Monday, January 6, 2014

We’ve all been there before. Standing in front of your closet, fifteen minutes to get dressed, and you suddenly have nothing to wear. Well, not exactly nothing. You just need a wardrobe update, an infusion of new pieces to mix and match with your current closet regulars. And that’s exactly where our new style feature, 13 going on 30 comes in!

For 13 going on 30, we chose 13 Ruchette essentials that create an entire month’s worth of outfits. Now just imagine how these 13 pieces might mix and match with what you already have in your closet. Versatile wardrobe essentials make your style possibilities…well…endless! You can pair a delicate ivory lace top with distressed boyfriend jeans, a midnight blue pencil skirt, or gray tuxedo striped pants with a chic cropped fit. Our other favorite versatile tops are an olive green button-up and a rustic plaid blouse that can be layered over or under other pieces. Then mix and match with go-to layering essentials, a gray cotton moto jacket with black detailing, a peachy perfect cable knit sweater, and soft sage-colored scarf. And of course a wardrobe update needs at least one printed dress! Finally add two pairs of shoes to your closet that go with any ensemble, like chocolate brown ankle booties and taupe canvas pumps.

Browse through the outfits for style inspiration and determine which pieces your closet needs pronto. Then shop the 13 going on 30 feature to mix and match to your heart’s content!


Comments (2)
  • I love this! This is great inspiration and education for those of us who are stylistically challenged. Please do more of these mix and match posts!

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