Creating a Chic Weekend Look {with Items in Your Closet!}

I’m all about keeping it casual on the weekend, but I can never go out of the house without feeling my best. To me this means taking what could possibly be called casual items in your closet and dressing them up to create an effortlessly chic look. Today I’m sharing with you an easy look you can duplicate and feel your best in! By sticking with basic items you probably already have in your closet, you can be ready for a weekend look that’s ready to face anything.

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

The basics you’ll need:

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

Why they work:

These are timeless items that you can wear over and over. When combined together they create the perfect union of effortless style. Jeans and heels have always been one of my favorite casual chic looks. Add the distressed denim with a sophisticated white button down and you’ll instantly have an outfit ready for a stylish weekend. This is definitely an outfit you can’t go wrong with.

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacketWeekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

Finishing with accessories:

Choosing accesories for this outfit is the fun part. Here’s the pieces I’d recommend adding:

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

You can wear any type of heels you want depending on the look you’re going for. A leopard print pump? A strappy black heeled sandal? Both will work! I chose to go for a sleek white pair of sandals to keep the look minimalistic.

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

I’m wearing this classic Julia Engel Miami Rose Golden Brown from AIBI Watch and love it! Who doesn’t love rose gold accessories and a little touch of sparkle?

Weekend chic in distressed denim, heels, and a military jacket

Take time to cherish the little moments that make you smile!

Keep smiling!

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36 Comments

    • Molly Clifton February 18, 2016 / 4:19 pm

      Thank you! I think adding heels to a casual outfit can definitely make it look more sophisticated!

  1. Avatar February 3, 2016 / 7:35 am

    Super cute post Molly! I actually have all of these pieces in my wardrobe. I wish I could rock a heel though, I have tendinitis in my big toes and have to pretty much stick to confort shoes. I love all of your accessories too.

    http://laceandpearlsblog.com

    • Molly Clifton February 18, 2016 / 4:20 pm

      Thank you! I’m sure you could rock a version of this outfit minus the heels. You look gorgeous and chic in whatever you wear though!

  2. Avatar February 3, 2016 / 7:45 am

    I love everything about this outfit but especially the coat, jeans, and bag!
    xoxo, Jenny

    • Molly Clifton February 18, 2016 / 4:20 pm

      Thanks Jenny! Definitely a classic combo for the weekends to stay chic!

    • Molly Clifton February 18, 2016 / 4:20 pm

      Thanks Summer! I hope you find a Military jacket you love! This one was a great deal at Target.

  3. Avatar February 3, 2016 / 8:21 am

    Molly, this is definitely the perfect weekend look! Love how it’s an entire look of basics that are styled to perfection. Gorgeous!

    Shannon
    Clothes & Quotes

    • Molly Clifton February 18, 2016 / 4:21 pm

      Aww thank you Shannon! I love weekend wear, but adding heels is always my favorite!

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    Diane
    February 3, 2016 / 11:30 am

    Love this post Molly!!! Your outfit is so fabulous! These heels are perfect for this outfit!

    I hope you are having an amazing week! 🙂

    Diane

    http://www.petiteinparis.com

    • Molly Clifton February 18, 2016 / 4:21 pm

      Thanks Diane! So glad you love it! You are so sweet!

    • Molly Clifton February 18, 2016 / 4:21 pm

      Thank you Ankita! I love casual chic too!

    • Molly Clifton February 18, 2016 / 4:21 pm

      Yay thanks for complimenting my outfit as well as my smile. Keep smiling!

  5. Avatar February 3, 2016 / 2:52 pm

    You are so gorgeous!! Love the simplicity of this outfit but it is timeless and feminine 🙂 Thanks for linking the military jacket!

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:13 pm

      You’re welcome Chandler! Hope you found a military jacket you love! Thank you for the love and compliments!

  6. Avatar February 3, 2016 / 4:44 pm

    I really need to find the perfect white button down shirt. I haven’t had one in my closet in quite some years!

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:13 pm

      You really do! I have to restock mine every couple years, because I find them to be so versatile!

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    Autumn Dickens
    February 3, 2016 / 4:51 pm

    Awesome outfit! I love the military jacket. Casual chic looks are my favorite. 🙂

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:13 pm

      Thank you! I love casual chic too 🙂

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    Kait Elizabeth
    February 3, 2016 / 7:03 pm

    I am the same way about not leaving the house without being put together- people always say I’m way over dressed. I’m glad I’m not the only one. Hugs, Kait
    http://makeminemaroon.com/

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:14 pm

      There’s no such thing as overdressed 😉 Hehe

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    robin martinez
    February 4, 2016 / 7:57 am

    Those shades are the cutest Molly. I Love the this casual chic look. I seriously need to get myself a military jacket. =)
    – Robin Lee
    RUNWAYTEACHER.COM

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:14 pm

      Thanks Robin! I’m such a fun of these shades too. They have a the cutest cat eye. And you really do need to get a military jacket! They are perfect!

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    Josette Marie Niyomwungere
    February 4, 2016 / 10:59 am

    You can make anything look great Molly! this is such a pretty look and love that you styled it with those strappy white sandals.
    Xx Josette
    http://www.josies.nu

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:14 pm

      Aww what a sweet compliment Josette! That made me smile!

  11. Avatar February 4, 2016 / 2:47 pm

    LOVE it! Although, I know this outfit was supposed to be about your outfit, which I love, but what lipstick are you wearing?! (eye heart emojis!)

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:16 pm

      Sorry for the late reply! I’m wearing MAC lipstick Rebel. it’s a great color!

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    Amy Bui
    February 4, 2016 / 3:25 pm

    Olive utility jackets are in right now and I am obsessed with them! I love the way you elevated the outfit with heels =)

    http://www.TheBlushingPInk.com

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:16 pm

      Thanks Amy! I love elevating casual looks with heels! So much fun!

  13. Avatar February 4, 2016 / 4:02 pm

    Love this whole look. You’re slaying it…love the power pose in photo #2! You’re totally right, too…definitely an easy, timeless outfit for weekend festivities.

    Coming Up Roses

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:17 pm

      Aww thanks girl! Glad you noticed my ‘power pose.’ Had a silly moment trying something different and decided to keep it!

  14. Avatar February 9, 2016 / 7:58 am

    I never thought pairing a military jacket with heels would look so good! This outfit looks great on you!

    Polly
    http://gemsandjoy.com

    • Molly Clifton March 8, 2016 / 9:17 pm

      Thanks Polly! It really is a fun casual chic combination! I love it!

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