Easy Valentine’s Day Outfits You Maybe Already Own

This post is dedicated to all of the floral dresses I have put into shopping carts this month. I love red, flowers, and hearts, so it’s not surprise that retailers REALLY get to me in February. I am always looking for classy, mostly casual outfits for dinner dates but want to feel just a little bit festive, too! To resist the urge to shop, I decided to shop my own closet for what to wear for easy Valentine’s date night outfit ideas!

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5 Leopard Skirt Outfit Ideas

I have really loved my leopard midi skirt–I bought it last fall and have worn it many ways since then! At first, I only wore it with white or black t shirts, but I’ve been surprised by how versatile it is. My skirt is a slip skirt but I think these would work well with any length, including mini skirts or pencil skirts. The trick is figuring out what colors to pair with leopard and how to layer items for added interest! Here are some outfit ideas for both winter and summer!

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Easy work from home outfits without leggings, part 2

Hello and welcome to the end of No Leggings January! I continued getting dressed WITHOUT my comfiest leggings and ponte pants this month and was surprised at what a difference it made in my work from home mood. Here are some outfit ideas I came up with that were winter-friendly!

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Style shifts for 2021: More Color

As I recently wrote, I’m trying to go into 2021 by more intentionally noticing what I like in my closet and, when I (hopefully infrequently!) shop, aligning my purchases with those trends. The second style shift I’ve noticed recently is that I am reaching for more colors and have started putting more colorful items together! My second style goal this year is to embrace more color, so here’s some style inspo I’ve pinned and what’s on my wishlist!

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Work from home outfits for when you’re stuck in a leggings rut

Hello hello and welcome to no leggings January. My friend Renee and I have challenged ourselves to give our leggings a break and work from home in *gasp* real pants. I’ve been semi-faithfully taking mirror selfies so: here are a bunch of work from home outfits that are comfortable but do not involve leggings!

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Winter teaching outfit favorites

As the weather gets colder dressing for teaching is a challenge. Why is it that we put college classes in different buildings than professor offices?! What do you wear when it’s freezing outside but your classroom is heated by an overactive, ancient radiator? I don’t have all the answers, but I do have a few favorite items I reach for over and over as it gets cold. Here is what to wear as a tenure track professor or teacher for fall and winter!

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Adding Jewel Tones to My Capsule Wardrobe

When I started a capsule wardrobe 8 years ago I had every color ever in my closet. As I cleaned it out and assessed what I actually liked to wear I discovered the magic of only buying stuff that is versatile and goes together. As a result, I ended up with a closet of highly mixable neutrals. Lately, however, I have really felt the need for a color boost. So here is the one colorful thing I’ve added to my closet lately, a teal silk tank top, and a bunch of ideas for mixing and matching strong colors with a neutral capsule wardrobe.

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