Monday, February 18, 2013

basic





Shirt from Jacob, Pants (old) - similar here, Bracelets from Aldo (similar), Clutch from Aldo, Heels from Aldo

A few weeks ago a friend of mine came up and asked me what I considered appropriate Business Casual-Wear for woman. It took me a little off guard since he isn’t a female I didn’t understand why he would be interested in my thoughts on cardigans, dress pants and pencil skirts - but any reason to talk about fashion is reason enough for me!  
He went on to explain that a few of the girls in his class had expressed concern and confusion over their work attire.  He asked if I would consider doing a post on what I felt was appropriate for Business Casual office wear.  I decided I would one-up his one post to one week of posts; and so, there you have it – every day this week I will be sharing my Business Casual Office Attire tips!
I really want to show that by utilizing only a few key items in your wardrobe, or investing in a few, you can create a really clean,crisp and appropriate work-style. So here is my first tip:

Tip #1: Figure out your basic look. A classic white shirt and black slacks will always look chic and professional.

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65 comments:

  1. i love your monochrome outfit, you always look so pretty :) x

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  2. This outfit is so pretty. Love your bag.

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  3. very classy look <3 You look great honey!!

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  4. pretty bag |!!

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  5. Whats not to love with this chic, professional and simple look. the aldo clutch really ads flare. PS I have a giveaway happening right now! hope you'll enter SO Fresh and So Clean Giveaway

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  6. That looks great and is very appropriate work attire.
    I'm in love with that beautiful clutch =)

    Have a nice week Bree!

    xoxo Irene

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  7. I love this simple and chic outfit on you!

    xo, Yi-chia
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  8. I love this look! Especially the clutch and bracelets. So sophisticated! xo

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  9. Cute top! I have a simlar one that is long-sleeve- I love the mix of boyish collar and then the feminine shape!

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  10. Hi Bree! Love your professional look! You styled it very well, the shirt and the clutch are so nice and I like also your studded bracelet! Kisses dear! xo

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  11. You look adorable, Bree! I love your hair here, and of course your top. So cute!

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  12. This is stunning! That clutch is amazing :) Thanks for sharing!

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  13. I love it! A white shirt is a definite must have for business casual wardrobe!

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  14. Love this top. The bow detail is so cute!
    Business casual can be tricky. I have seen a lot of women in the office struggle with it. Sometimes I think they lean too far to the "casual" side of business casual. Can't wait to see what else you feature during this week! I love this idea for a series!

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    1. Thank you very much, Laura! I definitely agree, it can be tricky!!

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  15. LOVE that clutch and the way the bangles tie in!

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  16. Wow, that clutch is from aldo eh?! It looks fabulous with your outfit! I think I need to browse on over to their website.. hehe xo

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  17. Great look, dear! I looks very chic and very office appropriate. And still kind of hot.;)

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  18. This is so pretty Bree! I agree, this is awesome for casual wear, but still dressing it up - very office appropriate!!

    xo, aly

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  19. That is one hot clutch! I have to say that it is the STAR of this outfit

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  20. Very cute and classic look, Bree! xo

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  21. you look so sweet bree! love the top & clutch doll.
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  22. I love that look! You look so smart and pretty at it!

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  23. Perfect business casual office attire! Love it Bree:)! Great post!

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  24. You look goreaous !! this shirt is so pretty :)

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  25. You look so Parisian chic. I love the clutch!

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  26. Amazing outfit! I love the clutch:)

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  27. Such a pretty look bre! love the shirt and that clutch. totally work appropriate and super pretty!

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  28. I love this look. This is perfect for a office look.
    Love the blouse and clutch!

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  29. You totally hit the spot Bree! This is a perfect Business Casual Office outfit! Very classy, chic and a little sexy, exactly what you need on the office. Uber cute!

    Kisses,
    Lucia

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  30. Nice and simple - lovely clutch!

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