Style Inspiration: Harry Styles

You read how to dress for a sleepy, Northern Italian vacation, now find out how Harry Styles inspired my next outfit to parade through town in.

I’ve been doing what?

What have I been up to the past 5 months? What do I have planned for the upcoming spring/summer season on Optimal Outfits? Find out here.

The Royal (Italian) Honeymoon

Timotée Chalamet’s costumes from Call Me By Your Name inspires today’s American take on 1980’s European fashion. Click the link to find out more.

IKEA Influences the Clothes We Wear

Taking a trip to IKEA can make you feel like you’re inside the typical Scandinavian home, but what if you want to dress like the typical Scandinavian too? Today’s post covers the history of IKEA, how it fits into the Northern European aesthetic, and how its philosophy influences fashion.

Trendy Layering: Hoodies with Leather Jackets

A few weeks ago, before it became colder than Sweden, I enjoyed the last gasp of fall with a “fun” outfit. Check out these awesome picks of the outfit and St. Louis taken by my awesome photographer!

We’ve got you covered

It’s great to be back, and it’s an exciting time at Optimal Outfits For the followers/friends/those who just stumbled into this. It’s been a long summer that oxymoronically flew right by. I trepidatiously hoped to write another article at some point between June and August, but unfortunately, life (re: school) hit me harder than Zayn…

The Man from the Mediterranean

Have you ever seen a movie and then decided you wanted to be just like the characters in it? Today I tried just that.