Today we are playing one piece, three ways. This is where we take one item in our closet and try to style it up three unique ways. The goal is to find new pairings with stuff we already have, to fall in love a little more with our clothes!
I decided that since I have been mostly in sweats these past few weeks, that I would choose the humble sweatshirt today to ease me into real life and getting dressed. This is an Old Navy basic sweatshirt that I thrifted this fall. I love the color and thought it would be fun to play around a little bit with that!
My first look is how I would normally wear this sweatshirt if I needed to put on real clothes. These jeans are from Gap and I’ve had them for a few years now. This green jacket is a favorite that I got in a Stitch Fix years ago and I paired it with my white sneakers. Classic and easy but you look pulled together enough to run errands with the kids!
Next I decided to dress it up a bit. I layered a thrifted button down underneath and then put on this blue corduroy Axis skirt that I made last year. I love blue and yellow together and this feels like a fun mix for a dreary winter day. I have my tall, brown riding boots with it so my legs are covered and warm. This one might be my favorite!
I had trouble coming up with a third look. I really wanted to layer a blazer over the sweatshirt, but I didn’t have one that was quite right. So instead I played with color again and put on these green pants, V9302. I tucked in the sweatshirt so my waist didn’t get lost as there is a lot of volume happening. I love these colors together and I like the idea of mixing sportier pieces with more traditional pieces.
I love this styling challenge and it always makes me look at the things in my closet in a new way. Try it out with something you already own or when you buy or make something new!