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Our Favorite Denim Cut Offs For Under $100

We used to be fans of DIY cutoffs, but after a few disasters and uneven hems, we decided that it was a better idea to leave the cutting and sewing to the pros. And while there’s no better way to salvage a pair of jeans that have seen better days, if you’re looking for artfully distressed, perfectly even cutoffs, we’ve found everything from crisp white to deep black and classic faded indigo. As the temps rise, there’s no better feeling than slipping into your favorite cutoffs, and designers are making it easier to find a new favorite thanks to added stretch, pocket detailing and higher rises to get a touch of that boyfriend silhouette you love so much in your go-to blues.

Channel boho babes and pair your cutoffs with flowy tops and tunics for farmers market runs and brunch or do like Brit babe Alexa Chung and pair cutoffs with more tailored pieces for a polished, but still casual, look that’s great for dates and after-work fun.

Pair them with canvas sneakers or gladiator sandals for a fun summertime outings or with dressier shoes (pumps go with everything, even cutoffs) if you’re looking to channel that elusive blend of French nonchalance and Americana cool.

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Fashion Trends Daily€™s Weekly Roundup

Buy it now? eBay€™s trend expert Karen Bard dishes on the digital side of retail and fashion€™s guilty pleasure: online bargain hunting. [FTD]Grease is the word at Further, a beauty brand that€™s turning restaurant grease into green products like hand soap, candles and lotions. No beauty school dropouts here. You€™ll love this eco-chic brand€™s offerings. [FTD]Fortune telling at Fendi. The luxury house brings in Cosmo astrologer Stacey Wolf to give women a glimpse into their footwear future. [FTD]Good girls gone bad! MAC launches a line of cosmetics inspired by Disney€™s most villainous leading ladies. [FTD]And just for fun, here€™s FTD€™s list of hot fall fashion trends that might draw attention away from your performance at work. Warning: You may get sent home. [FTD]And here€™s the best of the rest, some dish you might have skipped:In with the new, no wait…”]The Gap changes their logo and then changes their mind. Give them a piece of yours by stopping by their Facebook page and letting them know what you think about their new look. [via the Gap]

MakeUp Forever is opening up in-store studios at Sephora worldwide.

Their first shops? New York and Vegas, and next up, South Coast Plaza. Can€™t make it to one of the stores? Sephora€™s set up a user-friendly guide to finding your best shade out of the brand€™s 50 different lipstick shades. [via Beauty and the Blog]

Musical chairs or creative differences? There are major rumors spreading about the fate of three of fashion€™s biggest names. What€™s in the cards for Stefano PIlati, Olivier Theysken and Alber Elbaz in 2012? [via the Cut]

Christina Hendricks, one of America€™s favorite red heads, dishes on one of fashion€™s most famous flame-haired faces, Karen Elson. Let it be known, Mrs. Hendricks went red first. [via Harpers Bazaar]

What€™s that in the air? Jimmy Choo finally has a fragrance in the works. Get ready to smell like stilettos, serpent handbags and sex on legs. [via BlackBook]