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Skinny Jeans: My Fall Staple

Skinny Jeans: My Fall Staple | Designing From My Closet

When it comes to getting dressed this fall, I seem to be gravitating more and more to jeans.  And just because an outfit has jeans, it doesn’t mean it is not put together or appropriate for client meetings.  Today I wanted to show a simple combination of pieces I thrifted using some skinny jeans.  It is so easy and it can be adapted to what you may already have in your own closet.  I have also compiled a shopping list with links at the end with similar options to what I am wearing at the end of the post.

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Anatomy of an Outfit: Olive & Coral with Jeans

Anatomy of an Outfit: Olive & Coral with Jeans | Designing From My Closet

Welcome to my first installment of “Anatomy of an Outfit” here on Designing From My Closet.  This blog has not been updated as much as I would have liked over this past year and I would like that to change.  Overthinking and over planning has led me to take too long on blog posts when I really need to simplify.  I really enjoy writing and showing imagery of outfits, so I have come up with a few ideas on how to get my point across without spending 8+ hours on one post.  The first is doing these “Anatomy of an Outfit” posts where I show one outfit step by step on how I put it together.  I hope that you enjoy them and get some useful information and inspiration from them!

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Wearing Every Color of the Rainbow

Wearing Every Color of the Rainbow | Designing From My Closet

Wearing color is one of my signature things to do.  Now don’t get me wrong, I love a good neutral outfit, but more times than not, I will grab one of more colorful items in my closet to start off creating a look.  Often times I get told by other women how much they love the color I am wearing, but they could never wear it.  It brings me back to the eighties when there were home parties where you would get “draped” to find out what your colors were.  I remember back then it confused me as I never wanted to rule out any color to wear.  So today I am showing you six different outfits to show how I wear every color of the rainbow with items I already have in my closet.  Each one is loved by me and I feel confident in all of them.

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Off The Shoulder Top & Cropped Pants + Poshmark, eBay, & DFMC Boutique

Off The Shoulder Top & Cropped Pants | Designing From My Closet

It feels like forever since I have sat down to write a blog post.  As life goes, stuff happens.  I also have had a bad case of writers block, so that hasn’t helped the creative juices to flow.  So today I am simply going to share a recent outfit of mine when I wore an off the shoulder top and some cropped pants.  I also want to share a lot of the new ventures I am working on.

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Green St Patrick’s Day Lookbook

Green St Patrick's Day Lookbook | Designing From My Closet

Happy St Patrick’s Day!  I can’t believe we are officially in the spring season beginning Monday.  Time sure is flying by.  Green is my absolute favorite color and has been ever since I can remember, so dressing for St Patrick’s Day has always been a special treat for me.  Here are four looks I recently pulled together from items in my closet that have green in them.  They not only are appropriate for today, they are perfect for all Spring long!  Most of these items have been thrifted or purchased at discount retailers such as Target and Charming Charlie so they are very budget friendly.

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