~ 7 Tips for dressing up for work this Winter!!

I haven’t done a fashion post in a while!!! Sorry about that. Lifestyle, recipe and travels along with maternity related stuff has kept the blog busy, but for those readers who have been requesting more fashion related content, this post is for y’all!!

Dressing up for work in winter can be a challenge, it’s cold and gloomy and all we want to do is wear comfy pjs and sip on hot coffee all day long. LOL!! Well that would be the scenario in my ideal world, unfortunately work is work, so today, I thought of sharing some tips on how to dress up for work this winter, read along…

1) Little Black Dress

Till very recently, I didn’t have a LBD in my wardrobe and often didn’t understand the whole hype about one. But since I have owned a pair, I totally see how a LBD is a must for any wardrobe!! It’s such a versatile piece. Aim to get a classic chic black dress which isn’t too fancy. Not only will it provide you countless options for layering, accessorizing, dressing up or down, it will also provide you numerous outfit options!! And don’t forget that it will come in handy when laundry hasn’t been done, thanks to it’s versatility!

2) Statement Color

If you are like me and love colors, wear it! It’s 2018 and the rules for office attire are changing and colors are more widely accepted now. The key here is choose classic colors and keeping the hot pinks, blood reds and mints for the weekend. A pop of color with neutral goes a long way but definitely do not donโ€™t overdo it.

You could also do a pop of color via your lipstick to spice up a neutral outfit. Or accessorize a neutral outfit with colors!! The options are endless!

3) Legging-Like Pants

I live in leggings, have been and will continue. No shame there! Haha!! I own a lot of pairs, from jeggings to yoga style ones… I even have a couple of work approved leggings, that are basically skinny legged work pants and are as comfy as leggings but look formal. Not only are they comfy but they work well with boots and look super chic with heels or flat ballerinas!!

4) Neutral Sweater

I always have a classic sweater on the back of my desk chair for easy access during the day because offices are always chilly. Choose a neutral color that will go with anything. Not only is it the the perfect defense against over-air-conditioned offices, but it will help you transition between seasons. If you have the liberty to, keep a couple of pieces for being more stylish.

5) Modern Blazer

I believe in less is more and quality over quantity. I used to be a quantity kinda chic earlier but then I realized that if you buy versatile good quality pieces, you can make more from less!! Invest in pieces that go from work to weekend with the change of accessories and you have won the style battle! And not to mention your wallet will be happy too!!

A modern blazer will definitely do just that – be versatile. You can choose to play with colors or keep it black, simple but always a winner!

6) Scarves

Like necklaces and earrings are a staple in my spring and summer wardrobe, scarves are a must in my fall and winter wardrobe. I have way too many scarves to even count, but believe it or not I actually wear them all. I have also shared a post on scarf styling for both men and women.

7) Your Personal Style

Don’t let your office dress code take away your spark!! The most important thing is to always embrace your personal style and wear clothes that make you feel your best and that you are comfortable be. Don’t follow trends blindly, always go accordingly to your taste and body type. When you are confident in your outfit, you will shine with confidence in everything you do. So go ahead and embrace your personal style.

Hope you found this blog post helpful… Lemme know in the comments section below!! Until next time, stay stylish!!

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~ Casual Friday Work Looks…

The best thing about work is the weekend!!! Haha!! I am sure you all will agree ๐Ÿ˜‰ TGIF!! Am I right?! Well since today is Thursday, and the weekend is right around the corner, I decided to share some of my recent casual Friday looks!!

Most of the offices have a casual Friday code and I like taking my casual to comfy levels! I choose between wearing skirts, leggings/jeggings as well as formal pants, and for tops I usually wear sleeveless tops since the office is always cold and I need to wear a sweater at work all year long! During the summer months, I wear necklaces and when it gets cooler, I replace them with scarves.

Here are the details of my looks in the collage above:

1. My monochromatic black n white look!

Skirt – Cato Fashions (similar options: Cato’s Skirts)

Top – New York & Company (similar option: NY&C Sleeveless Top)

Shrug – Macy’s (similar options: Macys Shrugs)

Necklace – New York & Company (similar options: NY&C Jewelry)

2. No more “blues” as it’s Friday!

Jeggings – June and Daisy (from Sams Club)

Top – Loft (similar options: Loft Top 1Loft Top 2)

Scarf – From Kuwait (similar options: Amazon PashminaJC Penney PashminaCharming Charlie Pashmina)

Shoes – From Kuwait

Sweater – Loft (similar options: Loft Cardigans)

3. Floral twist.

Top – Express (similar options: Express Work Shirts)

Floral Scarf – Boutique in San Diego (similar options: Charming Charlie Floral ScarvesTarget Floral Scarves)

Sweater – Gap (similar options: Gap Sweaters)

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4. Dreaming of palm trees!!

Scarf – Forever 21 (similar options: Amazon Palm Tree Scarves)

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5. White n blues soothe me…

Jeggings – June and Daisy (from Sams Club)

Top – The Limited (similar options: The Limited Tops)

Scarf – Charming Charlie (similar options: Charming Charlie Scarves)

Jacket – Columbia (similar options: Columbia Fleece Jackets)

6. Another monochromatic black n white look…

Skirt – JC Penney (similar options: JC Penney Skirts)

Top – New York & Company (similar options: NY&C Lace Top)

Shrug – JC Penney (similar options: JC Penney Shrugs)

Necklace – Cato Fashions (similar options: Cato Fashions Jewelry)

7. Hawaiian Friday!

Hawaiian Top – From Hawaii (similar options: Hawaiian Tops from Amazon)

Formal Pants – New York & Company (similar options: NY&C Formal Pants)

Sweater – Gap (similar options: Gap Sweaters)

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These are relatively simpler looks, in line with the casual fridays. If you are looking for more formal looks and work wear do’s and don’ts, my post ~ Office Fashion โ€“ 1 is your perfect starting point. For men’s fashion, check out ~ Office Fashion: Men!.

Thanks for reading along!! Have a great weekend… Enjoy!!