While watching Fixer Upper, we’ve always lusted after Joanna Gaines’ wardrobe — well, that and the gorgeous houses, of course! We love her fuss-free yet stylish approach to getting dressed. Many of the items in her closet are meant to be comfortable, which is so refreshing, especially now that it’s getting warm and we want to wear as little as possible. That said, she also doesn’t shy away from a little flair. But Joanna’s biggest lesson when it comes to fashion is to just to relax, have fun with it, and be confident — and that’s a message we couldn’t agree with more!
Ahead, we break down the design queen’s closet staples, so you can copy her look this summer and into fall.
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Joanna Gaines Style Wedges
Want to add sass to any old outfit? Throw on a pair of wedges. "Since I typically wear simple jeans and a top, I will occasionally throw on a fun pair of shoes to mix things up!" Joanna wrote on her blog.
Where to buy: $49.90-$79.95
Joanna Gaines Style Low Rise Skinny Jeans Citizens Of Humanity
Low-Rise Skinny Jeans
"When it comes to jeans, I am a minimalist. I literally have two pairs," Joanna says. The first is a pair of low-rise skinny jeans from Citizens of Humanity, like the ones pictured above.
Where to buy: $218, Nordstrom
Joanna Gaines Style Low Rise Skinny Jeans Plus Size
This plus-size version from Jag Jeans is made with a stretchy waistband so slipping them on and off is easy.
Where to buy: $84, Nordstrom
Joanna Gaines Style Low Rise Flare Jeans
Joanna's second pair of trusty jeans are flares. "I treat jeans like boots; I wear them till they are worn out," she says.
Where to buy: $29.99, Kohl's
Joanna Gaines Style Flare Jeans Plus Size
Slink's plus-size flare jeans have that wonderful lived-in look Joanna loves.
Where to buy: $98, Amazon
Joanna Gaines Style Leather Boots
Leather Work Boots
A solid pair of year-round work boots are ideal for throwing on when you plan on getting or dirty or just when you need to run some errands. "If you don’t already have a good work boot, look for boots that aren’t too sleek or polished," Joanna recommends. "You want to invest in boots that can withstand some scratches and dents and still look good."
Where to buy: $328, Nordstrom
Joanna Gaines Style Floral Duster Kimono
A floral kimono can be worn with jeans, over a dress, and is also a great beach coverup since it's so lightweight and airy. Joanna shared a snap of her wearing one at her baby's "book shower" and we've wanted one ever since.
Where to buy: $45, Nordstrom
Joanna Gaines Style Floral Duster Kimono Plus Size
This plus-size chiffon duster from Vince Camuto is a floral dream and will keep you covered and cool this summer.
Where to buy: $124, Nordstrom
Joanna Gaines Style Denim Shirt
"I like denim and I like denim on denim," Joanna says. "I typically put a more feminine styled cami under my denim button downs to soften up the look."
Where to buy: $19.99, Target
Joanna Gaines Style Denim Shirt Button Down Plus Size
This plus-size denim button-up from Torrid is made from cotton and oh so soft.
Where to buy: $36.67 (originally $48.90), Torrid
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Joanna Gaines Style Denim Overalls Plus Size
City Chic's overalls for curvy women still slim the figure without being skin-tight.
Where to buy: $99.95, Nordstrom
Joanna Gaines Style Leather and Gold Bracelet
One thing we love most about Joanna's style is how understated it is. "I love simple jewelry that makes a bold statement. I’m a fan of leather and gold because it typically goes with most of my things," she says.
Where to buy: $24, Etsy
Joanna Gaines Style Arizona Birkenstock
Birkenstocks are the ultimate comfy sandals and a favorite of Joanna's. Just take a look at her Instagram and you see how often they make an appearance.
Where to buy: $99.95, Birkenstock
Joanna Gaines Style Denim Bermuda Short
Denim Bermuda Shorts
Old Navy's classic denim Bermuda shorts will let you legs breathe while providing full coverage for your bum. Joanna likes pairing hers with a simple T-shirt and some comfy sandals.
Where to buy: $12.50 (originally $24.99), Old Navy
Joanna Gaines Style Denim Bermuda Shorts
Old Navy's plus-size denim bermuda shorts come with Secret-Slim Pockets that smooth the hips.
Where to buy: $20 (originally $39.99), Old Navy
Joanna Gaines Style Gold Earrings
Continuing her love for gold jewelry, Joanna says statement earrings are great for dressing up any outfit.
Where to buy: $10, Etsy
Joanna Gaines Style Leather Bag
If you couldn't tell by now, Joanna loves her leather accessories. "A great leather bag can finish off any outfit," she says.
Where to buy: $36.99, Target
Joanna Gaines Style Clog Sandals
Clog sandals give any outfit a vintage-y feel — and with their chunky heel makes walking comfy and easy. Joanna's styles hers with a pair of flare jeans for a '70s vibe.
Where to buy: $109.95, Nordstrom