Today's Everyday Fashion: Closet Shortcuts

 Inspiration:  Versace

Inspiration: Versace

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Blazer: Banana Republic, $17 (similarsimilar, similar)
Top: LOFT, $27 (similarsimilar)
Jeans: Gap, $35 (similarsimilar)
Belt: Limited, $20
Boots: Report/Piperlime, $10 (same)
Purse: Michael Korsfamily gift
Earrings: My Stella & Dot, $44
Approx. dates: Jeans are 4 years ago. Top and purse are 2 years ago. Boots and blazer are this fall/winter.

I'm loving this mix of sweet pleated top and soft pink blazer with edgy, buckled boots and a statement belt. I really only ever imagined wearing this belt around my waist with a dress (like I did here), but it looks great around the hips in belt loops. I have a feeling I'll be wearing this belt + jeans + boots combination a lot, with tons of different tops and sweaters. I'm all about finding shortcuts like these in your closet - such as a pair of jeans and boots that were made for each other, a work skirt and pumps, or a cardigan and statement necklace that are a match made in heaven. Having those shortcuts makes getting dressed in a rush that much easier! What shortcuts are in your closet? Would you wear a statement belt?

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Asos  /  C. Wonder  /  Chico's
Kate Spade  /  ModCloth  /  Rachel Zoe
Limited  /  Arden B  /  Asos
Asos (plus)  /  Michael Kors  /  Asos