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Sheer Mystery

You ask what am I doing with an overcoat in the middle of the Summer? Whatever floats your boat, or should I say coat? L-O-L. It’s the perfect Summer coat: sheer, light, and full of dramas (aka the duster).

What’s lying underneath? A swimsuit turned bodysuit. Summer Fridays are in full effect at work and who knows where the early exit will lead you. Pool parties are a thing in the city, so why not dive right in after you punch out? I decorated my lower half in light denim flares. Light blue denim is not discreet and demands attention so find a pair that ARE flattering to your body type.

I am loving the gold chain trend this season. For this one, I had to contact a few sisters for it, but it was all worth it in the end. 4 chainz to fill up the chest was my goal. More is more this Summer and so I topped off the look with my staple gold hoops. Oh yeah and this season’s obsession, the DVF sandals. 🙂

What are you wearing to stand out on these last days of Summer?

xoxo, BudgetSai

Photos By @burritomilkshake (Instagram)

  • H&M Swimsuit (old), similar here
  • Forever 21 Flare Jeans (No longer available); similar here, here and splurge here
  • Naked Wardrobe ‘See Me Thru’ Duster; similar here and here
  • DVF Shoes via T.J. Maxx (sold out); similar here
  • Chains: Single crosses my own, Rosary and arrow my sisters!; similar styles here, and here !
  • Canal Street Hoops; similar here, here and splurge here

I Believe I Can Fly

…in my Loeffler Randall boyfriend cape. The best thing about Fall is the different jackets, cardigans, and capes you can throw on over your outfit and make it a part of your outfit. Outerwear doesn’t have to be just a piece of clothing to protect you from the up and down weather, let it be a fashion statement too. Leave it on and show it off. 🙂

Happy Hump Day!

xoxo, BudgetSai

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Photos By: @zamnsam (Instagram)

RIP Oscar de la Renta 1932-2014

Today is a sad day in the fashion and Dominican community. The first time I found out Renta was Dominican I thought to myself what better representation than a Dominican man dressing women all over the world, in that same world where men could barely dress themselves. Stereotypical views were pushed to the side when Oscar walked into the fashion industry, you know the one where Dominican men only play baseball and let’s be real, where most love to undress women. He believed elegance, sophistication, and beauty was every woman’s desire.

Although he was known for his evening wear and pantsuits, my personal favorite were his wedding gowns. I’ve always dreamed of walking down the aisle in one of his creations. An honor of wedding season I’ve gathered my favorite of his designs from the Bridal 2014, Fall 2014 and Bridal 2015 Collections.

Bridal 1

Fall 2014

Bridal 2

 Fall 2014

Bridal 3

 Bridal 2014

Bridal 4

 Bridal 2014

Bridal 6

Bridal 2015

Bridal me

Fall 2014 (And my personal favorite. Wink, wink.)

Grown Woman

Closer to the two-nine. I didn’t have fancy plans Saturday night, but I still made it a point to dress up, lipstick and all. This Kardashian Kollection jumpsuit is one of my favorite jumpsuits that I own and this is my second time dressing it up. I like the combination of black and gold, but since the gold pieces really stand out I didn’t want to over do it. Wide or thin belts can be worn with a jumpsuit, or none at all. You can choose to have the jumpsuit be the center of attention on its own, dressy or casual. One thing I’ve learned as I’ve grown into the woman I am today is that too look good or feel good, you don’t have to overload on accessories or make-up!! Keep it simple and chic! My favorite lipstick this summer is Eyeko Pretty London Liptastick  lip pen in Hot Lips. I’m loving lip pens right now, they’re not as messy as lipsticks, but matte or satin are best for those hot and muggy days.

Do you like to dress up or down your jumpsuits? What is your go to lip color this summer? 

xoxo, Budget$ai

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