October Budget

How could it possibly be the end of October? I'm pretty much flabbergasted, and that is a word I don't use too often. I did a bit better with my spending this month, got some great sales at Banana Republic and Anthropolgie, as well as more thrift/posh/ebay finds.

I finally visited the Goodwill in Westport, CT, which is significantly nicer than other Goodwills in the area, just based on the town's wealth, I suppose. I found a fun pair of Haute Hippie silk printed joggers and pair of gap jeans and only spent $12 on both! There were lots of other pieces I wanted too but that weren't my size, particularly a brand new Ann Taylor pencil skirt, and a pair of Hermes slide sandals. I did manage to snag a pair of brown Ferragamo loafers on Poshmark for only $15, which I'm quite pleased with.

Also I feel like I should note that all the secondhand and TJMaxx items pictured are only stand-ins, but they are pretty close to what I actually got.



Ferragamo Brown Bow Oxfords, $15 via Poshmark
Banana Republic Black Lace Top, $24
Rebecca S White Culottes, $10 via Ebay 
Anthropologie Fringed Sweater Dress, $30
Cynthia Rowely Navy Knit Skirt, $24 via TJMaxx
Star Ring, $13 via TJMaxx
Gap Cropped Flared Jeans, $6 via Goodwill
Haute Hippie Silk Joggers, $6 via Goodwill

Total = $128

Gifted Items
Sicky Sunglasses
Irisie Off The Shoulder Top

20 comments

  1. So nice!

    Xx,

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  2. These are some great pieces, you're so good at finding bargains. Have a great weekend!

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  3. It would have been so amazing if the Hermes slides were in your size! You got some great goodies though and always have such luck! Congrats on the Ferragamo shoes!

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  4. I am always amazed when you do these posts, looking at all the things you managed to buy and expecting to see the total spent come to a thousand dollars, but this month in particular, I am just stunned - $128 for all of these things?! You amaze me. And I can't wait to see you wearing your new Ferragamo loafers!
    xox,
    Cee

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  5. I always sort of suspected that the Westport one would be a special case - I wish I'd visited it at some point!

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

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  6. WOW I cannot believe you got ALL that for so little. Every piece is great and I cannot wait to see you wear them all. I love particularly the dress, loafers, joggers, lace blouse and white off-shoulder top.

    My October shopping was done in 5 stores: Banana Republic, Ann Taylor, Target, Loft, J.Crew and White House Black Market but I got great things in all of them.

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  7. So many great pieces! I love the Ferragamos!
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  8. Looks like you made some great purchases this month! I'm in love with the silk joggers :)

    XO,
    Emily
    https://baublesandthreads.wordpress.com/

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  9. Wow, you shopped well Lydia. I am amazed at the Ferragamo loafers for that price !

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  10. I always love seeing what you get each month--you always have such a great mix of new and thrifted items and make me want to do more thrifting. Those Ferragamo flats are such a great find!! And I can't wait to see how you style the joggers too.

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  11. I love the pieces you selected, jeans and white blouse above all :)

    xoxo
    www.bellezzefelici.blogspot.com

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  12. I am so impressed with your thrifted finds! Those ferragamo flats are a once in a lifetime steal! And that are darling! Can't wait to see you wear them!

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  13. Can't believe the bargain you got on those Ferragamos, wow! Great find!

    I really like those printed pants too, wonderful thrift find. You're awesome at hunting out a bargain :)

    Hope you're having a good week :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  14. Great picks.
    www.yvesofstyle.com

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  15. Wow! You got so many great pieces for such great prices! Those ferragamo are so chic and a real steal. I seriously need to look into the salvation armies in my area :D

    Mili | Sharmtoaster

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  16. So many great finds! I love those suede flats and the silk joggers!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  17. I like your selection!

    xx LL

    www.lalouuula.com

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  18. I'm loving your picks! Those bow oxfords are amazing!

    Tina
    www.justatinabit.com

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