As a simple gal with a simple style, most of my wardrobe consists of plain items. Plain colored shirts, pants, skirts and dresses take up most of my closet.
So how do I keep my outfits from being boring? Easy — jackets. Jackets are the easiest and most creative way to spice up any outfit at all.
They are great because you can wear the same outfit over and over again, but as long as you change up the jacket it looks completely different. Here are a few different kinds of jackets that are sure to keep your wardrobe looking fresh and original all winter.
Everyone needs a good jean jacket. Find one that fits you perfectly. My favorite one that I own has puffy sleeves and fits loose in the shoulders, kind of like a Letterman jacket.
I love it because it's cozy, flattering and has an 80s vibe to it. I can wear it with just about anything and it looks great. I can pair it with some sneakers for a sporty look, or wear it over a dress to look girly and chic.
I'm crushing on velvet this fall. A velvet jacket, or even button-down blouse left unbuttoned, is so flattering and cute on with any outfit at all. My favorite way to wear it right now is with a turtleneck tucked into a skirt with the jacket on top. Too cute.
No matter what you've heard, anyone can pull off a leather jacket. Just like the denim jacket, it can be worn to add an edgier and more chic style to any outfit at all. I recommend a faux leather jacket, though, unless you want to drop a couple hundred dollars.
4. Wild prints
Go out and find a jacket with flowers on it, or a jacket with a crazy pattern that you love. These are the jackets that you'll wear fewer than let's say a jean jacket because they're more memorable, but when you do you'll feel like million bucks.
I have a jacket with tons of pink flowers on it, and every time I wear it I get a million compliments. Get creative and use a print as a way to spice up a simple outfit.
Get whatever kind of jacket you love and whatever makes you feel amazing. Jackets are your chance to get creative, and not to mention they keep you warm and cozy during the winter season.