Spring Wardrobe Wishlist

It is about that time where I update my wardrobe and I bring in new colours and textures that are light and airy for Spring. Before I create this capsule wardrobe I wanted to put together some items that I have been seeing in stores and online that I would love to be a part of my capsule wardrobe: Spring Edition. 

I have yet to create a capsule wardrobe in the spring or summer so with that in mind I honestly do not remember what I have packed away that needs to come out and be worn. I feel that I may be lacking in the staple pieces department and want to make sure I am covered that way. The items about are definitely staple items and would work in multiple seasons. 

It is still very cold where I live so I do not see myself getting my spring capsule wardrobe together yet but when I do I will be posting about it (naturally). 

What is on your wishlist for Spring time? 

-K

 

Below are links to all the times I posted above: 

Ivory Cape: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/ca/en/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=39029855&category=W_NEWARRIVALS

Black Cape Blazer: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/ca/en/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=38184909&color=001&category=MORE_IDEAS

One Piece Swimsuit: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/ca/en/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=38240610&category=W_NEWARRIVALS

Trench Coat: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/ca/en/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=38371241&category=W_NEWARRIVALS&color=016

Lace Dress: http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/clothes-new/4130265305702.jsp#/

Peach Buttondown: http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/clothes-new/4110259832000.jsp#/

White V-neck: http://aritzia.com/en/product/felipe-sweater/58465.html?dwvar_58465_color=1275

Denim Shorts: http://aritzia.com/en/product/roller-bleu-cult/59645.html?dwvar_59645_color=1520

Printed Cami: http://aritzia.com/en/product/lyrical-camisole/58974.html?dwvar_58974_color=5460

Jersey Dress: http://aritzia.com/en/product/inland-dress/59131.html?dwvar_59131_color=6028

Pencil Skirt: http://aritzia.com/en/product/celia-skirt/58858.html?dwvar_58858_color=6028

 

What I Wore: An Outfit Diary

This past weekend I was away on a work trip for three nights and three days. I always find that I pack too many items for the trip (which I still ended up doing this time, but it wasn't as excessive as past times).

Here is a quick look at what I packed for my dressier outfits;

Black Blazer (Forever21), White Peplum top (Dynamite), black & gold belt (Forever21), Olive Sweater (Urban Outfitters), black skinnies (American Eagle), Statement Necklace (Forever21), Clutch (Love Culture), Black Aviators (RayBans), Black boots & Brown boots (Call It Spring), Black bomber (Forever21), Black distressed skinnies (Forever21), Striped dress (Forever21), Watch (Daniel Wellington), White Blouse (Forever21), Beige Sweater (H&M)

The Packing Process

I find that if I try on the outfits that I am wanting to bring and look in the mirror it will help me decide if this is the best option to go with or will I find something better that I would rather bring to wear. 

Once I am set on what outfits I am going to bring I always bring an extra sweater or dress incase I decide I want to wear something different that day You want to have the right amount of outfits but you also don't want to feel trapped in what you brought to wear.

Day One:

When we first got there we had some errands to run and a few things to do before we had to get ready for the night. I chose to wear my olive green sweater with my ripped skinnies and my converse shoes. This outfit was comfortable but also kept me warm in the cold weather. 

For the night it was more of a casual evening so I went with a denim shirt, statement necklace, same ripped skinnies & brown booties.

Face of the Day:

I kept my makeup simple with just a winged liner and some red lips.

This hotel was horribly dry and not only did my skin pay the price but my hair also became full of static. I find that this is a common issue in most hotels that are older and I always have to add oil or double up on conditioner to keep my hair from freaking out. My skin was okay for the first two days but after that I felt very dry and dull.  

 

Day Two: 

This night was the dressier of the two. Even though these nights are dressy we still needed to be about to walk around and do things in our outfits. This is why I am loving the skinnies/booties/blouse combo, it is soo easy to just throw on and not have to worry about how short a skirt is or how my feet will hurt after a few hours in heels. This is definitely my go to outfit combination! 

The Outfit:
I went with wearing my Black skinnies, black booties, white blouse and the same statement necklace from the night before.  (My necklace is from HRH Collection)

The more I packed for weekends away the more I find a certain style I feel comfortable in and what I enjoy wearing. Next weekend I have an event I am also going to so look forward to a new post next weekend about what I wore then! 

-K