The "Matching Set" has been a trend in fashion for a few seasons now. It generally consists of two garments of the same color/style/fabrication/print that are meant to be worn together. Front runners of the trend include my favorite set of sisters Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Solange Knowles, Taylor Swift, and Katy Perry. This trend is super easy to pull off and if utilized correctly, can be worn many times. Let's get started:
My first piece of advice would be to put a little thought into your approach when purchasing your set. You'll want to go with something that speaks to your style, a print or color that you will fall in love with time after time again. I probably own about 4 matching sets and I've learned to get wear out of them in many ways. At the end of the day, get something that you feel you won't just wear once and then toss in the back of your closet with the other unmentionables.
The set I'll be working with today is from Forever 21. I'm absolutely in love with the cut and the print.
Now on to the styling:
Worn As Separates
This is why choosing the right color/right is so important. You will get the most wear out of your set if you choose one wear the separates can be integrated into your everyday wardrobe.
So this will be the first in an ongoing series of styling. I really want to present you guys with realistic options in making the most out of your wardrobe. In the series, I'll present a trendy garment and present a number of ways in which they can be worn, as well as give tips and best practices with purchasing. I'm really excited to start this series and I hope it's helpful to anyone out there struggling to find their own.