How to Wear Your Chambray Button Down Three Different Ways

If you’ve been following along with me on Instagram you would see that I’ve been diving headfirst into the 10×10 challenge. For those who don’t know, the 10×10 challenge is a challenge that forces you to only wear ten items for ten different ways. For more information on what is included and discluded check out my story here.

Since I’ve been doing this challenge, I’ve been trying to come up with unique ways to wear my chambray button-down other than wearing it like a normal shirt. Here are the three aesthetics I’ve come up with during the challenge:

Casual

Layer the chambray top over a casual tee to create an effortless look. 

For the days where it’s rainy and you’re running around doing errands, throw on a button-down chambray to add some texture to your outfit. I love wearing a chambray top like this because it is lighter than a cardigan while still giving you the extra warmth. Plus, it adds a little pop of color to an otherwise colorless outfit.

Preppy

Layer a stripe long sleeve shirt over the chambray top and have it peek out ever so slightly. 

For the slightly chillier days, an easy way to warm yourself up is to layer a chambray top underneath a long sleeve shirt. In New England, this is the way we survive the awkward spring temperatures. In the spring, we never know if we’re going to be cold or hot so it’s better to layer and then take off the layers if we end up getting too warm. Plus, it automatically makes it look like you put a lot of thought into your look. If it doesn’t warm up soon I might have to wear this exact outfit for Memorial Day!

Feminine

Tie the dress at your natural waist to create a natural hourglass figure.

Out of all three of these looks, this one is my favorite. I’m a sucker for a good dress styled in a different way. If you recall, this dress was actually spiced up with a suede jacket before. To create a softer look for this bright dress, I decided to tie up a chambray top on my waist. The soft hue of the chambray top tones down the loud dress. Also, by tieing the buttondown at my natural waist it creates a very flattering silhouette. This is my favorite trick for making a dress into a skirt because it creates a very flattering contrast.

What is your favorite way to wear a chambray top? Let me know in the comments down below. Also, be sure to check out the rest of my 10×10 outfits on my InstaStory… only three more days to go!

As always,

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This Maxi Doesn’t Need a Taxi

Hello darlings! Out in the woods has never been so awesome. I mean look at how pretty this place is. All my life living so close to this place and I’ve never been over here! Anyway, how do you feel about maxi’s? Personally, I think they’re super duper rad. Why? Uhm, hello, its like wearing pants without having to. It’s literally like the fancy version of yoga pants because they’re that comfy. I’d pick a skirt over a dress over pants any day. Hello, comfort. I love tying shirts like this when I wear maxi skirts just because the skirt is so much fabric I think it makes since to take some off the fabric on top. Obviously, if I was wearing a short skirt you would want to have more fabric on top. DSCF3244 (1) DSCF3254 DSCF3257 DSCF3255 DSCF3243 This wonderful off the shoulder top is from J.Crew. If they had this shirt in every color I would own every single one. I wear this shirt an embarrassing amount. This bright maxi skirt is from Kohl’s. I have shopped at kohl’s maybe 2-3 times but this skirt is very cute and super comfy like I said before. I have a black one that is similar to this but it has flower designs on it. Perhaps I’ll to a similar post about that one day. These awesome sandals that I seem to be wearing all the time are from American Eagle. Don’t lie you want them too. If you want to see me in another maxi… surprise this one is a dress and it’s kinda funky because of the weird background… click here. Join the discussion: What do you think of Maxi’s? (Hopefully you like them so we can be friends.. if not.. sorry).

Hype this look on lookbook.

As always,
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