Friday, August 28, 2015

August Budget

august 2015 clothing budget

1. Blue shorts-Old Navy $2.10 (similar, similar)
2. Floral flats-DSW $14.74 (exactsimilar, similar)
3. White jeans-Gap $12.68 (similar, similar)
4. Houndstooth dress-c/o SheIn (exact) worn here
5. Blue and white dress-c/o SheIn (exact) worn here
6. Joggers-Ifchic $3.98 (exact)
7. Ring-Ifchic $3.97 (exact)
8. Bralette-c/o The Hidden Trunk (exact) worn here
9. Coral piko top-c/o The Hidden Trunk (exact) worn here and here
10. Pom pom shorts-c/o The Hidden Trunk (similar, similar) worn here
11. Distressed jeans-c/o The Hidden Trunk (exact) worn here, here, and here
Total: $37.47

I didn't really do too much shopping this month. The flats and white jeans were replacements in my wardrobe. My old white jeans needed a belt so they wouldn't slide down. The new ones from Gap are a little thicker and a higher waist. So far they seem very comfortable. They are still a little see through, but definitely an upgrade from my previous ones. I had reduced my shoe collection to one pair of The ifchic purchases and shorts were so cheap I couldn't say no. The rest of the items were lucky enough to be c/o. My favorites are the piko top and distressed jeans. They are both so comfortable, I wear them all the time! I realized I have been missing some loose tops from my closet.

For next month, I have a few things on my list. I want to try and get a red plaid button up, a pair of black leather heels (these have been on my list a while), combat boots with plaid lining, and potentially camel/beige booties. I might also want to get an olive field jacket since everyone and their brother has one and I am convinced I need one now! For the most part my closet is looking good though!
What are your fall must-haves?

23 comments:

  1. love this bralette, you got some cute stuff this month.

    xo
    PinkSole

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  2. Those pom pom shorts are seriously the cutest! And the distressed jeans look fantastic on you!

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  3. Love the dresses you got this month! I would love to get some knee high boots this season. :)

    http://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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  4. Good month! You got some good free pieces and were smart with your budget.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  5. love your monthly roundups of what you bought for the month! you got some pretty stuff :)

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  6. You got some great things this month! I love that bralette!
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

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  7. Great month! I love those pom pom shorts!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  8. You have got a great taste, Laura!
    Love all these things and would absolutely go for the pattern dress!

    Have a wonderful weekend!
    With love,
    Suzy ♥

    THE KAWAII PLANET

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  9. So many cute things! I love the blue shorts and lace bralette!

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  10. I have been wanting a pretty lace bralette for so long! I need to just pick one up already!

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  11. love the flats your got. Have a great weekend.

    http://www.amysfashionblog.com/blog-home

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  12. Great choices this month - and I cannot believe the deals you scored! I really want to add a cargo vest to my fall wardrobe. I have a J Crew military jacket I picked up last fall and still haven't worn. Need to make that a priority when it cools down here.

    Thanks for linking up with Fabulous Friday!
    Jennie - A Pocketful of Polka Dots

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  13. You did really good this month! I love ifchic very much too. Just ordered one ring and one bracelet. Totally cost $7. ;)

    Take care and keep in touch!
    Please stop by every Wednesday for Color and Grace Fashion link up! :)

    Grace
    http://colorandgrace.com 

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  14. Well done this month! Those joggers and the bralette look so comfy casual- right up my alley! And I totally agree on the need for a cargo jacket-- you'd remix it so well!

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  15. What great choices! I'm still totally obsessed with that houndstooth dress. It's absolutely stunning.

    https://forsevenseasons.wordpress.com

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  16. Those floral shoes are really cute and I am still in love with that houndstooth dress. You have a good list of ideas for what you want in the fall!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  17. These are great finds! Those pom pom shorts are adorable! A field jacket is definitely a must as are the booties. I've been eyeing the Sam Edelman Petty boots in the taupe color so I may just go ahead and try them out if I find them on sale!

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  18. $2 for that nice looking blue shots? Unbelievable!

    From Jing at www.bejingxu.com

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  19. Cute finds this month! Especially those printed shorts! I'm have a few things on my fall essentials list. I'm going to invest in a nice pair of moccasins since I broke my Target pair last year. I'm also looking for a "grown-up" tote bag :)

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  20. I've barely shopped all summer which I feel good about! You are really good at budgeting, I can definitely take some tips from you girl!

    www.dressed2dnines.com

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  21. Thanks for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday! Hope you had a beautiful weekend, Laura!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  22. Love both pairs of shorts, both dresses, the joggers and the distressed jeans from this month. How did you get those periwinkle shorts for less than 3 bucks? I also want an olive utility jacket and vest and some new booties and boots. The plaid combat boots sound so cute!

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