Friday, May 22, 2015

Little Black Dress for The Office: 9 to 5 Style File, Work Wear

Hi! My 9 to 5 Style File continues today (FRIDAY, YAY!!) with the classic LBD (little black dress).
The LBD will forever be a closet staple for every woman.  There are countless ways to style one, but maybe the best part about them is that they do not involve much if you really don't have the time or energy to put an entire outfit together, you can definitely still achieve an office-chic look without thinking by just hopping into a LBD.

For this look, I threw on a leopard cardigan over a little black dress, and cinched the waist with a gold belt. You can tone it down for the office by eliminating the red lipstick and the super large, sparkly earrings. Keep them in your work bag and add them when the clock strikes 5 ;)

Finding the right little black dress is easy once you have narrowed down the style that you're going for. For the office I like a classic high neck, shift or a wrap dress.  You can narrow it down further by deciding if you want sleeveless or a slight sleeve.  I like this pencil dress from Nordstrom.  It is a good office length, has a high neck and a little cap sleeve and is ultra classic.

You can achieve my favorite lazy girl bun (which was toppling over in these shots...great) by waiting until Friday night to wash your hair.
Just kidding.
Not really.

Office Wear, Work Wear

Vintage Earrings by Christian Dior

Stuart Weitzman Nouveau Pump Petrol
Stuart Weitzman Nouveau Pump in Petrol 
LBD: Banana Republic (similar)
Belt: Vintage
Pumps: Stuart Weitzman Nouveau Pump in color Petrol (here in black and nude)
Bag: H&M
Earrings: Vintage Dior
Leopard Cardigan: August Silk

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