how to be basic: simple ways to get dressed & look like you put in some effort

Hello!

We LOVE to make our lives easier- especially when it comes to getting dressed, and we are always sure to include a few timeless basics in our closets.

Perfect for vacation packing, weekends away & everyday life. 

Today we are showing you 2 of our favorite closet ‘basics’ and 3 ways to wear them.

And because we want everyone to have a little fun when they stop by a.dose.of, we’ve linked a variety of sizes and a variety of price points so that 

“no matter the size of your ass, no matter the size of your budget, there is something for you!”

Thanks for stopping by to check out our tips and even though we often hear the kids these days using the word basic’ in a more, shall we say, ‘condescending’ fashion, here at a.dose.of, we just like to get shit done. ‘Basic’ is cool with us.

Enjoy!

Best, N+K


 

IMG_1092Basic #1:

The simple strappy low/mid rise heel in nude.

Find them at several price points ($ HERE), ($$ HERE) & ($$$ HERE) ($ WIDE BLOCK HEEL) ($$ WIDE BLOCK HEEL)


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Basic #2:

The simple black motorcycle jacket.

Find this at several price points in Leather ($ HERE), ($$ HERE) ($$$ HERE) (CURVE)

&

Vegan ($ HERE), ($$ HERE), ($$$ HERE) (CURVE)


IMG_1090For a simple, cocktail option, take your basic strappy nude heels & black motorcycle jacket

  1. add a sexy pencil skirt in a vibrant formal fabric– we love this red lace ($ HERE) ($$ HERE) ($$$ HERE) ($$CURVE HERE) ($ CURVE)
  2. add a great sexy top (SILK HERE) ($$ COTTON HERE) ($ COTTON) (CURVE COTTON HERE) (CURVE SILK HERE)
  3. add fabulous jewelry -go for any ONE of these choices: earrings (HERE), necklace (HERE), bracelet (HERE)
  4. Makeup would look amazing with a nude eye with black winged eye liner (HERE) & a vibrant lipstick (HERE- DIOR #999 looks great on everyone) to match your skirt.

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For a simple, ‘anytime’ option, take your basic strappy nude heels & black motorcycle jacket

  1. add a sexy narrow pleated skirt in a lightweight fabric- we love this one ($ HERE) ($$ HERE) ($$$ HERE) ($$ CURVE HERE) ($ CURVE HERE)
  2. add a great, tight sexy bodysuit ($ HERE) ($$ HERE) ($$$ HERE) (CURVE HERE)
  3. add statement earrings (HERE) & pull your hair back into a messy ponytail or top knot.
  4. Makeup would look amazing with a neutral, but smokey eye (HERE) or (HERE) & a nude metallic lip gloss (HERE).

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For a simple, chic, casual option, take your basic strappy nude heels & black motorcycle jacket

  1. add a sexy pair of jeans in a skinny or straight leg- we love these ($ HERE) ($$ HERE) ($$$ HERE) (CURVE HERE)
  2. add a great sexy top (t-shirt HERE) (tank top HERE) (blouse HERE) (CURVE)
  3. add simple, delicate jewelry -go for any ONE of these choices: earrings (HERE), necklace (HERE), bracelet stack (HERE), rings (HERE), watch (HERE)
  4. Makeup would look amazing with a nude face (HERE) & either a pale lip (HERE) or a dramatic lip (HERE POISON METALLIC)

    Let us know what basics you love!

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