How We Wore It // October

I knew this months How We Wore It was going to be a little bit tricky for me. I'm currently living in a 10 piece capsule wardrobe and it definitely didn't give me much to work with! I was hoping to luck out and magically have all the pieces I would need to create the perfect outfit. Then I got this picture in my email...

Well crap. I ripped through the thighs of my black pants (holla at my curvy thighs!) and my gingham shirt isn't a part of my capsule this month! I really need to share more about my capsule with you, but that's not the purpose of this post. So I took a look at this picture and thought, "What could I do with my current capsule?" 

I decided to start with a base of black leggings, because leggings run my world! Then I was inspired by the button up shirt, and used an oversized chambray top to get that look. Living in a capusle wardrobe is actually an awesome experience. It really helps open my eyes to how little we actually NEED to make it by, plus it's an excuse to wear your favorite tops over and over. (Like how I wore my favorite sweater 4 times last week. gasp! And no one even said anything or even cared. extra gasp!) I had other outfits in my closet that would've worked better than what I put together here, but I really wanted to stick to my capsule. 

Chambray top: Old Navy // Leggings: Lularoe // Boots: Forever Young Shoes

Now go check out all these other awesome ladies and see what outfits this picture inspired for them!

Brooke at Silver Lining
Alexa at He and I
Aubrey at Aubrey Zaruba
Hannah at Hannah Rae
Sierra at Sierra's View
Sharlee at My New Lines
Berkley at Berkley Anne
Amy at Harris Inc.
Brooklyn at Brooklyn Jolley
Amy at Lamb & Ivy
Autumn at Stay Gold Autumn
Brielle at Breezy and Co
Riley at Riley Jo Blog
Maren at Maren and Co
Kyla at FordOlogy
Robin at Penn & Quill
Shelbie at R+S Brereton
Jennifer at Jennifer Sikora
Sarah at My For Real Life
Deidre at Deidre Emme
Rachel at Rachel Sayumi

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Maren Kam said...

You go lady!! I love this look!

Tayler Morrell said...

I love your booties!

Sharlee Hatch said...

I'm glad you stuck to your capsule--and I would like to know more about it. Specifically laundring tips so you don't wear out your clothes and stuff--that's my biggest concern.

Deidre Miller said...

Love those booties!!

Rachel Porter said...

I really admire you for sticking to your capsule wardrobe! I would have cheated for sure lol. And you still came up with a great outfit! :)

Amy Harris said...

this outfit is like an everyday staple for me! haha love it. also, i have been toying with the idea of a capsule wardrobe forever but i just can't commit. how do you do it so well?! i just love clothes and love to shop haha

Brooke @ Silver Lining said...

How did I miss the post about the 10-piece capsule wardrobe?? Going back to stalk you right now. And I love the boots!

Justine Y @ Little Dove Creations said...

I like that you kept it simple with the black and white. This was so fun because there were so many ways you could have gone with it! Black and white, pattern...

Kyla Ford said...

Booties are a YES!!! Love this simple black and white look!

Sierra said...

I don't know how you are doing the minimal outfits ordeal, but good for you, darling. Those shoes are so cute and you totally made it work this month!!!! Love it!

Aubrey said...

i'm so impressed you stuck to your capsule. i think i would have given myself an excuse to cheat. what you wore totally works.

Alexa Zurcher said...

Your booties are super darling! And I love the black and white pieces you put together. Love!

Autumn @ Stay gold Autumn said...

Very cute booties!

My curvy thighs just did in my last pair of black pants too and I had to go buy some new ones haha. Capsule wardrobes sound fun!