It happens to all of us. That moment you realize you’ve been staring blankly into your closet for a good five minutes and still don’t have a clue what to wear. I get closet paralysis all the time – especially since I spend so much of my time in a kid-induced brain fog these days. That’s why it’s always a good idea to have a few go-to outfits, that you know you’ll feel good in, and work across a variety of occasions. For me, one of those outfits is the white blouse and skinny jeans combo.
I love this look for a couple of different reasons.
Firstly, it’s so simple! Almost everyone has a favorite pair of skinnies and a white blouse or button-down in their wardrobe. And you really can’t go wrong when it comes to accessorizing. I don’t think that there’s a color or style of shoe/handbag that would look bad with this outfit!
The other reason is that it’s super versatile. A nice white blouse and skinny jeans can be appropriate for so many different occasions. This look can easily go from the office to happy hour. It’s the kind of thing I’d wear to meet friends for lunch.
For today’s look, I decided to pair my white blouse and skinny jeans with a classic black handbag and some fun leopard flats. I wear these flats a lot! Not only are they extremely comfy, but also on trend – animal print is going to be everywhere this fall.
Now you’re probably thinking that this look isn’t exactly the most practical if you’re a mom to young kids. And you’d be right. White never is. Case in point, we went for ice cream after taking these pics and it did NOT end well at all!
However, I was personally been getting a bit tired of treating so many of the nice clothes in my closet as “off-limits” in case they got ruined. It was starting to feel a bit pointless having them in the first place.
So I’m just trying to wear whatever I want regardless. If I have to add yet another item to the laundry mountain, then so be it. And worst case scenario, if something ends up beyond repair?? Then I’ve just given myself a good excuse to buy something new in its place, haha. That’s how my logic works anyway 😉
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Do you have a favorite go-to outfit? What do you always reach for in your closet when you can’t decide what to wear? I’d love to hear your suggestions!
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