Who What Wear

The Classic Shirtdress

Shirt Dress from the Target Who What Wear Collection | Designing From My Closet

When it comes to getting dressed, the dress has to be one of the most simple ways to look super polished without putting in a whole lot of effort.  The shirtdress is one of those silhouettes that will always be in style and today I am featuring one I recently purchased at Target from the Who What Wear Collection.

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Style Detail Highlight: The Paperbag Waist

Style Detail Highlight: The Paperbag Waist | Designing From My Closet

Looking through the latest fashion magazines, one silhouette that stood out to me strongly was the paperbag waist.  The highwaisted cut of pants and skirts with pleats that gather around the waist with a sash belt is not a new idea as it has been cycled through trends throughout the years.  For me, it is a cut that has always appealed to me, but in the past I have allowed insecurities about my body shape deter me away from actually wearing it.  Now that I have fully embraced myself, I am overjoyed to be wearing the fun fashion of the paperbag waist!

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Spring is for Dresses

Spring is for Dresses | Designing From My Closet

There is something about this time of year that makes me want to always put on a dress.  The change from winter to spring is like new life emerging in my closet too.  This time marks the anniversary of my birth, so it is always a time of reflection of new things to come the year ahead.  With me being officially 42, I take this time to explore new possibilities in my life as well as my wardrobe.  Today I am sharing a new dress I recently got that has a new element for me personally: off the shoulder.

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Style Detail Highlight: The Statement Sleeve

Style Detail Highlight: The Statement Sleeve | Designing From My Closet

The statement sleeve is a style detail that is being seen on high end and more budget friendly items.  Any sort of embellishment, cut out, or dramatic shape including pleats and trumpet and bell shapes.  Some are more subtle, while others shout “here I am”, in other words, this trend has a little something for everyone.

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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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