The Budget Babe | Affordable Fashion & Style Blog

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Leather Pencil Skirt and Mock Neck Blouse Look for Less

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's black pencil skirt and bucket bag look for less
No shame is choosing all black for a night out! Rosie demonstrates black is the new black in her mock-neck blouse tucked into a glossy midi skirt. She finishes the monochromatic look with a high-gloss bucket bag and strappy crystal sandals. It's the mix of glam accessories and varying textures that gives this look so much interest while still being super sophisticated. Nail the look for less with finds from Express and Target, on sale now!



Celebrity Style on a Budget: Naomi Watts' Contrast Button Blazer, A-Line Skirt, and Green Crossbody

Naomi Watts Blazer, Green Crossbody Look for Less
Naomi Watts does a perfect outfit for late summer with a knee-length skirt and a basic white tee with block heel sandals. But it's time to start adding on the layers! Contrast buttons make this blazer stand out from the crowd, and this Mango blazer is $60 on sale down from $120! When you go neutral with your outfit, a bag is the perfect way to add a pop of color like Naomi did here with a green crossbody. She opted for ladylike accessories too, with a dainty necklace and pear drop earrings.



Outfit on a Budget: Kelly Ripa's White Eyelet Skirt and Floral Blue Tank

Kelly Ripa White Skirt Blue Floral Tank Look for Less
Kelly Ripa dresses casual and flirty in this white eyelet skirt! We love the jagged hem for extra dimension, and the mixture of prints and textures with the floral tank and polka dot tote bag as well. And what a steal with this $7 tank we found at Kohl's! Don't be afraid to be playful with what you have in your closet, and with your jewelry, too!



Jennifer Garner's Turtleneck and Tie Front Skirt Look for Less

Jennifer Garner Turtleneck and Tie Front Look for Less
Jennifer Garner steps out in a beautiful front tie skirt by Jason Wu for a professional yet chic ensemble with a fitted short sleeve turtleneck and strappy stiletto sandals. This is a great way to add dimension to an outfit, instead of resorting to an otherwise plain midi skirt. We are inspired by her smooth and simple ballerina bun to keep the hair out of the face on a busy work day. Add a good pair of shades and structured top handle satchel and you'll be looking sharp and ladylike all day long!



Dakota Johnson's Mock Neck Sweater and Gucci Floral Sneakers Look for Less

Dakota Johnson Mock Neck Sweater and Gucci Floral Sneakers Look for Less
Fifty Shades star Dakota Johnson wears a mock neck sweater and a darling wrap skirt for an ultra comfy coffee date outfit. Her shoes are the Gucci Ace Canvas Sneakers in floral print, which not only keep the look laid-back, but also add a dash of spring color. We threw in this versatile foldover day tote for a little handbag inspiration, too!