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A-Rod Hung Out with J.Lo’s Mom!

This is getting serious. The love affair between Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez is taking on Shakespearian proportions as the two become more and more deeply involved. This weekend’s update: She introduced him to her mom.

Lopez and Rodriguez were virtually inseparable this weekend, going on back-to-back dates, and then taking a stroll through chilly New York City with her mother, Guadalupe Rodriguez, on Sunday. AND THEY HELD HANDS!

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Reveals Her Favorite Red Carpet Moments

Lopez and her beau were basically matching in dark-colored clothes, something they’ve been doing a lot of lately. (See: The sand-colored ensembles they wore to lunch at Marea last week.) For casual Sunday, the couple was all smiles in their cozy jeans and jackets.

For her part, Lopez sported a fur-trimmed parka with a turtleneck sweater, fur-trimmed winter boots, mirrored sunglasses, and big hoop earrings. Mama Rodriguez, meanwhile, cut a colorful figure in a periwinkle-hued coat. The family photo is worth a thousand words!

RELATED: Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Are Now Color-Coordinating Their Outfits

While the weather in New York still isn’t feeling quite like spring, it’s evident that the Lopez-Rodriguez romance is very much in bloom.

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7 Designer Bags (at 50% Off!) That We Want to Carry in 2017

New year, new bag! Right now, Rebecca Minkoff is hosting a secret sale—and we’re here to let you in on ALL the details. Today through Jan. 15, when you shop the sale selection, you’ll get an additional 50 percent off select markdowns with code “RMSALE50.”

At the top of our list are these super chic handbags. With styles and colors of every kind, this sale offers a fabulously discounted option for every single shopper. Keep scrolling to browse the bags we’re investing in for 2017.

Prices below reflect the discount after the additional 50 percent off has been applied.

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3 Last Minute Easter Outfits You Can Throw On

If you are like me, you know exactly what your Easter menu is (I am doing a picnic under cherry blossom trees) and what your kids will be wearing (a cute Zara floral dress). But you will be the last one to take a shower and get dressed. Forget about planning an outfit ahead of time!

VIDEO: DIY: How To Make Galaxy Easter Eggs

Because of that, and to help you take care of yourself as well, I have included here three easy and affordable outfits for an Easter Brunch. Each one of them is a one stop shop and won’t break the bank—plus are great pieces for you to wear in many ways throughout the Summer. I hope this is a little mom to mom help! We are all trying our best aren’t we?

Shop the look: Solid and Striped x Poppy Delevingne gingham dress, $120 (originally $300); theoutnet.com. Kenneth Jay Lane choker, $54 (originally $135); theoutnet.com. Schutz flats, $90 (originally $180); theoutnet.com.

Shop the look: Paisley scarf, $15; topshop.com. Mules, $45; topshop.com. Midi dress, $95; topshop.com.

Shop the look: Hoop earrings, $65; jcrew.com. One-shoulder dress, $158; jcrew.com. Gingham wrap flats, $138; jcrew.com.

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10 Beautiful Handbags That Will Make Mom Cry on Mother’s Day

If you really want to make your mom cry her heart out on Mother’s Day, just get her a fancy handbag. OK you might need to throw in a tear-jerking Hallmark card, too. But seriously, purses always make for great gifts.

A gorgeous handbag can drastically transform any outfit, whether it’s an over-sized tote or colorful mini. The best part: A statement-making design doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are tons of beautiful handbags available at every price point. We’ve rounded up ten stunning options below to jumpstart your search.

VIDEO: 7 Red-Carpet Gowns for the Expectant Mother

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Best In-Ear Headphones: i.am+ BUTTONS

The first time you put your BUTTONS headphones into your ears something magical happens. A futuristic tone sounds and a very posh British woman’s voice says, “Your buttons are connected.”

For me, wearing headphones at the office is a necessity. With the chaotic nature of a busy fashion magazine, it’s easy to be distracted by everything going on around you. A good playlist and a great set of headphones thankfully can keep me focused on next month’s story.

BUY: i.am+ BUTTONS, $200; amazon.com

The BUTTONS not only deliver on sound quality but also on aesthetics. Not surprising since they are a product of rapper Will.i.am’s tech company, i.am+. Models Kendall Jenner and Naomi Campbell, who star in the ad campaign, serve as co-owners of the company.

With a variety of colors (black, white, pink) and metals (gold, rose gold, space gray) these headphones fit in perfectly with your existing tech aesthetic. They are sleek and modern enough to wear at the office on a morning commute without looking like you’re off to the gym. When you need to take them off, the magnetic discs easily stick together and hang around your neck like a necklace—a brilliant feature.

Securing the right ear fit is essential to the sound quality for any pair of earbuds, so the BUTTONS include earpieces in various sizes that mold to any ear shape. The sound quality is impressive for their small size—they made everything from Madonna to Mozart sound full and rich, while drowning out the world around you. The ease of Bluetooth pairing to multiple devices also adds to their appeal.

There are a lot of options in the headphones market and while these are on the upper end of the price range, they are a worthwhile investment. Great looking, great sounding—and Will.i.am, Naomi, and Kendall approved. The BUTTONS check all my boxes.

VIDEO: Kendall Jenner’s Sexiest Instagram Moments

Wins for: Aesthetics, Sound Quality, and Ease of Use

Noteworthy Features:

  • Magnetic backing allows them to hang around your neck
  • Customizable earpieces
  • Easy pairing with any Bluetoot

See the rest of Beauterage‘s 2017 Best of Tech picks here.

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Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber Are Mother-Daughter Fashion #Goals in N.Y.C.

No tacky matching dresses here.

Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber hit the streets of New York City today for a shopping excursion, proving once and for all that they are they ultimate mother-daughter style duo.

For the outing, the 50-year-old supermodel donned classic ivory sweater and black leather pants that she topped off with an olive green parka, artfully wrapped camouflage scarf, and buckle-adorned leather boots. A pair of chic sunglasses and tiny hoop earrings finished her ensemble. Meanwhile, her 15-year-old mini-me showed off her flair for fashion in a ribbed Topshop turtleneck crop top and super high-waist jeans that featured a raw and shortened hem. She added a black suede and shearling jacket, skinny leather belt, round sunnies, delicate earrings, and velvet Freda Salvador lace-up boots ($475; fredasalvador.com) to complete her trendy outfit.

VIDEO: Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber’s Cutest Mother-Daughter Moments

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We suspect that the look-alike pair are in town for New York Fashion Week, which continues through Thursday in the Big Apple.

RELATED: Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber Are Biking Babes in Cute ‘Gram

We can’t wait to see where these two beauties pop up next.

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Why Is Kate Middleton Putting a Headband on Her Mailbox?

Princess Kate knows how to work a headband — and now her mailbox is perfectly accessorized, too!

Ahead of Sunday’s London Marathon, the royal mom hosted runners from Team Heads Together at Kensington Palace on Wednesday. Along with Prince William and Prince Harry, Kate is asking each marathon runner to wear a Heads Together headband on race day to support the royal trio’s organization, which aims to combat the stigma around mental health.

And the headbands aren’t just for the runners! Kate, who was casual in a striped shirt, black pants and white tennis shoes, enlisted the help of runner Alex Stanley to wrap one around the Kensington Palace mailbox.

The Royal Mail is also planning to wrap 70 mailboxes that line the marathon route. In fact, several landmarks around London will be sporting the headband.

During the palace reception, Kate chatted with the runners about their reasons for taking part in the marathon and wished them luck with their final preparations.

RELATED: Prince William Shares His Heartbreak on the “Shock” of Losing His Mom, Princess Diana

Heads Together is spearheaded by the royals in partnership with eight leading mental health charities that are tackling stigma, raising awareness and providing vital help for people with mental health problems. Both Harry and William have spoken out this week about the power of conversations and how being able to talk openly about mental health challenges can be life-changing.

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Ultimate Cool Girl Brianna Lance Reveals Her Travel Essentials

Creative Director, designer, musician, artist, and DJ Brianna Lance is a true renaissance woman. The New York-based multi-hyphenate turned heads during her six-year stint as head designer for Reformation, and has since distinguished herself as master of anything and everything she puts her mind to. With her striking red hair and innate fashion genius (she’s usually sporting some amazing vintage pieces you’ll inevitably want for yourself), Brianna is probably the ultimate in style inspirations, so we were especially excited to catch up with her and find out what she’ll be bringing along on a trip to Jamaica. Take note!

Next destination?

Jamaica

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5 Outfits for Weird Transitional Weather

Is it cold, is it hot, or somewhere in-between—and what the hell do you wear when transitioning from winter into spring? Right now can be a really confusing time to get dressed in the a.m. Somewhere around your first cup of coffee, we’re sure you ask yourself what we ask ourselves, “What’s the weather like? And what do I wear today?” We’re here to help you solve that problem.

VIDEO: Spring Fashion Trends We’re Looking Forward To

The best solution starts by layering with great light outerwear like a leather jacket or trench coat. Scroll through as we show you 5 foolproof outfits to outwit the vagaries of the weather.

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On Wednesdays, Amal Clooney Wears Pink—Shop the Look (for Less)

For most first-time moms, pregnancy wouldn’t be the choice time to experiment with daring trends, but Amal Clooney is no ordinary mom. The lawyer, who is expecting twins with hubby George, stepped out on Wednesday night in N.Y.C., wearing an all-pink look that has us seriously considering a shopping spree.

The mom-to-be swathed her baby bump in a pink velvet dress with a brick-like pattern and a cashmere overcoat from the Bottega Veneta Cruise Collection. She polished off her cheery look with a matching pink lip and black pumps, ushering in spring in (almost) head-to-toe color.

VIDEO: George Clooney Gushes: Welcoming Twins with Amal Will Be an Adventure

If, like Clooney, you feel like honoring Mean Girls next Wednesday, we’ve rounded up seven lookalike frocks that give off the same bright vibe—without breaking the bank. From wrap dresses to velvet sheaths and colorful prints, you’ll get an instant mood lift from these look-alike styles.