back to basics

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good morning, ladies! is anyone else as tired as i am today? why is it that after a long weekend i’m more tired than just a plain old run of the mill two day weekend? but i had fun and i hope you did too.

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good morning, ladies! is anyone else as tired as i am today? why is it that after a long weekend i’m more tired than just a plain old run of the mill two day weekend? but i had fun and i hope you did too.

today’s outfit is short and sweet and pulled from the archives. but it’s safe to say that a black pencil skirt is a timeless classic that belongs in everyone’s closet. this skirt is by ann taylor circa 2015.it’s ponte and is a dream to wear. plus, it is the perfect length!  ann is known for wardrobe staples and office attire. take a look at the current version of a little black skirt here and here.

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similar skirt | similar shirt | similar belt | similar shoes

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black and brown is a chic color combo taken directly from the boys. it isn’t often that i spot a shirt that has stripes and black and brown. when i do i pounce! this shirt is from j.crew circa 2014. similar here and here.

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belts are a great way to accessorize a ho-hum outfit. belts also last for years so don’t be afraid to invest in one or two. before you know it you will have a nice little collection at your beck and call.

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cap toed shoes are also classic and go with just about everything if the shoe color scheme is kept neutral. take a look here and here.

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sometimes, getting dressed in the morning is as easy as 1.2.3. if you have the basics hanging in your closet. happy tuesday!

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