Work Wear Essentials: the Business Casual Dress Code

business casual dress code: Poutine and Prada

Business Casual Dress Code

The business casual dress code. It’s probably the most common office dress code. It can also be a bit tricky to navigate. What’s too casual? Can you be too dressed up?

According to the all-knowing oracle Google, business casual can be defined thusly:

“relating to or denoting a style of clothing that is less formal than traditional business wear, but is still intended to give a professional and businesslike impression.”

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Shopping my closet II

A few months ago I took everything out of my closet, decluttered a few pieces that I hadn’t worn in ages, cleaned the shelf and washed the floor and then put everything back in. I love a good closet declutter! I hung everything on a hanger facing the wrong way so that, if in six months or so, there was anything remaining on a hanger facing the wrong way I’d know that piece can probably be sold or donated.

One of the pieces still on a hanger facing the wrong way was my chambray shirt. I bought it years ago thinking that I would wear it all the time. That hasn’t been the case. I decided to hit up Pinterest again to see if I could breathe some new life into this piece.

The inspiration:

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*image from Pinterest

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Oh honey… No. A Review of Honey Potion by Farmacy Beauty

Farmacy Beauty Honey Potion review

Back in November, when Sephora had their VIB sale, I ordered the Sephora Favourites Scouted by Sephora Kit. The Sephora Favourites kits are a great way to try out some premium products without breaking the bank. One of the products in the kit was the Farmacy Beauty Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask with Echinacea GreenEnvy Honey (phew, that’s a moniker and a half). Here’s my Farmacy Beauty Review!

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Shopping my closet and how to shop yours

Shopping Your Closet

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 but am endlessly obsessed with fashion blogs about minimalism and capsule wardrobes. If you’re looking to streamline as well, one concept you may want to consider is shopping your closet. The idea is that you pull a favourite piece and try creating new outfits centered around it with pieces you already own.

Shopping your closet - Poutine and Prada

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