Versatile Pieces that Double for Work and Play, No. 1

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Versatile Clothes | Spring Wardrobe | Teacherfashionista | Jules

I’m starting a new round up of clothes that easily work overtime in my closet. I can wear these tops to work with colored skinny pants or dress pants like these with pointy toe pumps. And I can dress them down for “play” on the weekend meeting a friend for coffee or brunch, running errands, or having a backyard BBQ or family get together. I always worry about paying a pretty penny for clothes I won’t get much use out of, or will only be able to wear on the weekends.  Obviously, with jeans and shorts – there’s not really a choice. But, finding a cute top that easily goes from work week to weekend fun (or vice versa) always helps me feel like I’m spending my money on a great find!

Today I am sharing a few new spring tops I found recently from some of my favorite places to score a deal: Amazon, Shein, and Target! See how I styled them for work and “play” below!

Floral Tee

Versatile Clothes | Work and Play | Spring Wardrobe | Teacherfashionista | Jules

Pair a floral tee with white pants, and bring out some of the lighter tones with colorful slides or sandals!

Versatile Clothes | Spring Wardrobe | Teacherfashionista | Jules

Finding a light pair of distressed shorts was perfect to offset the blue background of this tee.

Outfit Details:

Similar Bow Slides here and here  |  White Pants Similar Shorts  Floral Tee  (I got size S) |  Similar Wrap Sandals

White Sleeveless Blouse

Versatile Clothes | Spring Wardrobe | Teacherfashionista | Jules

I found this sheer white blouse and just LOVE the fit! It is so flattering with a front tuck, or just flowing loosely. I put a cami underneath, and since white goes with everything, it has been a constant go-to for me.

Versatile Clothes | Spring Wardrobe | Teacherfashionista | Jules

On the weekend, this blouse looks really cute with shorts, too. Here, I put together a dressier look, but I also think it pairs nicely with denim shorts or jeans.

Outfit Details:

White Sleeveless Blouse (I got size L)Olive Skinnies  |  Platform Ruffle Sandals  |  Linen Blend Shorts  |  Similar Bow Slides here and here Crossbody Bag / Budget Friendly Bag

Navy Wrap Tank

Versatile Clothes | Spring Wardrobe | Teacherfashionista | Jules

This wrap tank is so easy to throw on and feel put together! I just LOVE the high-low style. I think it really pops with my patterned bow slides.

Versatile Clothes | Spring Wardrobe | Teacherfashionista | Jules

I always think navy looks cute with a light-wash denim, and these Silver Jeans worked really cute with this top, too. I used my favorite statement necklace to add interest, and felt the brown sandals complimented the gold tones in the necklace nicely.

Outfit Details

Navy Wrap Tank  (also comes in olive) |  White Pants Bow Slides sold out – Similar here and here Silver Jeans  |  Brown Sandals  |  Statement Necklace

I’m hoping this new series will give some inspiration on how to help some of the pieces in your closet feel more versatile! If you have any feedback, be sure to leave me a comment, or visit me on Instagram to say hi! 🙂

Thanks for reading!
XO



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