When I feel uninspired by the pieces in my closet, I assign myself a simple task: "Play with layers." I've found that this cue, while simple, rarely fails to encourage me to view my closet in a new light. Recently, I revived a worn-in pair of black cropped jeans with a new piece I purchased for my morning hip hop dance classes: a slightly oversized gray sweatshirt. Paired with my favorite beanie, a coat from my collection, and a refreshingly bright bag, the jeans felt brand-new and I found myself in a versatile outfit, perfect for chilly L.A. mornings.
A Pop of Color
Earlier in my career, I was more likely to abide by fashion "rules" without really questioning them—avoid bright colors in the fall, don't mix black and brown, go for all-black to look unequivocally chic (it's amazing how many are color-related!). But as I've gotten older, I've ...read more