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.

$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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$20

Mango

$345

Tibi

$395

Stuart Weitzman

$28

BaubleBar

$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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$199

Ivanka Trump

$1,255

Talitha

$80

T by Alexander Wang

$40

Yves Saint Laurent

$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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$220

Schutz

$120

J.Crew

$345

Louis Vuitton

$26

Marc Jacobs Beauty

$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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$1,950

Chloé

$365

Larsson & Jennings

$355

A.P.C.

$935

Derek Lam

$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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$199

Ivanka Trump

$70

J.Crew

$50

Lipstick Queen

$44

BaubleBar