Matching Outfits: 7 Trends for Outfit Coordinating

Have you ever watched the hit television show “Sister, Sister” starring Tia Mowry-Hardict and Tamera (Mowry) Landry during the 1990s? What a funny sitcom about identical twins with hit lines like “Go home, Roger!” and cute matching outfits in almost every episode.  You just couldn’t get enough of the humor and always seeing the twins in coordinating outfits. Oh, how I can relate! Growing up as a twin myself, people got excited when my brother and I dressed alike. Literally, it’s a big deal to this day. And believe it or not, it really is a trend to coordinate matching outfits! Whether it’s just for fun, for an event, or even a simple girl’s night out, there’s always a reason to dress like family and friends. With so many reasons to wear matching outfits, here are my top 7 trends for outfit coordinating!

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The Secret Behind Heather Jersey: What Is It and Why Is It so Popular?

Have you heard the news? Heather has been voted most popular!

Before your mind wanders, no, I’m not talking about the infamous ‘Heathers’ in the teen movie Mean Girls (although there are some characteristics involved when it comes to popularity). What we’re discussing here is the must-have look of heather jersey tees. As a fashion-forward thinker, I’m sure you’re anxious to jump headfirst into this trend. But before you do, perhaps you have some questions. Like maybe “what does heather mean in fashion?” Or, perhaps how to incorporate heather-blend tees into your wardrobe.

If you’re wanting to capitalize on this look, it’s important to understand a little about the fabric.

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Closet Cleanout for Charity: How to Turn Spring Cleaning Your Closet Into a Donating Tradition

It can be quite difficult to let go of items in your closet. After all, at one point these precious pieces were clothing you simply couldn’t live without. From the gorgeous dress you wore on New Year’s Eve years ago to those worn out and faded sweatpants with holes you wear for gardening, sometimes things are just hard to let go of. While it’s normal to feel sentimental over certain clothes (at least for me anyway – don’t judge), I always try to clear out my closet a few times a year. And when I do, it feels like a huge weight has been lifted, providing me with the perfect opportunity to go shopping (I know I am not the only one who does this). Today, I want to offer you some tips for cleaning out your closet and what you can do with the clothes you’re getting rid of.

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Don’t Touch that Dial! Pre-laundry tips to help keep your clothes looking great and lasting longer

You’ve found the perfect shirt that’s stylish and amazingly comfortable and vow to keep it looking just-from-the-store new! Buying multiples of the same blouse, safely storing those go-to jeans in a vacuum sealed bag, and never cleaning that faux fur vest. These are just a few extra measures people take to protect clothes and maintain their original glory. Luckily, there are better, less extreme alternatives. Before tossing your clothes in the washer or dryer, follow these simple pre-laundry tips to help keep your clothes looking great and lasting longer.

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The Oversized-Fit Trend: Stand out in a big way!

Did you know the oversized trend dates back to the 1920s? That’s right! Almost 100 years ago loose-fit clothes became popular in western fashion. Today, there are different variations of oversized. From longline tees to dresses with a roomier fit, there’s freedom in sizing up rather than sizing down! But before you embrace the oversized trend, you need to know the basics. Here’s the inside scoop on oversized fashion – what to buy and how to wear this trendy style.

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