Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Stuck in a style rut? part 1 take inventory

i know i am and its mostly because i have style ADD. one day i want to be girly and wear dresses the next dressed all in black and the next bohemian chic and those are on the good days. on the bad days i wear jeans and t-shirts that are less than fashionable and leave you feeling less than pretty, and you know your in a style rut when your co workers say "we used to look forward to what you used to wear. we were always trying to guess what is she going to wear next, but now its normal and conservative ." and that's the last thing you want to be.  well this series will help you get back to being that fashionable girl you want to be.


1. clean your closet
  I know everybody says this but its true. during the year you could have gained weight (that's me) or have lost weight. things don't fit any more and there is no use leaving them in your closet so put them in a bag and give them to charity. you have helped your community and have more room in your closet so you can see the things that actually fit you.

now every fashion magazine says to throw away the things you haven't used in a year but i don't necessarily  agree with this because were not all made out of money who can throw everything out and start over, but i think if it's not your style anymore  then you can decide weather of not you want to keep it. (because if its no longer your style but still fashionable and in good shape you can always try selling it in a consignment store. which means more money for you and less clutter in you closet.)

however if its some thing you forgot about but still love it heres a tip that i use when I'm cleaning out my closet. try to make as many outfits you can with that piece of clothing.( and for those of you saying how can i do this i don't even know what my style is? that's coming up in the next post) but for this just trust your gut. this will help you start defining your style, because only you can decide what you like and what you don't, and its also a great way to maximize your wardrobe.

now take stock and see what you have do you have mostly black shirts, and no color? or do you just have jeans and tons of t-shirts? i would write down a list of what you have and what you don't this will show you what gaps you need or can fill in your wardrobe and this will next take us to part 2 of finding your style.

love and cupcakes


  1. jess, that photo isn't your closet, is it? great tips.

  2. some day my closet will look like that but sadly no that i not my closet.