Creative Styling: How to Use Other Articles of Clothing as Tops

With a smaller closet, it can often feel like you're wearing the same outfits over and over again. A great way around this obstacle is through creative styling! I love using dresses, cardigans, outerwear, and inner-wear in untraditional ways in place of ordinary tops! Here are some ideas to get you started!

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Three Ways to Style a NYE Dress

Hi! NYE is right around the corner and in an effort to keep sustainability in mind, I'll be styling the dress that I wore last year in three different ways! I layered a cropped black turtle neck under this dress for a warmer, edgy, chic look. My hair is straight with bobby-pin detailing and chose … Continue reading Three Ways to Style a NYE Dress

Blogger Feature: Un-Fancy

Hi guys! I'm sorry that I haven't posted in a while but I'm back on track! Here we go: Un-Fancy is a styling blog run by Caroline. The blog was created in 2014 as a means for her to find her style and to rein in her mindless shopping habit. She started off documenting her … Continue reading Blogger Feature: Un-Fancy

Journey Update

Hi. It's been about four months since I've committed to living more consciously and sustainably. Here are some things I've learned along the way: Living Sustainably Takes Thought Living sustainably takes thought. True, it only takes an extra second to choose between a conventional product and an ethically-made alternative, but those seconds add up. Living … Continue reading Journey Update

Fall Lookbook

Fall is in the air and it's time to dig out your trusty old sweaters and sturdy jeans. When I think about fall, I'm reminded of candied apples and caramel treats. I feel the warmth of a spiced beverage in my hand as a cool breeze swirls through my hair and crisp leaves crunch under … Continue reading Fall Lookbook

Summertime

Hello friends! No more hiatus! It's been an insane year of transitions and experimentation but ultimately, I'm back and now more resolved than ever. This is a daytime look inspired by summertime picnics spent chatting with close friends. It showcases a polka dot crop top, lace-up wedge sandals, a flowy skirt, and the ever-trendy choker. … Continue reading Summertime

April Showers | May Flowers

Happy April! Apologies for the lack of updates, but I've just moved out of my parents' house in Queens into my own apartment in Brooklyn and have been spending a lot of time adjusting my schedule. The weather here in NY has been extremely turbulent; weekdays are sunny and warm, while weekends have remained rainy … Continue reading April Showers | May Flowers

Stripes

Happy February! I really like the shirt that I got from Zara! It has a pin stripe pattern and is cut asymmetrically. The high neck line, streamlined shape, and side slit remind me of the traditional Chinese Qipao. Lunar New Year has just passed and I wanted a modern look that celebrated the occasion. The … Continue reading Stripes

Cloudy

Hi friends! This is a casual weekend look starring an all-blue ensemble with taupe wedges. I wanted to experiment with wearing outerwear as the main article of clothing so I buttoned up the cardigan and wore it as a long sleeve top. I think the results turned out alright! I've matched the look with a lacy, … Continue reading Cloudy

Prismatic

My new shoes came! I tend to avoid prints, but while browsing, I simply couldn't resist the big, bright florals featured on this shoe. I kept the rest of the outfit simple with an all-black concept and topped the entire look off with a sporty windbreaker. Sweater: Fine-Knit Turtleneck Sweater, H&M Shorts: Lace Shorts, Forever … Continue reading Prismatic