Runway Looks for Less: Rebecca Taylor Spring 2013 RTW

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Rebecca taylor spring 2013

Rebecca Taylor Spring 2013 RTW | ELLE

Summer is just on the horizon, and the relaxed feel of the season was on full display at designer Rebecca Taylor's spring 2013 runway show. Delicate chiffon prints, easygoing separates, and stark white looks spoke to the effortless vibe of summer, while pieces made from denim and leather added a fashion-forward flair.

Want to get a runway-ready look for a fraction of the price? Simply scroll on down to check out three budget-friendly outfits inspired by Rebecca Taylor Spring 2013:

1. Easygoing Glam

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Pairing a printed chiffon dress with a denim moto vest creates a look that's just the right mix of girly and tough. Add a pair of embellished sandals and you'll have a breezy summertime outfit that packs a stylish punch.

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Rebecca taylor inspired outfit 1

Product Info: Dress- Charlotte Russe, Vest- Forever 21, Earrings- Nordstrom, Shoes- Kohl's

For a similar look, start with a flowy blue-and-white printed shirtdress. Layer on a moto-style denim vest, which creates a tough contrast against the feminine frock. Accessorize with a pair of embellished sandals for a glam touch. Finish with spiked hoop earrings to complete the ensemble.

2. White Out

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Rocking an all-white ensemble is definitely a fashion "do" in our book, and this runway look is a perfect example of the trend in action. We love how Taylor mixed up an all-white look by varying the textures, materials, and patterns -- this is the best way to keep a monochrome outfit from looking too one-note.

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Rebecca taylor inspired outfit 2

Product Info: Jacket- Forever 21, Top- Zara, Earrings- Pret a Beaute, Skirt- Forever 21, Shoes- Zara, Nail Polish- Essie

Recreate the runway look by pairing an eyelet skirt with a semi-sheer printed button-up blouse. A white faux leather jacket adds a trendy touch, while these strappy flat sandals are a fab choice for springtime. Accessorize with a pair of chic sculptural statement earrings. Lastly, swipe your nails with a metallic silver polish, just like the one the models wore on the catwalk.

3. Modern Monochrome

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Who says you can't wear dark colors during the warmer months of the year? This final look we chose from Rebecca Taylor Spring '13 may be the complete opposite of the previous one, but it's equally as fashionable. The polka dot peplum top keeps things on-trend, while the thigh-high slit on the skirt is perfect for summer.

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Rebecca taylor inspired outfit 3

Product Info: Top- H&M, Skirt- ASOS, Sunglasses- ASOS, Earrings- Noir Jewelry, Shoes- Payless

For our final outfit, pair a polka dot blouse with a black skirt. This ASOS skirt has a nearly identical length and side-slit to the one from Rebecca Taylor. Blue wedge sandals add a pop of color, while cat-eye sunglasses give this look a bit of a retro vibe. Gold and black drop earrings add the finishing touch.

Your thoughts?

What do you think of this collection? Are you a fan of Rebecca Taylor? Which look is your favorite? Would you wear any of these outfits? Which designers would you like to see featured here next? Remember to leave a comment below and let me know what you think!

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