9 Easy Ways To Break Out Of A Style Rut

9 Easy Ways To Break Out Of A Style Rut
A Love Is Blind

It’s late summer. You’re probably tired of your warm-weather wardrobe, and you might be in need of some inspiration. Take your cues from the street style stars of summer, and think outside the box next time you’re doing a little outfit planning. Even something as simple as swapping your black pants for a printed pair can do wonders for your style—and your sartorial enthusiasm.

Scroll down, and prepare to bid good riddance to your style rut!

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    Tip: Add personality to a romantic floral dress with flat boots and patterned socks:

    PHOTO: Style Du Monde
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    Get the look:

    Band of Outsiders Mini Flower Shirtdress ($445) in Red Multi

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    Sam Edelman Petty Boots ($130) in Saddle Leather

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    J.Crew Tiny Dot Socks ($13) in Black

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    Tip: Dress down your leather pants with wardrobe basics and a roll of the hem:

    PHOTO: Style Du Monde
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    Get the look:

    Gap 1969 Denim Jacket ($70) in Jericho Wash

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    Acne Studios Skinny Leather Pants ($1,350) in Black. Similar style here.

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    Tip: Try a monochromatic look in a shade other than black or white:

    PHOTO: The Stylograph
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    Get the look:

    By Malene Birger Lelia Sweater ($395) in True Blush. More sizes here.

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    DKNY Pleated Front Pants ($177) in Pale Blush

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    B Brian Atwood Lucila Ankle-Strap Leather Sandals ($375) in Light Blush

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    Tip: Pair a flouncy mini skirt and printed button-down with simple flat sandals for the weekend:

    PHOTO: A Love Is Blind
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    Get the look:

    Rails Olivia Floral Shirt ($94) in Black Floral

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    Topshop Pleat Lace Miniskirt ($68) in Black

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    Jeffrey Campbell Caprese Cross Band Sandals ($120) in Black

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    Tip: Swap your solid-colored pants for a printed pair, and add menswear-inspired accessories:

    PHOTO: A Love Is Blind
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    Get the look:

    J.Crew Collection Cigarette Pants In Metallic Jacquard ($198) in Deep Purple Multi

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    Tibi Kern Loafers ($395) in Camel

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    ASOS Felt Fedora Hat ($23) in Blue

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    Tip: Make a leopard dress work for daytime with lace-up flats and a draped moto jacket:

    PHOTO: Stockholm Streetstyle
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    Get the look:

    Madewell Ultimate Leather Motorcycle Jacket ($528) in True Black

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    Equipment Aubrey Dress ($268) in Natural

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    Free People Maelyn Cradle Flats ($98) in Black

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    Tip: Give a feminine tomboy spin to your look with a miniskirt and slip-on sneakers:

    PHOTO: Style Du Monde
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    Get the look:

    Alice + Olivia Laine Flared Stretch Cotton Skirt ($275) in White

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    Miu Miu Metal Cap-Toe Slip-On Sneakers ($490) in Cobalt Blue

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    Tip: Subtly match your ensemble by choosing one hue from a patterned skirt to coordinate:

    PHOTO: Stockholm Streetstyle
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    Get the look:

    H&M Long-Sleeved Blouse ($12) in Dark Gray

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    Rebecca Taylor Pleated & Colorblocked Midi Skirt ($495) in Multi

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    Manolo Blahnik Hangisi 105 Satin Pumps ($965) in Grey

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    Tip: Give a casual spin to a long dress with a menswear blazer and Birkenstocks:

    PHOTO: A Love Is Blind
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    Get the look:

    Bop Basics The Fiance Blazer ($198) in Black

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    Nasty Gal Everdeen Lace Dress ($88)

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    Birkenstock Arizona Soft Footbed Sandals ($130) in Black Amalfi Leather

    Are you currently in a style rut? Which of these tips are you most excited to try? Tell us in the comments below!

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