Holiday Trendy Looks for Less

by Cheryl Clarke

It seems like celebrities are always sporting the hippest designer clothes that would be hard for the average person to get their hands on. But there’s no reason why you can’t get the celebrity look for less without putting a dent in your wallet.

Skirting Around with Alexa Chung


Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean your sweater has to be ugly. Pair a beautiful chunky knit with a show-stopping sequin or metallic pencil skirt to look put together in no time. The knit will keep you warm, plus let’s face it—it’s a winter staple.

And pencil skirts might as well be the new mini, as they can go from office wear to everywhere. The metallic stripe accents on the skirt make the outfit fun and flirty. Pencil skirts have been seen on celebs like Jordana Brewster and Jada Pinkett-Smith thanks to designers like Derek Lam who rocked them on the runways recently. Get this Alexa Chung look for under $80!

Cable-Knit Crew Sweater: $29 at Old Navy – get free returns on all orders for the rest of year

Metallic Pencil Skirt: $49.95 at H&M – sign up for email updates and get 20% off one item

The Gwen Stefani Grid


If you haven’t seen the grid print popping up all over the place recently, then you’ve had your head buried in wrapping gifts and baking cookies. Now you can get your hands on this rock star look without the celebrity price. The grid pants sit just below the waist and hit right at the ankle.

Add the woolen cape for extra warmth and some city chic edge. Hats are everything right now, and this newsgirl hat will save you from a bad hair day, keep your ears warm and have you on par with the trends. Get the Gwen Stefani look for only $105!

Slim Cropped Grid Pants: $44 at American Apparel – get free shipping on $50+ orders
Mossimo Newsgirl Hat: $12.99 at Target – get 5% off with your RedCard
Leith Town Cape: $48.98 at Nordstrom – get free shipping and free returns on all orders

Kim K. Is Crazy for Camel


This season’s go-to neutral is camel, which no longer has to take a backseat to black, white or gray. Celebrities like new mommy Kim Kardashian have been seen in this color all year, but camel has really taken center stage and can be a closet staple in any season.

Nothing looks cozier than a coat in this color like this one in all its lapel glory. Pair it with a form-fitting dress and some showstopper ankle-strap pumps like these stunners for a holiday party look. Get the Kim Kardashian post-baby look for under $200!

Large Lapel Coat: $79.99 at Zara – get free shipping and returns on all orders
Pleat Neck Ponte Dress: $55 at Dorothy Perkins – save up to 50% off sale items
Steve Madden Realove Heels: $55.99 at 6PM – free shipping on all orders and up to 80% off clearance