I’m not what you would call a fashion plate. I don’t shop til I drop except for children’s toys and storage units. I have not worn makeup since the 1990s. I buy shoes two pairs at a time, so that I can avoid shoe shopping.
I am starting to realize that in my new found career of blogging and product promotion I do need a few essentials. So what are my top 5 go-to, must-have, can’t live without items for fall? Drum roll please! Well, at least you could drum your fingers on the desk. It’s not that exciting. I’m not Stacey and Clinton from TLC nor do I have a fashion degree, but…
1. Black pants that are not stretchy or yoga-y. Pants should have a button or fastener at the waist not a drawstring or eleastic waist. Choose cotton or linen for pants. If pants need to be dry cleaned or ironed — buy them anyway. You are a grownup — use an iron once in a while!
2. Blouse or shirt for evening wear. Not something you wore 10 years ago pre-kids and many pounds ago. Splurge and buy yourself a nice blouse or top to go with the pants and voila “Evening Wear”!
3. Black shoes — do you detect a theme here? Black goes with everything. I have two pairs of black boots — one pair I can wear with dress pants and the other pair works better with heavier pants due to the style of the boot.
4. Casual pants that look dressy, but are not strethchy. You could choose a denim or a dark canvas type pant. Just not stretchy or yoga-y pants.
5. Undergarments — I last bought new bras in…I really can’t remember..so I will be going bra shopping soon. The saggy look does not look good.
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Thank you for mentioning bras. Everyone seems to forget how important foundation pieces are to a nice outfit.