Happy Tuesday. It’s day 5 of BEDS, Blogging Every Day of September. I hope your Labor Day weekend was eventful and filled with activities.

I’m sharing a simple black and white outfit, shot in the sunny Palm Springs of California. Can we stop for a few seconds for every photo to appreciate the beautiful nature background? Nature sure does provide the best backdrop and lighting for photography. This outfit includes a black tube top, a pair of leather shorts, a white linen shirt, and some simple jewelry like earrings and a neck-scarf. I rotated the white linen shirt multiple ways, worn as a shirt itself but tied at the front to turn it into a crop shirt, worn it as an outerwear piece, worn it unbuttoned with the tube top peeking out. With the neck-scarf, I wanted to show you besides wearing it as a necktie, you can wear it around the wrist (just-for-fun!). I love how the photo with the necktie tied at the wrist turned out. One other way to utilize this dainty piece is to tie your hair with it. I wish my hair was long enough.

Comment below what you think about the hidden styling tricks I brought along in the photo series below:

My last look here I opted out the white linen shirt. All of these photos were shot the the Moorten Botanical Garden in Palm Springs. We paid an admission fee for $5/person and got so many cool photos shot here. It’s well worth it! I’d totally recommend you making a visit if you’d ever be out there.

Hope you like the styling ideas along with the photos. And hope you’ve learnt how to maximize your outfit possibilities by simply packing along basic and simple pieces like what I’ve worn here to rewear and style them differently every time. Thank you for reading! See you tomorrow!

stay inspired | as always

An Trieu.

OUTFIT DETAILS: tube top: BooHoo (bought from ASOS) | shorts: H&M | silk necktie: Banana Republic | linen white shirt: Frank & Eileen (bought on sale at a local outlet) | sunglasses: Ray-ban | mules and earrings: ASOS

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