Closet Staples, Part 2

Teacher FashionistaMy Closet, Teacher Styles, Wear to Work

I like to treat every day as a “first impression” kind of day. When I get ready in the morning, I am looking for an outfit that has a professional appeal and is easy to wear.  I have clothes in my closet I continually rely on that are budget-friendly, classic pieces you can mix and match – and that is what this series is featuring. You can read Part 1 here. Basics to help you Build and Organize your Wardrobe: 1-2. The work-friendly LBD (Summer / Winter): Who doesn’t love the versatility of a Little Black Dress? It goes well in warmer months with statement jewelry, sandals, or wedges; and in the cooler months with scarves, jackets, and boots! Find a classic style, and you will go … Read More

Fall’s Blanket Cardigan

Teacher FashionistaFor Play, Winter Fashion2 Comments

Fall…. The crunch of crisp leaves on the ground. The smell of pumpkin spice all around. The cooler weather and the cozy nights snuggling by the fire. I love it all! Fall is slowly but surely arriving in our neck of the woods and I welcome it with open arms! I’m sure you have already noticed that blanket scarves are all the rage! Have you found a fun blanket cardigan yet, though? They not only feel cozy, they look cozy! I mean – the fringe, the knits, the colors! I am just loving the colors in this cardigan – the brown, mustard, and rusty red tints greet the season of sweater weather. Styling a Blanket Cardigan Outfit Details: |  Blanket Cardigan (I am in … Read More

Olive Green Jacket

Teacher FashionistaCasual, Teacher Styles, Wear to Work, Weekend Wear

Olive green has been a “hot hue” for a few years now, and this fall, I decided to find one of those coveted green, military-inspired jackets. Finding the perfect one proved to be difficult because there are so many to choose from! Being on a teacher’s budget, I didn’t want to spend over $100 on a jacket. So when I saw this one for under $50, I knew I had to try it! Dressing the Olive Jacket Trend I chose peep-toe booties to wear with this outfit to bring it into our fall season. I also really like how the taupe-colored top accents the olive green. This is the top I posted on Instagram a while back that has darling ruffle sleeves. If the sun … Read More