Oversized Top, Short Skirt, Ankle Boots


sweatshirt, skirt: H&M - nude ankle boots: c/o Sacha - bag: c/o Kipling - ring: Diamanti Per Tutti - sunglasses: c/o Oakley

I absolutely love this outfit. It's the kind of look I could have worn 4 years ago or could be wearing 4 years from now, because it consists of the items and proportions I have always had a thing for: oversized top, short skirt and comfortable ankle boots. Comfortable and not too casual. I wore this to work a few weeks ago but still felt young and not too "dressed up".

The skirt is a piece I picked up in the sales for about 7€. It has pockets, a cute print (sort of like an abstract giraffe/leopard spot in cool and warm tones) and is 100% cotton: great basic alert! I always go on and on about these things in my posts, but I guess that just shows you how I go about when I (window)shop. I go down a mental checklist of general rules I've formed over years and years of, well, getting dressed! :-D By now, I know what I like and why I like it. For example, I won't wear something if the fabric feels cheap or too synthetic or if the fit is ever so slightly off, and I mostly veer toward pieces that show off my legs while not being to clingy on top (comfort above all). 

Another Rule Of Annebeth's Wardrobe: I don't wear small bags or stiletto heels.

Seriously, shopping and dressing become so much easier and more rewarding if you have some general rules in mind about what you like. It reduces the time you need to get ready in the morning, and it makes you spend a lot less money on items you won't wear anyway. If you want to develop a clear idea of what you like, just take your phone or camera and take pictures of the outfits you wear the most/feel best in. Look at every piece: colour, fit, fabric, combinations etc etc and try to analyse what you see, turning the specific into the general (yes, this is Annebeth the academic speaking). You'll thank me when it's over!

Gosh, I really do go on and on, don't I?

What are your wardrobe "laws"?

12 comments

  1. induction ftw


    en mooie outfit, ook echt helemaal volgens Elien's rules (als ik jouw benen had!)

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  2. I love this look too! Could totally see myself in it! The print of your skirt is perfection :)

    http://www.closet-fashionista.com

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  3. die zonnebril staat echt al lang op mijn wishlist! <3

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  4. Mooi ! Ben zot van da rokske !! xx

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  5. My rules: comfy but flattering in any way! And above all: I must feel it really good (otherwise it can RUIN my entire day, not even joking).

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  6. totally agree! I need to feel good in it, or I'll be self conscious the entire day.

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  7. Super outfit! Dat rokje is echt heel mooi! Volg je nu via bloglovin’ Xo

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  8. fijn outfitje & I looove those sunglasses!

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  9. Supermooie rok! Ik blijf tegenwoordig ook weg van stoffen die ik eigenlijk niet zo aangenaam vind, die items blijven toch maar eindeloos in mijn kast hangen :)
    Naomi, x

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  10. Weer zo'n fijne outfit!
    Mijn wardrobe laws zijn een beetje hetzelfde, liefst oversized topjes met een strakke broek / korte short of rok en altijd zo comfortabel mogelijk, in fijne stofkes. Veel zwart/wit/grijs en abstracte prints, weinig kleur en liefst simpele stuks met speciale details die daardoor wat meer tijdloos zijn.

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