August 10, 2011

5 Outfits for Work

Like most people we know, we work a 9-5 job in a professional office environment, and there are days we look into our closet and have no idea what to wear.
So we thought it would be helpful to post some ideas for office outfits--one for every day of the work week! We welcome you to share your cute outfit ideas with us, so we can try something different from our closets.

Idea #1: Floral Dress with Simple Cardigan
· Dress: J.Crew (on sale for $56)
· Cardigan: $25 from Century 21 Dept Store
· Shoes: Anthropology (on sale for $80)
· Jewelry: vintage
· Bag: Chloe Paraty

Idea # 2: Simple Dress with Scarf and Belt
· Dress: ? brand ($24 from Century 21 Dept Store)
· Cardigan: Banana Republic ($29 from BR Outlet)
· Belt: Urban Outfitters ($20)
· Scarf: Vintage (from
· Shoes: Circa Joan David (on sale for $70 from Lord & Taylor ) – the most comfortable wedge ever, and it’s cute
· Bracelet: QVC, $48
The Weekend Look (the same outfit, transformed)

Idea #3: Long Cardigan with Mini Skirt
· Skirt: sale for $25 from Loehmann’s
· Tank top: Old Navy (on sale for $7)
· Cardigan: Mango ($49)
· Jewelry: vintage - layering necklaces makes the outfit more dressy and fresh.
· Watch: Fruitz by Philip Stein ($200 at Bloomingdales – 20% off with Friends and Family coupon)
Idea #4: Blouse and Pencil Skirt

· Skirt: BCBG ($49 at BCBG Outlet)
· Silk Blouse: Banana Republic Monogram ($59 after 40% off)
· Cardigan: Banana Republic ($29 at BR outlet)
· Shoes: Costume National ($149 at Century 21)
Bag: Chloe Paraty
· Jewelry: diamonds

Idea #5: Navy Dress with Red Accessories

Dress: Diane Von Furstenberg ($100 at the DVF sample sale 4 years ago; Current sample sale pricing is around $150 per dress)
· Shoes: Via Spiga ($99 from Bloomingdales)
· Earrings: Handmade through a friend
· Lipstick: Nars Cruella


  1. my favorite is outfit/idea #4... the high waist skirt really accentuates your tiny waist!

    totally agree about DVF! everyone needs to own at least one dress. =)

  2. appropriate office wear is my #1 fashion challenge. seriously!! great post! and i will totally add a DVF to my closet, too!


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