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Ask Laurie: Dressing Up Basics?

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Ask Laurie: Dressing Up Basics?

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Ask Laurie: Dressing Up Basics?

Dear Laurie, I’ve always made it a point to stock my closet with casual basics so it’s super easy to get dressed in the morning. On the flip side, I feel utterly unprepared any time a more dressed-up occasion comes up: dinner-and-drinks with my friends, date night, etc. Is there a way to work my everyday pieces into fancier outfits?— Penny L.

Hi Penny, I feel you—I too love a good off-duty look. The good news is that it’s easy to elevate those low-key wardrobe items that don’t necessarily make a statement on their own. The secret lies in the high/low mix. See below:

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