ABYP – How To Wear Smoking Slippers

My beautiful friend, Lucy, stopped by the see me the other day and showed up wearing this perfect ABYP “Anything But Yoga Pants” look! She is casual and comfortable enough to run all her errands.  And, yet, she still looks like the stylish and sophisticated woman that she is…

Lucy Pevato, sporting an “ABYP” look for BusbeeStyle.com

RECREATE THE LOOK

Click Here For Puffer Vest

TIP:  Look for a cinched waist or fitted version to add femininity

Click Here For Black Turtleneck (cashmere for $83!)

TIP:  Turtlenecks look fab under so many things, jackets, blazers, cardigans, dresses…

Click Here For Jeans

(Wash inside out alone in cold with white vinegar to set color)

TIP:  Remember to have a great pair of jeans tailored for flats and another pair tailored for heels

Click Here For Smoking Slipper

(Steve Madden also makes Cheetah print for $99)

TIP:  Look for a pair like Lucy’s with the top of the shoe ending just passed your toes. The farther down your foot this shoe goes, often the less feminine it is.

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TIP:  A beige or neutral colored purse is versatile and can easily be your everyday handbag.

ABYP – How To Wear Boyfriend Jeans

Just when I think I’m talking to myself, I get a message on Facebook from a young mom who says she was inspired by my “Anything But Yoga Pants” Blog series and has been making a special effort to step up her casual daytime looks.  I can’t tell you how happy this makes me!

Anyway, a BIG thank you to Lisa Johnson for reading, and sharing!

Here is Lisa’s ABYP look:

Lisa Johnson's ABYP Look

RECREATE THE LOOK

Click Here For Boyfriend Jeans

TIP:  When wearing a looser fitting jean, keep everything on top stream-lined

Click Here For V-Neck Sweater

TIP: Invest in cashmere sweaters.  They will last for years

Click Here For Chambray Shirt

TIP:  Look for fitted button downs.  They are easier to layer and look more flattering alone

Click Here For Neutral Handbag

TIP:  A neutral colored handbag will go with just about anything

Click Here for Loafers

TIP:  Loafers or smoking slippers are a great alternative to the ballet slipper when in comes to flats. Try em!

Click Here For Necklace

TIP:  A statement necklace adds style and polish to an otherwise simple look