Pigs are flying (well, I wish they were). I finally managed to get an outfit post up, after a long hiatus.
But I have a good explanation. I promise!
I’ve wanted to refocus the purpose of outfit posts for a long time now. Putting up personal style posts for the sake of showing off my outfits was never something I intended to do. And after two years of including such posts on a regular basis, I was feeling a little burnt out by it. I want every post on this blog to be purposeful, and posting random pictures of outfits I wear didn’t quite meet that criteria.
I’ve also fallen off the workout wagon this summer and fall, and don’t feel great. Which manifests itself into any pictures I attempted to take over the summer.
Forthcoming outfit posts will be focused on two categories – travel style and work style. Both categories feel authentically me (if I’m not traveling or heading to a meeting, you can find me in ratty Adidas track pants and a overwashed American Apparel tee – nothing that needs to be shown on le blog), and serve a purpose for you as you navigate the style challenges in those spaces.
So, travel style. I stick with a uniform of skinny jeans, a loose top, flats, scarf, and a highly organized tote. I wore a variation of this outfit here, when I flew out to India. I wore this exact outfit on Sunday night when I flew out to Frankfurt. And you can believe I’ll wear it again next month when my husband and I fly to Shanghai for our long-awaited vacation.
I have to thank Roxy for sharing this sweater with me – I promptly purchased it after posting her ERW feature, and get compliments constantly whenever I wear it when I travel. Crazy comfortable, and flattering for disguising the post-flight bloat. This outfit also works for “time-of-the-month” days and “I have to leave the house but don’t want to get dressed” occasions.
I’d love to know – what is your travel uniform? Do you opt for stylish comfort, or one or the other? COMMENT below and let me know!
Disclosure – I know there’s a lot of gifted items in this post, but these are all items that I wear constantly and would have purchased on my own. The flats? Feel like walking on air. The bag? Genius design and my go-to bag for long days running around the city as well. The scarf? The softest, warm without being stifling piece that I can’t get enough of. All are up and coming brands that I’m thrilled to partner with and support – I hope you do the same!
Photography by Victoria McGinley