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Super Simple Tips On How To Have Fun With Your Basics

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Fashion should never be boring but I know that can happen when you wear a lot of basics. They can seem old after a while…but it doesn’t have to stay that way! Here are some super simple tips on how to have fun with your basics in your wardrobe! It’s time to breathe some new life into your closet!

How To Have Fun With Your Basics

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This outfit is a base of a simple white tee and jeans…that’s it! It’s the definition of basic, but this look is anything but!

It really comes down to adding some fun accessories and pieces!

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If you need outerwear anyways, why not have a little bit of fun with it? This shaggy jacket adds some texture and a playful element to this outfit!

Related: How to Elevate a Simple Tee and Jeans Outfit

These brown ankle boots add a surprising pop of color for being a neutral!

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Suspenders? For a girl? Heck yes! I’m all about mixing masculine + feminine and suspenders (as well as suit sets) are right up my alley.

But the suspenders here are unexpected, which I think makes this look so “fun”!

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Related: What to Do When You’re Bored With Your Wardrobe

You’re never fully dressed without a smile and a hat! That’s how the saying goes, right? 😉

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top | suspenders | jeans (h&m, similar here and here) | boots (h&m, similar) | hat | jacket (thrifted, similar)

Accessories? Check! Playful and fun textures? Check! Well congrats, you just completed my short yet effective course on how to have fun with your basics! 😉

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Carolyn Arentson
Carolyn is the founder and creator behind My Chic Obsession. When she's not dreaming up new content, you can find her watching a funny tv show with her husband, raising her two boys, or planning her next trip to Paris.