Daily Archives: September 20, 2012

The Rule of Three

Office Appropriate Outfits - Fall

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Top – LOFT | Skirt – Banana Republic Factory Store | Scarf H&M via Poshmark | Shoes – Bandolino via Nordstrom Rack

I believe I’ve mentioned my “rule of three” when it comes to outfits before.  Basically, it comes down to the idea that you should always wear at least three things to make an outfit look put together.

Today’s outfit is a perfect example.  Here’s what I mean.


The outfit on the right is fine.  There’s nothing inherently wrong with it.  But look at how adding the scarf adds some visual interest and breaks up the pattern of the shirt.  By adding the scarf you’ve gone from college student to business professional.  With one piece!

What do you think of the rule of three?