Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Boyfriend Chic with UNIQLO.

Living in a small(ish) city in the Midwest, there are plenty of cool stores that we just don't have near us. UNIQLO is one of those stores. I had previously heard of UNIQLO. I remember seeing the storefront while visiting my family in L.A. But otherwise, I wasn't completely familiar with the brand until they reached out to see if I would be interested in styling a few of their pieces.
I have learned over the years to accept collaborations only after careful thought and research because I want to make sure that: 1.It's something that I am (and by extension, you are) interested in. 2.I have time to make good on the collab.
So I checked out their site and was pleasantly surprised to find that they offered a lot of great basics and other fun pieces in gorgeous colors. Think Gap meets Banana Republic, meets JCrew, meets LOFT. The prices were fantastic too. I e-mailed back and so began the creation of the look below. Other than loving every piece that I received, the thing that I was most impressed with was the quality of the clothes (especially for the price!). I fell particularly hard for the chambray button down and the sweater. The material felt thick (but not heavy), luxurious, and extremely well-made. I also loved the comfort and fit of the boyfriend jeans and the cute cuff detail on the blazer.

I'm so happy that I discovered UNIQLO because their style totally jives with mine. And now that I've actually seen and felt their clothes first hand, I am 100% going to be adding them to my "online stores that I love to shop from" repertoire. :)

This post was created in collaboration with UNIQLO & Shopstyle. 

Chambray shirt, boyfriend jeans (66 blue), sweater, and blazer (navy) c/o UNIQLO
Sneakers- Vans (exact) | Similar 1, 2, 3
Burberry plaid print scarf: gift from Mom <3 | Love these ones 1, 23, 4 | And of course LOVE this one!
Watch c/o Wristology  (exact)| Use code GORGEOUS20 for 20% off
Glasses- Firmoo, style DBSN62168 in Matte Tortoise (exact)

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