Mixing Brown + Gray for Fall and High Five for Friday Linkup

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TGIF! We’ve made it through the week. . .and I’ve survived not one, BUT TWO, nights of 3 a.m. shopping. Anyways, Kentucky got a taste of fall temps this week (don’t worry–it didn’t last). It has me in the mood for fall clothes.

Top: c/o Daylilly Boutique // Jeans: Old Navy (similar) // Earrings: c/o Daylilly Boutique // Necklace: c/o Dress Up // Boots: Lucky via DSW–on sale for $54.98 w/ code DSWFALL // Clutch: Gigi New York

Growing up, I was always told not to mix brown with black (insert eye roll). Well, that fashion don’t become a do several year ago. I love mixing brown with black now, and that has led to me liking brown mixed with gray.  It’s such a great neutral color mix.

If you want to mix brown with gray, the easiest way to do so is to color block your colors. Here, I’m wearing a gray lace top, but both my shoes and my clutch are brown. It works so well together, and is a little unexpected.

My top and earrings are from a new boutique called Daylilly Boutique. The owners are from my hometown in eastern Kentucky, and they have some super cute and trendy items! I’m really sad their teal popcorn cardigan sold out before I could get my hands on it:( Be sure to check them out.

ICYMI, here’s this week’s posts:

1. Karoline (and Our Family of Four) at 6 Months

2. 5 Tips for Attending a Blogger Conference

3. Popover Weather


TGIF!!! Della at Della Devoted, Katie at Cup of Tea, Becky at BYBMG, and myself want to welcome you to the High Five for Friday link-up and the weekend. We made it! High Five for Friday is where we come together to share our favorite posts we’ve written throughout the week. Drop up to 3 links below!

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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. 9.14.18
    Jennie said:

    Gorgeous top!

  2. 9.14.18
    Kellyann said:

    Those jeans look amazing on you!

  3. 9.14.18
    Jess said:

    How cute are you?! I love those booties!

  4. 9.15.18

    Isn’t it crazy how all the old fashion rules have gone by the wayside?!! I haven’t combined these two colors yet so thanks for the inspiration!

  5. 9.17.18
    Dara said:

    I love that top!