Thursday, December 2, 2010

Unearthed from my closet



Outfit Details:

blouse - Filene's Basement, skirt - H&M, sweater - Banana Republic, boots - Frye

Todays outfit is composed of three items which haven't seen the light of day for years. I purchased each of the pieces approximately 6-7 years ago, and threw them into the back of my closet shortly after having Maya. (Read: I was depressed that my favourite work horses of my wardrobe were too small for my post-baby weight.)

Last night, I was leafing through my skirts and this one caught my eye. I grabbed the blouse and sweater, and voila... instant outfit with almost no effort or thought.

And I like it.

And I feel good in it.

And I did it through shopping in my closet.

Don't you just LOVE that?

6 comments:

eek said...

Your items look brand new! I guess you lost all your baby weight :)

Shopping your own closet is definitely the best. I'm doing my best to do this as well.

Christina said...

Which Frye boots are those? Your outfit is adorable!

Jess said...

Love shopping the closet! You look great, and I think it is awesome that stuff you had so many years ago are still fashionable, great job :)

kimmie said...

Love the outfit! I LOVE finding old things in my closet. it's the best!

overcaffeinated said...

Thanks eek and kimmie, I am definitely so happy to have found things that feel new to me in my very own closet!

Christina, these are the Frye fiona tall boots from a few seasons ago. Definitely my fave boots in my closet.

Jess, thanks so much. I guess the experts are right when they say to buy good basics, and just update your look with a few items. (I should probably take some of that advice more often. LOL)

Jesspgh of Consume or Consumed said...

You look so good! I imagine it is immensely satisfying to be able to revisit these great staple pieces.

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