Teachers take roll in the beginning of class to know who is in attendance. Over the semester, they collect data on how many times each person shows up to class. Sometimes this attendance counts for a grade, and sometimes it doesn't. However, the fact of the matter is that the more one shows up to class, the higher one's grades are in said class. So, where am I going with this? Well, I recently took inventory of my closet and noticed a few items that I wear constantly, so much so that I'm wearing them out. From me, they get an A+. Like these:
Steve Madden Women's P-Heaven flats, famousfootwear.com, $39.99
These flats (which I have on my feet right now) are my all time favorites. They are understated, comfortable, but still trendy. For shoes so simple, I get tons of compliments on them, and they match virtually everything.
Stripe Out Tee, jcrew.com, sold out
This shirt is my go-to for days when I don't want to get dressed. It is from J.Crew, but I believe that the style is retired, so try to find something similar. It pairs perfect with black leggings or jeans for a nautical look.
Shirt in Indigo Floral, jcrew.com, sold out
This blouse is one of my favorites (also from J.Crew, but unfortunately also retired), but any basic floral blouse that does not have too many colors makes for a great casual look, but can also look striking under a blazer for a meeting.
Grey Lightweight Wool Blazer, bananarepublic.com, $69.99 (sale)
This blazer is one of my favorites in my closet. It is a great asset to my work wardrobe, but also has become one of my favorite casual pieces as well. I usually roll up the sleeves to expose the black lining. The grey is less harsh than a black blazer, so it pulls together almost every outfit that I own.
TOMS Grey Metallic Woven Vegan Classics, toms.com, $54
Like the grey blazer, these Metallic Grey TOMS are a favorite of mine. They have a little bit of sparkle, but not full sequins, so they are perfect. TOMS are so comfortable, so when I am feeling lazy, I just throw them on and feel a little hipster. Mine are worn out, so I am certainly looking for a new pair in the new future. Any suggestions?
Floral Print and Tassel Scarf in Cream/Multi, forever21.com, sold out
This scarf has seen a lot. When I bought it, I was skeptical about the tassels, but the pastels and the flowers are the perfect compliment to any outfit. The material is gauzy enough for spring, but easy in the winter as well. I will confess that I actually have cut off some of the tassels (there were a lot).
So that's it. A peek into some of the recurring characters in many of my outfits. I would love to know what creatures haunt your closets.