Simple Style

Hey there!! I hope everyone's week is off to a great start. Wanted to share 4 keys to getting dressed quickly with you today. I shared this blog post on The Cold Coffee Blog a couple of weeks ago but I felt like you might want to read it too! I honestly find these to be so helpful. I would love to know if you do too, so please, let me know 😘. 

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Key 1: PICK YOUR CLOTHES OUT AHEAD OF TIME! I think this is crucial to you getting ready in a hurry! Before the start of your week, look over your calendar and see what you have planned. I usually pick five looks. Three that are for runnning errands, play dates, delivering to clients, etc. One that is little more fun for a dinner out with my family or friends. And one for church on Sunday! I can fill in the gaps if I need to for the additional two days of the week, but generally I end up wearing work out clothes those days 😁

Now, here is the other important part of this key.

Wear. The. Outfit.

There is no time for you to waste in front of the mirror picking yourself apart, you have things to do 😜 Put the outfit on, and go! At the end of the day reflect on how you felt in it. Did you feel comfortable, did you receive any compliments, did you like the style/fit, or did you just not love it?  If the forth option is your answer, then toss it into a designated donate/sell pile and get rid of the pieces that don't make you feel very good. This will help you weed out the pieces in your closet that are just taking up space, as well as help set up your wardrobe to be only the things that you feel your best in. This whole process will  also give you have a better understanding of exactly what you NEED when you are shopping and in turn save you money πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Key 2: WEAR YOUR CLOTHES, Don't SAVE them! πŸ˜‚ So many people will buy things they love yet stick them in the back of their closet to wait for the "perfect" occasion!! Don't do that 😜 Wear and enjoy the clothes that make you feel good because the "perfect" occasion will rarely arise, ( for a busy mom anyway). 

Key 3: BUY QUALITY CLOTHING  

I know, I know! Those budgets mess up everything πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚ It is hard to want to buy what is cute and in style, and not spend a fortune. 

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Here are my suggestions. Build your wardrobe around staple pieces! Invest your money in those things that will last for years. For "trendier" looks, don't spend too much as they wont last forever. Touch and feel the fabrics on pieces that you are interested in. If they are even the slightest bit flimsy do not buy them!! You can bet that after one wash they will never look the same and will be "one time wears" that only drain your pockets. Be wise about this and with purchasing styles that you know are the most flattering for you! And hey, if you struggle with this and really don't know what is the most flattering for your body type, please email me and I will gladly help you learn what you need to be looking for! 

Key 4: Buy pieces that can be mixed and matched to make several outfits! Honestly Less is more in a closet and by purchasing enterchangable items you can give yourself several options. So many of my clients can only seeing ONE "outfit" with something they have purchased. When I split it up and show them all their options it's like I have performed some sort of magic trick πŸŽ©πŸ‡ TADAAAAHHH πŸ’πŸΌ

Getting dressed should be easy and fun. If it isn't, please try applying theses keys above to help you! Below are just a few pictures of easy every day looks I throw on. 

 Who says moms can't match their boys 😜 No sense in the girl moms having all the fun!!   I love pairing a tennis skirt with my tshirts for our park dates! It has full coverage underneath so I can REALLY play, but it makes me feel more feminine and cute than a simple wind short. 

Who says moms can't match their boys 😜 No sense in the girl moms having all the fun!! 

I love pairing a tennis skirt with my tshirts for our park dates! It has full coverage underneath so I can REALLY play, but it makes me feel more feminine and cute than a simple wind short. 

 I love finding a Jersey style tshirt that I can get in all of our sizes. This one pictured is from  JCREW Crew Cuts . 

I love finding a Jersey style tshirt that I can get in all of our sizes. This one pictured is from JCREW Crew Cuts

 Rompers are so fun and easy! You can very simply dress them up or down so they make for a good, functional piece in your wardrobe! This particular one is by  Bella Dahl.  The fabric is super soft and breathable. 

Rompers are so fun and easy! You can very simply dress them up or down so they make for a good, functional piece in your wardrobe! This particular one is by Bella Dahl. The fabric is super soft and breathable. 

 I have this paired with the gold  Dolce Vita for target espadrille ! They are incredibly comfortable and incredibly affordable! I have also worn this with a pair of booties to dress up and a pair of Nikes for a super casual look.  

I have this paired with the gold Dolce Vita for target espadrille! They are incredibly comfortable and incredibly affordable! I have also worn this with a pair of booties to dress up and a pair of Nikes for a super casual look.  

 This chambray  Gap dress  is a no brainer! It is so simple to throw on and go and it is super comfortable! Again, pair with a flat sandal or  wedge for a dressier look.  

This chambray Gap dress is a no brainer! It is so simple to throw on and go and it is super comfortable! Again, pair with a flat sandal or  wedge for a dressier look.  

 These shorts are one of my favorites because they have an elastic waist band! Can't get more comfortable than that when your getting ready for a roller derby race πŸ˜‚ I paired with this adorable, fluttered sleeve top that I would also throw on with a white jean, or a pencil skirt on Sunday morning for several other outfit options. The shorts are from  JCREW factor y and the  Top  from the Loft. 

These shorts are one of my favorites because they have an elastic waist band! Can't get more comfortable than that when your getting ready for a roller derby race πŸ˜‚ I paired with this adorable, fluttered sleeve top that I would also throw on with a white jean, or a pencil skirt on Sunday morning for several other outfit options. The shorts are from JCREW factory and the Top from the Loft. 

 My shoes have already become a summer favorite. They are from  Zara  and were an awesome price!  

My shoes have already become a summer favorite. They are from Zara and were an awesome price!  

 I love this little gingham top! I can pair with several things in my closet so it was a great purchase! It is from  JCREW . 

I love this little gingham top! I can pair with several things in my closet so it was a great purchase! It is from JCREW

 Here's a closer look, but I know the Little dude is way more fun to admire πŸ€— 

Here's a closer look, but I know the Little dude is way more fun to admire πŸ€— 

 I'm feeling a little lost (and silly) without one of my two side kicks in this photo! This is such a fun and easy summer look tho! I can dress it up or down depending on where I am going. It is lightweight and cozy and I have loved it.  It is by  Matison Stone . 

I'm feeling a little lost (and silly) without one of my two side kicks in this photo! This is such a fun and easy summer look tho! I can dress it up or down depending on where I am going. It is lightweight and cozy and I have loved it.  It is by Matison Stone

So whether your a busy Mom or just BUSY, you can get dressed quickly, look great, as well as eliminate those pieces just wasting space in your closet all at the same time!  πŸ™ŒπŸ»

 

Have a great day today! XOXO