Dressing Up and Dressing Down a Little White T-shirt

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Outfit Details:

Dressed Down: White Ruffle Sleeve Tee, BlankNYC Jeans, Keds Sneakers, Madewell Tote,
On San:  Tiger TeeAdidas Sneakers

Dressed Up:White Ruffle Sleeve Tee, BlankNYC Jeans, BlankNYC Suede Jacket, Hinge Block Heels (currently 50% off!), Mini Crossbody Bag

My dressed up dressed down posts are some of my favorite.  I love doing them because they help me get more out of my closet. A basic momiform of a simple tee and a pair of jeans is often my everyday look. Then just a couple of quick changes and the outfit becomes totally evening appropriate.

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I’ve teamed up with Nordstrom to share a dressed up dressed down idea for this basic ruffle tee from Nordstrom and my favorite jeans from BlankNYC. I’ve been living in these jeans, as you guys know — they were my favorite purchase from the Nordstrom sale and now they’re fully back in stock!


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Merrick's Art Dressing up a basic jeans and tee look
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For daytime, sneaks, a big bag, and a ponytail make for an easy momiform. For evening, swap bags for a small bag just big enough to carry your credit card, phone, and a lipgloss. Then add some chunky heels (always my go-to cause we usually like to walk around after dinner), and a jacket for when the sun goes down. Easy peasy.


this post was created in partnership with Nordstrom

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  1. Natali says:

    You always look so effortlessly stylish! I like these both outfits, the more casual one and the more dressier one as well. 🙂


  2. Lindsay Sutherland says:

    Do you find it difficult to wear a ruffle sleeve tee like that under a jacket? I haven’t tried it yet but am wondering if it’s comfortable…the ruffle part of the sleeve must flip up when you put the jacket on?

  3. Elly Brown says:

    Love these two looks. Your little one is so cute also!

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