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day to night: ruffle off the shoulder top

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I've had the idea to create some posts centered around how to style certain pieces from day to night for a while now and I'm so excited to be sharing the first of these today!

Today is all about styling a white off the shoulder top.

DAY

farmer's market outfit -- high rise light wash mom jeans (the perfect summer jean from madewell), a white off the shoulder top and tie up espadrille flats. a satchel bag to hold my personals and a market basket for flowers and veggies!
farmer's market outfit -- high rise light wash mom jeans (the perfect summer jean from madewell), a white off the shoulder top and tie up espadrille flats. a satchel bag to hold my personals and a market basket for flowers and veggies!
farmer's market outfit -- high rise light wash mom jeans (the perfect summer jean from madewell), a white off the shoulder top and tie up espadrille flats, plus a satchel bag to hold my personal
farmer's market outfit details: simple gold band bracelet and gold branch bar necklace add a perfect dainty touch to high rise light wash mom jeans (the perfect summer jean from madewell), a white off the shoulder top and tie up espadrille flats
tie up espadrille flats from avarcas USA / a perfectly comfortable and adorable summer shoe

Ruffle off the shoulder top, Forever 21 (sold out) SIMILAR / Perfect Summer Jean, MADEWELL (also HERE) / Suede lace up espadrille flats, AVARCAS USA, SIMILAR FOR LESS / Satchel purse, FOSSIL / Fest Aviator Sunglasses, MADEWELL

I'm using three of my 10 key pieces in this outfit which might be the reason I love it so much! You guys already know how much I love these mom-ish jeans from Madewell. 100% cotton that sits snug through the hips and relaxes out into a straight leg wasn't something I thought I could enjoy this much, but I've seriously gotten so much wear out of these just this summer. If anything, it's nice to give my legs a breather (literally) from the constant stream of skinny jeans I wear.

The off the shoulder top adds a nice touch of femininity, especially when paired with these espadrilles. Bows and ruffles aren't my typical go-to, but this whole thing just works for me, despite my tomboy-ish tendencies.

Also, can we talk about how wonderful light wash denim looks with white and taupe? It's giving me all the heart eye emojis.

NIGHT

casual date night outfit -- black high rise skinny jeans (from madewell) worn with a white ruffled off the shoulder top, ankle boots and a bandana around the neck and a fossil satchel bag
casual date night outfit details -- black high rise skinny jeans (from madewell) worn with a white ruffled off the shoulder top, ankle boots and a bandana around the neck
casual date night outfit -- black high rise skinny jeans (from madewell) worn with a white ruffled off the shoulder top, ankle boots and a bandana around the neck
casual date night outfit details -- black high rise skinny jeans (from madewell) worn with a white ruffled off the shoulder top, ankle boots and a bandana around the neck
casual date night outfit -- black high rise skinny jeans (from madewell) worn with a white ruffled off the shoulder top, ankle boots and a bandana around the neck

Ruffle off the shoulder top, Forever 21 (sold out) SIMILAR / Black high rise distressed jeans, MADEWELL, also HERE / Leather ankle boots, LUCKY / Bandana, Madewell (sold out), THIS SEASON'S VERSION / Satchel purse, FOSSIL

Here's what I love about this outfit: nothing is fussy. It's easy to walk in (something that's super important to me since B and I walk pretty much everywhere) but it doesn't sacrifice style. I know not everyone is down with mixing black and brown, but I think mixing neutrals is totally acceptable. Plus, I think black and white color blocking walks the fine line between stylish and waiter-ish and the brown helps break it up. I kept the accessories pretty simple (of course). A golden yellow bandana loosely tied around the neck, a simple gold bracelet, and a black leather belt with gold hardware polish the whole look. Belts just have a way of elevating jeans and making them an extra dose of style.

Also, I just have to say this. If you're looking to try out high rise jeans, get some black ones. They are so slimming, it's amazing. I wear mine all the time because of how good they make me feel. You just can't beat a good pair of jeans, can you?

I hope you guys liked this day to night styling post! Let me know if you'd like to see more of these in the comments (and also what pieces you'd like to see)!

Shout out to my coworker-turned-friend Sarah for braving the humid heat with me this weekend! Her blog and instagram are so pretty so make sure you check her out and give her some love! 

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