Get Free Download  7 French Secrets to Staying Sexy! 

Get Free Download  7 French Secrets to Staying Sexy! 

Is it Possible to be CHIC Wearing the Same Outfit Every Day?

August 01, 2018

The CHIC Uniform

Is it possible to be CHIC when you wear the same outfit every day?

Growing up one of our neighbors, a very elegant woman wore the same outfit every day. She had a uniform, though no one thought of it that way. Her look was chic and no one ever questioned her or thought she was weird; on the contrary, she was stunning! I remember looking at her and wondering about her choice, but only with awe. 

I asked her son if he had a photo of her to show you, but he reminded me that she didn't like having her picture taken and wasn't able to find one. That's unfortunate. 

Her outfit was simple: a white shirt, blue jeans, a red belt, red shoes and, of course, red lipstick-it was simple and chic. 

When she opened her closet it was full of white shirts and pairs of jeans. She didn't need to stand there and wonder what to put on she's already made that decision! Let me just say that when it was time to dress up she had a fabulous wardrobe and always looked great.

My gut tells me that I should wear something completely different every day, but the question is, is it really necessary?

When I think back on Mrs. M. I'm reminded that style is far more than a change of clothes. Style is about attitude and confidence and when you add those to the clothes you wear you have something that is far more powerful than a simple change of clothes. You have allure. 

Merriam Webster's definition of Allure is to entice by charm or attraction. Notice it doesn't say to entice by the clothes you wear.

I think for me the answer is yes as a basic day-to-day look I'd love it. I'm moving more and more towards that with my blog post The 6 pieces that changed everything. Or 4 Parties one dress here is how. It's clear what I'm not willing to do is limit or give up my accessories!

Nothing doing, that's where all the fun happens for me! That's how I make my statement, whether it's just a few pieces or I go all out. What I'm expressing is me and I love doing that.

Now it's your turn . . .
I'm curious, what do you think?

Would it bother you to see someone wearing the same outfit every day? Would you even notice?

Would you be willing to try it?

Are you like me, is there something you wouldn't be willing to give up?

Give us your insights. Share as much detail as you can.

Keep the conversation going, leave a comment below.





Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blog

Staten Island Ferry A Trip to Remember
A Trip to Remember!

October 17, 2018 3 Comments

A couple of months after spending a wonderful week on the Caribbean island of Antigua . . .
I was on the Staten Island Ferry, heading to Manhattan. Halfway through the ride, the boat changed direction. I looked around wondering where we were going. None of the passengers seemed alarmed or to even notice the change in direction. Maybe the boat was taking a different route. After all, I'd only been on the ferry once before so I really wouldn't know.
But it sure looked as if we were headed out to sea.

View full article →

Cauliflower, Fennel and Parmesan Soup YUM!
When Traveling, a Museum Is Not My First Stop!

October 12, 2018 1 Comment

The first thing I want to do when I'm traveling is to look for where food and home goods are sold. The everyday products people buy fascinate me. They're as important as the local history. Plus, I love food and home goods!

Years ago I spent hours in a gigantic grocery store in Provence, France. I was with. . .

View full article →

Eiffel Tower View 2nd Level
Paris: To See or Not to See . . .

October 04, 2018 2 Comments

The last time I was in Paris, my husband, Mark, suggested we go to the Eiffel Tower. He'd always wanted to go but was put off by the long lines. 
Once we got close to the elevator, it felt as if we'd entered the tower's inner structure.  The beams that surrounded us shot out at different angles looking like . . .

View full article →