How to Break Your Style Rut Without Spending a Dime-Where to Get Style Inspiration

Sharifa Murdock, Co-Founder of Liberty Fairs Trade Show

“I’m really fortunate to have a close-knit circle of friends and we have a ’90 day brunch swap!’ Every 90 days, we purge our closets of pieces we have over worn, impulse purchased, or items that are never going to fit in again. We rotate hosting at our respective homes and we catch up on life, goals, hot topics, and exchange clothes. Then each of us draws a name from a hat and tries to create a look for the other person. Just think about how many times you have had ladies night and secretly eyed your girlfriend’s new Stella McCartney Blazer—well in less than 90 days she could be passing it over to you, with styling tips as you both sip mimosas!

“I shop with the intent to layer and it allows me to get more wear on my seasonal items. There is no reason why the dress I splurged on at Net-A-Porter during the summer can’t be worn to my office holiday party with a turtle neck and boots later in the year. Layering adds longevity!”