Summer Lover

This post contains affiliate links + gifted items.

OK, please disregard me when I complain about the heat, because I love this summer weather. Last night was the perfect temp, and we had dinner on the patio at Saul Good. It was my third time at Saul Good in the past week, but Kane HAD TO HAVE their kids’ pasta with fruit.

Tee: c/o Pink Lily Boutique–30% off with code PINK30! // Shorts: Express–under $30 (similar on sale w/ code Lily40) // Shoulder bag: Express // Earrings: c/o Sugarfix // Sandals: Payless–$12 w/ code ZZEASY20 (also comes in cognac) // Sunnies: Amazon–under $10

This Summer Lover tee from Pink Lily Boutique is AWESOME. Their BIG summer sale is going on right now, and it’s just $18.20 when you use code Lily40. I love that it’s lightweight and soft. I sized up one size for a more slouchy look. I can’t believe I’ve become a fan of the half-tuck, but here we are. It definitely makes a casual tee into a more tailored look. And Pink Lilly Boutique is a Kentucky boutique too, so go support them!

My shorts and bag are both from Express. They’ve become closet staples, especially the camera bag. It’s a cheap dupe for the Gucci bag, and works well year-round. Now, you may be questioning my sunglasses, but you only live once. Heart shaped sunnies are all the rage this summer. These are designer dupes and you can’t beat the $10 price tag.

My shoes are a dupe for the Steven by Steve Madden Greece sandals (the H slide sandals), which are $80. These babies are on sale for just $12 today when you use code ZZEASY20. If you have been looking for an affordable pair, run don’t walk because they have been selling out quickly! The black ones I’m wearing were just restocked in all sizes, and there’s two sizes available right now in the cognac.

Finally, I’ve picked some of my other favorite pieces from the Pink Lily Boutique sale and linked them via the widget below. Remember, you can save 30% off of your total purchase right now with code Lily40.

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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. 7.11.18
    Courtney said:

    This girl is NOT a summer lover haha

  2. 7.12.18
    Dara said:

    That shirt is so cute. I’m really into graphic tees right now! I love the pop of teal with the red. I’m checking out the sale now! Thanks for the chat yesterday!

  3. 7.12.18
    bybmg said:

    This is so adorable, friend!