March 7th, 2016 at 2:00am

If you’re anything like the ladies who brunch, you must know that brunch isn’t actually all about the Belgian waffles—even though they are delicious. Half the fun of brunching is posting pictures of your decadent food to Instagram or running into people you know while rocking an outfit that probably took you over three hours to pick out. After all, if you’re going to be seen before 12:00 p.m., you might as well look good. Take it from this Fashionista, who I found strutting en route to a local brunch hot spot. She proves that brunch is better experienced well-dressed than in sweatpants and last night’s makeup.

This Fashionista’s outfit says she’s ready to meet up for a brunch with friends fit for the women of Sex and the City. She goes bold with a striking pair of white denim pants—an unexpected, but stylish choice for the winter months. She opted to balance the fitted silhouette of the pants with a billowing chiffon blouse in a springy hue. The color palette of this look evokes spring; it is the perfect combination for a warm winter day when the sun finishes off the last of the retreating snow.

This Fashionista also wears a pair of knee-length riding boots in a rich chocolate finish that further complements the overall color story of the look. She keeps the accessories to a minimum, a wise choice for a mid-morning feast, choosing to display a select few Alex and Ani bracelets on her wrist. It’s best to pair-down your look for morning events; the minimalistic look, or the “less is more” mentality is not only a trendy concept, but it’s super easy to pull off under the wire. This look works great for any brunching occasion, dress it up, or dress it down and you’re ready to enjoy a brunch that is as stylish as it is delicious.

One Simple Change: Already agree to meet up with the girls for a morning of brunching, but get called in for an amazing interview opportunity in the early afternoon? Professionalize this look instantly by adding a blazer or dressed-up cardigan. It doesn’t get much simpler than that!