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Inspiring Style: Budget Beautiful & Bye Bye Birkenstocks

8/13/2014

This might sound weird, but I really hate shopping. I hate walking into a mall or department store (or boutique, even) and browsing endless racks of fabric. I loathe trying to find my size and putting things on in a dressing room with dressing room lighting. This is why I prefer to shop online so I don't have to deal with the hassle.

So I thought, what's even easier than shopping online? Having someone else shop online for you! These are pieces I think you will love to add to your wardrobe. And the kicker? Every piece looks more expensive than it actually is as all items are under $80--no bank breaking here. Because guess what? I also hate spending money on clothes!

Collective Concepts shirt dress ~ Pockets and a drop hemline that you can wear alone or with some tights. The shirt dress is a must have because it covers all the basics while still looking chic. On sale for $80!

Waverly Grey Akira zip pocket moto vest ~  An easy go-to piece that you can transition from summer to fall is anything that you can slip over your shoulders and add to your look like a vest or cape. On sale for $69!

Faux Leather crossbody satchel ~ Trapeze style bags are here to stay and for good reason. Get one in red because it's a great color to take into fall. This is modern, sophisticated and inexpensive. Get it for $25!

Red Carpet ivory grid top ~ Caged, grid and sheer are three words that will truly streamline your wardrobe this year, and this piece has all the fixins. Try the matching skirt for a two-piece everyone loves. Get it for $55!

Color Block sandals ~ If you want to try the Birkenstock trend but can't stand the look of them (like me), then get one of these instead. Two-toned, simple and comfy. Forget the Birkenstocks and get these for $70 or $17!

Ripped Knee skinny jeans ~ Ripped jeans aren't anything new, but they're also not going anywhere any time soon. White skinny jeans with rips at the knees are a staple even after Labor Day. How chic? Get these for $40-$50!

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  1. The vest is awesome, love that!! I hate shopping as well, I prefer online shopping. As soon as I step into a store, I feel irritated, ha!! x

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  2. Always love ripped skinny jeans, the vest and black bag also look great.

    kisses
    www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com
    www.indianbeautydiary.com

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  3. Can you say it again, no more birkenstocks. Great picks!

    xo
    ​PinkSole​

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  4. I love that moto vest soooooo hard. One of the things I look forward to in the fall is being able to wear this type of things, although I'm still loving hot weather:D

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  5. I much prefer shopping online to shopping in stores, and I try to avoid the dressing room as much as possible :)

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  6. I MUST HAVE RIPPED KNEE JEANS!!! I am loving all of your picks lady!

    Eleventh & Sixteenth

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  7. I was so shocked to see that you hate shopping while thinking at the same time "Ahhh! She's making me want to shop!" lol

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  8. Love the bags! I like online shopping as well, it is so more relaxing!

    www.sohostyles.blogspot.nl

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  9. I'm of the school of thought that a girl can never own too many pairs of jeans- and love me some ripped skinnies! :)

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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  10. I prefer shopping online as well. Those sandals are cute.

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  11. Great choices...love the moto vest! Thanks for sharing with the Thursday Blog Hop!

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  12. I cannot get enough of knee ripped jeans and I love the items on this post. I didn't jump on the bikenstocks bandwagon. I secretly would like to wear them but hmm I m not sure about the whole style!

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  13. Fabulous finds! LOVE that jacket!
    Have a great weekend! xo~Sherry

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  14. I love these ripped at the knee jeans. I'm finding myself kind of moving away from skinny jeans lately, though. I REALLY miss bell bottoms like it's nobody's business.

    Hope all is well! xo

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  15. All of these pieces are cute, but my favorites are the ivory top and ripped skinny jeans. Great prices!




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  16. I love the denim options, i am going to check them out for fall!

    -Andréa

    VA DARLING

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  17. I can't believe you hate going shopping. It's so therapeutic, roaming around your favorite store, trying on different looks, listening to some good music (not all stores provide this, of course). I really like those sandals for $17. Thanks for sharing.
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