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{mix it up} one shirt, five outfits!

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Do you ever feel like you have a lot of clothing, but don’t know what to do with it all to make it seem different? I know a lot of days I will stand in front of my closet whining to my husband about how I don’t have anything to wear! (I can be a little dramatic at times).

In this segment {Mix it Up} I will be showing you, (and also myself!) how to wear one specific garment in multiple ways.

Today I chose a simple button up collared shirt. This is a common item that most people own, and though it is extremely versatile, it tends to be worn the same way every time. Here are 5 ways that a simple collared shirt can be worn to look like completely different outfits!

Get ready for a brand new closet!

…Or at least a couple new ideas! :)

1.)  The Classic Look:  I love this outfit because it can be thrown together quickly, but still looks put together and even has a fun accent color and accessories. Get this look!

2.)  Dressed to Impress: Pairing a button up with your favorite little black dress is a fun way to change up your wardrobe without breaking the bank! Get this look!

3.)  The Nautical Look: Everyone loves a good striped blazer! A blazer can be a great way to dress up the classic button up and give it the change you have been looking for. Get this look!

4.)  Color my World: Don’t be afraid to add a little color to your wardrobe! On those extra drab winter days a bright colored pair of pants can be exactly what you need. And the layering look is warm and cute! Get this look!

5.)  A Pop of Red:  A long skirt can be a great way to dress up the average button up. Don’t forget to add some contrasting colors for interest! Get this look!

Has anyone gone “shopping” in their own closet lately and found new looks?

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Liz Stevens

My name is Liz. I dwell in the "Paris of the Plains" (aka Kansas City) and am married to my highschool sweetheart. Together we have a dog named Veda and a 1976 VW bus. Both of which we love like they are our children. :) I write about all things pretty. I hope to leave people feeling hopeful and inspired as I share my little ideas with the interweb. Enjoy! Follow me on Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.

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2 comments on “{mix it up} one shirt, five outfits!”

  1. I am so guilty of always wearing my button-down shirts the same way — PLAIN! These ideas are great!!