3 Perfect 5-Minute Outfits To Try On Your Lazy Days

Sometimes fashion is all about flair, a more is more mentality, dresses made of meat, and heels 6-inches high. But not on TGIF. Today we're all about keeping it classic but still sophisticated. Sure, we like to stare at over-the-top street-style looks, but we also have a deep appreciation for outfits that are a bit more… erm… easy to pull off. Because of that, we've chosen three noteworthy street snaps for you to copycat now. We promise that with just a few key items (the right blazer, an awesome clutch, and a little patern), you'll be able to duplicate these super-chic but oh-so-easy looks in five-minutes flat.
When you're feeling kinda lazy and thrown together, it's great to let your jacket do the work. An all black and white outfit instantly becomes purposeful and chic with an awesome coat. Bonus: you can wear the same bold topper over and over again and never be called an "outfit repeater." Try it while the chill's still here!

Edith Envelope Clutch, on sale for $119, available at Nordstrom; Christian Louboutin Vicky Suede Platform Ankle Boots, $995, available at Saks; Burberry Prorsum coat $2,595, available at Net-A-Porter; 2nd Day Ginger Thunder Silk Shirt, on sale for $161, available at Stylebop; Zara leggings with golden zips, $35.90, available at Zara; Essie Who's She Red nail polish $8, available at Essie.

Photographed by Mark Iantosca

Pretty soon we won't need tights under shorts — but in the meantime, layering up is a great way to stay chic and warm. Try out the girl-next-door-goes-schoolboy look with a shrunken blazer, oxfords, and a fun necklace to jazz it up and keep it feminine. Our Fashion Assistant Willow Lindley tops it all off with a classic pair of sunnies to match.
Organic By John Patrick Raw Hem Poplin Shirt, $242, available at La Garconne; Gap Uniform Blazer, $34.99, available at Gap; T. Babaton Alvin Shorts, $110, available at Aritzia; Dannijo Capucine necklace, $445, available at Dannijo; Topshop Brow Cats Eye Sunglasses, $32, available at Topshop; Robert Clergerie Retour patent oxford, on sale for $312.50, available at La Garconne.
Photographed by Mark Iantosca
Waxy and leather jeans are back in a big way right now and they definitely take an otherwise simple outfit to a new level of sleek sophistication. Pair them with a chunkier top and you're still laid back and thrown together to perfection.
Helmut Lang skinny leather pants, $920, available at Barneys; Full Circle Camel Egg Coat, $135, available at ASOS; Chinti And Parker polka-dot cashmere sweater, $560, available at Net-A-Porter; Sephora Collection Lip Attitude Glamour lipstick, $12, available at Sephora.
Photographed by Mark Iantosca