Trendy On A Budget

Looking good shouldn't cost that much!

Made to Measure

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A little over 2 years ago, Dan and I went on a whirlwind tour in Asia, with stops in Hong Kong, Japan and Vietnam. At the top of our list (err, Dan’s list) for our visit to Hong Kong was to have suits and shirts custom-made. So on our first day in HK, we hopped the mini-bus to get into town and found our way onto Canton Road. We meandered in and out of side streets and alleys until we found the suit maker recommend to us by friends. Tens of fabric books, three fittings and a little bit less money in his wallet, Dan left HK with one suit and 12 dress shirts. I on the other hand walked away with two custom-made dress shirts.
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Play Ball

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Guys. I think Spring has sprung in Boston! The sun is out and the warm temps are finally upon us. Time to ditch the puffer coat and rubber boots that were on constant repeat as we battled one of the most epic winters of our time. Bright colors and bold prints, here I come!
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Chains & Frays

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I am hoping that this is the last of my cold weather outfit posts. According to the weather people, it’s supposed to warm up this weekend. 60 degrees. Say what? As I am writing this post, it is freezing rain out. So until the sun comes out and I can stop this layering business,it’s hard to believe that it is technically Spring.
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I can’t believe that Trendy On A Budget turns TWO today! Thank you all for coming along on this journey with me; it’s been so much fun. Your love and support means so much!!!

Much Love,



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Every few seasons, there is a print that I go ga-ga over. Remember the palm print? I’m still on that bandwagon but my latest obsession is all things marble. It all started when Rebecca Minkoff released a few handbags in a marble print. That caught my attention. Then it slowly started showing up everywhere; on tech accessories and eventually on apparel! You know I love a good button up blouse. So when I found one in a marble print, it was a match made in fashion heaven!
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