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Adding Some ‘Edge’ to the Ordinary

Posted by Jamie Klinger-Krebs on Feb 5, 2016 1:38:58 PM

Adding Some Edge to the OrdinaryBy Laura Fox, The Fashionable Fox

ATTENTION, GOODWILL SHOPPERS! This is a friendly reminder to spice up your wardrobe!

The Fashionable Fox is here today to tell you that rocking an edgy outfit is not just for “punks.”

This budget-friendly outfit breakdown ties together multiple pieces with fun accents, creating a trendy, edgy look you can be excited about.

I started this ensemble with what appears to be a simple black skirt. But, this Mossimo by Target skirt has a high-low hem and faux-leather edging on the top, bottom and sides. I found it for only $3.99 at my local Goodwill! Any leather accent adds to a top trend this winter.

Next, I added a geometric print dress top, featuring a small, colorful octagon pattern. This shirt is Apt. 9 from Kohl’s and is a material you see paired more often with a blazer or suit set. I tucked this $1.50 Goodwill steal in to the high-waisted skirt, giving it a new purpose.

I then paired the look with this awesome bright red Rock & Republic suede jacket. I was completely excited when I found this jacket for only $6.99 at Goodwill. The overall fit and cut of it looks great paired with anything; whether it’s a skirt, or just casual jeans. Plus, suede is a HUGE trend to follow right now, and this piece adds just the right amount.

The colors in the geometric top match perfectly with the color of the jacket, allowing the print to majorly pop.

Finally, I added on a pair of black tights to make this outfit winter-friendly, as well as my Sam & Libby for Target black block-heeled booties and a vintage gold chain-link necklace.

This look is equal parts dressy and edgy. Adding that hint of spice to any ensemble is a great way to change up your style for the day. And trying something new with your fashions is the perfect way to boost your confidence.

There are plenty of hidden gems at Goodwill that can bring some major change to an ordinary outfit, so do not be afraid to hunt for them!

Until next time, shop smart and stay stylish!

Topics: Goodwill, fashion tips, winter fashion, Fashionable Fox

  • Adding Some ‘Edge’ to the Ordinary
  • Adding Some ‘Edge’ to the Ordinary
  • Adding Some ‘Edge’ to the Ordinary
  • Adding Some ‘Edge’ to the Ordinary
  • Adding Some ‘Edge’ to the Ordinary