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People StyleWatch Spotlights some Celeb Styles for under $100.00

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 Pictured: Actress Kate Bosworth steps out in a cheap & cheerful Little Black Dress. (Photo courtesy of People StyleWatch)

Every now and then something surprisingly tasteful and economical turns up on the red carpet. This week while browsing People StyleWatch I spotted two amazing good deals from TopShop.  Above is Kate Bosworth at an event for Tod’s sporting a $65.00 (US) TopShop Little Black Dress. How good is that? It looks really classy with the discreet black pumps and I’m guessing a much, much more expensive Ivory clutch bag.  Below is a shot of just the dress up close and it does not disappoint. The shoulders remind me a bit of a much more expensive Roland Mouret dress.

Pictured: This TopShop dress is only $65.00.  (Photo courtesy of People StyleWatch and TopShop)

The other look for less I love is this floral appliqué blouse worn this week by Amanda Seyfried.  I’ve seen more expensive versions at the Armani boutique and other upscale clothiers.  Check out the blouse on Amanda, it’s so understated and feminine. No jewelry is required, as the blouse makes the statement.

Pictured: Actress Amanda Seyfried steps out in an adorable TopShop top and skinny black pants. (Photo courtesy of People StyleWatch)

Surprise! The blouse is also from TopShop and retails for $90.00 US.   Here’s a closer look at just the shirt with all the details. I love the trim on the neckline for finishing.

Pictured: This TopShop floral appliqué blouse retails for $90.00. (Photo courtesy of TopShop)

I’m not saying that everything at TopShop is tip top quality, you know if you shop there that you need to weed through all the merchandise carefully for the best quality for price. Their prices are higher than competitors like H&M or New Look, but when it’s good its good, and this Little Black Dress and appliqué blouse are two standouts. Remember, to check their annual sale for deals.

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Since 2008, Mary Hall has been the author of The Recessionista Blog, which is read by thousands of regular readers in over 160 countries. An internationally recognized expert on the art of the living the good life for less, she has been a commentator on local, national, and international radio and TV shows. Her advice has been featured in over 2,000 media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, Life & Style magazine, ABC News, NBC News and now The Huffington Post, among many others.

1 Comment

  1. Denise

    June 27, 2010 at 3:01 pm

    Absolutely love the TopShop dress! Def reminds me of an RM – Purchasing today!!