I have been online shopping way too much lately (free shipping, free time while my students are working on projects in class, great deals; I might as well have had no say in the matter at all), which has led not only to finding some great new pieces for my wardrobe, but a re-exploration, if you will, of my older pieces.
Whenever I add a product to my shopping cart, I think, Do I have a few things I can pair this with? Can I wear it in more than one way? and in doing so, I try to remember all the other crap in my closet that is gathering dust and see if I can picture this new purchase fitting in with the current lot. Along the way, I’ve brought out some old favorites in an attempt to wear them in new ways. I’m a big fan of unexpected combinations, and my current go-tos involve high-waisted skirts.
Below are four new (newly occurred to me or including a newly purchased item) summer outfits that I am loving lately: