Dusty Pink Crew Neck Sweater: $10
Taupe Corduroy Baseball Cap: $9.90
Ruched-Front Seamless Bralettes (Charcoal & Mauve): $4.90/ea.
We had a "girl's day" at the mall yesterday; we window-shopped a lot and had a great time! I didn't plan on a shopping spree, but I picked up a couple of things at Forever 21.
Every time I bring home a new item of clothing, I save the shopping bag and put a few things I don't wear anymore into it to give away. If something new goes into my closet, something old comes out: by doing this I've pared down my wardrobe drastically! It's one of my favorite tricks to managing my closet.
Another way I'm managing my closet is by choosing a sort of "palette" for 2017. To save any item of clothing from being neglected because it "doesn't go" with anything, I have a loose criteria for clothes I buy: it's not a set of hard-and-fast rules, so I'm not going to outline them, but they exist in my mind. Basically, I have to rationalize why I am purchasing the item in question. It's definitely helped me round out my wardrobe and gravitate towards a very basic personal style (of sorts) without even trying.
I am not stylish, trendy, or particularly well-dressed, but my clothes fit me well, they're comfortable, they're all worn regularly, and I feel like myself in whatever I put on! My philosophy on clothing is that clothes should complement my personality as well as my body. It's a funny example, but I always think about TV shows, and how clothes are chosen carefully by costume designers to fit each character. A lot of the time, we don't even notice what someone in a TV show is wearing, which I think attests to the talent of the costume designers.
Here's a picture of me today, wearing the hat and tunic that I bought yesterday:
So comfortable! I've never worn a baseball cap as an accessory before, but I think it suits me. :)