Using the 70/30 Rule to Build Your Wardrobe

The way to have a fully functional wardrobe is to build your basic pieces. Your basics should be more classic pieces that are timeless and not trendy. Limiting the amount of trendy pieces you purchase will keep you from feeling like you have nothing to wear when those trends are no longer in style.

How to Build Your Wardrobe Basics

Wardrobe basics are the foundation for an amazing wardrobe. Once you have the basic pieces, finding something to wear each day should be a piece of cake.  When building your basics try to limit the more trendy pieces. Your basics should be able to last from year to year. These pieces should be more classic and able to stand the test of time.

Tips on How to Shop Your Own Closet

A few months ago, I completed my winter closet cleanout.  My master closet is rather small, so I change out my clothes every fall and spring.  During this cleanout, I realized I had far too many clothes to always feel like I have nothing to wear.  So, I decided to cut down on shopping for new things and try to wear (shop) the clothes in my closet more.  I came up with a few simple tips to come up with several different outfits using items I already owned.

Look for Less: Gianvito Rossi Vires Open-toe Booties

If you have followed me for a while, you know I’m a shoe connoisseur. I typically buy a pair of shoes I like first and figure out items I can mix and match to create outfits around the shoes. I have really been feeling the open-toe booties lately, but I’m not into breaking the bank on pieces I feel are more trendy.