Greetings, friends! Cheers to Friday! Is it just me, or is this month dragging on for.ev.er??? I’m so happy it’s finally the weekend.
Today I have a super simple outfit you can just throw on and go just about anywhere this spring. The pièce de résistance is this $22 twist front tee.
I had this tee last year in a gorgeous magenta color, and I wore it a ton so I was so glad to see they brought it back for 2018.
The wide rounded neckline is flattering yet modest, and the sleeves are the perfect length and shape — not too short or too long or too snug or too wide. I realize they’re just plain short sleeves, but it’s amazing how the cut of a simple short sleeve can make or break a top.
I was immediately drawn to this grey medium heather, but it also comes in black and white.
Obviously this grey tee would work with just about any color, but I think it pairs beautifully with white.
For size reference, I got this tee in the medium, and I washed and dried it before taking these pictures. It’s still a little large, and I’m wondering if I should have gone with a small, but it’s too late now! I do like that I can throw it in the dryer.
The twist front detail is such a nice touch and levels up what is otherwise a basic t-shirt into a really cute top. It also makes a great layering piece for under cardigans and denim jackets.
I know some of you hate these slides, and that’s fine. Not very style is for everyone. I like them though. I particularly like how they have a bit of an ivory cast to them so they’re not a stark white.
There are plenty of other options if slides aren’t for you. You could wear just about any shoe with this outfit — loafers, espadrille sandals, ballet flats, flat sandals, even fashion sneakers.
I carried my R Minkoff Darren shoulder bag again! I find myself going for this bag most days when I don’t need to carry my larger tote. The putty color is so perfect for spring and summer, the leather is like butter, and it’s a nice cross between a structured tote and a slouchy hobo.
The part I like best is that it’s unlined — it just has raw leather inside. I’ve really started to dislike the cloth lining in most bags; it just feels so chinzy to me — even on higher end bags like R Minkoff and Tory Burch. I’m loving the trend towards unlined handbags right now, and this one even manages to have a divided interior as well as a few pockets for organization.
Also, the silver studs and hardware give it a bit of an edge, making it perfect for casual everyday outfits.
I did get this bag on a 25% off sale, as it’s a bit of an investment. I will keep an eye on various retailers and let you know if I see it on sale again! It also comes in a few other colors — white, black, and a really pretty beige they call dark cameo.
These are my go-to white ankle jeans that I’ve talked about a gazillion times before, so I won’t go on about them again!
Finally, I accessorized with this layered necklace. I thought the colors worked perfectly with this outfit, and since it’s so plain, I wanted a piece of jewelry that makes a bit of a statement.
twist front tee // white Paige Verdugo ankle skinnies (similar for less) // mules (sold out; similar here and here) // R Minkoff Darren shoulder bag // Stella & Dot Tiburon necklace // D Yurman silver link bracelet (budget option)
photo credit: Alison Cornell
Be sure to visit Cyndi and see the spring outfit she’s styling today!
Don’t miss a post!
Subscribe to get email updates! In addition to my most recent blog posts, you’ll receive exclusive newsletter content like special sales, my newest favorite finds, and an occasional peek behind the scenes — all delivered right to your inbox. Don’t miss it!
This post contains affiliate links. When you shop through my links, it helps support my business (at no additional cost to you) so thank you!