Lauren Conrad Wears $48 Dress to Fete the Launch of Her New Book, ‘Celebrate’

Beauty on a budget! Lauren Conrad feted the release of her new party-planning book, Celebrate, on Wednesday, March 23, in NYC — and she did it in a dress that cost less than $50.

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The Hills alum, 30, donned the whisper-pink Bow Fit & Flare Dress, accented with a burgundy bow, from her LC Lauren Conrad Collection. The frock is available at Kohl's stores and online for only $48.

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Lauren Conrad wore a $48 dress to the launch party for her new book, Celebrate, in NYC on March 23. Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Conrad completed the ensemble with strappy nude sandals from her label's limited-edition Runway Collection ($45, kohls.com). She also rocked a loosely curled ponytail braid, a cat eye and a deep statement lip that complemented the dress' ribbon accent.

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Conrad and her husband, William Tell, at the event. Larry Busacca/Getty Images

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The Paper Crown designer spent the evening celebrating (no pun intended) with fans, her husband, William Tell, and her collaborator, Leslie Bruce, who posed for a sweet, balloon-filled snap with the ex–reality star. "@leslieannebruce and I wrote a book! And tonight we celebrated!!" Conrad shared via Instagram.

Conrad and her collaborator, Leslie Bruce. Larry Busacca/Getty Images

For more on Conrad's book launch, watch Red Carpet Daily, presented by AT&T. Plus, stay tuned to see Behati Prinsloo's baby bump debut on the red carpet. And get the scoop on our style crush of the week, Miranda Kerr, who is killing it in double denim.

(Wardrobe: BCBGMAXAZRIA at Lord & Taylor) 

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