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6 Pieces, 9 Outfits, and a Collab with LA Blogger

6 Pieces, 9 Outfits, and a Collab with LA Blogger

As as Closet Consultant and Personal Stylist, I enjoy seeing ladies try the capsule wardrobe trend. I’ll be honest, I don’t think I would love a wardrobe that followed this trend throughout each season. However, if split up into separate seasons, I might would give it a try.

What I love most about this idea is: simplicity. Who here is guilty of conforming to the average American consumerist mindset of “the more the better”?  (*Insert girl raising hand emoji here*) Yes, I personally struggle with this issue. “More what?” you may ask? More…EVERYTHING!  I always want what is on trend for the season or the latest version of an item. Because of this, I’ve come up with the #1 rule for myself to follow when deciding to add the latest and greatest item to my closet: When something new enters, then something old must leave. — This helps keep things organized and avoid accumulating too many things I once thought were must-haves.

Tired of what’s in your closet but not sure how to update it? Follow this guide I’ve provided on how to make 6 pieces into 9 outfits. I like to think of it as my own personal twist to the capsule wardrobe trend.

6 pieces, 9 outfits

6 pieces I used: Denim, White Button Up, Black BlazerChambray Shirt, Cowl Neck Sweater, Black Shift Dress

Organize Closet4 Bags: Studded Clutch, Barrel Bag, Oversized Tote, Tassel Bucket Bag 

3 Shoes: Studded Flats, Suede Pumps, Suede Booties

2 Necklaces: Long Leather Tassel, Short Rhinestone

1 Belt: Woven Gold Buckle

6 pieces, 9 outfits

Now, for even more outfit inspiration meet my beautiful friend Haley from Vest Dressed blog! HaleyVestHaley and I know each other from taking dance classes growing up. This past year she graduated and moved to Cali. She is pursuing a second degree in merchandising and marketing at the Fashion Institute in LA. To give us East Coasters a little taste of the top trends in LA, continue reading what Haley has to say below!

Lace-Up Everything

In LA it is all about lacing-up everything possible from shirts to skirts to shoes. I personally love lace-up shoes! The lace-up trend is so popular because it is new and unexpected! It adds spice instantly to any outfit.

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Nine West Lace-Up Heels

Steve Madden Lace-Up Flats

Topshop Lace-Up Shirt

Lace-Up Dress

All About Necks

Even though it is still not too cold in LA (and by that I mean I’m still sweating my butt off at 90 degrees) everyone seems to be obsessed with necks! Whether it be turtle necks, tie neck shirts, or scarfs, necks are a major focus for this fall in LA.

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Tie Neck Top

Tie Neck Dress

Turtleneck Sweater

Turtleneck Dress

Mid-Calf Booties

Mid-Calf Booties are a rather newer trend I have been seeing around town. They are right in between the ankle bootie and the knee-high boot. A lot of celebrities have been spotted in these as well, such as new style icon Kendal Jenner.

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Jeffrey Campbell Boot

Rag & Bone Boot

Minnetonka Fringe Boot

Frye Boot

I hope you all can bring some of these trending LA items to the east coast to keep you Vest Dressed!


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  1. maketodayahollyday

    12 October

    Love this post especially all the lace-up details ?? thank you for posting!!!

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