5 Outfits To Wear When Nothing You Own Is Clean

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There’s no better feeling than throwing caution to the wind on a Sunday afternoon and skipping laundry duties in favor of more fabulous endeavors. That said, waking up on Monday morning with nothing to wear isn’t ideal. Before you reach for that rumpled top or not-quite-right pair of trousers try one of these inventive outfits using the overlooked items in your wardrobe.

College Sweatshirt

$24

Etsy

The Hidden Gem: Old Sweatshirt

Your perfectly broken-in sweatshirt might not seem like 9-to-5 material but flip it inside out, cuff the sleeves, and tuck it into a pair of polished pants you'll be well on your way to a legitimately chic look.

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Turtleneck Sweater

$20

Mango

Tropical Wool Pleat Skinny Pant

$345

Tibi

Queen Python-Print Pump

$395

Stuart Weitzman

Deco Baguette Ear Crawlers

$28

BaubleBar

Legend 2.0 Cropped Jersey Leggings

$60

Nike

The Hidden Gem: Workout Pants

Swap in black workout pants as your figure-hugging base layer when your black skinny jeans are all stretched out and in need of a wash. Just hide the sporty length and logos with a few strategic layers.

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Odiner Over-The-Knee Boots

$199

Ivanka Trump

Striped Cashmere Wool-Blend Cape

$1,255

Talitha

Muscle Jersey T-Shirt

$80

T by Alexander Wang

Baby Doll Kiss & Blush In Rose Frivole

$40

Yves Saint Laurent

Le Military Stretch-Denim Jacket

$300

Frame Denim

The Hidden Gem: Jean Jacket

When you're running low on blouses, turn to your collection of lightweight jackets for a quick fix. Case in point: A denim jacket buttoned all the way up can look great as a little top.

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Zora Lace Up Pumps

$220

Schutz

Cropped Flannel Straight-Leg Pants

$120

J.Crew

Tuxedo Scarf

$345

Louis Vuitton

Lash Lifter Gel Mascara

$26

Marc Jacobs Beauty

Silk Swing Slip

$160

Topshop

The Hidden Gem: Cocktail Dress

Let it be known: Your cute nighttime clothes deserve more airtime! To make cocktail clothes work for daylight hours simply add a few low-key pieces in soft neutral colors.

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Drew Medium Chain Shoulder Bag

$1,950

Chloé

Rose Gold-Plated Watch

$365

Larsson & Jennings

Steffi Leather Sneakers

$355

A.P.C.

Long Sleeve Crew Neck Sweater

$935

Derek Lam

Crepe Zip Shift Dress

$85

Topshop

The Hidden Gem: Conservative LBD

Every woman has a nondescript LBD hiding in her wardrobe. While it might not be your fashion go-to, a few edgy accessories and a bit of inventive layering can do wonders for the basic.

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Odiner Over-The-Knee Boots

$199

Ivanka Trump

Boy Cotton Shirt

$70

J.Crew

Velvet Rope Lipstick in Entourage

$50

Lipstick Queen

Amazon Medallion Bib

$44

BaubleBar