Tuesday, February 9, 2016

How to make leggings work for work!

 Let me start by saying I think outfits like this are great, I see ones similar all over pinterest and other blogs and wish I could get away with this on a day to day basis but I can't. Being a teacher it is important that you set the expectation and standard for your students and dress appropriately. 
SO... Today's post is all about how to take an outfit like this (below) a semi-long sweater, leggings and boots


And... turn it into this!

Alright, so I know y'all are wondering how did I decide where to start? I started with something that was a problem for me in the outfit, the length of the sweater. It wasn't long enough for me to wear to work so I added this knit black and white striped skirt to add more length to the sweater, without taking away the comfortable or causal feel of the original outfit. 

Next, I added the pearl necklace to bring some lighter colors to the top of the outfit. I often find choosing a necklace to be challenging! There is usually more than one option that will go, but for this outfit I liked the way the pearls picked up the white in the skirt. 

Since the pearls have a lighter color and gold accents to them it helped me determine the rest of my accessories. I decided on a floral bracelet, my favorite bracelet from Stella & dot, my go-to earring set and of course my best bag from my favorite lady!

Lastly, I added this vest for added warmth and texture to the outfit. 
 There you have it! Today's step by step process in making leggings work for work! 

Thanks for checking in and I can't wait to hear what y'all thought about today's post!

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8 comments:

  1. Simply amazing, Love the look!

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    1. Thank you!! I am big fan of layers, especially during the winter seasons!

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  2. Love the transformation! Never would have thought to pair all that together. Thanks!

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    1. So glad you liked today's post! I hope it's helpful!!

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    1. Hi Sarah! Thanks so much for the suggestion! I can't wait to check it out! And, Thanks for reading my blog
      XO, Lauren

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  5. From the workout to the store and then on to home these compressing little tubes of greatness keep on pushing through. Enjoy the comfort of the material and the look of perfection as the mesh leggings give that awesome yoga butt you have been working for.

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