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Summer Capsule Wardrobe // Round Up

I laughed, I cried, I wore the same 36 pieces for the last two months.  This capsule wardrobe experiment will go down in Effortless Chic history as one of the best things I have ever done personally on the site, so it seemed necessary to pay homage to it in one final round up.  Here’s what I loved, what I would do differently and my thoughts on the whole concept. These were my 36 pieces.  I wore the whole first row (items 1-5) the most by far.  You just can’t go wrong with a great tee.  This was my capsule from May …

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Happy Weekend + Fave Links

I know I’m one day shy of the weekend you guys, but we are celebrating early over here in the Pinkston house.  Aaron’s summer hiatus is coming to an end on Monday, so we decided to really wrap things up with a bang and a spur of the moment trip to Disneyland. We’ve been revisiting some of our archived posts this week and working on some really fun projects for this fall!  In the meantime, these are some of the things I’ve been reading in bed while binge watching Tyrant on Hulu with Aaron… The things dreams …

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Summer Capsule Wardrobe // Looks 15, 16 +17

Well, friends, this summer capsule wardrobe experiment is coming to a close.  It has been by far one of the most rewarding things I have done on this site to date.  It forced me to take a deeper look at my closet, how many things were hanging there and what I actually wore.  It made me think about myself as a consumer and how I could do so more ethically. Even more, it made me think more creatively about my personal style and how I could wear things I already owned.  On Monday I will be rounding up each look and talking about what I would …

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My Style // Seeing Spots

Our last day in Vancouver last week was filled with light rain and breezy 50 degree temperatures that had me dreaming of fall!  There were these moody, gray storm clouds that hung over the sky all day and I even bought a cozy cashmere sweater, because it was just that kind of day (and I hadn’t packed anything remotely warm enough!).  Meanwhile back in LA we were greeted with temps in the 90s and pure California sunshine, so I’m going to soak it up while I can with easy casual outfits like these. I love the relaxed feel of these …

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