Manual of Style: Top Trends for Work & Play (Under $500)

101 Ideas (Under $500) for work & play.

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WORK: Shift your shape with a sizable belt. Shirt, $69, DKNY Jeans Juniors; skirt, $129, Lauren by Ralph Lauren; earrings, $500, Lulu Frost; croc belt, $230, The Jack Rabbit Collection; smooth leather belt, $256, Claudio Orciani; cuff, $148, Rachel Leigh.
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WEEKEND: Explore the softer side of menswear. Sweater, $69, United Nations Colors; shirt, $69, Nautica; pants, $49.90, H&M; shoes, $75, Colin Stuart for Victoria's Secret; bangles, $245 and $325, rings, $195 each, Alexis Bittar.
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JACKETS: Jacket, $328, Maxstudio.com; pants, $99.50, MICHAEL Michael Kors; pumps, $100, Justsweet.
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WORK: The wrap dress's appeal - tie one on, and you're good to go. Dress, $158, shoes, $98, Calvin Klein; bag, $495, Jenny Yuen; hat, $158, Hat Attack.
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WEEKEND: Ease into the high-waist trend wearing a same-color top. Turtleneck, $69.50, Esprit; pants, $285, Vince; booties, $138, Juno New York; fedora, $395, Orit Parente.
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JACKETS: Jacket, $78, Simply Vera Vera Wang; belted dress, $200, A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz.
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WORK: Jacket, $138, To The Max; blouse, $88, Armani Exchange; skirt, $88, Banana Republic.
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WEEKEND: Blouse, $143, Walter; pants, $69, Ann Taylor Loft; bangles, $46 each, Gara Danielle.
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JACKETS: Get down to business stylishly with rolled-up sleeves. Blazer, $128, The Limited; tunic, $125, DKNY; pants, $230, Theory; pumps, $47, Colin Stuart for Victoria's Secret.
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WORK: Blouse, $78, Banana Republic; belted skirt, $59.50, Express; shoes, $59.95, Nina Dolls; bangles, $225 to $245, Alexis Bittar; tights, $13.50, DKNY.
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WEEKEND: Vest, $190, Theory; shirt, $220, Ba&sh; tie, $59.50, Banana Republic; pants, $402, BCBG Max Azria; ring, $150, Alexis Bittar.
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JACKETS: Change things up with a creative top. Jacket, $72, Worthington by JCPenney; pants, $79.50, Express; shoes, $148, Banana Republic; ring, $130, Alexis Bittar.
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WORK: Blouse, $34.99, Alice Temperley for Target; skirt with suspenders, $59.50, Express; shoes, $200, Miss Sixty; clutch, $128, Charles David; bangles, $22.50 for five, Express.
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WEEKEND: Boy meets girly when wide pants pair with a silky blouse. Blouse, $138, Calvin Klein; pants, $89.50, The Limited; belt, $19.90, H&M.
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JACKETS: Blazer, $98, DKNY Jeans; blouse, $45, BB Dakota; skirt, $395, Hugo; ring, $75, Givenchy.
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WORK: Jacket, $44.99, Alice Temperley for Target; tee, $14.50, bag, $39.50, Gap; skirt, $68, pumps, $138, Banana Republic; bangles, $22.50 for three, Express; cuff, $225, Alexis Bittar; tights, $13.50, DKNY.
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WEEKEND: Elongate legs with a cigarette pant and a super-high heel. Top, $289, MICHAEL Michael Kors; pants, $212, Raven Tailored; shoes, $225, Via Spiga; belt, $330, Celine.
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JACKETS: Jacket, $34.80, Forever 21; pants, $89, Kenneth Cole Reaction; pumps, $495, Loeffler Randall.
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WORK: Working girls get the full effect with a formidable fedora. Jacket, $29.80, Forever 21; dress, $159, Tommy Hilfiger; earrings, $32, We Dream in Colour; hat, $220, Helen Kaminski.
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JACKETS: Blazer, $149, Kenneth Cole Reaction; shirt, $68, Armani Exchange; pants, $215, Theory; smooth bangles, $22.50 for five, Express; hammered bangles, $96 for six, Rachel Leigh.
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