I used to think that I had to keep buying new jeans,tops and dresses to have a fresh look but over the years while shopping at Nordstrom I found that just changing a few accessories to my everyday look can keep my basics looking fresh.
While you might not have the funds to go on a shopping spree every season, you might be able to afford some of the basic accessories that can really make a statement on your look for all seasons and occasions. I wish I was the type to plan outfits out but I find myself always racing to quickly change and hope people don’t realize that I keep wearing the same basics outfits. Here are 5 quick tips on how to transform your staple pieces.
1. Statement Bag
In the cold winter months while we are all bundled up in our bulky coats it’s hard to make a statement. I like to add a bit of flair and let my bag do all the work. A nice bold clutch can be seen from miles away. Bold clutches like this Kate Spade clutch can be added to any outfit to create a chic look. Nordstrom has a large selection of bold clutches so if you find yourself there make sure to pick up a few in different colors,style and sizes and pair them with a basic outfit.
2. Jean Cuff
One of my favorite things to do is cuff my jeans and the bonus about cuffing your jeans is its free! Have you ever noticed that the length of your jeans can totally affect an entire look? Cuff up your jeans and wear them with flats for any casual day. Wear them long and with pointy heels and it’s time for a night on the town.
Another must-have for any fashionistas closet is scarves, a trend that has never gone out of style. The good thing about scarves is it can completely change up an outfit without breaking the bank. You can find them at Nordstrom for as low as $10! When I feel like an outfit is too plain on it’s own like my basic jeans and a tee shirt – winding a good oversized scarf around my neck just completes the look. Pair your light weight or chunky knit scarves with anything. Whether it’s a t-shirt and jeans or your favorite blazer, a scarf can completely transform all normal everyday outfits.
I tend to wear a lot of white shirts and jeans. That look will never get old in my book. However it can tend to get a little monotonous. Get a bold necklace to pair with any simple look. It will add a completely new feel to an outfit. They are offered in a wide variety of styles and colors so go crazy and have fun while shopping.
5. Shoe Crazy
If you follow me on instagram you may have noticed that I go a little shoe crazy and own way too many pairs. I find that since I am so basic, a way to make a statement is to let the shoes do all the talking. Shoes can make a huge difference in my look. Try pairing your basics looks with some bold statement shoes or animal print.
* This post is sponsored by Nordstrom