Today's outfit is simple, composed of all neutral colors and mostly older pieces. I hope some of you were able to pick up these trousers from my recent posts (last blogged here in navy)! The combination of the higher waistline + floor-grazing flare makes for a flattering silhouette that I can't get enough of. I only wish the waist was nipped in more - got mine tailored about an inch or two for a more snug fit.
On the sale front, both Neiman Marcus (update: promo has ended) and Saks (code OCT2016, ends today 10/21) are having tiered gift card promotions, including some designer pieces that rarely go on actual discount. At Saks, the gift card tiers are more beneficial for bigger splurges (get up to a $700 gc for a $3000 purchase).
I always came across bodysuits (those blouses with leotard-like bottoms) at trendier stores and never gave them a second glance. I once thought they were a odd form of lingerie for those who like extra coverage up top (ha!)...but now that I wear more high-waisted bottoms, the purpose of bodysuits becomes a little more clear.
Two of the most common questions I get is how to tuck tops into bottoms with no bulge, and also how to keep tops securely tucked-in without coming undone. Bodysuits apparently kill both birds with one stone, as they look just like normal tops but with a secured underwear-like bottom (with crotch snaps for the restroom). My top here is very old and has slight bulging issues when tucked in, so I've been eying some one-pieced versions like this one. For the bodysuit wearers out there, let us know your thoughts on if they're comfortable and practical!
Here's a few other blouses currently available in a similar cross-over, draped silhouette: