Ever open your closet and just… stare? It’s the feeling where, seemingly overnight, everything you own has suddenly betrayed you. Your trusty flats? No longer so trusty. The sweater you’ve been wearing all winter? The idea of putting it on one more time is unappealing at best. Even the uniform you’ve cobbled together for moments just like these feels uninspired.
When I’ve experienced the dreaded wardrobe drought, I’ve tended to oscillate between complete despair and self-indulgent overwhelmingness. But no more! It’s a new year, and I will not succumb to this barrage of negative thinking. Sometimes, that means I need to invest in a few new statement pieces that spark creativity when it comes to how I dress, like a bold-colored top or a pair of patterned pants. Other times, it’s a matter of reimagining my basics by adding pieces with unexpected details and flattering proportions. Below, I’ve rounded up my top picks to get you out of your slump. For 2022, we’ve got this!