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Photo from R. Chameleon Boutique
I haven't done a blog on fashion and shopping in a bit.  So I wanted to tell you about my budget shopping, and savings. I loved this Ralph Lauren Linen skirt when I saw it about a year ago, but I refuse to pay a whole lot of money for anything... Ralph Lauren or not! The cool thing about it was it is so long, that I could pull it up, belt it, and wear it like a strapless dress.  Okay...maybe you cannot see the vision... haha!

I could not find a yellow Calvin Klein
cardigan, so I splashed it with
paint, to give you a visual.

One thing you have to know about having a good fashion sense, is that you do not have to blow the bank. With a retail price of 149.00 for this Ralph Lauren skirt, I actually purchased it for lower than the sales price posted. I bought this skirt from Ross Dress for Less, for about 29.00. That was a savings of 80%!

Yesterday I wore it as a skirt, pairing it with a black shirt from South African designer, Carducci, bright yellow Calvin Klein ($19.00) essentials cropped three quarter length cardigan, and black wedged heels.

The total price of the outfit was less than one hundred dollars. I've had the Carducci shirt for a couple of years.  It is so classic that it transitions seasons. Another key to fashion is having classic pieces that transition seasons.

What bargain shopping tips do you have?


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