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September 16, 2015

i love the {classics} man

I love classic pieces as much as the next girl, but there is no way I want to spend J.Crew prices to get the J.Crew look. I've found ways to create my own version of the J.Crew style on a college friendly budget! Enter this outfit above. I have on a blue button-down {this white one is $10, too} that is honestly insanely comfortable {and one sale for under $10!} and some crisp white boyfriend shorts {the white after Labor day rule is something I do not abide by, hehe} and a large Kate Spade bag {this one is on sale from $298 to $178 and its HUGE!, or this tote is under $200} that was only $100 at the outlet mall. Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed this look and I hope to create more "preppy on a budget" inspired looks for the fall. 

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  1. Replies
    1. Thanks, Candice! And it was only $100 {reg. $298}! xo

  2. I'm so glad you did this look! I love the preppy style, but can't afford to spend a bunch on the pieces. Lately, I've been obsessed with Joe Fresh! I might have to get that top :)

    1. Thanks, Cristina! I am with you girl, I can not shop at J.Crew all the time even though I love the look so much! I am planning on doing some "look for less" posts, soon :) xo

  3. What a great look and when you are on a budget what great finds!
    xo, Jessica || The Petite Diaries

    1. Thank you, Jessica! I am always on a budget, so I am happy to find some cheaper alternatives to the looks I love! xo


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