“My everyday (foolproof) outfit formula”

Hey all!  I’m back with a new outfit post!  I’ve suffered from really bad migraines lately, so it’s been a little difficult to write new content.  I’m pleased to say that I’m feeling okay today and hoping not to relapse.  Migraines are no fun!

On a lighter note, it’s Father’s day today!  Many of you are probably going out to brunch this morning and could use an outfit inspiration.  I love a simple and casual “brunch” outfit without looking overdone.  I have an outfit formula that (and I swear by this) is easy and efficient.

Here is the foolproof equation:

  • One basic – Basics to me are closet staples: plain tees, jeans or a skirt, slip dresses etc.  In this outfit, the slip dress is the basic piece.
  • One interest/statement piece – Anything that has color, textures or patterns.  The slip dress also falls in this category because of the metallic, shimmery material.
  • One completer – This could be a jacket or sweater.  My jean jacket and I go hand in hand per usual and instead of wearing it, I tied it around my waist for added depth.  Since it’s warm now (hello summer!), you could do a statement accessory like a scarf, hat, belt.
  • Accessories – These are pieces that you don’t normally leave the house without.  I”m talking, purses, jewelry, shoes and sunglasses.  My backpack and shoes anchor the outfit and of course, sunglasses.  If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know that no My Style and Grace outfit isn’t complete without my sunnies!

I hope you will use this formula to create outfits that are fun and interesting!  If you do, please feel free to share and tag me!  Happy Sunday ❤

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Photos by Mikhail Sehmenov

Here’s what I’m wearing // and other options

Shimmer Thread Dress  // ASOS slip dress
Levi’s Trucker jacket // Boyfriend denim jacket
Retro Super sunnies // TOMS cat eye sunglasses
Daniel Wellington Rose Gold watch // Daniel Wellington Bristol 
Nike Ultra 1 (sold out) // Nike Air Max Thea

“Playful prints for that girl on the go!”

Need to be somewhere quick, but have no clue on what to wear?  This is my dilemma all the time whenever I am running late.  Always in a panic, I find myself throwing on this “time saver but looks put together” item: The mini dress.  What’s not to love?  It’s September and we hit just a little bit under 100 degrees today.  When I’m in a rush and it’s hot, I prefer throwing on one pieces like rompers, jumpsuits, or a mini dress (my obsession lately).  I’m not such a huge fan of the skin-tight silhouettes so I usually opt for loose-fitting, swing dress type items.   I love the effortlessness and it’s just something easy for those warmer days.  All you have to do is throw it on and go about your day.  I’m 5’1 (shorty!) and I can get away with tunic tops worn as a dress.  For all you fun sized shorties out there, this is also a great alternative to a mini dress.  Just throw on some shorts underneath if you feel they are too short.

Dressed up or down, there’s really no wrong way to wear this striped number.  I’m a sneaker girl, so I had to go with my olive Isabel Marant Bobby sneakers with this look.  This outfit was made for the chick on the go, so I just grabbed my favorite leopard print clutch and hat and I was out the door!  Tip: ladies, don’t be afraid to mix patterns and prints together as long as the colors match!

I love this dress so much that I might do a dressed up version of this for the upcoming fall season.  Thoughts?

I hope you guys had a great Labor day weekend!  Bye for now because this girl’s gotta run but first, let me throw on a mini dress real quick! ❤

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Photos by Gladys Jem

Here’s what I’m wearing // and other options

Cooperative Matilda tunic (on sale now!) // Petit Bateau striped mini dress 
Isabel Marant Bobby sneakers // Superga X The Man Repeller sneakers
Biltmore and Madewell Panama hat // Bow band panama hat
Essex LA leopard clutch // Clare V leopard clutch

“Feature X My Style and Grace Pop-Up”

SF!  We’re coming for ya!  My Spring fling with Feature is turning into the real thing. Pop in, sip and shop for new arrivals + exclusive markdowns + some music + bubbly and small bites!  Come hang out and support your local girl gang. ❤

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Can’t make it?  We’ve got you covered.  Click on the links below and shop my looks here!

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Get Bodied Dress by WYLDR

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Opening Ceremony Crop Top / Opening Ceremony Skirt

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PepTalk Leather Skirt / Dash Sunglasses 

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Cut-Throat Heroin Dress

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I’m Yours Midi Skirt

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Sheer Overlay Halter

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Art Skool Skort

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The Space Between Crop Top / Tommy Faux Leather Shorts

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Love Lace Maxi Dress

Photos by Gladys Jem

Looking forward to seeing you there!  XOXO