The Truth Behind Getting Dressed + the Most Comfortable Wedges for Summer

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OK, I know most of you probably think that it’s easy for me to put together outfits since I’m a fashion blogger. And for the most part, that is true. But some days I struggle. Hard.

Dress: LOFT (different pattern, solid black–all 50% off w/ code FLASH)  // Necklace: Sugarfix at Target // Shoulder bag: Who What Wear  // Bangle: David Yurman // Wedges: Bearpaw–save 20% with code BPAMBTF // Straw hat: A New Day

Take this dress for instance. I picked it up on sale at Loft and fell in love with the print! The yellow really caught my eye, and I was drawn to the print. Fast-forward to it arriving on my doorstep. I tried it on and hated it.  It immediately went into a pile for returns.

Well, I haven’t had a chance to return it yet, so I decided to give it a go this weekend. I literally just went around my house and grabbed random items to throw on with it. I thought a black or white necklace would blend in, so I grabbed this long pink necklace from Sugarfix with gold coins. Then, as I was opening up my closet to grab these wedges, I spied my hat I bought for the beach. It had a black and white band, so I thought, “might as well add this too!” And I picked up my gingham bag from a chair as I was walking out the door.

Fashion isn’t an exact science. It’s should be fun. Don’t be afraid to try different combos, colors, or patterns, because you just don’t know how it will look until you get it on. Sometimes a random hot mess looks like the most calculated outfit you’ve ever worn.haha

Also, you NEED these Bearpaw Roxie wedges for summer! Y’all know how much I love Bearpaw, and they knocked it out of the park with these wedges! They take on-trend silhouettes and make them very wearable.  I don’t even feel like I have on wedges when I wear these. I actually feel like I’m walking on clouds, because of the memory foam soles. If you have a job where flats/sandals are unacceptable, definitely give these wedges a try! These also come in tan and blue. And you can save 20% at Bearpaw with code BPAMBTF!

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Hi there! I’m Tif Fannin, the blogger behind Bright on a Budget, based in Lexington, Kentucky. Bright on a Budget is a Southern fashion and lifestyle blog where I share everyday looks, beauty, and travel, along with a behind-the-scenes look at my life as a working mom of two. I have a penchant for bright colors + good deals. Follow along for posts that are relatable to the everyday woman.

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  1. 6.9.18
    Jess said:

    Those wedges are super cute, and if they’re comfy too, sign me up!!