Cool, rainy day and lunch with the in-laws. I pulled together a navy, camel, grey and white cardi from Carole Little in 3X that I found this summer at TJMaxx, and a grey tank from Walmart. Added a pair of dark wash straight leg jeans from Cato ($24).
Having a large collection of tanks/tees in every color is an important part of my dressing strategy. If I see a color I might wear, I always grab it; tanks last a long time and colors/shades go in and out. I was actually shocked that I didn’t have a grey tank anywhere; I had to borrow one from my sister. In this case I picked up the cardi because it goes extremely well with a faux suede skirt I have in camel and I knew the cardi would extend the skirt’s wearing season. I never considered what I would wear UNDER it.
I also have a large collection of nice lace trimmed tanks you find everywhere, like Lane Bryant. They are perfect for travel, they take up little space in luggage and can double as a flirty lingerie top with cute undies if the need arises.
Just researching for this posting, I already “need” the dark purple python tank $25. LB tanks tend to go on sale often, so I always troll the store to pick up colors I don’t have when they are around $10. (R: “Need” might be a BIT strong when it comes to purple python 🙂 )
The shoes, believe it or not came from Payless at least 10 years ago. They are comfy, supportive, and a faux chocolate croc that is perfect for a casual rainy day.