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5 Budget-Chic Instagrammers I'm Loving Right Now

Instagram. How did we ever live without it? It's quickly become the place to follow friends, fashion bloggers, brands, designers, and self-proclaimed experts in nearly every field from around the globe. And while I love seeing photos of exotic locales and someone's $1,000 Louboutins, I find that I'm most inspired by extraordinary, everyday gals who make a trip to Starbucks seem glamorous, or who manage to put together a runway-ready look without spending a fortune. So allow me to introduce you to 5 fashionable Instagrammers that are inspiring me right now with their daily snaps.

Who are your favorite Instagrammers? Let me know in the comments, I'm always looking for fresh ideas (and more ways to waste time)! Oh, and you can always follow me, too, if you'd like. My username is budgetbabe.

Instagram Name: highfash4less
Blog: High Fashion 4 Less

Sara is a girl after my own heart, sourcing the most stylish outfits (and home decor) from a mix of stores like TJ Maxx and vintage boutiques. While nearly all of her Instagram shots contain inspiring outfit ideas, she caught my eye with this oxblood ensemble consisting of a cozy knit sweater, matching denim and the perfect statement necklace to pull it all together. Totally copying.

Instagram Name: bowsandsequins
Blog: Bows & Sequins

Jessica is a New York City blogger who Insta-documents details of her covetable wardrobe and accessories, like the Zara heels (above) she nabbed for under $50. Her preppy-glam style is irresistible and accessible at the same time, like how she mixes leopard and burgundy for the office or puts together a snappy arm party.

Instagram Name: targetdoesitagain

I might have been one of the first weirdos cool chicks to take photos of myself in a Target dressing room, but I was certainly not the last. As the name suggests, Target Does It Again is obsessed with all of Target's amazing finds, and she documents them all via Instagram. Her mad styling skills and sense of humor make her photos especially engaging.

Instagram Name: pipercase
Website: N/A

It's tough to pick just one image that showcases the genius that is Piper Case, a fashionable gal with a penchant for stripes, leopard print, polka-dots, nail polish, wrist bling and coffee. Sure, oodles of fashion bloggers love these things but Piper Case mixes and matches them so well. Plus she shops at Old Navy (but you'd never guess).

Instagram Name: karlareed

Karla chronicles her incredible thrift store finds on Instagram, from vintage Coach bags to unique decor items. She also posts outfit pics almost every day that range from classic with a twist to head-to-toe leopard - and nearly everything she wears is budget (aka Target) or thrifted. Jealous!

love the burgundy outfit and the shoes!
#1 Liz (Homepage) on 2012-09-30 11:03 (Reply)
thanks! added them all - love it!
#2 Emily on 2012-09-30 13:16 (Reply)
I'm just starting out my budget instagraming but these girls are definitely pros. Love the looks!

Instagram: jalpabhav
#3 Jalpa on 2012-09-30 14:18 (Reply)
Nice! I like this feature. Always great to have new sources of budget inspiration.
#4 Heather, Clearance Couture (Homepage) on 2012-09-30 15:19 (Reply)
Great recos BB! Instagram is so inspirational and has definitely changed how I take outfit photos myself.

Btw, if you or your readers are interested, I'm giving away a $100 gc to Shopbop on my blog ;-)
#5 MizzJ (Homepage) on 2012-09-30 15:43 (Reply)
Thank you so much for the shout-out! I'm honored :-)
#6 Jessica (Homepage) on 2012-09-30 20:56 (Reply)
I adore stylish budget fashionistas because they´re creativity is really evident. That said, I´m drooling on that polka dot top and gorgeous bangles.
#7 creativefashionglee (Homepage) on 2012-10-01 03:02 (Reply)
Great picks! Love when stylish girls help each other out with great deals!!!!!!! :o)
#8 Trishelle (Homepage) on 2012-10-01 18:58 (Reply)
Hey there! Thanks for checking out our Instagram and mentioning it!! We love new followers! Xo
#9 Jen Coleman + Laura Wiertzema (Homepage) on 2012-10-01 21:12 (Reply)
such an honor to be included here! thank you! xo
#10 sara (Homepage) on 2012-10-01 21:58 (Reply)
I just saw this---wow--thank you so much. What an honor. I love your blog. xoxo Pipercase
#11 Pipercase on 2012-10-09 11:00 (Reply)
I'm not sure how I missed this or how I happened to stumble across it now but I'm so glad I did! Thank you! Such kind words:)
#12 Karla Reed on 2012-11-28 10:31 (Reply)
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