Shopping My Closet
September 3, 2015

Style trend: utility jackets

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Utility jackets | www.shoppingmycloset.com

If you don’t have a utility jacket in your closet, what are you waiting for? It’s a jacket I turn to over and over again during the transitional seasons. It’s definitely a jacket that can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. I recently spotted this gorgeous garnet colored one and it’s definitely on my radar (hope my size comes back in stock soon!).


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Navy utility jacket

Grey utility jacket

Red utility jacket

Tangerine utility jacket

Olive green utility jacket

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June 4, 2015

A little fit and flare

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The 70s are making an influence on current pant trends right now. This season has been about keeping the waists high and adding a little flare to the legs. The look varies and the perfect cut surely awaits you! I’ve gathered up some outfit ideas – which one is your favorite?

LOOK #1: Olive cargo jacket | White flare leg jeans

LOOK #2: Coffee, please tee | Dark wash flare jeans

LOOK #3: Baby blue silk blouse | Dark wash pleated trousers

LOOK #4: White button down | Crop flare jeans

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August 19, 2014

Star style: Olivia Palermo

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Star style: Olivia Palermo | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Summer is quickly making its exit and ready to replace it is Fall. Personally, I am trying to hold onto the long, lazy days and not yet ready to welcome the new season. But, to help ease the transition, we can turn to Olivia Palermo’s outfit as inspiration for the new season. Her effortless summer casual look is perfection: pairing a Frank & Eileen white button down with some stylish (and inexpensive!) tropical print shorts and Westward Leaning shades. Comfort is the name of the game and her Pretty Ballerinas leopard-printed flats do just that. A colorblock Céline clutch does the job to hold her essentials as she walks her cute dog.

Inspired by Olivia’s look? Try this crisp white shirt with the same green shorts and these cozy leopard ballet flats. This great colorblock clutch can also double as a small handbag. Put on these sunglasses and you’re all ready for a cool transition for Fall!


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Olivia’s look:

Star style inspiration:

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August 14, 2014

Thursday twofer: 2 ways to wear a purple blazer

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Purple blazer styled two ways | www.shoppingmycloset.com

This week’s focal item is a twist on the classic blazer – a rich eggplant-colored crop blazer. Here are some inspirations for ways to pair it for two different looks:

THE PICK:
Purple crop blazer
 

– DAYTIME LOOK –
Take this purple blazer to work by pairing it with some neutrals!

White dress slacks
Lavender button-down shirt
Nude heels
Pavé bangle
Rhinestone stud earrings

– EVENING LOOK –
Dress down this blazer by pairing it with a cute graphic tee and some boyfriend jeans. Jazz it up with some strappy heels and accessories!

‘Love’ graphic tee
Boyfriend jeans
Strappy high heels
Gold twist cuff
Pyramid stud earrings

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June 24, 2014

The look for less: Victoria Beckham

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Yo, I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want… Sorry, that was the 90s calling and it wants one of its songs back. It’s been more than a decade since the rise and popularity of the group The Spice Girls. I’m sure you remember – or have heard of – Victoria Adam (aka Posh Spice). Perhaps, you know her by her married name: Victoria Beckham. Her style has become very refined compared to her girl band days. Even with the simplest of outfits, she makes it stand out with her confidence. Case in point:

The look for less: Victoria Beckham | www.shoppingmyclost.com

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I love the light, airy feel of this outfit. Despite it’s simplicity, I think it has a very sophisticated feel. Something about the softness of the silk blouse from Equipment paired with the wide leg trousers from Chloé makes this a very chic outfit. I think this look would work well for a business meeting: consider this similar Milly blouse and these soft blue linen pants from Ralph Lauren. Pair it with a nude heel and some aviator glasses and you’re all set to talk shop. What do you think – would you wear this outfit?

P.S. Don’t forget to join me tomorrow for a new weekly “Style Me Wednesday” fashion link-up! Can’t wait to check out all your fabulous looks!


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