Shopping My Closet
November 2, 2017

How to pick white boots

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Style: white boots | see all the picks at www.shoppingmycloset.com

Move over black or brown boots – white boots are here for the fall. You’ve probably seen them around: a “summer” boot trend that has extended itself for an extra season. The white boot pairs with just about any outfit and is in itself a statement piece. A few tips on how to style them:
Height matters. When buying a pair of white boots, look for ones where the shaft comes above the ankle because of…(see next point)

Proportions are the name of game. Instead of elongating the leg, the white color can cause the illusion of shorter legs if you’re not mindful of how it’s paired. If pairing with pants, try to go for more fitted cut and stick with a monochrome outfit. If pairing with a skirt, make sure it’s either high-waisted and/or above the knee.

Have fun with it! These boots can be paired with pants, skirts, or dresses for both work or play.


SHOP THE LOOK:

ONE {only $27}

TWO

THREE {2 colors}

FOUR {comes in black}

FIVE {2 colors}

SIX {3 colors}

SEVEN {2 colors – love the zipper detail}

EIGHT {4 colors}

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October 26, 2017

Closet edit (budget friendly + closet investments)

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Fall 2017 closet edit: see all the budget friendly and closet investment options | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Shearling mule:
Budget friendly {under $25 + comes in black} | Gucci {12 colors/styles} – closet investment

Striped ruffle button front blouse:
Budget friendly {comes in white} | Madewell – closet investment

Nude suede booties:
Budget friendly {2 colors} | Joie – closet investment {edit: black and grey colors on clearance for 60% off}

Piped silk shirt:
Budget friendly {only $19} | Frame – closet investment

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October 19, 2017

Lady in red: Fall’s IT color

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Fashion's Fall 2017 color trend: red | see all the pops of red picks at www.shoppingmycloset.com

Red has always been known as a power color and it’s not more apparent than in this season’s fashion offerings. Look around and you’ve probably seen all red looks. For some, it can be an intimidating color to pull off so I recommend starting small and building up your confidence. I’ve rounded up some great pieces that can be used to create eye-popping looks below:

1. Red blazer with gold hardware {3 colors, under $90} (I own this in navy and am eyeing the red, too)

2. Red velvet skirt {on sale – $12}

3. Convertible 3-in-1 Tory Burch purse (wallet, clutch, crossbody) {4 colors}

4. Red Hunter boots {11 colors} (ask for 45% off price match to this retailer)

5. Striped red cuffed shirt
{2 colors}

6. Red wool coat {3 colors}

7. Red ankle boots {4 colors}

8. Red sweater dress {under $40 and 4 colors}

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October 12, 2017

Best coats for the fall (starting at $39)

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The best coats for fall (starting at $39) | see all the picks at www.shoppingmycloset.com

Layering weather is upon us and now is the perfect time to bring on one more layer: the coat. Assess your closet to see what still works and what, admittedly, needs to be donated. I’ve rounded up some great options starting at $39 and all, under $250! Whether it’s classic or contemporary colors you’re looking for, I’ve got a little bit of everything for you.


SHOP THE LOOK:

1. Black topper coat {only $39}

2. Camel / beige belt wool coat {2 colors}

3. Red coat {only $89 & 2 colors}

4. Textured cocoon coat {comes in extended sizes}

5. Marled grey coat {comes in burgundy}

6. Olive green coat {55% off & 4 colors}

7. Baby blue wrap coat {33% off & 4 colors}

8. Burgundy piped military coat{33% off & 2 colors}

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October 5, 2017

Closet edit (budget friendly + closet investments)

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Fall 2017 closet edit: see all the budget friendly and closet investment options | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Some pieces in your closet will always be considered classic and worth the investment made while other pieces will be a fun trend to try and may not last beyond one season. I’ve found some pieces that would make a great addition to your closet whether you decide to try out the trend or feel like it will last for many years to come!

Burgundy quilted jacket:
Budget friendly {under $40 & 6 colors} | Burberry – closet investment

Taupe / beige perforated boot:
Budget friendly {only $34 & 2 colors} | Lucky Brand – closet investment {update: on sale for 50% off and under $70}

Grey gold chain shoulder bag:
Budget friendly {under $40 & 3 colors} | Chloé – closet investment {5 colors}

Black sock boot:
Budget friendly {only $65} | Balenciaga – closet investment {leather option}

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