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Sequined Sweater

Office Appropriate Outfits - Fall

Red sequined shoulder cardigan, gold shell, brown pants, Fall in Chicago


Cardigan – Target (same) | Top – The Limited (similar) | Pants – The Limited (similar) | Shoes – Anne Klein via Marshall’s (similar) (same in red)

Yesterday I asked which part of my outfit I’d be passing on as part of the Take One, Pass It On challenge and, well, as you can see, it was the cardigan! Yes, I chose to wear this sequined sweater again because today’s Trend Spin theme is sweaters. Plus, pairing it with gold and brown instead of black and white is a great way to see how versatile red actually is. It’s just too bad that my photographer is busy with finals because it’s REALLY difficult to get a photo of the sequins on the shoulder of this cardigan by myself.


Which look with this cardigan is your favorite? Black and white or brown and gold?

White Lace and Gold Satin

Office Appropriate Outfits - Summer

Gold tank top with white lace pants from The Limited

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Top – The Limited (similar) | Pants – The Limited (similar) | Belt – Target (same) | Shoes – 6pm.com (similar) | Necklace – The Limited (similar) | Earrings – House of Gemmes (similar)

You all know how much I love my navy lace pants, so when I saw these white lace pants on final sale at The Limited for $19 I couldn’t pass them up. I’d been wanting a more streamlined pair of white pants anyway and the lace was just the cutest touch. Today I kept it neutral and paired them with all gold (and a little bit of leopard because why not?) but I have a feeling these pants will go with just about everything in my closet.

In the elevator of my apartment building on my way to work this morning a woman got on with some ADORABLE puppies including one very exuberant Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (or some mix thereof) who desperately wanted me to pet him. “No, not on the white pants!” his owner cried as he leapt up, putting his front paws on my shin. Thankfully his paws were clean and I used it as an excuse to squat down for puppy cuddles.

You’d think white lace pants and dogs wouldn’t go well together but I’m here to tell you that when we had dogs I had to be just as careful when wearing black pants. White might be a dirt magnet but black is a fur magnet like no other!

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Linking up with Vodka Infused Lemonade and Mix & Match Fashion

Also part of Trend Spin – Metallics

Bright Colors, Bright Pants

Office Appropriate Outfits - Spring

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Cardigan – Target (similar) | Shirt – The Limited (similar) |Pants – LOFT (similar) | Shoes – Lucky Brand via Marshall’s (similar for $12!) | Bracelet – Gorjana

Today I’m actually contributing over at Work Your Wardrobe with some hints about how to wear colored pants. Since I’m featuring my cobalt blue pants over there I thought I’d show you a few more looks here.



Outfit 1 | Outfit 2 | Outfit 3

Still not a fan of colored pants? What about colored skirts? All the same advice applies!

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Have cobalt pants or a skirt in your closet and looking for some other outfit inspirations? Here are a few of my favorites that I will be recreating in the future!



And don’t forget! Any time you have a style question you can ask and I’ll feature it on You Pick Wednesday!

You Pick Wednesday–Brown & Gold

Office Appropriate Outfits - Summer

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Top – The Limited | Pants – The Limited | Shoes – Unisa via 6pm.com | Earrings – via StitchFix

It was a close race, but in the end most of you told me you wanted to see the brown and gold look!

Gold sequins and spaghetti straps are probably a little tough to pull off for work but a gold shimmery shell?  Not as difficult.  No sleeveless allowed in your office?  Throw a cardigan or a blazer over the top and you’re good to go.

Next week I have a reader request post lined up.  How do you wear shorts when you’re really tall?  I have some answers!

Also, tomorrow while I’m out of the office taking a professional exam I’ve got a fun giveaway scheduled!  Have you heard of Because I Shop Too Much?  No?  Well tomorrow you will!


Black and Tan

Office Appropriate Outfits - Spring

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Blazer – Macy’s

Tops & Pants – The Limited

Necklace – Jeans & a Cute Top Shop Boutique

Earrings – Gift

Shoes – Unisa via 6pm.com

My pants and camisole are actually brown, not black, but a colleague referred to me as a “black and tan” today.  That’s some kind of drink, right?  Something to do with Guinness?

As you can probably tell, I mostly stick with wine.

Also, remember how yesterday I promised you actual photos of my outfit?  Well, check out the Loop Looks Facebook page to see them!

Golden Girl

Office Appropriate Outfits - Spring

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Cardigan, top, and pants – The Limited

Shoes – 6pm.com

This year is all about going out of my comfort zone in terms of colors.  Last year I bought a gold sequined dress even though I rarely wear gold.  And then I saw a photo online that made me crave more gold.  When I saw this gold tank top on the clearance rack at The Limited I knew I had to have it.

So, this is my interpretation of the outfit above.  I have a few other ideas for this gold top as well.  But all of this means one other thing:  I need to actually buy some gold jewelry!!
Do you prefer gold or silver?