Combining vintage and modern clothing is one of my favorite ways to put an outfit together. You can always guarantee a unique look by mixing and matching vintage items with current trends. I prefer a one-of-a-kind outfit because you know that wherever you go, you are the only one who will be wearing your outfit.
Something people don’t always realize is how multi-functional vintage clothing is. Vintage often works well with modern clothing and it helps enhance the wardrobe you already have. I picked up this antique Victorian mesh blouse from Desert Vintage and it’s perfect to pair back with a classic pencil skirt that I already own. I’m also planning to style it with my vintage slip dress and wear it under a blazer.
When I add an item to my closet, I always make sure I can create 3-4 looks with it. I always ask myself that question before I purchase anything because I don’t want an item taking up my closet space if I can only wear it once. Avoiding unnecessary purchases helps free up space in the closet and the shopping budget!
In the summertime I wear lots of neutral colors. Wearing cream on cream is very modern and helps elongate your figure. A neutral outfit is easy on the eyes, comfortable in the heat and it simply makes me happy!
I love the look of an oversized men’s shirt over a pair of high-waisted pants, a skirt or even with a pair of skinny pants. Many designers are also coming out with women’s shirts that are tailored based on menswear. Depending on proportions, you can add a tailored shirt over a wide-leg trouser for days that are too humid to wear tight clothing.
It’s such a classic Marilyn Monroe-esque look. Instead of wearing a sundress for Sunday brunch, you can wear something like this. Mixing white and cream together is great for summer dressing because you can add several different shades of nude and cream to white and create a summer outfit that won’t send you scrambling to find shade. Wearing dark colors is harder in the summer because of how hot you can get in the sunshine.
I have had this pair of Zara pants since last season. I’m pulling them out again today to re-wear and re-style. I love these pants with a classic men’s linen shirt and my new favorite nudeish pink lace-up shoes from ASOS.
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Photos by: Loc Truong
Wearing: Zara high waisted pants, Zara mens linen shirt, ASOS lace up shoes, ASOS caged gold clutch
I love boyfriend jeans and they’re a trend that has remained relevant over many seasons. They can be dressed down and still look cool or be dressed up but remain low-key.
They’re great with a simple tee, sneakers and a blazer for a casual or busy day. I also like to dress them up with a silk tank and heels for a girl’s night out.
As much as I love wearing the boyfriend jeans, my husband loves me in anything BUT the boyfriend jeans. I still love wearing them because I feel good in them and you should wear whatever makes you feel good!