Diva on a Dime: Hot Summer Styles for Under $100

This summer find out how-to impress for less now! We present you with seven sexy celebrity styles and show you how to achieve the same look for under $100. By Qianna Smith
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 08, 2009

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This summer find out how to impress for less! The fashion editors at ESSENCE.com present you with seven sexy celebrity styles and show you how to achieve the same head-to-toe look for under $100.

Edited by Qianna Smith

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Trend: Tie-Dye Prints
You don’t have to be a hippie to embrace tie-dye. Take a cue from your favorite stylish stars like “Idol” winner Jordin Sparks and add a splash of color to your summer wardrobe.

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Look “to dye for” wearing this sexy summery knit tube maxi dress with tie-dye print by Arden B. The pop of silver on the bangle and sandal bring this look together for head-to-toe effortless style.

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Trend: Street Chic
Designs that emphasize form and structure are so hot right now. From sexy sneakers to distressed denim, go all out street chic this summer like songstress Keri Hilson, who makes tough girl look so pretty.

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Update your denim wardrobe with these cool colored frayed skinny jeans and look sneaker chic in Ed Hardy’s tri-color kicks.

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Trend: Bold Prints
Embrace your roots with culturally inspired fabrics like actress Paula Patton at The Art of Elysium’s first annual PARADIS with Cartier and Relativity Media event.

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You can’t go wrong wearing ethnic/tribal prints and patterns, and no will ever guess you achieved this stunning look for under $100.

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Trend: Bright Colors
Make every day a sunny one wearing bright and bold colors from canary yellow to hibiscus red. Eye-popping hues brighten up the complexion and complement our brown skin.

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Actress Vanessa A. Williams has been a fashion diva since her days on “Melrose Place.” Take a cue from the star and experiment with vivid hues this season. When it comes to fashion, don’t color in between the lines, step outside the box!

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Trend: Statement Necklace
The always stylish actress Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon relies on her flashy and fierce necklace to set her apart on the red carpet. The statement necklace will make any ordinary outfit extraordinary.

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Let this strapless dress complement your every curve while this lavish layered necklace adds the right dose of high style.

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Trend: Jumpsuit
It’s a throwback to the 80’s with the return of the jumpsuit. We can’t get enough of this fabulous trend because, like the little black dress, the all-in-one jumpsuit only needs to be merchandised with some heels and accessories for a total fashion-forward outfit.

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You’ll be jumping for joy when all eyes are fixed on you for donning this fierce summer evening look. Take a cue from Queen Latifah and find a jumpsuit that works for your shape and size. We’re lovin’ this knit jumpsuit complete with a sizzling off-the-shoulder neckline.

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Trend: Zipper Accents
You don’t have to be in a punk band to adore the zipper trend. Actress Sanaa Lathan looks very feminine with a sensual edge wearing this floral zipper front dress to the I Heart Ronson Dinner party.

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This exposed zipper tank is just what you need this summer. Have fun with this trend and bring out your rebellious alter ego. Play up your girlie side wearing these Luichiny cage heels complete with rear zipper so sexy and packed with panache.

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