This kind of post is what makes me tick. Finding a solution to a fashion conundrum that makes it easier to wear clothes you already have in your closet and makes it more fun to get dressed is what I love about styling! Here’s the problem- I love so many of Free People’s tops, but I find them hard to wear because they are too low cut. It’s very annoying to constantly wonder if I’m flashing people with my low cut top. Anyway, I was telling the Free People sales associate about my problem, and she has the same issue, so she wears her shirts backwards! (Swipe right) How cute does it look?! Ummmmm, genius!!! Why didn’t I think of that?!?! That means I get to wear more of the cute tops from Free People! Plus, I have a few really cute tops in my closet that will now get a lot more wear by wearing them backward! http://liketk.it/2Ci6C #liketkit @liketoknow.it http://liketk.it/2Ci82

This kind of post is what makes me tick. Finding a solution to a fashion conundrum that makes it easier to wear clothes you already have in your closet and makes it more fun to get dressed is what I love about styling! Here’s the problem- I love so many of Free People’s tops, but I find them hard to wear because they are too low cut. It’s very annoying to constantly wonder if I’m flashing people with my low cut top. Anyway, I was telling the Free People sales associate about my problem, and she has the same issue, so she wears her shirts backwards! (Swipe right) How cute does it look?! Ummmmm, genius!!! Why didn’t I think of that?!?! That means I get to wear more of the cute tops from Free People! Plus, I have a few really cute tops in my closet that will now get a lot more wear by wearing them backward! http://liketk.it/2Ci6C #liketkit @liketoknow.it http://liketk.it/2Ci82

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    Cara High Rise Cigarette Jeans | Shopbop
Small Transport Leather Crossbody Tote | Nordstrom
Jensen Ankle-Strap Platform Espadrilles | Lastcall
SplendidJensen Platform Espadrille Sandal | Nordstrom Rack
Bohemia Blouse | Nordstrom
Bohemia Blouse | Free People (US)
Hoop Earrings | Nordstrom
Coin Necklace Set | Madewell
Celine Two-Tone Gradient Cat-Eye Sunglasses | Neiman Marcus

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