My Monthly Buys | April 2016 | In Search of Sheila

My Monthly Buys | April 2016

May 4, 2016

Here's another My Monthly Buys! I've spent more money on clothes this month than the others so far, but it was my birthday month so I felt a *little* justified in doing so. 



American Apparel 2x2 Rib Triangle Top 'Sofia' Bodysuit $36
Kind of a splurge, but I'll be wearing a lot of bodysuits this summer. You can see how I styled this one here.

Forever 21 Bodycon Midi Dress: $10 /// Grey T-shirt Dress: $10 // Bodysuit: $10
Okay, I went a little crazy at Forever 21, but you only turn 26 once! It's hard to see the two dresses because of the flatlay, but I plan on styling the one on the left soon. I think I'm going to return the ribbed one on the right because it is incredibly short. I'm 5'3" and I can't bend over without my toosh hanging out. Maybe I'll keep it and try to style it as a long t-shirt....we'll see. Lastly, I got another black bodysuit. This one is super tight and has a low-cut back which will look super cute with shorts.

Forever 21 Trousers: $20
Olive green pants?? Yes. I'm obsessed with the tie on them. You can see how I wore them on my birthday in this post.

Forever 21 Tote Bag: $30
My new bag!! It's so big and carries so much stuff which is perfect for work. I can chuck everything in it and access it easily. It also came with a mini bag which is in the next photo. You will be seeing more of this on the blog for sure.

Topshop Crop Top: $10 // H&M Skirt: $13 // Thrifted Sandals: $5 // Went 'n Wild Black Nail Polish: $1 
I'll be styling this crop top and midi skirt soon! More green, yass! I love this shade, it's very earth toney. The sandals were a lucky find at a thrift store. I technically bought the nail polish in May, but used it for the flatlay, ha. The Dollar Tree carries familar brands like Wet 'n Wild and e.l.f. so I definitely recommend checking it out if you live near one!

Nalgene 32 Ounce Water Bottle: $11
I technically only spent $3 on this, because I had $8 on my Paypal balance that I used towards it. I've been wanting a new water bottle and finally decided to get a Nalgene one. I love the gray and blue color combo!


Total April Expenditures: $156
$156 isn't terrible...but it isn't that great either. You'd think I'd have a budget created by now, but to be honest I hate budgeting which is not a good thing. Dropping $80 at Forever 21 is what did me in, but I was in the birthday mood. I also received some birthday money from my parents and brother, so #yolo! I plan to have more control on my finances for the month of May since I'll be moving into a new place at the beginning of June.

What are your favorite purchases for the month of April? Is there anything you want to buy during the month of May?

6 comments

  1. i'm living for bodysuits right now, i just got one at topshop for around the same price and i'm obsessed. definitely going to look at AA though!

    www.avecdanielle.com

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  2. Happy Birthday whenever it actually hits! <3

    I love that body, they are so perfect for summer time. Sadly, I live in the UK and we rarely get any sunshine... aah

    This is Simply Me

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  3. You got some great stuff! Forever 21 is a trap for me too because I feel like everything is so affordable and then it all adds up! Loving those pants especially!

    Laura | Laura Aime Vous

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  4. Those sandals are a great thrift find!

    www.lilacsstyle.blogspot.com

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