If you’ve ever opened your closet full of clothing and said “I have NOTHING to wear!”, you are not alone! The problem usually isn’t about not having enough clothes, but not having the RIGHT pieces in order to pull outfits together. I’ve found that a few staple pieces allow me to pull together stylish outfits for any occasion.
The key is doing the legwork to find pieces that are a great quality and fit your body. That way they will last for years to come, and continue to be the staples you throw on day after day. Keep reading to see my key wardrobe pieces and why they have become my go-to style secrets.
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If you think you’re the kind of person who could never be a runner, I’m here to tell you that isn’t true! With a little bit of commitment and the right plan, you can train to run a 5k in a little over a month. I’ve created a week-by-week plan to help you from the start.
This plan only has 4 workouts per week, and most of your workouts will be 30 to 45 minutes long. It starts slow and builds over the course of a month, with the end being a 5k run, that you could also do during a race that you signed up for!
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Spring is always really slow to start in Minnesota, so I appreciate when the weather finally is warm enough to start wearing spring outfits. After wearing sweaters and boots for 6 months, its so nice to finally pull out short sleeves and dresses!
One style trend that I have been loving lately is the all white look. It seems like there are endless fashion “rules” about wearing white– but when your outfit is as polished as the looks below, no one will be able to say a thing!
Just be careful with your coffee while wearing these looks.
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As spring approaches, it’s always so refreshing to start pulling out your spring wardrobe. It’s still kind of an awkward time of year for dressing, when it can still be cold, but you’re over sweaters and boots. Lately, I’ve been loving dressed up casual looks, and I thought I would share some outfit inspiration.
The best part is that most of these looks can be pulled together with things you probably already have in your closet!
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I recently did my first consignment with the Real Real and wanted to share my experience in case anyone else is curious. I have purchased both a handbag and wallet from The Real Real and had mixed experiences– the handbag was in perfect condition and a great value. The wallet was in much worse condition than described and shown in their photos, and was final sale. After that, I decided not to purchase final sale items from their site.
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The start of a new decade is the perfect time to overhaul your personal style. Over the last few years, I have been really trying to adjust my shopping habits from fast fashion items that I won’t wear in a year, to more classic pieces that look great and will last. This means less impulse buys and not always participating in the latest and greatest trends (but does anyone really miss cold shoulder tops from the one summer they were cool?).
One of the best classic style icons over the last few years is Duchess Meghan. Although she probably has a much bigger shopping budget than your average non-royal, her style is very attainable! She has been known to even wear piece from mass retailers like J Crew! I’ve pulled together some of her most classic looks and were you can find the look for less.
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