A few days ago, fashion blogger @sydnesummer tweeted “How I celebrated the last day of summer“. In South Africa, we’re heading into the glorious season of sun and sand, and so I was immediately intrigued by the title.
I clicked only to find myself hooked on her website, ThinkThruFashion.com and her super cool ttF Fashion Staples Series for hours. Sydne blogs every day, showcasing stylish ways to wear six key items she picks out every month. Last month her focus was on an August Safari.
Her six key items included a tribal necklace, a military jacket, a canvas belt, an olive dress, a taupe bag and gorgeous snakeskin wedges.
The aim of her ttF Fashion Staples Series is to show you how to make the most of what you’ve got in your wardrobe. Every day Sydne wears one of her monthly staples and blogs her outfit. At the end of the month, she posts a recap and shows you how to wear each of the six items at least six different ways.
This is a great way to get inspired with different ways to wear your outfits and the six items staple is the perfect blueprint to make sure you wear the seasons key trends. Think about it, you only need to invest in six on trend pieces every season and work them into your existing wardrobe. GENIUS!
To give you a taste of just how much you can do with one piece, check out Sydne’s styling of the olive dress…
Notice how many ways she’s worn something that many of us, (myself included) would wear in only one way. This way of dressing is a great way to inject some style into your wardrobe without needing to buy a new outfit every time you want something fresh.
Oh, and if you want to see the outfit that followed Sydne’s “How I celebrated the last day of summer” post, here it is below…
Isn’t it just gorgeous? Notice the tribal necklace from her August staples.