Tuesday, May 9, 2017

New Spring/Summer Tops For My Wardrobe!!

 
"How To Make Your Wardrobe
 Go Further and Work for YOU!!"


When it comes to purchasing clothing pieces for my wardrobe I like to stick to a rule I use to use all the way back in high school........


I learned early on that this helped my wardrobe work for me and go further. 

It is basically the same concept and idea that the capsule wardrobes use. Basically using base colors and adding accents that will make your wardrobe go further with less pieces.

My wardrobe is kind of like my home, black, white, blue, pink, yellow, kelly green. I like solids, stripes and checks the best as far as patterns go. 

I am pretty predictable, but I do have fun mixing things up with some fun colors.

Here I am in bright yellow pants, kelly green patent belt and cobalt gingham blouse and cardigan. I had on cobalt patent flats.


I am not afraid of color as you can see!

Recently I did a little retail therapy. I had noticed I was lacking in Spring/Summer tops. Talbot's was having a great sale so I went there since they seem to carry a classic preppy style that I love.

One top I really needed was a plain white top with a little bit of a dressy look so I could wear it with pants, shorts, or skirts.



This top fits so well and is so comfy. It has a spandex lining in the front so it holds it's shape beautifully. It hits at just the right point to look fresh and current and not frumpy. I loved it so much I also got it in cobalt/navy blue....

Both tops will go with so many pieces in my wardrobe, these are definitely a good buy for me.

Next I purchased another striped top, like I don't have enough in my wardrobe! However this one has some fun embellishments on it.

 I can wear it with my light yellow pants, bright yellow pants, pink pants, kelly green shorts, navy and white shorts. You get the picture, I have lots to wear with it!!



I wish you could see the sparkle in the picture, but you will have to trust me on this, there is a bit of sparkle and I love it!!


This next top was a fun surprise for me. The surprise was how it fit and how slimming it was and trust me I need all the help in that area I can get.

 Yellow is a color I wear often and enjoy wearing. This will be fun with navy, white, or black and white print shorts, or cobalt checked shorts or blue and white striped ankle pants. Again, you can see I have lots to wear with this. I can also wear it with skirts as well. Lots of possibilities!!



This has such a great fit and I know I will wear it  a lot!!

I also got it in a print called Regal Palms in a white and navy, another dress up, dress down top.



So next time you go shopping and you pick up a piece ask yourself what do you have in your wardrobe that will work with the new piece. You will save yourself some money and time by following my simple little rule......


Except for a few other pieces I am set for this season. Now I am on the hunt for a couple of cute and comfy maxi dresses!!!  I will keep you posted!!

BTW: Talbot.s is having a 30% off all their regular priced tops right now so don't miss out!!
 
 

5 comments:

Elizabeth Day said...

Great advice, and one I espouse to as well. Love all the tops, but I don't wear sleeveless anymore and we don't need to do a lot of layering in spring and summer here in Louisiana. But, you made some great choices to compliment what you already have in your closet. Enjoyed your post.

Lady of the Manor said...

Ooo! Gorgeous finds, Kathysue! I'm in need of summer tops, as well, so I'll be heading over to Talbots to see what they have for me. Enjoy your week! Zenda

Cindy Hattersley said...

Great advice!! I love the yellow tie shirt but my "bingo" arms can't handle sleeveless anymore!!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Love your outfit and the colors!....I have similar pants (navy with small white print) and love wearing it with all kinds of colors....great selections!

SHERRY HART said...

All great choices!!! I wish I could do more color but more often than not if I buy it just hangs in my closet!