For the past while I’ve been trying to streamline my wardrobe by investing in more quality basics to stretch my closet farther. I’m by no means a minimalist, however, I am totally obsessed with fashion blogs about minimalism and capsule wardrobes. I decided to try shopping my closet to see if I could stretch some of my pieces farther. If you’re looking to streamline as well, you may want to try it. The idea is that you pull a favourite piece and try creating new outfits centered around it with pieces you already own.
Most of the offices I’ve worked at have had some kind of casual Friday policy. I think it’s fun and it helps to boost moral. I enjoy having the chance to show off a bit more of my personality (not too much – I don’t want to scare people!) at work. I tend to push the envelope a bit when it comes to business casual by incorporating lots of bright colour and fun accessories, and I see casual Friday as a chance to push it even more!
I think today’s outfit is a perfect example of my philosophy when it comes to dressing for the office, fun and fashionable, but polished and professional at the same time.
Cardigan: Unknown, Top: The Gap, Jeans: American Eagle Outfitters, Pumps: Nine West, Belt: Abercrombie & Fitch (eBay), Necklace: Gifted, Watch: Belonged to my dad, Ring: Etsy
Fun fact: I’m 5’2 & 1/2″, but in these shoes I’m 5’6 & 1/2″! It’s fun being tall!
Would I get away with this casual Friday look at your office?