fall outfits that are already in your closet

fall outfits you can create with items you already have

This won’t be a surprise to anyone, but I love reading blogs! Some of my favorites are what I consider everyday fashion blogs. I’m not talking high fashion blogs featuring items you see Gigi strutting down the runway in; I’m talking about blogs that show outfits I would actually wear! If you’re a blog lover like me, then you have noticed that fall outfits are starting to pop up!

I love the styles, but unfortunately, since I’m a newlywed, I can’t always afford to buy the exact items I want. When I’m looking through blogs, daydreaming about clothes, I always find myself thinking, “how can I recreate this look with clothing items I already have?” And THAT is how the idea for this blog post was born.

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Fall outfits have always been some of my favorites – I love dark colors, boots, and cuddling up in scarves and cardigans.  I got these olive pants from Marshalls about a month or so ago and I’m totally obsessed with them! They’re such a nice addition to my wardrobe that consists of way too many jeans. My plaid shirt is from Marshalls too! It’s another fall favorite of mine – you can wear it with SO many different bottoms – jeans, black pants, skirts, your possibilities are endless!!

If you have pants in a fallish color (olive, mustard, burgundy, navy, etc.) you can totally rock this same outfit! All you need is a shirt with some sort of pattern – I just happen to be a fan of plaid, but stripes, floral, or polka dots do the trick too!

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Can we talk about this top?! You might call it burgundy, but I call it maroon (gig’em, Aggies!). I got it from Loft last year when they were having a huge sale. Since it’s lace, I wear a black cami under it. I love pairing it with my black skinnies from White House Black Market and my black Michael Kors pumps that I got from Trunk Club! It’s a go-to look for when I know I’m going to happy hour after work!

Black skinnies, comfy pumps, and a top that makes you feel confident is all you need to pull a similar fall outfit together! …and don’t forget some fun earrings!

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We all have one – a black dress that we slip on when we can’t find anything else to wear. Mine is from Em & Lee, a boutique owned by Willa Boutique. I picked up this staple last December when I was desperate for an outfit to wear to the annual Christmas lunch my family has. The thing I love so much about this dress is that I can wear it all year long. For the cooler months, I love it with a big scarf or a fun jacket. And, of course, booties are a must! The ones in this picture are from TJ Maxx! If you can’t tell, I’m always a fan of a good deal!!!

All you need to recreate a fall outfit like this is a simple dress that’s easy to layer with. Next, grab a colorful scarf or statement jacket to throw on top of it! Bada-bing-bada-boom!

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Last but not least, one of my favorite, most comfy fall outfits – jeans, boots, and a cozy cardigan! If I could wear this outfit every day of fall, I would! My mom gave me these BCBG boots for Christmas last year! I couldn’t wait for October so I could feel justified enough to start wearing them again! My skinny Joe’s jeans have been a favorite of mine for as long as I can remember! I picked them up at the outlet store a few years ago and have never looked back! To be honest, I have no idea where my cardigan is from! But I love, love, love it! My closet wouldn’t be the same without it!

I know for a fact you have all of the pieces in your closet already – now go put them on, and rock it!!

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HUGE thanks to my mom and Bailey (and Guppy) for helping me put this post together!!! We had so much fun! Believe me when I say, they truly are the best!!

Lots of love – ked

 

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