Wednesday, October 28, 2015

October Budget

october 2015 monthly budget



1. Palm print top-c/o SheIn (exact)
2. Plaid dress-c/o Znu (exact)
3. Striped coat-c/o SheIn (exact)
4. Black hat-Express c/o Brandzaffair (exact, similar)
5. Teal sweater-The Mint Julep Boutique $10.95 with credit (exact, similar)
6. Sperry duckboots-c/o Shopbop (exact, super cute plaid option)
7. Sweater-ifchic $8.95 (similar, similar)
8. Cognac bag-ifchic c/o my husband (similar, similar)
Total: $19.90

I have been trying to curb my spending/buying this past month. I feel like my closet is more than stocked. I was really excited to pick up the Sperry boots. I had some Shopbop credits from a collaboration I did with them a while back and snagged them during their sale (even with credits I hate paying full price). The black wool hat is one I highly recommend. I got a burgundy one from ebay last winter, but this one from Express is much nicer quality. Now if only it would stop being so windy and I could wear it more often! I am looking forward to wearing the ifchic sweater once it comes in the mail. I will make sure and share my thoughts once it comes, but I have to say everything (minus a ring I got that was too small) I have really liked and been impressed with.

For next month, I am going to try and keep spending small again. There aren't too many things I have on my wishlist. The rebellious part of me wants some leather pants, but that is about it. I tossed the leather leggings I got last fall due to fit and want some in pants form now. What's on your November list?

21 comments:

  1. You did well, you got a lot of things despite spending so little! :)

    I've been slowing down on my purchasing lately too - haven't bought clothes in ages, I'm pretty content with what I have, and trying to tame my overflowing wardrobe!

    Thanks for your comment on my last post about blogger struggles! Your tip about thinking about what's outside the photo is a good one :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  2. All great finds! That palm print top is my fave. I'm trying to curb my spending habits too for November. It got a little crazy this October! :)

    http://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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  3. How's the quality of that palm print top? I haven't been thrilled with any SheInside/ChicWish item, but that top is awfully tempting.

    http://bedknobsandbaubles.com/

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  4. Wow you did really well, I need to stay on budget way more!! Love the palm print top and those cute Sperry boots!
    Marta
    www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

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  5. You got so many great pieces this month! I can't believe November starts Sunday…crazy.
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

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  6. Wow, I can't even believe how much you got for less than $20!! Budgeting at its finest! :)

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  7. You did really well for less than $20! I love those Sperry's and the black hat!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  8. You always do so well! I really love those Sperry boots! You are a budget queen!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  9. Wow, less than $20, that is AMAZING! I need to learn your ways! I don't even want to know what I spent this month! That cognac bag is gorgeous, you have a great husband :) also I want some leather pants too!

    Laura
    Laura Aime Vous

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  10. Those Sperry boots are super cute- and way to wait it out for the sale! That hat looks fabulous- you will rock it with your long hair, super chic I'm sure! And those SheIn pieces are so great! I reached out to them to be a part of their blog ambassador group via their website, but haven't heard back...their pieces look so nice!

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  11. I got a bag with my Shopbop credit during the sale. Such a good time to snag something you really want. It looks like a good month!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  12. I am trying to curb spending too after getting my boots. Love your picks!!!

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  13. Such cute finds! I love that pink and black plaid dress. Such a great piece.

    https://forsevenseasons.wordpress.com

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  14. i love it when you share your budget with us!!

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  15. You rocked this! Love your new pieces. :)

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  16. The palm print top is so pretty! I love it! As much as I try to curb my shopping, I just enjoy it too much and find it very hard to go any month without picking up something.

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  17. love the look with the max jeans, great color for fall

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  18. You did so good as always. My favorite things from this month are those accessories. I want everything on that middle row! =P

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  19. I can't believe how popular duck boots are now! My college roommate freshman year wore duck boots, and I think she was the only person I knew who owned them. If neon and pastel Uggs ever become a thing, we'll know she was ahead of her time.

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  20. You found some great items this month! I bet you'll be getting a lot of use from them in the coming months! Way to go on all that you saved!

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