I’ve always shaken off the concept of a “uniform” within my wardrobe – it was something that seemed to make sense for celebs and CEOs (Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, anyone?!) but wasn’t for me as I loved variety too much to settle into a routine. It was only very recently that I realized that certain outfits just worked for me, both for my style and for my day to day life.
And with that realization, I officially adopted an everyday uniform of my own.
Now, I’m not saying I’m going full Jobs or Zuckerburg – you won’t see me wearing this every day, but jeans and a silk top have become my tried and true go to look for both work and weekend. I recently discovered Everlane’s silk button down tops and I’ve become completely obsessed. The black is the perfect shade of black and the rounded collar just feels cooler than your typical button down shirt. For a busy workday full of client meetings you’ll find me pairing it tucked into black pants and oxfords and on the weekends I’m usually spotted wearing my favorite destroyed denim from Madewell (high rise jeans are where it’s at!) and ankle boots. It’s just so easy!
We’re headed back to Chicago today for the weekend to officially kick off wedding planning with engagement celebrations with family and friends and even some dress shopping (eeek!). It’s always so great to be back in town and while we’ve got a jam packed few days, we’re ready to soak in the last little bit of summer in the Windy City since we likely won’t be back again until the holidays.
Before evert flight I always round up and save a few articles I’ve been meaning to read to make the most of the distraction free moments before in-flight wifi kicks in – a few things that have caught my attention and are on my radar: