Elevated Casual Outfits for Laid-Back Lifestyles

Aug 1, 2022STYLE

There is an art to creating casual outfits that look and feel great. You don’t need a personal stylist or hefty budget to make it happen. All you need are five simple pieces in flattering silhouettes, patterns and colors. 

Casual outfits are all about comfort, versatility and individual style. Coordinating an elevated casual outfit requires mixing and matching comfortable pieces to create unique looks that express who you are. Great fitting staples and accessories are key. When you blend comfort with dependable staples and an extra touch of your personality, you hit the jackpot.


T-Shirts – Keep your closet stocked with comfortable t-shirts in flattering colors. They’re the perfect versatile staples for layering. Pair them with jeans, trousers or skirts.

Jeans – A pair of dark-wash bootcut jeans and a pair of medium-wash boyfriend jeans is all you need. Pair them with t-shirts, blouses and sweaters.

Trousers – Great fitting trousers are an easy go-to for any occasion. Pair them with a t-shirt, blouse, jacket or sweater and a statement necklace.

Jackets – You can wear jackets with everything. They pair well with jeans, trousers and dresses.

Unique Accessories – Wear necklaces and bracelets that jive with your personality. You can find amazing accessories on Etsy. Don’t forget a fragrance and handbag. Choose a bag that can take jeans and a t-shirt to a sophisticated level.

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“I wish I invented blue jeans. They’re the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal and simplicity.”  —Yves Saint Laurent

When you have dependable basics, you have endless options. Elevated casual outfits should always consist of comfortable and flattering pieces that make you feel good inside and out.

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  1. Aw, this was an incredibly nice post. Finding the time and actual effort to produce a great article… but what can I say… I hesitate a lot and don’t seem to get anything done.

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