Why Versatility Isn’t Always Important In Your Wardrobe


If it’s one thing you’ve heard me talk about to death while personal shopping, it’s the importance of versatility. I am a big believer that at least 80% of your closet should be filled with beautiful pieces that flatter your figure and effortlessly transition with other items in your wardrobe. After all, don’t we want to be able to easily mix and match the clothing in our wardrobe?


On occasion though, there are garments that are rule breakers. You know the ones; Pieces that make you gasp when you first lay eyes on it as you instantly search for your size on the clothing rack. Ya, those ones.

While versatility is important, having items in your closet that make you squeal with happiness are equally crucial. While those can be your mix and match items as well, sometimes you find a unicorn beauty that just wants to stand all on it’s own. Enter this floral dress.


For most part, I tend to gravitate towards classic silhouettes in a punch of colour or dress up outfits with quirky accessories. However, whenever I see something that looks a little more whimsical, I tend to lose all reason.

This dress if you can believe it, is from H&M. A $99 steal, this piece is a part of their spring collection, and sadly, only available in stores (I typically only online shop in fast fashion stores as even I think they are a nightmare sometimes to sort through). So, on the hunt I went. I finally found it near the city and almost squealed when I saw it hanging up.


Because of the tulle and larger arm cut-outs, I knew it wasn’t going to be the most versatile piece in my closet, but I didn’t care. You can’t put a price on happiness, and I was thrilled with how girly and light I felt when I put the dress on. And really, how you feel when you get dressed is really what matters most in your closet. And honey, I felt damn good.

So while I’ll always preach versatility, it’s not a hard and fast rule. Get what makes your soul shine. 


Outfit details:

Dress: H&M (in-store only)
Shoes: Aldo (old)
Bag: Cult Gaia