Friday, August 9, 2013

Work Outfit: Neutrals & Dots

Jacket: Arden B. | Dress: Anthropologie | Belt: Ann Taylor | Sunglasses: Karen Walker | Shoes: L.K. Bennett | Bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim | Necklace: Amrita Singh | Bracelets: H&M c/o | Rings: Vintage

This week has brought some cooler weather to Denver, with the last couple days having highs only in the 70s and lots of stormy weather. As you can see in these photos, I was trying to beat a storm rolling in when I took these photos after work yesterday!

I'm wearing a couple of my favorite work pieces in this outfit. The Anthropologie dress is still available in some sizes, and I highly recommend it. The fabric looks like it's a wool or wool blend, but in reality, it's more like cotton jersey: soft and stretchy and very comfortable. It looks much more dressed-up and professional than it feels, which is great. It's also easily styled for off-duty wear, too, which I love, since many of my work clothes don't really translate to weekends.

Everyone always says that a black blazer is an essential piece of a work wardrobe, and I agree, but I think a fitted, light colored blazer is just as versatile. The one I'm wearing here has been going strong since my first year of law school, and I think the cost-per-wear is down to fractions of pennies at this point.

Finally, I've been really enjoying these L.K. Bennett pumps and can see why they're a perennial favorite for the Duchess of Cambridge. They're well-balanced and comfortable for the height, and they look bold enough to make a statement, but demure enough to still be classic.

Have a great weekend, everyone!



  1. I enjoy wearing blazers a LOT. We have similar weather whereas during the summer time I always make sure I carry with me a cropped blazer (or a denim shirt) to cover my arms up when necessary. You never know how the AC is like indoor or when mother nature decides it is no longer going to be summer-like today lol

  2. Sassy it.

    ~Sarah of Sarah's Real Life

  3. thats a beautiful dress .. and i like how you've paired it with the blazer and the jewellery makes it all look Perfect :)

  4. very very pretty! it's so true how some clothes just can't go to weekend wear, but this dress certainly can play double duty. have a great weekend!

  5. The dress is really cute, I'll have to see if I can hunt it down!

  6. This is a lovely dress Tam! I love that the small polka dots look dressier than a larger pattern.

    Chelsea & The City

  7. Hi! Everytime I come across your blog, I'm always in awe at how stylish and put together your outfits are!! You are seriously my career girl fashion inspiration!! I've been going through a little bit of a slump recently in terms of work attire and seeing you dressed in your cute and classy outfits definitely helps! :) You are too cute and I'm glad I came across your blog recently!!


  8. This is so. SO classy. I love the dress, and the necklace, blazer, and heels are all perfect with it.


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