sweater weather

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

Sunday Chill

Sunday was such a chilly day, all I wanted to do was stay indoors, under the covers binging on SVU marathons. Instead I got dressed and went out for a walk around the park. It was probably the best decision I made all day. Sometimes a breeze or two is necessary to recollect your thoughts to prepare yourself for the Manic Mondays and the week ahead.
This is the kind of weather to layer up in your most cozy pieces. To keep me from getting frost bit, (okay fine it wasn’t that cold) I added my favorite (and in great condition) open front cardigan to my thick knitted turtleneck. Anything in my closet that is black, grey, or white is a favorite of mine. A bonus when it has all three colors! Back in the day, I experimented a lot with fashion (my parents couldn’t buy me and my 3 sisters a whole new wardrobe every season) so to me, all my clothes were for the 365 days of the year. One look that never got old for me is wearing denim cut offs with tights and boots, booties and sometimes even chunky heel shoes. Here I chose to go with a flat over the knee boot for a comfortable stroll.

If you’re in New York, are you looking forward to the 70 degree weather we’re having today? I might be overdressed, but we’ll get to that later in the week.

Do you dare to bring your cut offs from Summer to Fall?

xoxo, Budget$ai

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