9 Easy Ways To Break Out Of A Style Rut

It’s late summer. You’re probably tired of your warm-weather wardrobe, and you might be in need of some inspiration. Take your cues from the street style stars of summer, and think outside the box next time you’re doing a little outfit planning. Even something as simple as swapping your black pants for a printed pair can do wonders for your style—and your sartorial enthusiasm.

Scroll down, and prepare to bid good riddance to your style rut!

Tip: Add personality to a romantic floral dress with flat boots and patterned socks:

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Tip: Dress down your leather pants with wardrobe basics and a roll of the hem:

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Tip: Try a monochromatic look in a shade other than black or white:

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By Malene Birger Lelia Sweater ($395) in True Blush. More sizes here.

Tip: Pair a flouncy mini skirt and printed button-down with simple flat sandals for the weekend:

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Tip: Swap your solid-coloured pants for a printed pair, and add menswear-inspired accessories:

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Tip: Make a leopard dress work for daytime with lace-up flats and a draped moto jacket:

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Tip: Give a feminine tomboy spin to your look with a miniskirt and slip-on sneakers:

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Tip: Subtly match your ensemble by choosing one hue from a patterned skirt to coordinate:

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Tip: Give a casual spin to a long dress with a menswear blazer and Birkenstocks:

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Birkenstock Arizona Soft Footbed Sandals ($130) in Black Amalfi Leather

Are you currently in a style rut? Which of these tips are you most excited to try? Tell us in the comments below!