Monday, March 17, 2014

5 Outfits You Can Always Count On

Even as fashion lovers, we can attest to the days where we stand in front of our closets ripping our hair out because we just have nothing to wear! While most of our minds wander directly to retail therapy, the truth is our closet essentials can almost always pull through. For those days when nothing seems to work, we keep these five go-to outfit pairings in mind. The best part: your Personal Style always shines through.

#1 Skinny Jeans & A Leather Jacket

Endless possibilities unfold themselves when you break out your leather jacket. Frill it up, edge it down - whatever your little heart desires is bound to work perfectly. Your leather and denim combo will not only be effortless, but also casual cute for days out on the town. 

Get Bri's Look
Similar  Leather Jacket - Zara
Similar Striped Shirt - Gap
Jeans - Gap
Similar Booties - Sam Edelman

Get Samantha's Look
Similar Boyfriend's Jacket - Zara
Lace Tank - Free People
Similar Skinnies - Zara
Similar Flats - Urban Outfitters

#2 Boyfriend Jeans & A T-Shirt

We basically live in our boyfriend jeans. There's nothing easier and more laid back than this comfy pairing. Although this outfit gives off an ultra relaxed feel, you can easily dress it up with some heels and take it from day to night.

Get Bri's Look
Similar Karl Lagerfeld Shirt - Saks
Necklace - Nordstrom
Boyfriend Jeans - Gap
Similar Heels - Target

Get Samantha's Look
Similar Tee - Zara
Similar Necklace - Topshop
Boyfriend Jeans - Marc x Marc Jacobs

#3 Leggings & A Giant Sweater

For lazy days, going to class, or just running errands, we love to cozy up in a giant sweater and a pair of leggings. For these last few days of winter, where we're out of ideas for cold-and-bundled chic, this is one pairing you can always count on. 

Get Bri's Look
Top - Gap
Similar Sweater - H&M
Leggings - Lulu Lemon
Similar Flats - Macy's

Get Samantha's Look
Similar Cardigan - Urban Outfitters
 Similar Necklace - Aldo Shoes
Tank - H&M
Leggings - Forever 21
Shoes - Steve Madden

#4 A Skirt & A Sweater

When going out with the girls or to an event, dress up your day with a skirt and sweater pairing. There is no need to stress with this easy-breezy combo because it really is a classic pairing . Glam it up even more with a pair of heels, or keep it sophisticated with a nice flat.

Get Bri's Look
Similar Sweatshirt - Urban Outfitters
Leather Skirt - H&M
Tights - Topshop
Heels - Target

Get Samantha's Look
Similar Sweater - Forever 21
Similar Necklace - Topshop
Circle Skirt - Target
Similar Shoes - Zara

A Maxi Dress

As the weather gets warmer, we're excited to welcome back an old friend - the maxi dress - our personal favorite throw-on-and-run-out-the-door piece. Wear your maxi under a kimono, vest, or jacket for an ever-changing look you can count on. When in doubt, maxi it out!

Get Bri's Look
Maxi - Nordstrom
Cat Scarf - Nordstrom
Similar Vest - Nordstrom
Similar Shoes - Dolce Vita

Get Samantha's Look
Similar Maxi - Nordstrom
Kimono - Forever 21 
Necklace - Zora Jewelry
Similar Flats - Nordstrom

We can never stress the importance of basics enough. Not only are they the essential building blocks to every wardrobe, they will always be your best friends in times of complete closet melt downs. With these five reliable outfits always in your back pocket, you can kiss those stressful mornings goodbye!  

Truly Yours,

P.S. "I'm like every other woman: a closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear." - Cameron Diaz

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