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Why A Chambray Top Should Be a Staple in Your Closet

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A chambray top has always been a staple in my closet. I love the lightweight fabric and that it closely resembles denim. It makes the perfect top to pair with just about anything. But I especially love wearing it with denim.

It was a cool summer day so I opted for a pair of boyfriend jeans. Yes, they are back. I really do love them on cooler summer days. Denim is so easy to make chic and be comfortable. Next, to chambray, I believe denim to be the easiest fabric to style. When you put the two together. It’s like magic. 

To keep the outfit relaxed I paired my chambray top over a bralette from Victoria Secret. Their new line of bralettes are amazing and only $20.  This burgundy clutch from French Connection was the perfect way to add in a bit of color. One of my favorite pair of heels is these d’Orsay day ones by Jessica Simpson. I love their simplicity which made them the perfect choice to polish off this look.

What are your wardrobe staples? Let’s discuss in the comments


             Why A Chambray Top is a Staple in my Closet
+ Works well with multiple colors

+ Is lightweight and breathable

+ Easy to layer & pairs well with denim

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The Details

Jeans by Blank NYC

Top by Express

Shoes by Jessica Simpson

Clutch by French Connection | Shop the Sale

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How to Rock a Denim Top This Fall Season

How to Rock a Denim Top This Fall Season

How to Rock a Denim Top This Fall Season

I wanted to share some tips on how to rock a denim top this fall season since y’all know how much I love denim. Since I consistently wear denim I’m always searching for ways to keep it fresh and fun in my everyday outfits. One of the ways I’ve been reinventing it this season is with denim tops. I love that denim tops can be classic or have bolder details. The one I’m wearing is from Stylekeepers which is a fave online destination for me lately. The top has this beautiful mix of what I’d describe as bishop style sleeves and peasant style cuffs reminiscent of the renaissance era. I love that top gives all the interest my look needs so everything else is easy to keep simple. I just wish I’d did a better job getting the wrinkles out. eek! That leads me into the tips…

A Couple Tips

Tip 1: Make sure your top is the only statement piece. Remember that you’re creating your look around your denim top. So if you go for a lighter wash top like I did, go for a darker wash if you choose to wear jeans or a skirt. Keep away from crazy patterns and colors. Check out this post if you want tips on how to rock an all denim look.

Tip 2: Add an extra layer. I suggest layering a leather jacket, cardigan, blazer or even jean jacket over top. The options are really limitless but just add one extra layer, any more and it can make your outfit feel heavy. The goal is to always make it look easy and natural.

Tip 3: Keep your shoes to neutral colors. If you don’t want to wear a neutral color then pair a lighter wash top with cool tones and darker wash tops with warmer colors. This isn’t a strict rule or anything just a personal observation/preference that I find typically looks best.

Shop My Look

Top by Stylekeepers | Jeans by Citizens of Humanity | Shoes by Steve Madden | Bag by Nicole Danielle | Choker by Baublebar

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Rocking Denim and Suede for Fall

denim and suede Happy Wednesday! It’s currently 9am and I’m listening to Solange’s, A Seat at The Table, trying to decide what I want for breakfast. If you haven’t heard this album I highly recommend you give a listen. My favorite songs have to be Cranes in the Sky and Weary, such beautiful lyrics. If you’ve listened to it, share your thoughts in the comments below.

Just wanted to pop in and give you some fall outfit realness. It feels like deja vu because I’m here another fall season rocking denim and suede and fringe. I know, the fringe is back! I introduced another trend I never thought I rock, a choker. I’m always so late but I have to feel compelled to wear trends, it’s the only way it feels authentic to my style. Shay Mitchell released a collab jewelry collection with Bauble bar which includes this choker, needless to say, I needed it. I love the glam. To balance out the bling of the choker I paired it with an all denim outfit.  If you want a few pointers on styling denim check out my post, 4 Tips for Rocking an All Denim Look, to help nail this look. Let me know your favorite thing to wear or do in the fall!

Choker by Baublebar | Shoes by Marc Fisher| Skirt via Nordstrom | Jacket via Azalea | Denim Shirt by Express| Bracelets by Bauble bar | Wallet by Louis Vuitton

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