The Hi-Lo Jackpot.

If you’ve been reading for awhile, you know that I like to mix higher-end pieces with fast fashion ones.  Investing in a good handbag can make a no-label white t-shirt, worn-in Levi’s, and a pair of simple flats look ridiculously chic.   Today, I thought I’d feature a few perfect-for-right-now pieces that are on the more affordable end of the spectrum (i.e., everything is under $150), and most of them inspired by the pinks and grays on the chic pea above….

+Remember my obsession with that Ulla Johnson lace paneled sweatshirt (see pick no. 2)?  Rebecca Taylor has a strikingly similar one on sale for $119!

+Very chic with those Vejas I’ve been coveting ($120).

+While in this palette, consider this flounce-y top ($29)!

+Maybe the shirt would play nicely with these (admittedly over $150) earrings from Rebecca de Ravanel?  (Much more affordable version available here, for $42!)

+For dressier occasions — how fun are these $90 feather and velvet heels?!

The Fashion Magpie Lace Sweatshirt

The Fashion Magpie Veja Sneakers

The Fashion Magpie Flounced Pink Blouse


The Fashion Magpie Rebecca Ravenel Hoop La La

The Fashion Magpie Pink Marabou Heel

+Meanwhile, I am literally dying over this sexy sweater dress ($120), which would make the wearer look…tres soigne.  Finish with a pair of these ($120) — I own this style in velvet and they’re a great heel height.  I also own J. Crew’s Elsie in multiple shades — probably my favorite every day pump.  (Though if I worked in a corporate environment with more of an excuse to wear pumps regularly, I’d probably splurge on some BBs.)

+While we’re talking knit, I love this slightly frayed Rebecca Taylor sweater, on sale for $101! — which might look lovely with the deep pink/red/burgundy version of the blush ones above, some lighter wash jeans, and a deep red lip.

+Also love the fit/cut of this sweater ($35).  Maybe with burgundy supergas ($64)?!


The Fashion Magpie OTS Sweater Dress


The Fashion Magpie Blush Suede Pump 1The Fashion Magpie Blush Suede Pump 1


The Fashion Magpie Rebecca Taylor Fray Sweater

The Fashion Magpie Supergas

+Finally, this bootie is pretty much perfect in errrry way — including in its pricetag, which rings in at $110.

+Pair with this lovely striped turtleneck ($65).

+I’ll conclude with something budget-busting — this epic faux fur jacket, on sale for $293.  LOVE.  I’d layer it over stripes!

The Fashion Magpie Black Bootie

The Fashion Magpie Black Bootie

The Fashion Magpie Splendid Turtleneck

The Fashion Magpie Fur Coat


  1. Oooh yes, I love these picks! That Rebecca Taylor sweatshirt is lovely, and I have a striped turtleneck from St. James that is basically a dead ringer for the one you posted near the end — going to try it with some heeled black booties soon! xo

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