How to Get the Most Out of Your Closet + Link Up

August 23, 2017

I am constantly trying to think about how to get the most out of my closet and how to help you get the most out of yours. That’s what we all want right? Pieces we can wear multiple ways. Ideas on how to restyle things. More bang for our buck, etc. Today I thought I’d show you a completely restyled outfit. While things like jeans, sweaters, and t-shirts are obvious wardrobe basics and essentials in any closet, I really think a good blouse and a midi skirt are the backbone of my dressier wardrobe.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Closet

Buy Multi-Functional Blouses

This pretty floral blouse first made it’s appearance during my Nordstrom sale posts here. I was drawn to the color, print, and fun sleeve details. Bonus: it comes in 5 color/print options including a dark black floral, a polka dot, and a solid. Β During the sale it was a major score, but even full price it is only $49. I first styled it with jeans, and I love it that way. It works equally as well tucked into this pretty blush skirt for work (that’s where I wore it), church, a baby shower, etc. I can also see it with untucked tailored pants or tucked into high waisted culottes for an equally polished look. A good blouse works equally well for a date night as it does for the office.

Consider a Midi Length Skirt

I have a couple midi length skirts (and dresses) in my wardrobe, and they are hands down my most worn items. The length just makes them SO versatile. I know some people think this length isn’t flattering on them due to height, but I would challenge you to try it on. You’d be surprised just how flattering this silhouette is when it hits in the right spot (mid-calf) and also sits high on your waist. It creates a long leg line – who doesn’t want that?!

The length also makes it multi seasonal. You can wear a midi in the warmer months, and you can also add a sweater and boots and wear it in the cooler months. I love midi skirts/dresses with OTK boots (something I’ve done with my darker colored skirts). My skirt is obviously old, but I am linking similar options below.

This blush skirt is probably my most blogged item of clothing. Today’s post makes 7 posts with it! If it’s been on that blog that many times, imagine how much I wear it in real life. Check below for all the links to previous posts.

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Blush Midi/Maxi Skirt Options

My Outfit

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  • Reply Laura August 23, 2017 at 10:13 am

    That skirt is such a versatile piece! And it looks fabulous every time you wear it! I love it with that pretty floral blouse!

  • Reply jess August 23, 2017 at 9:54 am

    I am on the hunt for some pretty blouses for Fall. I love the one you are wearing, very pretty color and floral pattern. I have some pleated midi skirts I am looking forward to wearing and ask myself how I can wear an item before I buy.
    Have a great week!
    jess xx

  • Reply Jessi Afshin August 23, 2017 at 9:52 am

    Love that pretty pleated skirt with this top! Great styling πŸ™‚


  • Reply Emily August 23, 2017 at 9:50 am

    I am all about having versatile pieces in my wardrobe too! I love these two pieces together, the colour combo is such a pretty one!
    x Emily

  • Reply Mary Murnane August 23, 2017 at 9:43 am

    Love this restyled look, Amy Ann! The blouse looks so pretty with your blush midi! I actually bought this blouse in the black print but the neck just wasn’t hitting me right. Looks perfect on you!


  • Reply Shea Sayers August 23, 2017 at 9:38 am

    What a pretty blouse, and you’re right, it is so versatile! A print blouse that can be dressed up or dressed down is a staple in my wardrobe too. I’m definitely guilty of putting midi skirts in the category of “not flattering for me” although I haven’t really tried too many on. I need to give them another try I think!

  • Reply Karly @ Miss in the Midwest August 23, 2017 at 9:37 am

    These are great tips! You’re great at remixing your wardrobe.

  • Reply Emma Peach August 23, 2017 at 9:30 am

    Beautiful blouse! It looks fabulous paired with the midi skirt. I love your pink bag too!

    Emma xxx

  • Reply Ashley August 23, 2017 at 9:19 am

    You look gorgeous!!! Love love this adorable look..

    Sincerely Miss Ash

  • Reply Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom August 23, 2017 at 9:10 am

    This outfit is so pretty, I really have never worn blue with blush pink- but the two colors look great together. I also just love that pleated skirt. Those earrings give a nice pop of color, too!


  • Reply Rachel August 23, 2017 at 9:09 am

    These are all great tips! I’m all for getting the most bang for your buck. I just bought this top in the green and I love it! The ruffles on the sleeves are so fun and I of course love the floral print. Great idea to pair it with the midi, too. You look fabulous, Amy Ann!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde’s Moment

  • Reply Hey Lena! August 23, 2017 at 9:09 am

    Nice look! I’m in need a new midi skirt !

    L.E.N.A | Revealed

  • Reply Kate @ Green Fashionista August 23, 2017 at 8:54 am

    Such a beautiful combo! That skirt is fabulous, and could be worn so many different ways <3

    Green Fashionista

  • Reply Threads for Thomas August 23, 2017 at 8:46 am

    This is such a pretty look, and I’m loving the blue and blush together! That skirt has been a great staple!

  • Reply Rosanna Briguglio August 23, 2017 at 8:40 am

    Great tips and pictures! I need to buy a midi skirt!!
    Have a lovely day πŸ™‚
    Rosanna x

  • Reply Laura Boswell August 23, 2017 at 8:35 am

    This combo is so feminine. I love the colors!

  • Reply Amy Johnson August 23, 2017 at 8:35 am

    Your skirt is beautiful! Love those shoes too!

  • Reply Rosa Larissa Klara K. August 23, 2017 at 8:06 am

    I love the combination of blush and blue and wear it a loooot πŸ˜€
    Thank you a lot for your last comment on my blog : )
    Sending much love!

    Rosa Larissa Klara

    conscious lifestyle of mine

  • Reply Caitlin Hummer August 23, 2017 at 8:04 am

    Such a great post, love these colors together! I agree my midi skirts are my most worn pieces as well!
    xo, Caitlin

  • Reply Britney Crawley August 23, 2017 at 7:43 am

    Great post, Amy! My style lately has been a lot more casual, but I can definitely see how pieces like these can be wardrobe staples for dressier days. Love this top on you!

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