I believe that every woman desires to always look effortless. The problem is not knowing how to build a functional wardrobe, not knowing your personal style, or not knowing how to style the items that you already own.
Which is why I recommend simplifying your wardrobe so in those non-emergency moments, such as running to the grocery store, or those moments that are considered an emergency, you're prepared for the unexpected. I don't think we need to spend so much time consumed by what we wear. Creating systems and go-to outfit combos will always have you looking stylish as well as saving you so much time.
How To Simplify Your Wardrobe
Shopping is fun! And if you are anything like me you may be an impulse shopper. If I go to a physical store, I'm more than likely to purchase things that I may not need. I find that online shopping is better for me because I have time to plan out my purchases without being rushed. But the number one reason why you may find yourself wondering why you have nothing to wear, Is because you're purchasing things that don't necessarily fit your personal style and you know you're never gonna wear it.
Develop A Style Uniform
Many think that a style uniform means that, that's all you wear. For me, that isn't the case a style uniform is my go-to outfit combo when I do not have as much time to get dressed, or I just do not feel inspired to piece an outfit together at the last minute.
A style uniform is critical when it comes to always looking fabulous. A style uniform is your go-to outfit combination that makes getting dressed effortless.
Search For Inspiration
The more inspiration you have, the more ideas you get. I often spend a ton of time on Pinterest searching for ideas. I've created several different boards for different categories etc. I also follow a ton of blogs! Spend a weekend searching for inspiration, I love carving out time just to read my magazines as well as catch up on a few youtube videos. I recently wrote a post about How To Plan a Pinterest Worthy Wardrobe.
How To Build Your Wardrobe
In order to have a functional wardrobe, you have to build a wardrobe full of basics. Your basic pieces consist of T-shirts, Tank Tops, a good pair of bottoms whether denim jeans, trousers, leggings skirts whatever that may be for you. Your basics are the foundation of your wardrobe and can be paired with anything. Once you have your basics build onto that and purchase your statement pieces which will compliment your basics.
Create Outfit Combo
Sometimes you just have to find a way to switch things up a little. I know we can be lazy sometimes and wear the same pieces the same exact way. But don't be afraid to switch up the way you wear your favorite top! Come up with four different ways to style your favorite top whether it's adding a jacket, changing the bottoms, or accessorizing step out of your comfort zone.
Pick A Color Palette
Keeping a consistent color palette in your wardrobe will give you more options to style your pieces because everything goes. Every season my color palette changes, so don't be afraid to give this a try, this isn't something that you have to stick with forever.
Try A Capsule Wardrobe
Sometimes having options can be overwhelming and some may find it unnecessary to have a ton of items in their closet when In reality they are constantly wearing the same few things. Which is why having a capsule wardrobe may be the thing for you! A capsule wardrobe is basically where you gather all of your favorite outfit essentials and wear them in rotation for a season, week or month.
What are your current struggles when it comes to your wardrobe?