AJ Wears :: A Polka Dot Set

When I put on this polka dot set this morning, I had no idea it would take me from brunch to the driving range to a full dinner of cheese dip. How versatile! Cute, comfy, AND good for any occasion!

I mean, I don’t recommend it for launching golf balls into a field (or if you’re really bad like me, accidentally at your friends), but it worked in a pinch.

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Polka dot set, c/o SheIn (exact // 15% off with code Q3AJWears).
Bag, Gucci.
Hat, local boutique (similar from Asos).

AJ Wears :: Pink and White

Still catching up on all of the outfits I never posted on here. Mostly so I can pin them, and link items I think you guys might like. Definitely to justify the $10 a month I spend on hosting.

Like this one, that I wore to work, even though it’s probably a little extra for work and any qualified business casual expert would say that a spaghetti strap is completely inappropriate for the office.

But as I said on Instagram. Anything can be work wear if you just don’t care. You do you, bb.

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Pants, Trina Turk (similar from Forever 21).
Top, Zara (cute similar from SheIn).
Heels, Stuart Weitzman (exact // similar).
Bag, Gucci (similar from boohoo).

AJ Wears :: A Pajama Suit

I’ve always loved a suit.

The history of the suit goes back to the late 600’s when King Charles II demanded all men wear waistcoats, trousers, and ties, which eventually evolved into the modern suit for men. By the 1870’s, Sarah Bernhardt raised eyebrows in Paris by wearing what she called “boy’s clothes,” a custom-made trouser suit that blurred the traditional gender roles.

In the 1900’s, women’s suits began to evolve into what we know them as today - from the ankle-length white suits the suffragettes wore to march in, to the fur-trimmed jacket Coco Chanel designed in 1914. The 80’s brought around the colorful power suit, with bold shoulder pads and matching belts. In 1990, Madonna wore a black suit over exposed lingerie in the Vogue music video. The suit has had a long history of being constantly reinvented over the years, while still maintaining its classic appeal.

When I think about suits on women, a few names come to mind. Katharine Hepburn. Hillary Clinton. Judy Garland. Ellen DeGeneres. In recent years, celebrities, designers, and bloggers have rekindled the suit’s excitement with bold patterns, interesting cuts, and cool colors (shirt not required, obvs).

Insert some “trickle down” story in Miranda Priestly’s voice about how I got here, wearing this suit that looks like pajamas.

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Suit, ASOS (similar from Topshop // mine is old, but I just ordered some more cute ones from Asos!)
Top, Everlane.
Heels, Manolo Blahnik (exact // similar for less)
Bag, Gucci. (similar from Macy’s)