What I Wish I Was Wearing

Outfit Inspo Summer 2020

A couple of weeks ago, I was feeling so uninspired by my daily sweatpants, the shitty weather in Chicago, and longing for all I had hoped this spring and summer would entail. I haven’t really been shopping lately, both because of not having anywhere to go, as well as having my income drastically reduced these last few months. Especially with moving again this summer, I need to just save what I can. I’m sure a lot of you can relate!

Bows & Sequins started as a style blog, but there’s been next-to-no style content at all in the recent months (since the dead of winter rolled right into quarantine). So I thought it would be fun to start a little series on my Instagram Stories called “What I Wish I Was Wearing.” For the last two weeks, I’ve shared one outfit collage each day, and it’s been such a nice little creative outlet. They definitely do take some time to make, so instead of them disappearing after 24 hours, I ended up creating a separate IG to house them: @styled.by.jrs!

While the collages are mostly meant to be outfit inspiration to spark ideas from your own closet, I know some people are still shopping right now. Without swipe ups, shopping via IG can be a huge pain if you aren’t using LiketoKnow.It, so I thought I’d share the outfits here every two weeks. Especially since a lot of my followers don’t really crossover from the blog to Instagram, and vice versa. So twice a month, you can expect a similar post of outfit ideas and inspiration, all in collage format! Feel free to pin the images to save for later. And if you are wanting to shop, and you want to catch these in realtime before things might sell out, be sure to follow @styled.by.jrs!

Here’s what I’ve styled the past two weeks…

floral print midi skirt, cropped white shirt, straw handbag, purple scrunchie

Linen Tie-Front Top  |  Floral Midi Skirt  |  Strappy Sandals  |  Woven Bag  |  Hoop Earrings  |  Silk Scrunchie

white bodysuit, high waist jean shorts, raffia headband, metallic wrap sandals

White Bodysuit  |  Denim Shorts  |  Raffia Headband  |  Huggie Hoops  |  Lace-Up Sandals  |  Perforated Bag

sweater knit top, pleated skirt, brown woven bag

Knit Top  |  Pleated Skirt  |  Tortoise Sunglasses  |  Woven Bag  |  Braided Slides

ganni leopard print bag, wide leg black jeans, sweater knit tank, gold jewlery, black lace up block heel sandals

Knit Tank  |  Cropped Wide Leg Jeans  |  Leopard Bag  |  Lace-Up Block Heel Sandals  |  Gold Hoops  |  Layered Necklace

whtie caftan, scalloped straw hat, high waist bikini, metallic wrap sandals

Shirtdress Coverup  |  Scalloped Hat  |  Bralette Bikini Top  |  High-Waist Bikini Bottoms  |  Tote Bag  |  Metallic Sandals  |  Sunglasses

tweed blazer, wide leg cropped trousers, pink suede pumps, office outfit

Tweed Blazer  |  Sleeveless Top  |  Wide Leg Trousers  |  Navy Tote  |  Pink Suede Pumps

terez gold foil leopard print leggings, metallic gold nike women, lululemon cropped top

Long-Sleeved Cropped Tee  |  Gold Leopard Leggings  |  Metallic Sneakers  |  Headphones  |  Hair Tie

green gingham dress, loeffler randall floral printed sandals, raffia earrings

Gingham Dress  |  Raffia Earrings  |  Floral Slides  |  Floral Heels  |  Beaded Bag  |  Sunglasses

terez rainbow leggings, nike multicolor air max

Long Sleeve Tee  |  Navy Rainbow Star Leggings  |  Colorful Sneakers  |  Hair Ties

farm rio dress, colorful accessories, miami outfit ideas

Printed Dress  |  Striped Acrylic Clutch  |  Hoop Baguette Earrings  |  Sleek Headband  |  Coral Sandals

toile print dress, pearl embellished bag, pearl sunglasses chain, espadrilles

Toile Maxi Dress  |  White Sunglasses  |  Pearl Sunglass Chain  |  Pearl-Embellished Straw Tote  |  Lace-Up Espadrilles  |  Butterfly Studs

terez workout leggings, balenciaga rainbow hat, adidas ultraboost

Sports Bra  |  Leggings  |  Sneakers  |  Embroidered Hat  |  Foam Roller Water Bottle

pastel rainbow ombre silk midi skit, beverly kills pastel graphic tee, superga tie dye, herschel back pack

Graphic Tee  |  Midi Skirt  |  Hoops  |  Small Link Necklace  |  Backpack  |  Sneakers

white paper bag trousers, black turtlneck bodysuit, silver hoop earrings, office inspo

Turtleneck Bodysuit  |  Paper Bag Pants  |  Sunglasses  |  Silver Hoops  |  Black Bag  |  Lucite Heels

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