Celebrity Looks For Less: Vanessa Minnillo


Vanessa Minnillo, soon-to-be Mrs. Nick Lachey, is a style star in her own right! Always perfectly coiffed and totally pulled together, she’s been grabbing attention since the Nick’s ex (the ever gorgeous Jessica Simpson) dropped out of the picture. This lovely lady has been buzzing with wedding to do’s and bridal showers in an array of effortlessly classy looks. I’ll teach you how to pull off her look at a price your wallet will be happy with!

Look 1: Boho-Beautiful

Vanessa knows how to play with flowy fabrics –perfect for summer. She doesn’t weigh this breezy look down with heavy accessories or too much fuss. Her white tote compliments the flecks of pattern in her dress and this Handbag Heaven version is almost identical.  Vanessa knows how to rock a simple summer look – you’re gorgeous girl!

[sunglasses: Sunglass Warehouse: Oversized Rhinestone Style: $16.95]

[handbag: Handbag Heaven: Broad Ripple Satchel : $53.95]

[dress: Swell: Angie Strapless Printed Maxi : $50]

[sandals: Piperlime: Havianas Slim Season: $19.50]

Look 2: Citrus Splash

Vanessa always looks flawless on the red carpet! Once again, she proves that simple glamour wins every time. Her color choice is flawless and compliments her skin tone perfectly. With the color choice stealing most of the scene, she lets that take center stage with minimal accessories. Copy the look and mix sexy and classic just like this stylish lady!

[handbag: Handbag Heaven: Margaret Rhinestone Clutch: $48.95]

[dress: House of Fraser: Kaliko Jackquard Shift Dress: $50]

[heels: Piperlime: Bandolino Berry: $29.99]

Look 3: Airport Casual

Okay, long flights and airport travel often leave us looking haggard. Vanessa knows how to keep it simple, comfortable, but bright and refreshing with her pop of blue. The neutrals compliment her rugged jeans and blue tee. Her oversized tote stashes all her necessities in a stylish bag – no ugly worn duffle will do! Get your own oversized hobo for toting around your goods!

[handbag: Handbag Heaven: Ellis Oversized Hobo: $55.95]

[sunglasses: Sunglass Warehouse: Oversized Style: $14.95]

[tee shirt: Rue 21: Scoop-neck Slub Tee : $10.99]

[jeans: American Eagle: Skinny Jean: $40]

[flip flops: Tkees: Tkees Foundation Collection Leather Sandal: $44]

[belt: Asos: Pieces Dottu Mock Ostrich Jeans Belt: $15.52]

Author Bio: I’m a fashion blogger, lover of stylish goodies, and I self professed celebrity obsessed guru. When I’m not styling and writing for Handbag Heaven, I enjoy planning my upcoming wedding (under 100 days y’all!), shopping, reading, and spending lots of time with my family.


  1. Louise says:

    Love the collection of clothes you put together for less!

  2. Awesome! Is this a regular feature here? I’m so glad I stumbled upon it!

  3. won says:

    She’s cute as a button! And I do like her sense of style.

  4. nice info , it’s nice to dress like celebrities

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