Here you go- proof that I actually wear something other than workout clothes. I wore this to work last week and snapped some photos once I got home (along with my trusty sidekick who wanted in and has a knack for posing– especially with “accessories.”) I picked up this skirt at J.Crew Factory off the clearance rack a couple weeks ago for crazy cheap. Since I’ve honed in on my style and am striving for a more streamlined, minimalist closet, I’m actually paring down my skirts and selling them (and lots of other stuff) over on Poshmark, and decided that this particular skirt would get a lot more wear than the others I owned. I loved that it was black and white, and would work with lots of other pieces in my closet. And who doesn’t love an elastic waistband versus a fitted skirt?! But be warned- I would size down one or two sizes.
And let’s talk about this tank top for a minute. It’s from Tapered Collection, a woman-owned business that I’ve come to love. Their items are made from quality cotton and are pre-shrunk and don’t fade. True to its name, their items (from tops to dresses) have a longer tapered hem that makes for a lovely fitted look. In addition to this tank, I own a 3/4 sleeve tee (styled here) and love them. They aren’t see-through like the tees from Target and other places, and they’ve held up really well in the wash (I do cold water wash and air dry).
The tank is a new release and comes in a v-neck and higher neckline and fits true to size. And the tapered hem works particularly well when it’s tucked into a skirt because there’s less fabric that can come untucked and rise above your waistband like there would be with a regularly-cut top. I added my go-to cargo jacket to complete the look since I was in the office, but can’t wait to wear the tank again with a pair of denim shorts or a maxi skirt. It’s definitely a remixable piece that’s going to stand the test of time!
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