basic training

Stripes! Gingham! Cut-outs! Crops tops and off-the-shoulder-blouses! These were the headlining Spring 2015 trends on the New York runways. Meanwhile, off the catwalk, wardrobe basics grabbed the spotlight. I'm talking good old jeans, crisp button-down shirts, denim blouses, classic pointy-toe slingback pumps, and go-with-everything black bags. The look is all-American, elegantly understated and forever stylish. While I already possess many of these closet staples, I'm inspired to seek out a few updates that will endure for seasons to come, such as these black slingbacks by Jimmy Choo, Paul Andrew and Nine West. (As far as classic black pumps go, I still swear by my Louboutins, but covet these sexy shoes from Gianvito Rossi.) Denim-wise, I'd love to stockpile these cropped dark wash Rag & Bone jeans, these vintage-looking relaxed-fitting Citizens of Humanity, this Madewell denim shirt and this button-down blouse!

Photos: Style, Vogue, British Vogue


Beauty Follower said...

Great casual outfits!

Anonymous said...

The Rag and Bone link actually links you to the Laboutins ... do you mind posting the correct Rag and Bone link, Marlien?

Ella said...

A timeless, stylish look like this is my absolute favorite. I always look to Elin Kling for simple style inspiration!

xx Ella
Ella Et Cetera

Nalini said...

Never thought I would like a basic sling back until i saw Elin Kling in the first photo. Coveting a pair badly!

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