KERRently by Courtney Kerr »

My Basic Uniform

Coat: ASOS (AND ON SALE FOR 36 FREAKING BUCKS!); Top: Equipment; Pants: H&M (old, Similar from ShopBop); Boots: Steve Madden; Clutch: Gorjana, old; Beanie: Aldo, old; Spike Cuff: c/o Bauble Bar; Watch: Michael Kors; Rose Gold Bangles: Charming Charlie, old; Rose Gold Ring: Gorjana; Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

Happy Friday!

I want to start off by my offering my sincerest apologies for not posting any outfits for the last 2 weeks, as my life has been a bit wacky.  There’s been some traveling (what’s up, Atlanta?!), there’s been some new work projects that I can’t wait to share with y’all, and last but not least, there has been a lot of preparation for my upcoming trip to New York City for Fashion Week….and my, oh my, the packing is already giving me anxiety!

But despite my ridiculous schedule over the past 2 weeks, there has been one thing that has remained consistent: my basic uniform….and it has primarily been made up of leather pants and my favorite silk Equipment blouse.

My favorite part of adhering to a uniform like this is that you can change it at the drop of a hat.  One day you might pair these 2 basics with a black blazer and some sexy heels, while the next day they might go well layered under a chunky sweater and matched with some perfect flats.  Either way….these 2 simple staples are the perfect foundation to my wardrobe as of late….And on a particularly cold day this week, they paired wonderfully with my new leopard coat, a punch of pink accessories, and black combat boots….all to chic, and all to comfy.

What’s your basic uniform?


  • 2013/02/01 - 7:07 am

    Kimberly Smith - Love the leopard coat with the pops of bright from your accessories! Very cute look :)


  • 2013/02/01 - 9:13 am

    Andréa - Love this jacket (and really love the price) and the pops of color you added. The outfit really stands out.


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  • 2013/02/01 - 9:15 am

    Christina - Yay a post! I think I was having withdrawls.. My uniform is def white silk blouses. I can wear them to the office and play with the on the weekends. Most of mine seem to be from BCBG? Happy Friday :)ReplyCancel

  • 2013/02/01 - 9:46 am

    cake and valley - our uniform is for sure a white top and jeans…then adding whatever else works or our mood. loving your look here! good luck with all your travel.

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  • 2013/02/01 - 9:48 am

    cake and valley - for sure our uniform is a white top and jeans. then we can layer on whatever else we want depending on our mood that day. we are loving the look here. fun and cozy. good luck with all your travel coming up (and packing)

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  • 2013/02/01 - 10:05 am

    Kelly - I love the leopard and pops of neon, so pretty Court!

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  • 2013/02/01 - 11:05 am

    rebekah - This is really cute! Can you do a hair tutorial? I curl my hair too but your waves look more relaxed then mine?! Rebekah http://www.fashionandafellow.comReplyCancel

  • 2013/02/01 - 12:14 pm

    I Showed Up In Boots - Looks exactly like my basic uniform during the week. Glad to have you back!

    I love the punches of fuscia:)


  • 2013/02/01 - 1:33 pm

    Chelsea - Love this look! The jacket and the pop of color in the clutch work so well together. Glad you’re back!

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  • 2013/02/01 - 2:00 pm

    YaYi - Hey gorg! First time visiting your site, and lemme just say how much I love your style. Let’s see, my latest basic uniform consist on denim+denim, black blazer and my lovely silver mesh rhinestone necklace from Zara (which I get tons of compliments everytime) and of course my perfect leopard flats. This outfit was put together as I was running late for a metting and it turned out to be one of those outfits that one feels so proud of craeating lol. I’ve been switching it up with different accessories. It’s both comfy and chic, and I LOVE how I can keep my heels or botties in my oversized bag if im planning on going out late night and Voilà!ReplyCancel

  • 2013/02/01 - 8:53 pm

    Kat - I love wearing my leggings, a great comfy oversized turtleneck and my crochet Uggs. Nothing better!ReplyCancel

  • 2013/02/02 - 9:23 am

    Nicole - From one southern girl to another, I love your style! And now that I live in NYC I can really play with my style a lot, and love to turn to you for inspiration!

    Check out our blog too!


  • 2013/02/02 - 5:58 pm

    Elizabeth - Totally agree about the adherring to a uniform policy- so great! Super cute outfit and can’t wait to see all of your New York posts!!

    xx Elizabeth
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  • 2013/02/03 - 1:22 pm

    Ashley - Love the look, doll! Especially the leopard print + pink touches.

    My winter uni consists of skinny trousers and a blazer, always always. :)


  • 2013/02/03 - 7:35 pm

    Corinne - I just LOVE this outfit! The leopard, the leather, that awesome beanie…I think some form of this outfit will definitely be my uniform this winter! :)

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  • 2013/02/04 - 12:48 pm

    Bethany - Love the coat! I had to pick one up for myself at that price!


  • 2013/02/04 - 5:13 pm

    daisy - obsessed with the leopard coat & beanie!

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  • 2013/02/05 - 9:46 am

    Kayla Gilbert - My basic usually includes leggings as well.. so comfy! I love this look.. espcially that clutch! SO cute!


  • 2013/02/05 - 8:38 pm

    Julie - I’m amazed on how much of a bargain this beautiful jacket was, I’m a little jealous!! Great touch with the pops of colour, your style is stunning as usual!

    Julie xox

  • 2013/02/09 - 4:43 pm

    fromarmanitozurich - wow wow wow! can’t get enough of this :)
    lots and lots of love

  • 2013/02/13 - 3:25 pm

    Lauren - the coat was sold out but just came back in sizes 2 & 4!ReplyCancel

  • 2014/01/25 - 7:52 pm

    Brianna Riley - Nike joggers or jeans with a fleece always. I wish I had more confidence in dainty fashion choices but I’m clueless.ReplyCancel

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