A peek into my morning:
Outfit 1: blouse A, pants A
Outfit 2: blouse A, skirt A
Outfit 3: blouse A, skirt B
Outfit 4: blouse B, skirt C
Outfit 5: blouse A, pants B
Outfit 6: blouse C, skirt D
Outfit 7: blouse A, skirt E
Outfit 8: blouse A + knit vest, jeans
Outfit 9: blouse A + knit vest, pants B
Conclusion: When in doubt, construct an outfit around jeans, then swap out jeans for work pants at the end.
Earrings: Vintage - 2010 - $10; Shirt: J.Crew - 2009 - $20; Knit vest: Old Navy - 2008 - $10;
Pants: Banana Republic Factory - 2009 - $12; Shoes: Nina (from Ross) - 2009 - $16; Watch: Anne Klein (from Macy's) - 2008 - $50
It is with shame that I confess that it took me so long to put together this outfit. I'm excited about my new system, though. I could just start planning my outfits, but my night mood and morning mood usually differ drastically, so I don't know if that would work. I guess it's a good place to start, though. I'll let you know how that goes.
Here's a detail shot of the earrings...I can't remember if I've shown them on here before, but these are about the only dangling earrings I wear. They're gray leather, cut like feathers (they're cute in all weather and they make me feel better!).
How long does it take you to pick out your daily wear? Do you have any tricks for getting dressed quickly on difficult mornings? I need some advice!