Capsule Wardrobe and the Hottest Trends in LA

I am so excited to bring to you guys a collaboration this Friday! I am collaborating with Danielle Davis from danielledavisstyle.com! As crazy as it is I knew Danielle when I was living in North Carolina and dancing at Greenville Civic Ballet. I have known Danielle since 8th grade so I was about 13 years old! Danielle runs a fabulous styling and organizing business and if you live in NC then you must contact her for her services! To start us off Danielle is going to talk about a capsule wardrobe and I will be discussing the hottest fall trends in LA right now!colAs as Closet Consultant and Personal Stylist, I enjoy seeing ladies try the capsule wardrobe trend. I’ll be honest, I don’t think I would love a wardrobe that followed this trend throughout each season. However, if split up into separate seasons, I might would give it a try.

What I love most about this idea is: simplicity. Who here is guilty of conforming to the average American consumerist mindset of “the more the better”?  (*Insert girl raising hand emoji here*) Yes, I personally struggle with this issue. “More what?” you may ask? More…EVERYTHING!  I always want what is on trend for the season or the latest version of an item. Because of this, I’ve come up with the #1 rule for myself to follow when deciding to add the latest and greatest item to my closet: When something new enters, then something old must leave. — This helps keep things organized and avoid accumulating too many things I once thought were must-haves.

Tired of what’s in your closet but not sure how to update it? Follow this guide I’ve provided on how to make 6 pieces into 9 outfits. I like to think of it as my own personal twist to the capsule wardrobe trend.dds6 pieces Danielle used: DenimWhite Button UpBlack BlazerChambray ShirtCowl Neck SweaterBlack Shift Dress ddsb4 Bags: Studded ClutchBarrel BagOversized ToteTassel Bucket Bag

3 Shoes: Studded FlatsSuede PumpsSuede Booties

2 Necklaces: Long Leather TasselShort Rhinestone

1 Belt: Woven Gold Buckleddsbl

Fall trends are in full swing in LA even though there is a heat wave currently happening! Three huge trends are stated below and links to shop them!

Lace-Up Everything

In LA it is all about lacing-up everything possible, from shirts to skirts to shoes. I personally love lace-up shoes! The lace-up trend is so popular because it is new and unexpected! It adds spice instantly to any outfit.

– Shop the Trend –

Mid-Calf Booties

Mid-Calf Booties are a rather newer trend I have been seeing around town. They are right in between the ankle bootie and the knee-high boot. A lot of celebrities have been spotted in these as well, such as new style icon Kendall Jenner.

– Shop the Trend –

All About Necks

Even though it is still not too cold in LA (and by that I mean I’m still sweating my butt off at 90 degrees) everyone seems to be obsessed with necks! Whether it be turtle necks, tie neck shirts, or scarfs, necks are a major focus for this fall in LA.

– Shop the Trend –

Everyone be sure to try out these trends and a capsule wardrobe to keep you Vest Dressed!XO

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