Working full time (which yes, I do) can put a damper on the cute outfits department. You get up early, have limited time to shower, dab on some makeup, eat breakfast, catch up with Matt Lauer and by the time you’ve looked in the mirror disgruntled (give yourself a break next time, you still haven’t caffeinated!) prompting two changes you’re just shy of being late (or in the event that you’re a notorious run-back-in-the-house-because-you-forgot-your-phone-then-run-back-in-again-because-you-forgot-the-check-you-were-suppose-to-deposit-yesterday kind of gal then you are in fact, late).
For these reasons, and possibly laziness, my new default get-ready-in-a-hurry-thing is throwing on colored, patterned and/or any other denim that isn’t straight up blue jeans. Even though they are still in fact jeans, they read as “I put some effort into this.”
Prime example: these tye-dye numbers (which you may re-call from the giveaway I did back in Jan). I rolled out of bed, threw my hair on top of my head, stepped into these bad boys, tossed on my usual sweater/blazer combo then bolted out the door and when I arrived at work my fashion council pursed their lips.
I think tomorrow I’ll go for red J. Brands – roooar!
Photo: Sophie Monet / edited by moi