Celebrity Look for Less: Jessica Biel’s Not So Basic Basics

Actress Jessica Biel is the perfect example of how one can be a working mom and also a stylish mom without breaking the bank. Taking simple basic pieces and adding one or two items that are a little trendier can create a look that can be easily transitioned throughout the seasons. Basic tees and trousers in neutral colors allow you to play around with them more. Whether it’s a colorful shirt one day or a fun patterned skirt the next, you can create different looks for different occasions. Here’s how to create this not so basic Jessica Biel celebrity look for less with basics.

Neutral Basics

This crew neck t-shirt from Gap has a slim silhouette. This enables you to be comfortable in a t-shirt without it being baggy and ill fitting. These ankle length pants from Banana Republic are the perfect pair to wear in the office and out on the town. Go to work in them while sporting a great kitten heel and on the off days bring out an embellished flat or cool sneaker for a dressed-down vibe. For $59, you have a staple that can last you all year long!

statement trench coat

A statement coat is always a ideal item to have in your closet and trench coats are (once again) big for spring ’18. It’s an easy way to take a simple outfit and give it that extra WOW factor. White House Black Market offers this gingham trench coat which is a great choice for the woman who doesn’t really love color but still wants a piece that will make her stand out.


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shoes and accessories

My favorite part about Biel’s look is the patent leather loafer. For $80, you can purchase a similar pair by Louise et Cie. I can’t forget to mention the adorable pearl accent on the back to match this pearlized layering necklace from Ann Taylor. Add just a pop of color with this A New Day satchel from Target. The color will really brighten up the entire look and for $35, it is a steal of a deal. Top of the look with these Old Navy oversized square sunglasses (for only $14) and you have a stylish look no matter if you are taking the kids to soccer practice or headed to the office.

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–Rachel Bogo

Photo: InStyle

See more of Rachel’s celebrity looks for women over 40 including Kerry Washington Celebrity Look For Less: Make a Statement In Black and White and Jessica Alba Borrowed From The Boys

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