Sequins in the Snow

Office Appropriate Outfits - Winter

Black turtleneck and sequin skirt outfit

Turtleneck – The Limited (similar) | Skirt – The Limited (this year’s version) (similar in pink) | Shoes – Bandolino via Macy’s (same) | Belt – The Limited (similar) | Necklace- JF&A Show (similar)

Tonight I have a holiday dinner to attend as part of my role in a professional organization (the Association of Records Managers and Administrators, if you must know) and I was a little stuck on what to wear. I like to use the holidays as an excuse to wear all things sparkly but I thought I’d ask on Facebook and Instagram whether I should go with this sequined skirt or my black and green dress.

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The overwhelming consensus was the sequin skirt. What I failed to take into account is that apparently Chicago decided to turn into Antarctica and it’s single digit temperatures out there! So, um, I’m a bit cold. Although, a guy in the elevator this morning said, “Look at you! You’re just gonna wear a metallic dress and not care that it’s winter!” So, there’s that.

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Also, apologies for the florescent light office photos. It’s just too freaking cold to take photos outside right now!

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16 replies on “Sequins in the Snow

  1. Bethany @ Accidental Intentions

    Hahaha best elevator comment ever. Stick it to the weather! Show Chicago who’s boss! I’m hoping to add a sequined/sparkly item to my closet for the coming weeks, though I’m not sure if I want to invest in something like a Limited item or if I’d rather use return credit I have at Forever21 for something that will undoubtedly be sparkly but might not last long. Decisions, decisions.

  2. AJ

    I’m so disappointed that I didn’t snag that skirt! I really love how you paired it with the simple turtleneck and the necklace. Stopping by from the Trend Spin linkup!

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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