Splurge & Save

Sometimes the investment is worth it . . . and sometimes, it's not.

By Lauren Bell - July 2016

Splurge & Save

Sometimes the investment is worth it . . . and sometimes, it's not.

By Lauren Bell - July 2016


Splurge

-Photography by David Colwell

Watch: A well-designed, quality timepiece is a lifetime accessory staple. Marc by Marc Jacobs rose gold and taupe watch ($195) at Handbags in the City.

Classic Heel: Day to night, or weekend to workday, a classic pump is always appropriate. Gianvito Rossi red pumps ($695) at Ruth Shaw.

Jumpsuit: Even though jumpsuits are on the trendier side of things, fit is everything. It’s okay to spend a little extra if it fits like a glove. Mo:Vint Palm Leaf jumpsuit ($112.95) at Doubledutch Boutique.

Jeans: Denim never goes out of style, especially a dark wash that you can pair with anything in your closet. Paige Jimmy “Jimmy” skinny boyfriend jean ($200) at Jean Pool.

Undergarments: Again fit is everything, and well fitting undergarments will help to guarantee everything else looks good while adding a boost of confidence. Mimi Holliday Bisou Bisou Sugar bra ($110) at Polina’s Privé.

Blazer: Perfect over dresses or paired with jeans for a polished look. Helmut Lang ivory oversized silk blazer ($795) at Ruth Shaw.


Save

-Photography by David Colwell

Slip-Ons: Your everyday summertime shoes endure all the elements and are typically replaced seasonally. DV black and white Deidre slip-ons (19.99) at Target.

Statement Necklace: Save your money for a classic diamond or pearls. When it comes to bigger pieces grab a fun costume piece for cheap. Sticks N Stones necklace ($28) at Punch!.

Hat: Taking a shot at this trend? Opt for a less expensive option to test the waters. Who What Wear straw hat ($14.99) at Target.

Printed Pant: Prints tend to change seasonally. Save your pennies. BCBG Generation blue multi print pant ($78) at South Moon Under.

Denim Shirt: While denim is classic, there are so many less expensive options of this style that will serve you as well as the pricier options. Merona denim tunic ($27.99) at Target.

Crop Top: Definitely save on this piece. After all, it’s only half of a shirt. Sady & Lu red crop top ($29.50) at South Moon Under.





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