6.19.2017

Shopping On A Budget

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Shopping on a budget has been something I grew up with and something I still do to this day. My parents we’re immigrants from Vietnam and came to America over 30 years ago. They came to this country with not a penny in their pockets and not knowing a word of english was intense. They worked so hard to provide for my brother and I with the necessities to live day to day life. So you can imagine we didn’t get the newest pair of shoes that were so in or wear mall brands that everyone else were wearing. As a kid you don’t understand the value of money and I remember I would get so upset that we couldn’t afford things every kid had.


I grew up shopping at Marshalls, one of the best places to find brand names for less. Although they didn’t have the exact pieces that were in the mall, they had similar items. You could literally spend the same amount and walk out of Marshalls with a few outfits compared to going to the mall with just one or two pieces. As I got into my teens I started to appreciate Marshalls and realized wow I am getting really nice things for such a great deal and didn’t care to shop in the mall.


Now as an adult I literally live in Marshalls, hands down one of the best places to shop. Although I work hard and can shop wherever I want, I still shop at Marshalls. The deals are just too good to pass up. I love walking out of there happy with a bag full of goodies. This place has always had a special place in my heart so when Marshalls reached out and generously gifted me a giftcard to shop, I literally was ecstatic! I wanted to challenge myself and find a complete outfit for $50 and I sure did that. My entire outfit minus the sunnies came out to $48.97 (AMAZING), the nude sandals were $16.99, the denim shorts were $14.99 and the top was $16.99. My favorite item out of this outfit is the top. It’s so on trend with the one shoulder ruffle with pom poms, so cute! So if you haven’t shopped at Marshalls before you totally need to. I hope in the future Marshalls steps up their game up with online shopping.

Thanks so much Marshalls! xx

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66 comments

  1. the yellow floral print is so cute!

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  2. Great tips darling!

    Funmi x
    www.funmialabi.co.uk

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    1. Thanks Funmi, love sharing where to shop on a budget!

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  3. Nice post! I agree with you it's important to shop on a budget!


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    1. Indeed babe, you can use the money you saved for other fun things like traveling!!

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  4. I love the top, it is so summery and makes me feel like going on a tropical holiday! Denim shorts are the perfect accompaniment to any outfit :)

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    1. I was so happy when I found it! Have a great week doll!!

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  5. I love that checked shirt! What a great site xxx

    ALittleKiran | Bloglovin

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  6. This is such a cute top! Loved reading your story girl :)

    Akshaya
    http://theiyerorder.com/2017/06/19/25-chanel-vibes/

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    1. Awww thanks so much for ready it girl!! xx

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  7. This top is so pretty!! I love yellow :)

    Always,
    Allie
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    1. Thanks doll, I always love a cute floral top!

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  8. Una blusa muy bonita! www.gadorvision.com

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  9. I still love Marshalls, too! I love that this top is yellow, this is a color I need more of in my closet. I also love the adorable pom poms on it!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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    1. Thanks Carrie!! Yes to more yellow in your closet, its such a great color for spring/summer!

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  10. I guess every girl loves a good bargaign :)

    Have a great week ahead!

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  11. So lovely look! I love it!
    Your blouse is amazing!
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    1. Thanks so much Anya!! I think this will be my go to top :)

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  12. Such a cute summer top!

    xx Yasmin
    http://banglesandbungalows.com

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  13. Such a cute top and so perfect for summer!

    xo, Jennifer
    www.publicistinpearls.com

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    1. Thanks so much Jennifer, it was such a great find!

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  14. Loved reading this post! I'm always on the look out for a bargain xx

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    1. Thanks so much for reading it babe!!! Yes find bargains are the BEST!!!

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  15. I love that top on you! The one shoulder detail and print are both gorgeous!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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    1. Thanks so much Jess! Have a fab rest of the week xx

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  16. Shopping on a budget is a must babe!! And I love when I find precious bargains!! Love it!! Your top is gorgeous my dear! Xo Ines
    www.byincawithlove.com

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    1. It sure is, thanks my love!! Have a great time in NYC!

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  17. This top is so cute girl, I am loving how you look. Perfect for the summer. Have a fantastic week!

    Camila,
    My Vogue Style | www.myvoguestyle.com

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  18. This look is so cute! Love the summer vibe!

    - Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

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  19. I love the yellow floral top, I don't own many yellow items in my wardrobe, need to change that asap!! x

    Yiota
    PinkDaisyLoves

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    1. Yes babe, you need a few yellow tops for sure!!!

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  20. This top is too cute! I love the floral print and the pom poms!

    Tina
    www.justatinabit.com

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    1. Thanks Tina, the pom poms are my fav!!

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  21. I also like shopping on a budget, love that top on you btw :) xx

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  22. you are looking so pretty nina
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  23. I love Marhshall's too! They have such great finds and you look amazing, babe!
    Happy Wednesday, babe!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    www.WhatWouldVWear.com

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    1. Isn't that place the best!!! Thanks so much Vanessa!! xo

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  24. such a cute top. Everybody loves a good bargain, its all about styling at the end.

    Nathalie
    www.nathalie-alexandra.blogspot.com

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    1. You are absolutely right Nathalie, it all comes down to styling!! Have a fab day doll!

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  25. This is a lovely outfit and I have heard such great things about marshals too. Gemma x
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    1. Ohh you would love that place Gemma! Always great finds!!

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  26. Fashion and style blogging can definitely become very expensive because shopping on a budget is definitely a challenge. Thank you for the great tip. Swooning over your top. Such a great find Nina. You look fabulous.

    Xx
    Nikki
    www.nikkilivinglife.com

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    1. Thanks so much Nikki!!! Yes it definitely can get expensive but looking for budgets helps for sure!

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  27. Great post
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  28. What a fabulous outfit and can't believe it's under $50.
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  29. The of shoulder top is so cute. Love the ruffle detail and the print.

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  30. Great post.
    xx
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  31. the blouse is really cute! i love everything ruffled <3
    xx

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  32. Thank you, me too, I'm ruffled obsessed!

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  33. You look gorg! Have a beautiful day <33

    Love, Tschok
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  34. Stunning photos! thanks for sharing these beautiful pictures with us.
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