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December 31, 2020


Erin Schrader

Wow, I can’t believe we’re saying bye to 2020 in just a few short hours. This year feels like one of the longest and shortest years of life, all at once. One minute it was February and I was bouncing all around the country and world from St Kitts to New York to LA [2x] to Seattle and then the next it’s March and I feel like I haven’t left the house since. To say it’s been an odd year is an understatement. Fortunately, there were still good things that came from 2020 and on a fashion level, these items are it. I thought it’d be fun to share my favorite clothing purchases of 2020, those tried & true items that I fell in love with and couldn’t stop wearing all year long. From dresses to sandals, swimsuits, and coats – introducing the “best of” 2020 fashion edition…

Before we get into all of the outfits, let’s get the logistics out of the way to make this process easier on you – for sizing reference, I am 5’4, 135 lbs on a good day, typically a 2 in tops/dresses and 26 in jeans/pants with a preferred inseam of 26-28 inches. Bra size is 30DDD [I get it from my momma]. Hopefully, this helps when determining what size you’d need. Also, feel free to follow along here for daily outfits [literally every outfit housed in ONE spot] and check out this Pinterest board where you can also get some ideas! Which reminds me, you can the any of these looks below to save for future reference! Simply click on the links below and you will be taken directly to the retailer where you can shop! Alright, fellow “I like to get dressed” friends, let’s begin! ps. If you’re here, I’m assuming you like a) clothes b) good deals on clothes. Every Tuesday we send out the top deals on the internet and believe me, it’s good. Want in on the list? Sign up here!

Long Sleeve Sweater Dress • A New Day [Size down if in between, wearing in XS]

Turtleneck Asymmetric Hem Sweater – Amazon [Size down if in between, wearing in XS]

Sherpa Half-Zip Faux Leather-Trim Sweatshirt – Abercrombie & Fitch [On sale! TTS, wearing in S]

Lake Nights Sweatshirt – DailyTay [Use code LEMONDROPS15 for 15% off! TTS, wearing in S] / USA Sweatshirt – DailyTay [Use code LEMONDROPS15 for 15% off! TTS, wearing in S]

Cabin Life Cozy Fleece V-Neck Tunic Top [use code LIY20 for 20% off! Size down one, wearing in XS]

Makai Cut Off Short – Free People [TTS] / Free People High Rise Cut Offs

Good Legs Crop | Blue261 • Good American [Size up if in between]

Faux Leather Leggings • Spanx [Size up if in between, wearing in S]

Gia Glider Crop Cut Hem Silky Soft – Liverpool [Size down if in between]

Core 10 Onstride Run High Waist Tight [Size up if in between, wearing in S]

High Rise Midi Legging – Onzie [TTS, wearing in S]

Cabin Life Cozy Fleece Belted Jogger • Gibson [Use code LIY2o for 20% off! Size down if in between, wearing in XS]

City coat • J.Crew [On sale! TTS, wearing in 2] // Herringbone city coat • J.Crew [On sale! TTS, wearing in 2]

Distressed Jean Jacket • Old Navy [TTS, wearing in S]

Seaside Retreat Turquoise and Cobalt Blue Maxi Cover-Up [TTS, wearing in S]

The Perfect Wrap One-Piece – Hibiscus & Grapefruit • Summersalt [Size up one]

GrandPr Rally Court Sneaker • Cole Haan [TTS]

Clarem Knee High Boot – Sam Edelman [TTS]

Travel Tan • Steve Madden [Size up .5]

Miller Flip Flop • Tory Burch [Size up .5]

Cozy Faux Fur Slippers • Express [On sale! TTS, wearing in M]

Ryder Hoop Earrings • Kendra Scott

Pisa Single 4MM Bracelet • BaubleBar // Custom Disc Pisa Bracelet • BaubleBar

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