Fixing “I have nothing to wear!” Having go-to outfits for every occasion

When starting out doing a wardrobe overhaul, one of the main exercises recommended by Anuschka Rees' book The Curated Closet is to sit down and list out all the activities you do in a typical month and how often you do them, to figure out what proportion of clothes you should ideally have in each … Continue reading Fixing “I have nothing to wear!” Having go-to outfits for every occasion

Translating Styleboards to Wardrobes and Outfits: Summer Witch, Weekend Edition

A less angsty post for once πŸ˜› Just having some fun coming up with some summery themed outfits using pieces in my wardrobe πŸ¦‡ I enjoy a good themed mini capsule / outfit set, and it's fun to on pull out slightly different aesthetics from my wider closet (you can see my whole closet over … Continue reading Translating Styleboards to Wardrobes and Outfits: Summer Witch, Weekend Edition

12 outfits from a Spring 2019 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge / May 2019 Outfits Part 1

@petraalexandra was hosting a 30x30 wardrobe challenge (choose 30 items of clothes and shoes minus activewear/loungewear and only wear those for 30 days) on Instagram for May. I decided at the last minute to hop onto the train but only with a 20x20. I wear about 40-45 items a month with no self-imposed restrictions, if … Continue reading 12 outfits from a Spring 2019 Capsule Wardrobe Challenge / May 2019 Outfits Part 1

Vintage Adventure Style: Outfits Inspired by Old-school Banana Republic Catalogs

A few weeks ago @shipwreckghost commented that one of my outfits reminded her of the old Banana Republic catalogs from the 1980s, which send me down a rabbit hole of the mother of all eighties-does-thirties-explorer-style clothing. For real, Banana Republic used to be a safari/explorer themed store! They started out selling military surplus (from all … Continue reading Vintage Adventure Style: Outfits Inspired by Old-school Banana Republic Catalogs

Thoughts on styling sneakers with wide-leg pants and culottes

I got a pair of white New Balance classics (specifically, model WL574v2) recently because I wanted to expand my casual outfit options. I’ve mostly been practicing putting together outfits with relatively dressy pieces, but now I’m at a point where I can pick out specific things that work or not in outfits that I think … Continue reading Thoughts on styling sneakers with wide-leg pants and culottes