As a woman, it's highly likely you've had the following experience: opening your closet, staring at its abundant sartorial offerings, and stating to yourself (sometimes aloud), "I have nothing to wear." When it comes to dressing oneself, there is perhaps no feeling quite as miserable as this one—we think it's the fashion equivalent of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge's famous line: "Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink."
The other part of the exquisite misery of feeling like you have literally nothing to wear, of course, is that it's simply not true. Your closet is actually filled to the brim with outfit options, but for whatever reason, you just aren't seeing them in that moment.
We're here to help! To help you figure out what to wear when you are truly convinced you have nothing, we've come up with five solid go-to outfits that are easy, universally flattering, and comfortable—the three most important qualities when you feel like all hope is lost.
Keep scrolling for five trusty outfits that will keep you well-dressed when you feel like you have nothing to wear.
Marques'Almeida X Topshop Silk Taffeta Vest Top ($180)
Brunello Cucinelli Suede Side Zip Pencil Skirt ($1995)