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Cheap and Chic: Top 10 Buys Under $100

Mar 12, 2013

I love a good bargain.  Why pay lots of money when you can find just as cute stuff for cheap.  I rounded up a few of my favorite steals for Spring/Summer.  All are Under $100 and super cute!

{Gap Floral Dress}

I think dress is so cute.  I love the Floral print, it seems like florals are everywhere for the Spring.    A great dress for showers, church, parties,  you name it!

{Forever 21 Leopard Shorts}

So I actually bought these last week.  At first I thought Leopard shorts- is that too Snooki to wear?  But then I tried them on and they were cute, really cute and flattering.  For the price you can’t beat it.  I think paired with a fresh white tee and sandals this is a great summer outfit.  If you follow me on Instagram you probably saw the pic of me trying them on.


{So-Low Burnout Mini Dress}

The perfect casual dress.  Great alone or pile on the statement necklaces + cute flat sandals.

{Gomax Heels}

I swear these look way more expensive than they are.  Love the nude/black combo.  Seriously considering ordering these.

{House of Harlow 1960 Abalone Sunburst Necklace}

I got this necklace for my birthday last year and love it.  Wear it all the time.  It goes with everything!

{Sabine Pleated Maxi Skirt}

This skirt comes in 3 gorgeous colors and I love them all.  I picture this paired with a white tank top and a long necklace (like the House of Harlow one above).  

{J Crew Indigo Floral PopOver}

am smitten with this shirt, pretty sure I am going to order it.  I
think it looks so cute with shorts and would be killer with white
jeans.  I always love a J Crew blouse.   I think the Indigo color is so fresh.

{Alternative Eco Racer Maxi}

I want this maxi dress in every color it comes in.  It looks so comfy and easy to wear.

{Sam Edelman Gigi Snake T Strap Sandals}

These are the best summer sandals, so comfortable and they go with everything.  I love the new version for this year with the neon and snake.  A real steal.  I want several colors I love them so much.

{Gap Two Toned Canvas Tote}

I am obsessed with these.  They are such a good price.  I think they would make a great shower gift- you could even slap a monogram in the middle.  I am thinking about getting my sister one to throw all her baby stuff in for the Summer. 

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  1. Ok can we talk about the top you are wearing in conjunction with the leopard shorts I now need? Where to get that one? I am in LOVE!! I always feel the need to buy everything you post!

  2. LOVE the Sam Edelman sandals! I have a pair that I wore to the ground last summer and will definitely be investing in more this summer. Great finds!
    ann e

  3. You must get the maxi skirts. No one rocks a maxi like you do!

  4. Cute stuff! Great finds! Every time I see those leopard shorts, I think opaque tights, flats or heels, and a sweater. Am I crazy? If anyone could rock that look, you could with your mile high thin legs!

  5. KatiePerk says:

    Excellent finds. I have heard rave reviews on the Gigi sandals…
    I like a little animal print here and there.

  6. Sara Mueller says:

    Love everything here! You have great taste Natalie! And those shorts look amazing on you!

  7. Sarah says:

    All tops are 20% off in the store only…good time to fall in love with a top!

  8. love it all but I really need that eco racer tank dress in every color as well. Seems like the most perfect dress for warm months!

  9. I loooove those maxi skirts!

  10. Chelsea says:

    I love all of these finds! Thanks so much for posting! I already own 2 pairs of Gigi sandals — they are the best….might have to get those neon ones too.

  11. great maxi dress – i might have to order one in every color too! xo


  12. I have to have that necklace! I've been on the hunt for a new long necklace, and that one is the one. I would get everything else too, if I could! Love your style.

    Natalie (too!)


  13. I appreciate a mommy who loves fashion and frugal finds. These days, it is tough to spend money on myself and the things I love over all the garb and gadgets for my mini. Thank you for helping me keep my fashion amnesia at bay! šŸ™‚

  14. Great finds!! I am loving the leopard shorts! I think with a plain top and cute sandals it would be an adorable outfit.

  15. Such fun finds! I love Gap for solid and classic pieces. That dress and tote are on my list!

  16. The Now says:

    I saw the leopard shorts on your instagram and could NOT believe they were Forever! I need them!!! xoxo

  17. That floral print from Gap is my favorite…i have the skimmers and am contemplating getting the dress! It really is perfect for so many occasions!!

  18. Alexa says:

    So funny…I kept thinking…oh I want that…no that…no that as I scrolled through. So really I just want everything. Love the skirt and those shorts! So fun for spring!

  19. Cam says:

    I love everything you chose! Really feeling the leopard shorts. I actually already have the pleated maxi. I bought it last year right before I got pregnant! Ha! I can wear it this year and I can't wait!!

  20. Great stuff doll! I am so here for those leopard shorts!

  21. Liz Nygard says:

    I love those Gomax heels. I actually went to order them, but the reviews aren't that great. I'm torn!!


  22. Love the Gigi sandals! Just a heads up, I too loved the jcrew popover top but the fabric is terrible, and it looks really odd on. I really wanted to like it, after I saw it in the catalog, but when I got it and tried it on, no bueno.

  23. So much to love…that tote from gap has got to be my favorite! I always need a big bag for toting all our summer stuff all over, that looks like perfection *with* neon! And that pleated maxi is all kinds of tempting, I pretty much love anything with pleats so this is killing me!

  24. Taylor says:

    your killing me. I need about 5 of these items, starting with the pleated skirt bc it is perfection and so is the price of course, then the leopard shorts, then the floral dress…. oh, and it is FREEZING so I cant wear any of them. damn.