5 Tips to Get Dressed Every Morning in 5 mn!

The facts: time flies, you’re late and here again, you don’t know what to wear…

It has nothing to do with your wardrobe (full of clothes): you just have no inspiration, no ideas, no desire of wearing anything you have…

I think we’ve all been through this… Sometimes we’re just not in a good mood and or we feel like we would go for something different (or new?). However, when it happens, before falling for a new dress, I have a few tips to move on.

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1/ Start with neutral pieces of clothing


idk what to wearA nice wool navy coat and a soft brown sweater, a good fitted jeans and a pair of beautiful booties: what else do you need?

A neutral piece of clothing is a really good staple that you can start with when you’re lacking inspiration. It’s quite like cooking: imagine that not knowing what to eat, you’re opening a closet looking for inspiration and here they are: pasta! A perfect foundation for your next dinner. Yet you just need to decide what sauce you’re going to add! (in our clothing case, the sauce will be the accessories ;)

This is why it is so important to have good basics in your wardrobe.

And what a neutral piece of clothing shall have?

  • an easy to wear well-fitting shape

what to wear todayThe perfect white shirt with the perfectly cut jeans


  • a neutral color (black, grey, white, off-white, beige, navy blue, dark green, burgundy)

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2/ If your staples have outstanding cut and fabric, you may just wear them without adding anything and have a stunning outfit! (Mais si !)

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If you want to add personal style to it:

  • Mix different neutral colors


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  • Mix different textures in the same shades

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  • Style up the clothes: lift up collar, roll sleeves, or bottom pants, etc

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3/ If you want something more playful: add colored accessories to your neutral basics!

Now, you know why I’m an accessories lover! :))

Add a scarf

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A colored or printed bag

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Jeans dress


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A pair of statement earings

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Stunning booties or heels…

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4/ A different strategy will be to start with a statement piece

Even if you’re not attending a fancy vernissage or a fashionable evening, knowing this little tip, you can wear cutting-edge pieces on a daily basis…

First, you have to identify the characteristics of the piece: what makes it unique and exciting?

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Is it the shape? super skinny, super short, super baggy, super voluminous?

Is it the style: baroque, retro, futurist, arty, extra dressy?

Is it the color?

Of course, a single piece can gather several eccentric features…

5/Then, balance in the opposite direction of the statement piece

Sometimes, it can be a piece of clothing that has been sleeping in your closet for years because it is too extreme. Find in what way it’s extreme and match with the opposite.

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Few examples:

Too short > Too revealing, too sexy > wear baggy, wear flat, wear casual

= A mini skirt with booties and an oversized sweater

mini skirt with boots

Too baggy > Therefore not flattering > wear skin tight, reveal skin at other places

= overlong overlarge leg pants with a tight top tucked in

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How to wear wide leg pants

Too ladylike > Too retro, too classic, too old > wear boyish, wear fashionable

= Chanel heels with a pair of jeans and an oversized sweater

Chanel slingback

Too arty > too crazy, too eccentric > wear basic, wear understated

= A multicolored skirt with a black top (or a beige trench coat) and a pair of sneakers (or black shoes)

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Too dressy > too much for the occasion > wear casual, wear simple

= A white lace top with jeans and flats

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Too bright > too noticeable > wear neutrals, wear subdued shades

= a bright fuschia pants with an off-white jacket and pale pink tee-shirt

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Both pictures Scotch&Soda

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Et Voila! You shouldn’t have a hard time dressing anymore! ;)

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