Monday, April 30, 2012

Business attire

Lightweight wool blazer in grey stripe:  Banana Republic, check stores
Lightweight wool Martin pants in grey stripe:  Banana Republic, buy here
Silk embroidered tank: J.Crew, 2010
Cap toe heels: Tahari

Without the jacket.  Pearl necklace: Mother's Day gift
Black bow belt: The Gap, similar here
Good Monday!  I apologize if this outfit is less than thrilling!  Often times my corporate job requires me to wear a suit.  Today was one of those days.  I really don't mind too much, especially on a Monday when my creativity is at a low!  Looking at the first picture though, the sleeves look huge on my arms!  Whoa!  Might need to tailor that jacket.  For suits my top choice is Banana Republic.  Their lightweight wool collection is 3 season, and the pants come in size Long which is good for a tall girl like me.  Plus with the specials Banana Republic runs, they are much more reasonable than J.Crew suits. 
Crazy Cincinnati weather, it felt like winter on Saturday, and now on Monday it was in the mid 80's!  So I spent most of the day without the jacket off! 
So my question to you is, how do you jazz up a suit?  Looking at my pictures, there's nothing wrong but I feel rather boring. And I'm definitely not loving the black belt with this pastel top.  It's amazing how much blogging has helped me see my clothing in a new light, and realize where improvements could be made!  Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

  1. Sometimes I wish I was still working just put on a great pant suit! I don't like it for everyday, but a Monday feels right :) You look very professional, but feminine! The pearls are perfect....