WHAT TO WEAR: Day to Night

What to Wear

The concept of an ensemble that transitions from day to night evades numerous Fashionistas. Finding the delicate balance between casual and chic can be tricky, but if you use three simple tricks, you will ace the transition every time. First, you want to create a simple and tailored base. Then, layer effortless pieces that can be transformed to enhance your ensemble. Finally, finish off your new look with fresh accessories and some killer shoes.

Our Fashionista created a comfortable and stylish base with a pair of black jeggings. Take a look at this pair of high-waisted jeggings by American Eagle Outfitters. The elevated waist will create a long and lean silhouette perfect for both a day of errands and a night on the town. She also chose to go with a Parisian-chic black and white striped short sleeved T-shirt. This drapey scoop neck T-shirt from Target is both affordable and adorable.

To create a more casual daytime look, our Fashionista layered a light wash chambray from LOFT and a peach toned floral scarf. Each of these pieces provides necessary warmth against the chilling Colorado winds and also adds interest and texture to the base. Her pair of rugged ankle boots add a tough edge to her daytime look.

Our Fashionista is only a few steps away from the perfect evening ensemble. Simply button up the chambray and tuck it into your high-waisted jeggings for a look that is sophisticated and effortless. Another alternative would be to remove the chambray all together and showcase your striped tee. Add feminine flair with a bold red lip and an on trend statement necklace such as this jumbo bloom bib necklace from BaubleBar.

Finally, your bag must be versatile and functional when pulling off a day to nightT look. Our Fashionista’s oversized cross-body can comfortably fit the necessities for completing your evening look. Pop in your favorite pair of heels along with a lipstick in an eye catching shade and your statement pieces. By keeping all of your evening necessities on hand, the transition from day to night becomes a piece of cake.

One Simple Change: Opt for a feminine floral midi skirt and a pair of strappy shoes for the perfect on-trend Mother’s Day brunch ensemble. The classic contrast of stripes and floral creates more visual interest without bulking up on layers. Try this gorgeous high-waisted floral skirt from ASOS paired with a white chunky high heel.


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