Wear This 3-Piece Outfit Formula When You're Short on Time

You may have a closet full of clothes, but chances are that you (like us!) have days when you’re standing in front of that wardrobe with “nothing to wear.” Rather than heading into a fashion tailspin and making yourself late, it’s best to identify a few simple outfit formulas that’ll make your life easier on those stressful mornings. One of our favorite looks that also happens to be a go-to of blogger Chriselle Lim? A white blouse, edgy denim, and sleek heels (like booties)—and if it’s cooler where you are, a jacket of some sort on top. “Outfit bliss,” Chriselle mentioned. We couldn’t agree more. When you think about it, even though the vibe is incredibly simple, it’s always stylish, and can work for a variety of occasions. Heading to brunch? Go for a pair of distressed skinnies, a unique blouse, and your favorite booties. Interested in testing out this look for casual Friday? Try a sleek pair of cropped flares with a white top tucked into them, along with your sleek boots.

Go on to check out how Chriselle and other fashion A-listers wear this foolproof uniform. Plus, shop some of our favorite jeans, top, and booties, too.

We can’t get enough of a gorgeous blouse with an exaggerated sleeve—especially paired with cool distressed jeans and ankle boots.


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Want to amp up your go-to jeans and tee look? Add an of-the-moment robe jacket!

This outfit is ideal if you live somewhere warmer—a bell-sleeve blouse, fringed jeans, and a pair of gorgeous crisscross mules.


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You could wear this ensemble to work on casual Friday or on the weekends—a peasant-style blouse, straight-leg jeans, and a pair of boots.


College Vintage

This is such a 2016 look! We love Pernille’s step-hem jeans, white top, and black heels combo.


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If you’re looking for a sophisticated (yet cool!) ensemble, try a sleek button-down, tailored jeans, and a sleek pair of pumps.


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Here’s an example of this go-to ensemble with a blazer layered in—ideal for that 9-to-5 life.

You can wear this top as it is—or with a sleek blazer for the office.

Cropped flares aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.

You can wear this gorgeous (and affordable!) blouse to brunch, to work, and everywhere in-between.

While classic, the unique detail on the collar makes it extra special.

Our editors can’t get enough of these cropped jeans.

You can’t go wrong with a classic black pair of pumps.

This top looks way more expensive than $50.

The crop on these jeans makes them ideal to wear with ankle boots.

These are a great alternative to basic black.

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