There’s no better feeling than making good use out of things you already own—especially when it’s so easy. With just the switch of a shoe or top, you can make your everyday staples feel like new, so keep reading for five new ways to style the classic pieces you have sitting in your closet.
Lighten up your go-to skinny jeans by wearing them with all-white separates.
On Jacey: Helmut Lang Exclusive to Intermix Linear Drape Leather Detail Blazer ($670) in White; J.Crew Stretch Perfect Shirt ($72) in White; Joe’s Jeans skinny jeans; Ray Ban sunglasses, Clare Vivier Flat Clutch ($195) in Caramel; Tory Burch flats.
Mother The Muse Straight Skinny Jeans ($196) in Wild Thing
Dare to try something different and tie your white button-down shirt at your waist. Don’t worry, a high-waisted midi skirt will keep the look demure and ladylike.
Steven Alan Reverse Seam Shirt ($158) in White Pinpoint Oxford
Tibi Fiore Di Cactus Full Skirt ($425) in Fiore White Multi
Give your standard cropped trousers a fresh look by wearing them with a flowy trench coat and sporty sneakers.
New Balance Lightweight 140 Sneakers ($105) in White/Blue
Your go-to pencil skirt will feel totally refreshed once you try styling it with something sporty, like a numbered graphic tee.
LPD New York Team Philo Printed Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt ($85)
Zara Faux Leather Pencil Skirt With Pockets ($60) in Black
Make a blazer look summer-ready by pairing it with super-casual sandals.
On Ann: Zara blazer; Everlane top; Acne Studios Skin 5 Jeans ($220) in Used Black; Anine Bing sunglasses; Mansur Gavriel Large Bucket Bag ($625) in Black; Birkenstock Arizona Flat Sandals ($90) in Black Leather.