Closet Essentials: The Romper

Jun 30, 2014

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I love the easy & chic style of a quality romper. The one I've featured here is from Madewell and I can imagine it transitioning so seamlessly in one's closet. Wear it out for drinks with a great blazer, or with converse & a ball cap for a day of grocery shopping. These days, my style has been incredibly easy and basic. Loose knit cardigans paired with simple neutral hued sundresses, leather tote bags and easy t-strap flats. I hope to be back with an outfit post soon. Perhaps I can twist my honey's arm for some outfit photos later today! ;)

And yay, throwing confetti in the air, cause tomorrow is Canada Day. We're having our friends over for a yummy barbeque: hot dogs, potato salad, spinach salad and corn on the cob. I'm making this one and I'm all kinds of excited. Then we're heading down to the pier to take in all the festivities and celebrations. I'll be sure to snap a few photos of our day!! Happiest Canada Day, friends! xo

look one: white blazer, romper, bag, flats
look two: vest, romper, sunglasses, sandals
look three: sweater (topshop), romper, ball cap, converse

19 sweet notes:

  1. Love rompers. They are so easy to wear and so comfy! Hope you enjoy ur BBQ and all the festivities 💕

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  2. such cute looks veronika! totally agree with you, rompers are so effortless and comfy. your new blog design looks GORGEOUS by the way :)

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  3. i love the first look with the chic blazer. hope you have a great time hosting your bbq :)
    xo jac
    thesunshinedistrict.blogspot.com

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  4. I adore all of these looks! And I love how rompers are back in style. So comfy and effortless. My style has been slowly changing to easy layers and neutrals as well. I used to wear so much color! ;)

    Happy Canada Day and have a great time grilling out!!!

    XO Alison
    looksharplansing.blogspot.com

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  5. After many years of being on the fence, I've finally gotten on board with rompers and now... now I can't get enough! This printed one from Madewell is just too cute and I love the idea of pairing it with leather Chuck Taylor hightops - well-styled, V :) Wishing you and Martin the happiest of Canada Days!
    xox,
    Cee

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  6. I love that romper. It does seem effortless, oddly enough I do not own any rompers even though the concept does seem a bit genius to me.
    Justine
    http://theredlipchronicles.blogspot.com

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  7. So inspired that I think I want to run out a purchase all three of these combinations tonight! I also love the simplistic but creative thought process behind your post. Keep them coming!

    -Kate
    www.brilliantlykate.com

    p.s. Happy Canadian Day :) I'll be thinking about you Friday as we celebrate our Independence Day.

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  8. I LOVE rompers. I have a denim one that I bought about 5 years ago and wore constantly until I got pregnant. I think it's time to pull it back out. This Madwell one is gorgeous too. Love your suggestions for styling it!

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  9. my favorite>third look..i always adore simplicity and sweater is one of my necessities in my closet.though singapore is 365 summer days,but sweater is a great piece during raining days.

    xo josephine c.
    www.joselovincolors.com

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  10. So cute! I love rompers but sadly i don't own one! : ) love that one with the sweater

    stop by,
    http://abeautifulheart07.blogspot.com/

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  11. I never thought I would be convinced by the versatility of rompers, but these sets you've come up with around this particular one....man, I need it!

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  12. This romper is gorgeous, and I bet you would rock it!! In fact, I hope you got it at 30% off sale during the sale promo at Madewell this weekend! ;) It's interesting to see your post-clearout closet reinvention unfold here. Would you consider doing a post on the 18 pieces you kept? I'm just curious - and hope that gorgeous long Madewell cardigan is one of the things you kept, haha!

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  13. I love the ways you styled it! I want to go and recreate each of these styles now, I'd feel at home in all three of them. Lovely romper too!

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  14. Love the madewell romper and how you have styled it in all three outfits, laid back in a very good sytlish sense! :) I like rompers because they bring that summer "just throw a dress on" option but I believe can be even comfier, not having to worry if the hem is maybe too short ;)

    Damaris | The cat, you and us

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  15. This is the second post of yours that has made me feel like I need a romper! I guess I need to buy one now :)

    xo Amy
    www.urbanfrill.com

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  16. That second combination has my name all over it, dearest Veronika!! How cool is the olive-green (you know it's a favourite colour!) vest and those lace-up sandals?! And the sunnies add that perfect bit of quirky personality!! Looking forward to hearing about your Canada Day celebration!! XO

    www.StyleIsMyPudding.com

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  17. I can totally see myself wearing the first combination!

    Evelin Kivi blog

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  18. I've definitely been feeling a shift towards the more basic and easy, too. And i really love it, i feel like such a babe in the loose, simple pieces. and i love the way you made this post- it's so cool to see how different that one romper can look with other layers!

    xo marlen
    Messages on a Napkin

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  19. Im loving this romper!! and great combos!

    xo Jessica

    www.NewlyLoved.com

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