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Look 4 less | Isabel Marant | Lauryn Blouse

The only designer who could make a Western style outfit look insanely cool and fashionable would have to be “Designer of the moment“, Madame Isabel Marant! Her Fall 2012 collection had a clear Western/cowgirl theme going on and even though I probably wouldn’t wear a head-to-toe look from that collection myself in order to avoid looking like I am disguising myself and trying too hard, there are definitely a number of items which I wouldn’t mind having in my wardrobe. I’m not sure what to think of this particular yoked cowgirl shirt though, especially not after seeing the hefty price tag!

Isabel Marant Lauryn Embroidered Crepe Blouse
($965, NET-A-PORTER)

If you’re an Isabel Marant fangirl on a tight budget, try this Marant-inspired shirt by Dorothy Perkins to get the same cowgirl look. It’s not a 1:1 copy, but the inspiration is quite obvious to see here. Currently on sale for only $29!

Dorothy Perkins Embroidered Yoke Western Shirt in ivory white and black (Isabel Marant Lauryn knockoff)

Dorothy Perkins Embroidered Yoke Western Shirt
($29, Dorothy Perkins)

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P.S.: Also available at Dorothy Perkins (UK).

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Maison Martin Margiela x H&M Plexi Wedge Booties

Designer capsule collections never really bothered me, mostly because I found most items to be way too overpriced and . Maison Martin Margiela x H&M was no different for me. I know many consider Margiela to be a fashion visionary, but I finnd most of his clothes simply unwearable. It’s just not my style. However, I always used to have a soft spot for his shoe line and the shoes from Margiela’s capsule collection for H&M really resonated with me. My absolute favorite style were the wedge booties with the lucite wedge heel but $350 for a pair of H&M shoes? Uh, thank you, but no, thank you!

Maison Martin Margiela x H&M Plexi Wedge Booties in black and transparent

Maison Martin Margiela x H&M Plexi Wedge Booties

Style Blogger Mireia from My Daily Style Loves Maison Martin Margiela x H&M

While I think $171.99 is still quite a lot of money for an H&M-quality item, these lucite heel wedge booties by Choies which look almost identical to the Margiela x H&M wedges are still about 50% cheaper and made of real leather, too, just like the real Margielas. Plus, you can save another 20% with the promo code above which cuts down the price to a reasonable $137.59 (the store offers free worldwide shipping, too). Now that’s a deal, right?

Choies Wedge Heel Boots with Transparent Heels in black and transparent (Maison Martin Margiela x H&M knockoffs)

Wedge Heel Boots with Transparent Heels

Tip: Use promo code “SF20OFF” to get 20% OFF your order at Choies to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival! Orders will be shipped around February 20, 2013.

Vanessa Paradis #Chic #Paris

H&M has enlisted French actress/singer/deity Vanessa Paradis to model its latest Conscious collection 2013

Vanessa Paradis by Karim Sadli

Boyish look

Attending the Chanel Fashion show Haute Couture  at Grand Palais in Paris

Vanessa Paradis by Jean-Baptiste Mondino for ELLE April 2011

 

Moss is the boss

#KateMoss Fall Winter 2012 2013 street style inspiration and charm jewels

Kate Moss has been wearing her new sunshine Gloucester Croco clutch in crocodile-style calfskin from the “Kate Moss for Longchamp” collection for Spring 2013. During the day, paired with a leopard print or at night with a black fringe dress, she always rocks the place with style.

Kate Moss and Mario Testino front row at YSL S/S 2013

Fabulous as ever and always my fashion icon