It’s one of those mornings: You can feel the bags under your eyes, your laundry is piling up, and you were up until 4 a.m. completing that essay. And now, inevitably, you’re late to class. But if you’re anything like us, you’re still dedicated to serving looks, no matter how rough your morning was. We get it, which is why we’ve rounded up the best simple looks we could find to inspire you when you’re running low on inspiration. Keep reading for 10 outfit ideas to bookmark for those days when you just don’t know what to wear.
Denim + Silk Cami + Classic Blazer
We love this outfit because it’s a perfect on the run look for when you need to look more professional. Start layering with a silk lace top and plaid blazer for that sharp ensemble with a little extra polish.
Get this look: ASOS Outrageous Fortune lace trim cami with button detail in white ($10.80), Target Women’s Plaid Blazer – A New Day™ ($34.99), Reformation Cynthia High Rise Straight Jeans ($128)
Printed T-Shirt + Culottes + Loafers
This is the perfect casual look—it’s super easy to achieve, but it doesn’t sacrifice style in the process. A printed T-shirt and cut-offs keep things chill, while a beret and loafers add some pizazz.
Ripped Jeans + Embroidered Shirt + Bucket Crossbody
Excited for warmer weather? Show off your spring spirit with a rose tee. Make it a super simple pairing with ripped jeans and boots, and add a bright blue bucket bag for a fun pop of color.
Get this look: Charles & Keith Marlowe Chain-Handle Drawstring Bucket Bag – Teal ($66), PacSun Black Ultra High Waisted Slim Fit Jeans ($27.47), ASOS DESIGN Petite v neck cap sleeve top with trim in vintage floral ($20)
Duster + Slides + Frayed Jeans
Frayed ankle jeans paired with slides are the perfect comfortable combination, while a duster over your favorite T-shirt will keep you warm on those chilly mornings.
Get this look: OLRIK Clothing Women’s Flap Pocket Drop Shoulder Suede Coat 32209S112112 ($13.59), Secret Treasures Women’s Lug Sole Slide ($9.98), A&F Curve Love Ultra High Rise Ankle Straight Jeans( $99)
Denim Shorts + Button Up Blouse + Oxfords
For warmer days, throw on a classic pair of jorts paired with a high-necked pink blouse. Give off retro vibes with black and white loafers and bold cat-eye sunglasses.
Animal Print + Cuffed Jeans + + Loafers
This look brings is a mixture of ‘70s flair and a whole lot of comfort. Throw on a solid pair of jeans with a quick cuff at the bottom, followed by an animal print button up for a cool, unexpected print. Pair the ensemble with bright white oxford shoes for a lesson in contrast.
Get this look: Urban Outfitters Dr. Martens 1461 Smooth Leather Platform Oxford ($150), A&F High Rise 80s Mom Jeans ($99), ASOS Stradivarius satin shirt in abstract retro wave print ($29.90)
Tank Top + Culottes + Shoulder Bag
Want to look polished, but need to feel good? This ‘fit is the perfect solution. Keep it simple with black culottes and a white tee, and throw on a floral trench to add a big statement to an otherwise basic look. Complete the look with a structured bag and a fresh pair of sneakers.
Tie Blouse + Striped Pants + Large Tote Bag
This look is proof that simple doesn’t have to mean boring. Channel summer with a pair of beachy wide-leg pants, and pair it with a button-down shirt that’s tied at the bottom. To finish, add a pair of black booties to protect your feet from any unexpected spring rain.
Get this look: Banana Republic Factory Tailored Non-Iron Shirt ($35.99), Zara SOFT WIDE LEG PANTS (35.90), ASOS Public Desire Innovator chunky chelsea boots in black ($56)
Sweatshirt + Cheer Skirt + Sneakers
If you’re so late that you literally need to run to class then this outfit is for you. The sweatshirt is the perfect level snug. A cheer skirt adds a dash of chic while sneakers allow viable comfort, and will help you get across campus in time.
Lace-Up Sweater + Boyfriend Jeans + Sneakers
This one’s for those chilly mornings when your dorm is freezing and your first class is halfway across campus. Throw on a relaxed pair of jeans to keep it casual and a lace-up sweater to stay cozy with a bit of flair.
($59.99), H&M Wide High Jeans ($34.99)
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Featured photo by @rahmahly.