The Lazy Girl's Guide To The Day-To-Night Outfit

30 April 2018

If you're anything like me, you'll stare at your wardrobe for a good ten minutes and then claim you don't have anything to wear.

When it gets to summer, all I want are pieces that can easily transition from a casual outfit in the day to a show-stopping outfit at night. As much as it pains me to admit, I'm not Mariah Carey and I don't have time (or the effort) for 4 outfit changes per day.

With that said, perfecting the 'go to' 24-hour outfit presents a tricky challenge, especially if you're like me and have a tendency to overdress. You want something that is comfortable and shows off your own style & personality. But at the same time you want this 24 hour outfit to be put together with an effortless finish.

I would hate to brag but I think with the help of Tobi - I may have just conquered that look.

My Beatrice Blazer Dress - from Tobi is the perfect piece for all occasions from brunch date to a cocktail evening, or desk to dance floor. The cut, colour and style of the dress is one that flatters all body types.

The details are perfect; the boxy shoulders give off sophisticated, office ready vibes whilst the buttons are just enough detail to stand out when you're at the bar but not be too overpowering during the day 

It's all about the accessories. For the day throw on a pair of simple white trainers (favourites are Nike SB Delta Force and Adidas Originals Gazelle Trainers) or coloured ankle boots. And for a night time look, pair with heels & a clutch bag and you're good to go.

General hints & tips for day to night dressing. 

  • Layer it up. Sleeveless dresses, jumpsuits or shirts can be teamed with a cardigan or blazer in the day for that more sophisticated, demure look. But at night whip it off for that party look. 
  • Something I usually fail on is the switching up my hairstyle. My signature style is hair down in a middle parting. By putting a simple hair accessory in such as, a pin or headband will go a long way in making your hair feel different from your usual look. 
  • Add some sparkle. A glittery bag, sparkly shoes or a statement necklace will add the ‘WOW’ factor perfect for a night out outfit. And who doesn't love a bit of sparkle? 
The smallest of tweaks can make the biggest impact. 

Outfit details 

Beatrice Blazer Dress - Tobi
Bag - H&M (Similar here
Boots - Similar here


NB: This post was a collaboration with Tobi. However all opinions are honest and my own.

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