Thursday, January 10, 2013

A Perfect Match

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It has been a while since I have put together a few outfit sets. I ran across this v-neck long-sleeve shirt while browsing online and thought of how easy a simple piece could be incorporated into outfits. The possibilities are endless but I came up with a dressy version as well as a casual version. Of course the idea of a long sleeve t-shirt lends itself to casual wear but I think with the right pieces and accessories, it can work for the evening as well.

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One of the biggest challenges of styling clothing is taking a piece from winter to summer or vice versa. I know in the past there have been many articles of clothing in my closet that have only seen one season at a time. I think taking summer pieces and making them work for winter is the easy part. (Really, have you tried to make a winter parka work for summer?) By simply adding longer pants and a blazer, a top worn in the summer can be worn in the winter as well. Go check your closet - I bet you have several tops that can be thrown under a blazer or cardigan for a perfect look now.

Have a great day!


  1. These posts are so fun- I love seeing how many ways I can wear one piece!

  2. I love how you paired the tee with that gorgeous lace skirt!

    The Tiny Heart
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  3. such a great idea. Obsessed with all the combos. Fabulous post, love. If you get a sec, I'd love to hear your thoughts on my latest post. xo

  4. Love the way you dresses up the first top...I need to get my hands on that brocade skirt!

    The Glossy Life

  5. LOVE the dress it up version of the sweater top! :)

  6. I love the idea of a winter/summer piece. I have a lace dress that's perfect for the summer with some motorcycle boots or platform sandals, but I'm really wanting to try it with tights and a sweater for winter. I just might now! :)

  7. I love both these sets, especially the first one. Now I need to go find a versatile gray long sleeve tee!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  8. Such fun looks, Amy! I'm in love with the earrings in the first set on the dress it up side! xoxo

  9. Great looks, Amy! I love that long sleeve gray sweater and what you paired it with is perfect!


  10. So cute! Can't wait until I'm out of maternity clothes and back into my regular outfits :)

  11. I always wear my summer shirts in the winter. It makes my closet seem so much bigger! (and it's fun to brighten up your day with something light and happy) :-)
    With Luck

  12. Such pretty outfits! I agree, with almost everything I buy, I try to make sure that I could either dress it up and down, or wear it all year round. I think it's really important to have versatility from the pieces in my wardrobe.

    xo Jenny

  13. I always love your sets!! The problem is they make me want to spend money and I need to seriously cut back the next few months:)

  14. That gray sweater in the first set is amazing, I want it!!

    xo Ashley

  15. Loving your looks! That grey v-neck is great!! Gotta check it out!


  16. I love the dress it up for the first piece! So fun!
    xo Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

  17. LOVE that lace skirt! x

  18. Great post idea - Love the first two looks with the grey top :)
    ♥ xoxo Cori

  19. I especially love your 'Dress it up/down' stylings and I am looking forward to future ones!



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