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles. It's fun and easy to achieve the same look as Kourtney Kardashian. Her girlie and at times, a tad bit edgy style makes her a confident and glamorous fashionista for others to follow. In this photo, Kourtney is wearing Wolford Cheryl Black tights in a "houndstooth" pattern, a J.Crew blouse, Carven skirt Dolce & Gabbana suspenders, Ranjana Khan earrings, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Tom Ford lip stick. (Nov. 18, 2011)
This buttoned-up sheer blouse with a classic collar, long, cuffed sleeves and a loose fit sells for $22.80 at select Forever 21 stores and Forever21.com.
Pleated, mid-length, red skirt with a floral print from H&M's Autumn/Winter 2011 collection.
Wolford "Cheryl" tights, $43.55, available in black-on-black in a chic houndstooth pattern at asos.com and wolfordshop.com. Feel comfortable and extravagant in this stretch nylon material with an elastic waistband. These tights can be worn over your bare skin or you can put them over another pair of colored tights. This is a perfect way to spice up your look for the holiday season.
Step in this season's shoe trend with Steve Madden's Viktoree Black Suede Pump, $129.95; available at select Steve Madden locations. Visit stevemadden.com or call 800-SIR-MADD. These Mary Jane platforms have a 5.5-inch heel and a 1.5-inch platform for a sexy and sassy look.
Show off your glitz and glam with red/gold fringe chain earrings, $5.80. Available at select Forever 21 stores and forever21.com.
Beyoncé dresses in Roberto Cavalli while attending the Pulse fragrance launch at Penthouse at Dream Downtown in Manhattan on Sept. 21, 2011.
This Blaque Label sequin dress is a celebrity favorite, $104; available in black and green at Camp & Campus in Great Neck.
Sparkle this holiday season in a lightweight, sequined sleeve, blazer, $32.90, available in black at select Forever 21 stores and forever21.com
Complete your celebrity outfit with a pair of DV Dolce Vita "Bessie Glitter Platform" Pumps, $99; at select Bloomingdale's stores and bloomingdales.com.
Rachel Bilson is seen around Lincoln Center during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Manhattan. (Sept. 10, 2010) We all know her sassy and spoiled character, Summer Roberts, from the OC. Now, Bilson is daring and trendy, always presenting herself with a cool, clean and care-free look.You can embody her fashion sense on a budget. In this photo, tuck a causal floral top into a pair of leather shorts and finish it off with your best pair of peep-toe heels.
A long sleeve, button up, top with a floral print and a self-tie bow, $22.80; available in taupe/brown at select Forever 21 stores and forever21.com.
Shorts are not just for summer. Try a pair this holiday season from select Forever 21 stores and forever21.com for $22.80. They're 100% rayon and 100% polyester. .
Steven by Steve Madden "Rosale" Blush Platform Pumps with a patent leather upper,$159; available at select Bloomingdale's locations and Steve Madden locations. For more info,visit bloomingdales.com and stevemadden.com or call 800-SIR-MADD.
Add a little bit of bling with bejeweled, rose stud earrings, $3.80; at select Forever 21 stores and forever21.com.
Lindsay Lohan in Times Square earlier this month. (March 18, 2011) How to get Lindsay Lohan’s style? Lohan loves jeans. She goes for skinny and slim cut ones and usually pairs them with a solid colored tank top. She stays youthful and chic when it comes to her wardrobe. Especially for the holiday season, a pair of jeans, a tank top and a fur jacket is a perfect way to stay comfortable and casual.
Here's a cardigan sweater with a fur trim in brown for $32.80. It's perfect for a casual holiday dinner or a simple way to bundle up in this cold weather. A warm cardigan, hot apple cider, and a lot of jingle bell music...sounds good to me. Find this cardigan at select Forever 21 stores and forever21.com.
White sunglasses with a red trim from H&M.
A Disney> star to teen queen, this singer and actress is effortlessly chic in her everyday style. By Miley Cyrus and Max Azria, a juniors long-sleeve boyfriend shirt that you can purchase from Walmart. Pair it off with sluggish ripped jeans, funky jewelry and laced up booties for this holiday season. This outfit is perfect for a holiday dinner or a night out with friends!
Skinny jeans always remain in style. Try the Premium Denim Antiqued Wash Skinnies,$22.80; available in tan/brown at Forever 21 stores and forever21.com.
Throw on any colored tank top and pair it with a braided rhinestone belt, $10.80; at select Forever 21 stores and forever21.com.
Black boots, laced boots. . . boots will never become a fad. So why not try the "Turbow" boot, $129.95; available in black metallic by Steve Madden. With a 1-inch heel and a man-made sole, they pair great with a boyfriend blazer and your favorite pair of skinny jeans for a vintage-inspired look. Available at select Steve Madden locations. For more info, visit stevemadden.com or call 800-SIR-MADD
Try a layered necklace with heart charms to complete your celebrity look, $6.80; available at select Forever 21 stores and forever21.com