It’s been a busy couple of months at my Budget Vogue desk: moving, a California graduation, life.

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But in the busyness of la vida loca, it’s good to reflect on what matters, what counts, what is of supreme significance — and that, dear Budget Vogue fashionistas is the all important sleep.

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