What do you get when you take your best fitting skinny jeans, add an easy-going button down, throw on a nice cross-body handbag, and compete the look with a comfortable and trendy pair of leather sides?
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What are you wearing to work tomorrow?
Now that summer is basically here (officially starting June 21), getting dressed for the office has become more time-consuming. No longer do you need to throw on so many layers as it is only getting warmer outside, however you don’t want to compromise your professionalism by revealing too much skin. So you find yourself standing before your closet trying to put together the perfect summer work wear ensemble.
The classic essential that is the shirtdress is the remedy to your morning work wear deliberation. The stylish ease and simplicity of a white shirtdress offers a blank canvas to be styled in varying ways. I’m completely inspired by these looks (featured above), each perfect for the office.
Would you wear it?
By now we’ve all stored our wool jackets and down coats until the next fall/winter season. However summer’s not quite here yet, so when it’s not hot but too chilly to go out without an extra layer, what do you wear?
The key to in-between season dressing is wearing layerable pieces. A well constructed trench coat makes for a great item to pull a look together on those unseasonably chilly days. This classic outer-wear piece can be layered over a tailored and sophisticated business suit for the office, worn with a pair of crisp white jeans for an elegant and polished daytime ensemble, or even over a denim-on-denim weekend look.
Black cashmere sweaters. V-necks, turtlenecks, crew-necks. We all have one we champion – in a particular color, fabrication or neckline that is favored over others. Personally, I love black V-neck sweaters and as we are in the midst of sweater weather here are 3 different ways in which to style this timeless layering piece.
Off To A Meeting
For the office, add a blazer to your look of monochrome separates (a black V-neck sweater and black fitted jeans) offering structure and polish for the perfect balance of not being too overdressed, or too underdressed.
Out w/ The Girls
Going to see Gone Girl this weekend? For stylish and simplistic ease, a black V-neck sweater pairs well with faded grey off-duty denim and a pair of point-toe flats.
While running errands, look comfortable and well put together as you brave the brisk autumn air, by teaming a black V-neck sweater with fitted cropped pants, a cross body handbag and a fab pair of loafers – which is sure to bring an element of polish/sophistication to your weekend style.
What’s your favorite sweater?
It used to be that leather skirts were once thought of as being risqué, but presently leather has gone mainstream. It is not uncommon to see one teamed with a silky blouse at the office or paired with a chic turtleneck for cocktail hour.
Whether your preference is the daringness of a mini-skirt, the sophistication of a pencil skirt, the elegance of a midi skirt, or the stylish ease of a wrap skirt – each style has gotten a sumptuous update in rich supple leather for the fall.
They are a fusion of uptown elegance, edgy-meets-pretty and downtown attitude; would you wear it?
Stop skirting around the issue and amp up your style with the always chic, feminine and flattering, back-to-basics pencil skirt. This wardrobe staple is varied in the way it can be styled; perfect for work; by pairing with a silky camisole and a blazer; or for an evening event, by tucking in a sumptuous silk blouse to emphasize a flattering high waist cut. But first finding the right fit is important (as with any article of clothing one purchases), illustrated above are 5 components of the perfect fitting pencil skirt.