You know the feeling when you have roughly 10 minutes to get out the door and inconveniently have nothing to wear? Yep, us too. While we’re advocates of preparedness by way of night-before planning, sometimes the ensemble you picked no longer feels comfortable, the weather took a turn for the unexpected or you managed to spill coffee all over that white top because #rushing. Rather than appear mismatched (and not in a cool-girl way) or worse, totally disheveled, default to one of these five easy-to-assemble outfits guaranteed to save the day.
Running Late? You Can Still Look Chic
Keep a neck-tie blouse on standby as a quick way to dress up jeans—color-coordinated pumps complete the look.
Suede Mid Heel Shoes
Wright Straight-Leg Jeans
Aubrey Draped Floral-Print Silk Crepe De Chine Blouse
Morgan Saddle Bag
Rely on a structured shirtdress and patent leather slippers to swiftly get out the door with polish.
Patent Leather Slipper
Cotton + Printed Crepe Pleated Sleeve Shirt Dress
La Pochette A Main
A blazer with interest takes a T-shirt and jeans to the next level—team with suede heels for instant elevation.
The Marymid Pump
High Rise Skinny Jean
Mott + Bow
Shrunken Supima Cotton And Micro Modal-Blend Jersey T-Shirt
Satin-Trimmed Wool-Twill Blazer
A white button-down shirt is a fail-safe option no matter the combo—a midi skirt with subtle detail gives the illusion of a considered ensemble.
Cube Small Leather Shoulder Bag
Long Slit Skirt With Studs
H By Hudson
When comfort is key, a knit tunic looks great atop textured trousers—sleek accessories up the professional factor.
Stretch Velvet Easy Pants
Grey Skinny Ribbed Long Sleeve Top
Fairhope Buckle High Sandal