Outfit Details For reference, I am 5ft/152.5cm and wear size US small/2-4 in tops, jackets, and blazers, and size US 26 or US 2 in bottoms. This post may contain some affiliate links. Tee: Oak + Fort Core T-Shirt (size S – sold out; similar below). Blazer: Aritzia Babaton New Power Blazer (size 6). Pants: Old Navy Extra High-Waisted Relaxed Slim Taylor Pants (size XS Petite – sold out; similar below). Shoes: Everlane Modern Loafer. Bag: Fossil Kyler Satchel – check out my review here (sold out; similar below). Shop the Look!

Outfit Details For reference, I am 5ft/152.5cm and wear size US small/2-4 in tops, jackets, and blazers, and size US 26 or US 2 in bottoms. This post may contain some affiliate links. Blouse: MOFT by Shein (size S). Skirt: J. Crew (size US 2 – sold out; similar below). Cardigan: Soho Apparel (size US S – sold out; similar below). Belt: Celine (size IT 75). Boots: Old Navy (size US 2 – sold out; similar below). Trench Coat: Gap (size US S). Purse: Fossil Kyler Satchel – read my review here! Shop the Look!

I hate to admit it, but… sometimes I jump on fads. I mean, you don’t know it’s your thing until you give it a try, right? I remember when I felt minimalism was still new and not many people were discussing it and then during my period of giving it a shot, the entire blogosphere blew up about minimalism and decluttering and overnight, every lifestyle blogger was a subject matter expert. This isn’t a beginner’s guide on how to declutter your cramped apartment (although, maybe it’s not a bad idea to write one…). This is just my experience with decluttering and my relationship with minimalism. Long story short, decluttering and minimalism helped curb my excessive spending. It didn’t happen overnight,…