As soon as I saw this entire ensemble, I knew I absolutely had to have it. If you haven’t caught on by now, I love complete 2 piece set outfits, matching top and bottom, that you can pull apart and wear different ways. These days I’m working on buying more intentionally and taking the extra step in trying to pair what is already in my closet to create new outfits. This was the perfect complete look to add to my closet. Imagine the jacket with jeans and a colored top, and the shorts with a silk blouse and heels!
I wear white year round. It’s not a faux pas any more. A few years ago “winter white” was one of the biggest trends and since then it has been completely acceptable, especially in the south. So into my wardrobe this Alice + Olivia outfit went, and it was the best decision.
It’s linen with the prettiest lace sides on both the jacket and shorts. I love the more modern, casual take on a suit. Suiting and tailored jackets have been a key player in fashion trends this fall. The shirt I am wearing is a nude, v-neck, double lined body suit. A+O carries this year round, and also in black! They have mock neck versions and long sleeved versions as well. Talk about a go to staple in your closet. With just jeans and OTK boots, it’s a complete classic outfit.
If I could encourage you to spend good money on anything in your closet, it would be slimming bodysuits in classic colors. These will never go out of style and save you in a pinch!