How to Wear the Pieces in Your Closet That You Totally Forgot About

Ever sift through your closet and discover those long-lost pieces you used to wear all the time but now feel totally dated? Your first reaction might be to toss them, sell them, or even hide them, but with a little creativity, these forgotten items can be completely reinvented. With the right counterparts and inventive styling, even your jersey tank tops can look chic, trust us. 

Keep reading to see 13 pieces you may have forgotten about and how to style them!

Printed Blazer

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Style du Monde

Wear with: Jeans, color-block scarf, white boots

Bustier Top

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Style du Monde

Wear with: Sweater, raw-hem denim, loafers

Cardigan

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Style du Monde

Wear with: Skinny jeans, suede sock boots

Cocktail Dress

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Collage Vintage 

Wear with: Moto jacket, heeled booties, leather backpack

Flared Jeans

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Collage Vintage 

Wear with: Striped shirt, choker

Grandma's Vintage Purse

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Vanessa Jackman

Wear with: Oversize button-down, cuffed jeans, scarf belt, kitten heels

Graphic T-Shirt

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Style du Monde

Wear with: Cropped flares, coat, lace-up booties

Wear with: Blazer, tailored trousers, ankle boots

Jersey Tank Top

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Vanessa Jackman

Wear with: Off-the-shoulder dress, block heel sandals

Lace Skirt

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Collage Vintage 

Wear with: Graphic T-shirt, high-top sneakers

Overalls

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Style du Monde

Wear with: Printed blouse, colorful heels

Wear with: Floral maxi dress, flat patent boots

Thinking more about what could be buried in your wardrobe? See our six commandments for a better closet