Daily Archives: October 25, 2012

The Fingertip Rule

Office Appropriate Outfits - Fall

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Dress – Express (similar) | Necklaces – J. Crew via Poshmark (similar) | Shoes – Lucky Brand via Marshall’s (similar)


After yesterday’s dress code discussion I admit I felt a bit odd going to work in what is essentially an outfit that pushes the envelope of a professional dress code.  But, considering my only work obligation was a meeting on our more casual campus and then I was off to the JF&A Show (post on Sunday!) I felt I could get away with it.

Plus, the dress does meet the fingertip criteria.  What’s that?  If a dress or skirt is longer than your fingertips when your arm is hanging by your side then it’s not too short.

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Okay, maybe it’s still too short for work for many people but for the day I had planned it worked okay.

Also, did you notice the pattern mixing with the stripes and the leopard print?  I have a post coming up next Wednesday on pattern mixing!