Getting Oscar Style — for LE$$ Courtesy of OverStock.com! #Getthelook #getthelookforless

We all love checking out “red carpet style” (ok maybe you don’t but I do!). I love looking at the fashions and the jewelry because clearly I am not going to be wearing $300K gems anytime soon! However I also like finding ways to get the feel or style of the look that is being shown — and do it for a lot less! That’s where Overstock.com comes in! They have quality jewelry for LE$$… and I mean a lot less!. We all have budgets to deal with, why not find something that is stylistically or related in theme to the pieces you liked and get them at a savings. I love to save money– don’t you?

Overstock.com sent me some images of jewelry that seems related in theme to pieces seen on Oscar’s red carpet!

Cate Blanchett

I loved Cate Blanchett’s necklace. I thought it added a serious dose of style, sass and color. While the necklace is from Tiffany’s and features spectacular rough cut turquoise stones, it’s most likely beyond my price range. I won’t even look it up because it will induce serious cringing!

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Here are suggestions from Overstock.com on substitutes!

1. Blue Cascades Turquoise-Pearl Medley Bib Necklace (Philippines) Price: $63.99

2. Cotton Pearl and Turquoise Waterfall Bib Necklace (7-12 mm) (Thailand) Price: $49.99

3. Dramatic Floral Turquoise Slab Stone Necklace (Thailand) Price: $127.99

Kerry Washington

Any sparklers that you would like from the KW board? I love the clutch which would be a long-term “keeper”!

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1. Miadora 14k White Gold 7/8ct TDW Diamond Dangle Earrings (G-H, SI1-SI2) Price: $2,269.99

2. Faux Leather Hard Clutch with Encrusted Pearl Closure Price: $33.50

3. Ivanka Trump 18k White Gold and Rock Crystal Cabochon 1ct TDW Diamond Pave Cocktail Ring (G-H, SI1-SI2) Price: 3,838.99

4. PalmBeach CZ Pave Cubic Zirconia Ring Glam CZ Price: $58.50

5. Diamonds for a Cure by Neda Behnam 14k Gold Diamond and Pink Sapphire Ring Price: $616.99 ( perfectly sensational and the price is serious bargain-time!

6. Kate Marie Silvertone Rhinestone and Acrylic Flower Design Earrings Price: $14.99

Dakota Johnson
Dakota Johnson did well on the Oscars red carpet. She looked amazing! The dress color and style was perfect for her!

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1. Icz Stonez Platinum Plated Sterling Silver 2ct TGW 100 Facets Cubic Zirconia Halo Stud Earrings Price: $25.50

2. ICZ Stonez Sterling Silver Cubic Zirconia Leaf Bracelet Price: $57.99

3. J. Furmani Diamond-shape Crystal Hardcase Clutch Price: $98.99

4. M by Miadora Sterling Silver 15 1/2ct TGW Cubic Zirconia 3-stone Ring Price: $49.50

5. Miadora 14k White Gold 21ct TDW Diamond Bracelet (G-H, SI1-SI2) Price: $29,168.99

One seriously hefty price tag but actually a great price for that bracelet but the rest are really great deals that almost anyone can afford!

6. Annello 14k White Gold Moissanite and 1/4ct TDW Diamond Stud Earrings (G-H, I1-I2) Price: $1,148.99

Reese Witherspoon

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1. 14K White Gold 1 1/2ct TW Diamong Earrings Price: $1,457.99

2.Collette Z Sterling Silver White Bezel-set Cubic Zirconia Ring Price: $19.99

3. Miadora 18k White Gold 12 3/5ct TDW Diamond 5-row Bracelet (G-H, SI1-SI2) Price: $18,999.99

4. Collette Z Sterling Silver Cubic Zirconia Elegant Cluster Earrings Price: $38.99

If that doesn’t set your credit card on fire, I don’t know what will. However this is a great way to see how you can approach collecting some statement pieces for le$$. The trick is to approximate the look… then “own it”! (Own it means more than just buy it. Feel comfortable and even more important, feel awesome wearing it! )

Thank you to Overstock.com for this great pieces. Buy one (or more) and as Overstock.com says, “be the star you are!”

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

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