In my ongoing attempt to morph myself into the kind of adult I want to be, one step has been the theoretically shallow attempt to dress a bit better. To that end some time ago I brainstormed about a minimal “adult” wardrobe.
I’ve actually pursued this some, and since some people seemed interested, I thought I would update.
Here’s the original list:
Of that, I have:
It’s a start. The most interesting thing I found was that much of this was already in my wardrobe. I just needed to pull those pieces out and not combine them with cruddy, baggy clothes, since then they looked awful. And in more than one instance I found actually taking them to the tailor to get the fit improved was incredibly helpful. Seriously, if there’s a lesson here, it’s that tailors are your friend.