8 Pieces, 8 Ways: Part 1 - Sensible Stylista

8 Pieces, 8 Ways: Part 1

Alright everyone, I'm extra excited for today's post because I'm taking on a fun style challenge.  I've decided to limit myself to 8 pieces for the next 8 posts.  I feature a lot of new stuff on SS all the time, so I thought I'd do something different because the last thing I want is for y'all to think that you need a ginormous closet to look good...because you don't.  Seriously.  Don't believe me?  I'll prove it! Let's start by taking a look at my clothing picks:

1.  My Ann Taylor Turtleneck (similar)
2.  My Talbots Pencil Skirt
3.  My Aeropostale high-waisted jeans (similar)
5.  My Polo Button-Front (similar)
6.  My Ann Taylor Faux-leather Moto Jacket (Similar)
7.  My Theory Blazer (similar)
8.  My Our World Boutique Animal Print Cardigan (similar)

So here's how it's going to work.  I'm going to create everyday outfits with the aforementioned pieces. I won't be able to wear any other articles of clothing, but I'll be accessorizing with shoes, bags, jewelry, etc. of my choice!  Without further ado, here's look no. 1...
I paired my graphic tee with my fave animal print cardi.  The combo works really well in my opinion because it's simple yet stylish.  I skipped jewelry all together for today's OOTD because my shirt's kind of bold - I'm not sure if that's the right word to use, but the text's large and eye-catching. Hopefully you know what I mean, ha.  I did, however, "accessorize" with my YSL crossbody bag. The chain & tassel add just the right amount of bling.  To finish off the look, I capitalized on the casual factor by throwing on sneaker slip-on heels.  I've had these Cole Haan shoes FOREVER, and I wear them all the time.  They're super comfy and add a trendy vibe to my ensembles.

Stay tuned for my next look! I'll be sharing it on Wednesday. I promise it'll be work-friendly, ha! What do you guys think of my style challenge? Would you be willing to participate? Oh, and before I leave you, I just want to remind you guys that I'm hosting two fabulous giveaways on SS right now. Clicky here to enter them both.


  1. Cute as always!

    Love this series. Can't wait to see the rest of the outfits;)!

  2. Such a cute look, love the shirt :)
    ♡ Kristina