In my work wardrobe basics post I mentioned that fact that I think a black skirt is a must-have. Mine gets worn three to four times per week. I would argue that it’s one of the hardest working pieces in my closet.
I’ve pulled together four different looks to give you some inspiration for styling a black skirt for the office. If skirts aren’t your thing I think black pants could easily be subbed in.
I’m on a shopping ban at the moment, however, I still have a running wish-list. When I do finally buy a few things I’ll refer to the list so that I stay on track and don’t end up with any unused pieces.
My original idea for this post was to talk about body positivity, but I think self love and acceptance is a more accurate description of what I have in mind. The thing I struggle with most is aging. We live in a youth obsessed society. It’s think it’s common for people, especially women, to feel less and less relevant as they age. I notice this particularly within the blogging and influencer community. Everyone seems to be younger than me!
A couple years ago it occurred to me that Mr. P&P was likely mighty sick of seeing me decked out in faded pjs with holes in them. Simultaneously it occurred to me that I spend 95% of my time at home in comfies. Since I’m a real homebody that accounts for a lot of my time in general. Surely it would make sense to invest a bit more in the lounge wear capsule section of my wardrobe? I’ve since curated a small collection of comfortable and cute pieces to wear while lounging at home and I haven’t looked back. Let’s take a look at what some of what I’ve got, shall we?
I like to use a leave in conditioner on my hair before applying my styling product. This one was fine. It was not too heavy or greasy. It did not have too much of a scent. I love the Deva Curl shampoo and conditioner that I use but I have to say that this leave-in is nothing special. It does the job but I wasn’t blown away by it and I don’t feel the need to repurchase.