Daily Archives: August 16, 2013

The Casual Friday Jeans Dilemma

Casual Friday · Office Appropriate Outfits - Summer

Snakeskin print blouse from Kohl's, white AG Stilt jeans, Bandolino nude heels

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Top – Kohl’s (same) | Jeans – AG Goldschmied (same) | Necklace- gift | Shoes – Bandolino (same)

Pants! I’m wearing pants! Okay, technically jeans but still. After over two weeks of only outfits with skirts and dresses I decided to wear pants today. Why? Well, it’s Friday. Which means I can wear jeans. But I couldn’t decide what to wear with them. Only that I wanted, no NEEDED, to wear jeans. Finally I pulled on my white jeans and my tan snakeskin print top and my nude heels. Kept the jewelry super simple, though.

Jeans can be difficult to wear to work, even on casual Friday. You don’t want to look like you’re going out on a date or just running to the grocery store. For me, pairing well-fitting jeans with heels or dressy flats is the first key to making them look more work appropriate. Then, if you’re wearing skinny jeans, wear a loose-fitting shirt. Bootcut jeans? Wear something a bit more tailored on top. It’s taken me a long time to fee comfortable on casual Friday and even then I struggle with putting together an outfit I feel both professional and casual in.

Do you have casual days at your office? What do you usually wear? Those of you that get to work from home can refrain from answering this question.

Also, since it IS Friday Remix,  if you want to see how I dressed this top up for a non-casual day at the office, see it with my navy pencil skirt.

Snakeskin print blouse from Kohl's, white AG Stilt jeans, Bandolino nude pumps