Capsule Closet Series

Feb
23,
2018
Charleston, SC

Sweater + Shorts

If you’ve been following me since my college days, you already know that one of my all-time favorite combinations to wear (mainly in the spring and fall) is a sweater and shorts. There’s something about this pairing that is just so effortless and makes you feel stylish in an organic way, like you just threw it on. Here is your formula:
SWEATER + SHORTS + STATEMENT SHOE + NECKLACE
For an edgy look, take my lead and opt for faux leather shorts….

Feb
11,
2018

I may be a little nutty, maybe a little cheap, but I downright refuse to pay for checked luggage when I travel. Flying with just a carry-on bag does limit how much I can bring, but I actually like the challenge of seeing how many outfits I can create with what is in my carry-on.

We went to Belize a couple months ago, so I thought this would be the perfect time for a carry-on capsule closet post. I know many of you head to warmer destinations this time of year,…

Feb
9,
2018
Charleston, SC

Classic

Head-to-toe black is nothing groundbreaking. For many of us, it’s a uniform (both literally and as a personal style). But black doesn’t have to be boring. It can be refined, stylish and sophisticated — all of which I strive for.
When going for a monochromatic look, texture is your most important tool. The goal is to create visual interest with the use of different finishes and elements, even if they are all in the same hue. For this look I brought in several different fabrics and materials — lace,…

Feb
6,
2018

I firmly believe that the trench coat is one of the most iconic and classic pieces you can have in your closet. I always love a menswear-inspired piece, and the trench coat in particular is 100% my style and strikes an undeniably chic note.
I have many different versions of trenches in my arsenal: some flared, some short, some long. I even own a trench vest, which I absolutely love and has gotten a lot of use over the past 5 years….