Just Flip It

Just Flip It

Greater Than Rubies

Greater Than Rubies

Greater Than Rubies

A friend and I were having coffee last week, and she was telling me about her latest purchases when she said something I loved: “I really like the look of a white blazer, but that doesn’t fit my life very well. So I thought about how I could make it work for me, and realized I wear my jean jacket all the time. I’d wear it every day if I could. So I got a white jean jacket and have been browsing Pinterest for ways to wear it.”

She flipped the “I have to have that piece” mindset to, “How can I make this look I like work for my life?” Perfect!

You can even take it a little further, and use any look with a white completer piece as inspiration:

Is there an item you like that just doesn’t work for your life? How have you (or will you) flip it?

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  • Amanda S. January 7, 2015 at 8:36 AM

    I love this idea–it’s been getting me thinking. I dislike blazers and almost anything with a collar, so I’m thinking how I can adapt this idea to take place of great fashion pieces like those that I don’t really like.

    • Iris January 7, 2015 at 9:52 PM

      Try a cardigan!

      • Amanda S. January 8, 2015 at 9:24 AM

        I live in cardigans! :)

    • Caitlin Author January 8, 2015 at 2:56 PM

      Can I ask why you don’t like collars? Have you come up with any ideas? A few of mine are no-collar blazers and/or jackets (think Coco Chanel or bomber jacket-ish) and vests. I’d love to hear what your thoughts are!

  • Iris January 7, 2015 at 9:51 PM

    I feel so special that you shared our conversation in this post! Tee hee! Now I’ll have to do some kind of blog post with my new white denim jacket! Lol! Right now is not the time bc it’s freezing cold!

    • Caitlin Author January 8, 2015 at 2:56 PM

      So true! Stay warm! :)

  • Osy Stylediarybyosy January 10, 2015 at 7:32 AM

    Brilliant idea. I love and live in all sorts of blazers anyway :)

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