#OOTD – Comfort is key!

Picking out an outfit that I manage to wear all day can sometimes be a struggle. As a SAHM I’m always on the move. Between maintaining the household, chasing my son, running errands and going on play dates – I’m always on the go! The key to putting together an outfit that I don’t change out of by nap time is comfort. That goes for everyone, whether you’re at work or keeping track of a toddler you want to be comfortable throughout the day.

To make life easier I try to lay out my outfit the night before. I check the weather forecast first and lay out a few options based on the high’s & low’s.  For instance, last night I laid out my outfit for today’s activities of going to the Animal Park & running errands.  I needed an outfit that would look nice, but still be functional while walking around outside.  I chose pinstriped straight leg pants with two top options, one being a white lace tank and the other a basic navy V-neck tee.

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Deciding on which top to wear is based on my choice of accessories. I love to combine plain V-neck tees with statement necklaces. By adding a bold necklace to a basic top it becomes more than “just a t-shirt”. However, since we were going to be outside all morning I chose to wear the lace tank.  I know there’s a blog out there somewhere that advises against mixing fabrics & patterns but I think it adds depth, plus in fashion there are no real “rules”.  I paired my outfit with my favorite two-tone Tory Burch studs.  The pastel pink complements the blue in the pants and the gold coordinates with my sandals.

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The vertical stripes in my pants create long lines and add height to my 5″ stature; always a plus!  I chose to cuff the bottom of my pants showing off my gold ankle-wrap sandals.  And there you have it, a comfortable outfit that took little effort and lasted all day!

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