7 Things To Steal From Your Mom's Closet

Not everyone’s mother has a treasure trove of vintage Chanel and Hermes to be borrowed. With that said, there are still plenty of unique "mom pieces" that you can style into your modern wardrobe to great effect. Here is a little inspiration from bloggers like Leandra Medine of Man Repeller and Julie Sarinana of Sincerely Jules.

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  • You’ll get a little bonding time with your mom and we guarantee she’ll enjoy seeing you breathe new life into her old favorite pieces. Did we mention this is all free? 

  • Silk Scarf
    Photo credit: Man Repeller

    Silk Scarf

    We’ve extolled the virtues of a neckerchief before, but we particularly love the competing prints in Medine’s silk scarf and plaid shirt combination.

     

    Leandra Medine
    http://www.manrepeller.com/

  • Logo Print Bag
    Photo credit: Sincerely Jules

    Logo Print Bag

    If the S/S 14 runways are any indication, logo mania will be everywhere this season (Alexander Wang, DKNY). Wear a logo print bag from any designer—the more obscure the better—with a blazer for work or boyfriend jeans and a blouse. It’s the new print.

     

    Julie Sarinana
    http://sincerelyjules.com/

  • Strand of Pearls
    Photo credit: Vanessa Jackman

    Strand of Pearls

    Sure you can wrap them around your wrist or wear them over a concert tee, but why not try this unique styling trick seen at New York Fashion Week?

     

    Street Style Vanessa Jackman
    http://vanessajackman.blogspot.com/

  • Oversized Coat
    Photo credit: Karla's Closet

    Oversized Coat

    Coats from the ‘80s are synonymous with shoulder pads. Embrace the bold silhouette by scrunching the arms and wearing with monochromatic, modern accessories and sleek hair.

     

    Karla Deras
    http://www.karlascloset.com/

  • Delicate Watch
    Photo credit: Caitlin Lindquist

    Delicate Watch

    The menswear watch trend has reigned supreme for so long we can’t even remember wearing something ladylike on our wrists. Try something new by teaming a feminine watch with skinny bangles.

     

    Caitlin Lindquist
    http://www.alittledashofdarling.com/

  • Cocktail Ring
    Photo credit: Karla's Closet

    Cocktail Ring

    Statement jewelry has been around for a long time, and the pieces from the ‘70s and ‘80s are particularly glamorous. Dilute the impact by mixing with dainty pieces in similar metals to make them daytime appropriate.

     

    Karla Deras
    http://www.karlascloset.com/

  • Loafers
    Photo credit: Anouska Proetta Brandon

    Loafers

    Your mom most likely paired these with her pantsuits, but we prefer mixing them into a casual weekend look as an alternative to sneakers or ballet flats.

     

    Anouska Proetta Brandon
    http://www.anouskaproettabrandon.com/

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