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What's your uniform?

Most of us have one, whether we know it or not.  And if you don't, it's probably why getting dressed in the morning is as much fun as that single square that's the wrong colour on a Rubik's cube.

I"m talking about your uniform.  It's not a nice word, I don't think, and conjures up images of wearing the same thing day in and day out.  But that's not what I mean by uniform - I mean those items in your wardrobe that you can put on and guarantee that you'll feel amazing in them.  If you've nailed your uniform then outfit planning in the morning is easy breezy for you.  If you haven't, then you've come to the right place.

How to discover your uniform.
It's super easy, honestly.  Just spend some time in your closet picking our your most worn items - your favourite jeans, your most worn sweater and your most often slung bag.  These items form the basis of your uniform.  For example, if your favourite jeans are your skinnies because they make your legs look longer and give you a butt that Pitbull could rap lyrical over then they are your uniform.  I'm not saying you should only ever wear skinny jeans, but you probably should consider getting them in a couple of different washes and consider a similar shaped pant for work, too.

Do you get what I'm saying?  It's fabulous to try new things and new trends and step outside of your comfort zone, but if you're interested in simplifying your closet then honing your wardrobe is the way to go.

My uniform.

I like to experiment a bit with my style, but I always come back to the same things.  It varies a little in different seasons, but generally my uniform consists of -

  • Stripes.  Usually navy and white, or black and stone, and usually in the terms of a jacket or a top.

Boyfriend jeans or slouch pants.  I love a pair of skinnies but find them limiting in terms with the length of top I prefer to wear with them.  I don't have a great deal of love for my thighs so prefer to keep them a little less exposed and boyfriend jeans are great for that.

Leopard print. I have quite a few leopard print items in my wardrobe so I think it's fair to say they're part of my uniform.  I love it with stripes for a bit of pattern-clash.

Leather or Pleather.  I don't mind either, but I do love black leather in the form of leggings, jackets and slouchy pants.  I think it's adds a bit of edge to an outfit that may otherwise be a bit pedestrian.

Do you have a uniform?  Or do you think it's time to try and identify yours?

1 comment:

  1. I have a real uniform, which actually makes my other "uniform" easy, because I only need a few things - black pants, jeans, black top and a black jacket with a different scarf to lighten things up - because most of my life is spent in my work gear (at work, sadly.). K


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