Transitioning a corporate wardrobe from spring to summer can be challenging, especially when the weather outside is 30 degrees warmer than an inside an office. The key is thoughtfully layering with light, loose fabrics that maintain a level of professionalism and can be easily stored in your bag on break or after hours. Above and below are shopping/outfit ideas for inspiration, and here are few tips for specifics. xx
- Retire your pumps for a season and go for mary-jane and/or peep-toe styles.
- Choose breathable and light fabrics like cotton, linen and silk.
- Midi length skirts are both breezy and office appropriate.
- Carry or store a blazer for the office.
Top Collage Shopping Links:
First Look: Chloe silk crepe de chine pussybow blouse. Miu Miu crepe midi skirt. Louis Vuitton belt. Tom Ford Nikita sunnies. Miu Miu leather cut out heels. Second Look: Helmut Lang brushed jersey dress. Chanel Boy Chanel bag. Chanel pre-fall 2012 cuff. Giuseppe Zanotti Stingray efftect T-strap sandals. Third Look: Diane von Furstenberg Fimby stretch-wool pants. Rick Owens racer back tank. By Malene Birger Urita jacket. Chole Marcie large tote. Fourth Look: Zara Tulip dress. Lanvin insect jeweled necklace/belt. The Row silk blazer. Salvatore Ferragamo iPad case. Christian Louboutin boots.
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Crusin: White blazer and cherry Zara shorts. Making Moves: Tan skirt and J. Crew t-strap sandals. Checking Out the Viceroy: White dress and tan booties. April Showers: Trench coat and Jeffrey Campbell platforms. Higher Ground: Pink and orange color block dress and high heels.