Let Your Closet Influence You!

A couple years ago, I wrote an article for a friend that included tips on how to reach your goals and achieve your dreams through your closet.

The guide and tips were pretty much centered around one theory that many of you have perhaps already heard or read somewhere: 

"Dress like the woman you want to be."

By doing this, you're then reminded of the woman you aspire to be every time you see yourself in the mirror.  
You get to see what the woman who has achieved what you want to achieve dresses like.  In yourself.

And more importantly, if clothing influences our actions (and I strongly believe it does) then if we're dressing like the women we want to be, we would then be influenced to act like the women we want to be as well, right?  So essentially we're utilizing our wardrobe to motivate and inspire us to realize our future.  I like that.

top: Tiny Closet Collection / pants: Tiny Closet Collection / earrings: Virgo / sunnies: RayBan / heels: Santee Alley

Anywaaaaaaay, I've been thinking about that theory a lot lately as I've found myself gravitating towards more of a concentrated look these days.  Envisioning this effortless, casual, chic, warm, understated glamour has been my point of focus and I've been wanting to be surrounded by it!  I guess I realized this style is kind of an ideal destiny for myself, and when I wear this look it makes me feel like it's all attainable, you know?

I have a lot of fun with my Tiny Closet and all the countless experiments I do to keep my wardrobe creative and versatile - but it's always clear when I wear something that makes me feel like the best version of myself.  It empowers me!  And I think that's my favorite thing about clothing and style: its incredible influence


  1. Love the outfit and the theory. I absolutely agree!

    ♥ CA

  2. Those pants!! This whole outfit is so flowy and blousy and gorgeous.
    xx Abby | a geek tragedy

  3. I am loving the gold earrings and shoes with the black & white. Super Chic.

  4. Such a fab look .... Love those pants

  5. Another great, timely post! I've been thinking a lot about dressing like the person I want to be, and it's actually led me to do some shopping - a bit antithetical to the Tiny Closet, I suppose :P But I've been so satisfied with my recent purchases that I feel that I'm going in the right direction.

  6. I love this this outfit! LA suits you lady :)

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