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I've gotten a couple requests from moms with small children for specific outfit ideas that will keep them looking put together without spending a lot. The challenge? Find clothes that are easy to move around in, easy to keep clean, easy to mix-and-match, appropriate for hot, humid summer weather, figure-flattering and of course, budget-friendly! The solution? 5 outfit ideas that feature a largely neutral color palette, trendy treats from fast-fashion chains, and comfortable shoes that can go the distance. These outfit ideas are meant to inspire, so look for similar items at your favorite stores and be sure to stamp them with your personal touch. And even if you're not a mom, these looks should work for any busy, budget-conscious gal. Which looks would you wear?