Neutral State of Mind

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For all that I love bright, bold colors, I love a good neutral outfit too. This fall, I’m really leaning into neutrals with a pop of color. There’s just something so fall about it.

Top // Jeans // Clutch // Booties // Earrings // Sunnies

My top is a find from a local Lexington boutique called Peplum. For fall, I’ve been looking for items that are like a basic tee, but elevated. The knot in the middle of this top, along with the funky hemline, makes this top exactly what I was looking for. It’s casual but not. I think it’s a newer arrival, as I can’t find it on their site, but you can call to see if they have any in stock. It’s just $34!

And I’m just going to go ahead and say it–these jeans are EVERYTHING. Everyone should have a pair of dark skinny jeans with NO HOLES in their closet. This pair from Kut from the Kloth is so flattering, especially for those of us with a mummy tummy.

Don’t forget to add your favorite pair of booties. The pair I’m wearing are dupes for a Vince Camuto pair, but they’re under $40.

When wearing a neutral outfit like this, add a pop of color in your accessories before you head out the door. It could be with a bold pair of statement earrings or your bag, but don’t forget it. Burgundy, emerald green, mustard, and teal are great pops of color for fall.

Finally, I’m embracing the RBF, and I’ll hope you’ll join me.haha It’s my boss look.

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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. 10.3.18
    Emily Ho said:

    Ok, so I’m obsessed with this look. All the fall. And I want that top in plus sizes.

  2. 10.4.18
    Dara said:

    I almost never go for a white top because I’m so messy I’d stain it right away!

  3. 10.5.18

    Such a cute look! I love that top!

  4. 10.5.18

    I absolutely adore this look! Love that top, the booties are so cute, and the color of that clutch is beautiful!