Sometimes I find that my go-to staples get overlooked when it comes to blog content, so today I wanted to share a few of my 'wardrobe workhorses' as I like to call them- the pieces I return to again and again. I certainly love my fair share of patterns and colors, but the core of my wardrobe definitely consists of gray, denim, and olive. I love a casual-athetlic vibe, and comfort is key.
After a serious diet detox November-January, I was due for some new denim. I've heard great things about ACNE Studios (despite the unfortunate name...) so when I stumbled upon a few pairs in my size at Nordstrom Rack, I couldn't wait to try them on. Well let me tell ya, they're amazing. The denim retains its shape wonderfully, they suck everything in without feeling restricting, and I love the simple design- clean lines, plain pockets, and minimal distressing. I snagged this exact dark wash pair, and this gray pair. I find they run about a half size generous.
Naturalizer Veronica loafers (sign up for emails and get 20% off with code 'SJM20')
Naturalizer sent me these loafers about a month ago, and I have been wearing them non-stop! They elevate any outfit- I love them with skinny jeans, shirt dresses, and I even rocked them with wide-leg crops the other day. They are also crazy comfortable. If I didn't just get these black loafers in the mail the other day (eeeeek serious splurge!) then I would definitely consider ordering the Veronica in black too. They run TTS.
Gap modal tee
I have this tee in four colors, and I wear one at least once (if not 2-3x) a week! They're super soft, have a very flattering drape, and I love the longer length sleeve. Not to mention they're super affordable- if you watch for a 40% off sale, they're under $15! I wash mine on cold and hang dry, and they've held up tremendously well!
State of G cardigan
I wear this cardigan probably twice a week, no joke. It's the perfect boyfriend cut, supremely soft, and goes with everything. I love layering it under my utility jacket or suede moto jacket, or tossing it on over a dress. The pockets are the perfect size, and actually securely hold what you put in them (anyone else's iPhone constantly falling out of jacket pockets?!).
Alternative camo sweatshirt
I snagged this a few months ago at the Rack (when I got my ACNE jeans) and it's become my weekend staple. It's super soft, and olive, so I love it, duh ;)
Gap color block leggings
These cotton, colorblock leggings are an absolute favorite. I have them in both blue and gray, and they're also a serious weekend staple. I love that they're cotton- it just feels a little more breathable than the usual polyester legging fabric. They're also super flattering. Gap also introduced a capri version as well, yay! Somehow these haven't made the blog, but you can see them on Instagram here and here.
Vince Preston slip-ons
Somehow I have never blogged these, yet I wear them all the time! They're just so easy, comfortable, and seem to go with everything. My favorite recent combo was wearing them with this skinny trouser, cashmere sweater, and a blazer for a very 'smart casual' look. I have them in pewter, which isn't available online anymore, but that navy is seriously tempting!
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