Fashion The $2,000 Budget By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on September 13, 2012 @ 04:29PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Time Inc. Digital Photo Studio The $2,000 Budget 01 of 12 The $2,000 Budget Time Inc Digital Studio(2); iMaxTree; RexUSA Mostly I dress in black. But I'm also really into white and rich, true red. I like a sleek, clean effect in clothing and accessories. From top to bottom:I can't get enough of the brightly colored fishing boats in Sicily and of the overall simplicity of the Italian way of life. Lanvin was all about power dressing. The sharp shoulders are a throwback to the '80s, but in a way that's right for now. The book Christian Louboutin made me smile when I opened it. He has such a playful way of looking at fashion. -Leah Karp, Accessories Director 02 of 12 Joie Time Inc Digital Studio I would throw this on every day with gold jewelry. It's great for work or weekend. Silk blouse, Joie, $198; saks.com. 03 of 12 Current/Elliott Time Inc Digital Studio Literally the perfect jean. Incredibly soft and the exact blue I'm always looking for. Denim jeans, Current/Elliott, $214; 415-928-3615. 04 of 12 Adina Reyter Time Inc Digital Studio This ring has a good weight to it, and I like the boho feel of the serpent. Brass ring, Adina Reyter, $45; adinadesign.com. 05 of 12 C. Wonder Time Inc Digital Studio Normally I have a purse the size of a weekend bag, but this is my season to simplify. I only want to carry enough to fit in a clutch. Faux-leather clutch, C. Wonder, $28; cwonder.com. 06 of 12 Lip Cuff Dyad Photography A lip cuff is unexpected-I love it. I'll mix mine with a bunch of plain gold bangles for a hit of color. Enamel and brass cuff, Nora Kogan for St. Kilda, $325; stkildajewelry.com. 07 of 12 Old Navy Dyad Photography Thong sandals are my go-to. They're comfortable, and they flatter your feet. Synthetic sandals, Old Navy, $20; oldnavy.com. 08 of 12 H&M Dyad Photography This simple white dress gives you tons of options for accessorizing. Cotton dress, H&M, $60; hm.com for stores. 09 of 12 J Brand Time Inc Digital Studio I chose these coated black jeans because they look like leather-at aquarter of the price. Coated denim jeans, J Brand, $227; jbrandjeans.com. 10 of 12 Monrow Time Inc Digital Studio This T-shirt is made of supersoft cotton. It feels like it's beenwashed 100 times. Cotton T-shirt, Monrow, $50; piperlime.com. 11 of 12 Jennifer Fisher Time Inc Digital Studio I wear at least one piece of Jennifer Fisher jewelry every day. I love her tough-femme aesthetic. Brass cuffs, Jennifer Fisher, $150 each; barneys.com. 12 of 12 Sandro Time Inc. Digital Photo Studio I like the idea of a classic tweed jacket remade in a motocrosssilhouette with neon green thread and leather trim. Tweed jacket with leather trim, Sandro, $515; 646-438-9335.