Every woman can relate to the moment when she's standing, zombie-like, in front of her closet, and her creative juices are running low. In times like these, it's virtually impossible to figure out which way is up much less decide on what you want to wear. And, so, you reach for that one item that never lets you down — but also never inspires you.
Whether that's a pair of jeans and a white tank top like we discussed last time
or it's the big, puffy ski jacket and black blazer you've owned forever, we all have those crutches that haven't made us feel put-together and cool in ages. To clarify, these "style ruts" aren't uniforms either — if you've got a consistent look that defines your story and makes you feel like you
, get it, lady! We're talking about those pieces that fill you with as much joy to wear as getting blood work done.
But, with a few easy switch-outs that won't sacrifice practicality or versatility for style, we came up with solutions to six common sartorial ruts that we've all been prone to falling in. So, ahead, find out how to dig yourself out of 'em — for good.