Friday, May 20, 2011

Celebrity Look for Less *Special Edition* with Gwyneth Paltrow (Part II - Long Jersey Dress)

Part II of the Celebrity Look for Less!  If you want the story behind what inspired this post - plus a look at the first set of outfits - click here!

I say it's time for a Celebrity Look for Less!!

                    Part II:  The Short Flirty Jacket                   
Option 1:  The Short Flirty Jacket

Dressed Up

"Take a jean skirt to work with high heel sandals, a statement jacket, and a satchel instead of a briefcase." - Gwyneth Paltrow

Eww!! Talk about MOM skirt - and NOT in a good way.  I would personally never spend $515 on a skirt that made me look over 40 years old.  We're going to find a more modern spin on a jean skirt that you can rock at work:

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Haha okay so please IGNORE my complete lack of photo-shop skills, I wanted to paste the items on Gwen so you could get a true feel for the look! 
(a breakdown of where you can find all the pieces is at the END of this post.. 'cause it's really long)


"The jacket travels poolside with a bright bikini and white jean shorts." - Gwyneth Paltrow

Take Gwen's advice and toss the lightweight jacket over your coral bikini, slip into some hot white shorts, and head poolside:

Your Shopping List:

The SAME silk pocket T Gwen recommends.. usually $85, BUT if you wanna rock it in spicy orange, melon (pictured) or lime you can get it for only $42.50 here.

Merona Collection Women's Zaley Skirt - Dark Rinse $24.99 at Target

Fossil Vintage Reissue II in Cream on SALE $108 at Zappos or Piperlime (this is a Rachel Zoe pick!)

 Wild Rose Kakoa Braided Sandals in Nude $24.90 at

For the casual look try these:

Coral Bikini Separates at Victoria's Secret $16 - $24

White Gauze Cover-Up Shorts only $13.50 at Old Navy!

Layered Chain Necklace $7.80 at Forever 21

Stay tuned for the Celebrity Look for Less - Part III: The Printed Dress

Question of the day... What is the most you've ever spent on an item of clothing, handbag, or pair of shoes?