inwood park

Into The Woods

I spent Memorial Day enjoying the beautiful weather with a hike in the park, all while watching the military planes fly by. We get so caught up in our daily routines we forget to remember those men and women who served in our country’s Armed Forces, some of which live near by in my neighborhood. Later in the day, I dressed up for dinner plans in a vintage Gianfranco Ferre top (representing the red, white and blue), a pencil skirt and some bondage on my feet to match the crisscross action happening in the back of my top.

How was everyone’s Memorial Day weekend? Are you ladies sporting your Summer crop tops?

xoxo, BudgetSai

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Photos By: Him

  • Vintage GF Ferre Pinstriped Crisscross Crop Top; similar here and here
  • H&M Skirt (old); similar here
  • Silvia Tcherassi for Payless ‘Genova’Sandal (2011 Collaboration); similar style here, here and splurge here
  • Michael Kors Over-sized Chronograph Gold-tone Watch, 44mm via Bloomingdales.com
  • Revlon ‘Really Red’ Matte Lipstick

Fe-brr-uary Twenty Freez-ing

February was way too cold! I cannot wait until tomorrow…when my vacation officially begins. That’s right New York, I’m leaving you for somewhere warm, vibrant, and full of sunshine. For now, here are some of my Instagram posts (scroll over the photos for captions) from this past frigid and gloomy month.

Follow me on Instagram: @budgetsai for my daily routines, family functions, throwbacks and much more of my everyday life.

Hope you’re all having a lovely weekend! Buh-bye, February… hello, March!

xoxo, BudgetSai

PS- Stay tuned for my vacation posts!!!

Golden Opportunity

I knew I was going to wear this sweater again, just two of my favorites in one, black and gold. It also makes me feel relieved that my money spent on a fashion collaboration hasn’t gone to waste. Gold is definitely my favorite metal of choice. I’d pick gold over silver or rose gold any day. These shoes in particular caught my eye because of it’s metallic accents. I was dying to wear an outfit that could comfortably pass off as glamorous. Shoes always accomplish that for me and I love wearing these Jessica Simpson pair any chance I get. A slouchy sweater and boyfriend jeans is almost like being in pajamas all day! Now if only I could sleep in…

What fashion collaboration has been your favorite thus far?

What’s your favorite metallic?

xoxo, Budget$ai

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  •  Altuzarra for Target Sweater with Crane Embroidery, $49.99 (sold out)
  • Joe Fresh Boyfriend Jean in Medium Wash; $49 (sold out), Light Wash still available viajoefresh.com, similar here
  • Jessica Simpson ‘Calkins’ in Gold-Clear Liquid Metallic Heels via 6pm.com; $64.99 (also available in Black and Gunmetal), similar here