In order to be real and to be chic, you got to know where to shop. And lately I’ve been all about Old Navy. I know what you’re thinking… Old Navy, right? But yet, they’re reasonably priced and lately it seems always adorable. It’s a great go-to option for a variety of occasions. You can even find a tip from Reality Chic on a way to shop at Old Navy (see tip 9.) I’ve picked out my top 5 favorite, necessities from their store for your everyday life as a fashionista.
What makes me buy something? The answer is simple, if I feel great in it, I want it to be mine. That’s why I think this super cute, tie front blouse would be perfect. It’s silky fabric and popping colors make me crave it already. Plus, everyone needs a good going out top or weekender top that they feel great in.
I am in love with stripes on just about anything; especially on cute day dresses like this one. I’m always looking for an easy dress to just throw on for the day and be set to go. For winter, I love to wear a striped dress with boots and leggings and a cute headband to tie things up.
You can never have to many staples in your wardrobe, and a cardigan is a must have. Old Navy is a great place to get a reasonable cardigan for all occasions. I like having my basic black and peach cardigans in my closet and then a few colored ones, like a red and purple.
Classic pair of ballet flats are always useful, but it’s also important to have a fun pair around to dress up any pair of jeans or leggings. These polka dot ones are just too cute to miss. Grey and white is a perfect color combination to go with a variety of looks. I would love wear these flats with some colored jeans, possibly in pink or red, to spice it up.
I’m always looking for an alternative to my regular, blue denim jeans. Colored jeans are the perfect route, if you’re like me. They are easy to wear and easy to coordinate different outfits with. All out your neutral tops and shoes should pretty easily go with a bright and fun pair of colored jeans. Old Navy has a huge range of colored jeans, making it an easy destination for your denim alternative. Bonus tip, for some reason the grey ones have extra spandex in them making them uber comfortable to wear!
Courtney Ott is a student at the University of Cincinnati in the college of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning (DAAP), majoring in fashion. She is a proud native of Cincinnati, and her hometown favorites include Skyline Chili, Graeter’s ice cream and the Cincinnati Reds. As a broke college student, Courtney has become an expert at finding the look for less. Follow her on Twitter @CourtneyWOtt