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Sherry’s #OOTD Outfit of the Day Style & Fashion Look: “The One of the Nine Muses Look”

I post my outfits on the blog every day at noon (12 p.m. EST) under this Style category #OOTD Daily Style and then I do a summary of all the looks in my Month of Style roundup at the end of the month.

The One of the Nine Muses Look

I don’t know which muse I am, maybe Thalia of comedic and pastoral poetry, but this look definitely makes me feel like one! It’s a grecian-style dress.. although I say the word “dress” loosely as I am sure it is more of a beach coverup, considering how darn sheer it is, and how I have to wear a nude short dress slip underneath it (this one is my ultimate favourite half dress slip which I own in 2 colours as it shows zero lines and is very comfortable; it may be a bit on the expensive side but you get what you pay for, and it will last forever..).

I like the way the dress has a slight slit at the side to show off my super cute also, Grecian-inspired sandals that are definite Valentino rockstud knockoffs, but truth be told, I tried on the Valentino’s in person and was SHOCKED to discover how uncomfortable they were considering the price tag. These happen to be Jessica Simpson of all brands. Say what you want about her (most memorable quote: “is tuna chicken then, if it’s the chicken of the sea?“) but she sure knows how to make a comfortable sandal.

These sandals do not pinch at my feet, they have a nice respectably medium-sized block heel (2″) and I could actually run errands in them unlike some other shoes that won’t allow me to stand for 8 hours a day.

I’d like to also brag about my bracelet because I was going to donate/sell this cuff, but then decided to get artsy about 5-ish years ago, and I made this upcycled Galaxies cuff with a quick paint splattering technique, and ended up loving the results so much:

Doesn’t it look like a galaxy on my wrist? I did it with dark blues and purples, and added gold flecks because I’m bougie and love gold flecked or foil anything, which is odd because I have never loved gold my whole life but as I got older, I switched from being die-hard silver to die-hard gold, but the warm soft kind, not the harsh, yellow one that is apparently preferred for its purity in metal.


This belt is one I have been hunting for a while because I wanted a kind of casual but Hampton’s-y nautical rope belt, without being too cheap looking or on the nose. It’s by Ralph Lauren and what caught me was how NICE the gold anchor looked to hold the belt together. I saw some other rope belts, but found that they looked cheap (flimsy), or weren’t thick enough to look like quality rope (here’s an example of a belt I wouldn’t bother buying because it looks so badly made, which is an ironic twist on the name as it is by Madewell). I also really like the leather accents on the edges to give it a little bit of something extra.

This dress SCREAMED for this belt, in fact I find it hard to wear any other kind of belt with this dress, due to how well the two go together. I think it’s because it’s so Grecian and as I can recall from old ancient paintings and history, rope was an actual belt used in those times, or at least cords that had tassels hanging off them, so I subconsciously am probably thinking of some historical fashion reference when I continually reach for this rope belt to go with this dress.

And lastly, the prices of everything:

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Sherry of Save. Spend. Splurge.

Am my own Sugar Daddy. Am a millionaire at 36 after getting out of $60K of student debt in 18 months, a little over a decade earlier, using TheBudgetingTool.com. I have worked 50% of my career (taking 1-2 year breaks), and quadrupled my income within 2 years of graduating, going from $65K to $260K with an average lifetime savings rate of 50%. I have 11 side incomes that are on track in 2020 to make me $50K - $75K. I could retire today if I wanted, but love my work-life balance as a freelancing consultant in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). I am all about balance - between time and money, and also enjoying my money. I also post daily on Instagram @saverspender.

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