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    Getting ready for winter, stylishly of course!

    i’ve decided to buy a new winter (work) coat this year (ok, i’ve been saying this for about two years now, but this year i really mean it...). however, i’m undecided. do i go with a bold colour, like red or electric blue? or stick to the tried and true classics, black, camel, grey? do i want to try a pattern, maybe some leather detail? so many options. what i  do know is that i want something classic in cut and that will last for years. i’ve done some online browsing and selected a few of my fave looks as inspiration. if you’re also in the market for a new coat, i’m…

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    how to work: the (power) short suit

    how to work: the power (shorts) suit by cassandramcd  Equipment blue blouse / Tory Burch cropped jacket / Tory Burch short shorts / KORS Michael Kors black glitter heels/ Michael Kors leather satchel / Coach bangle watch / AERIN lipstick me

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    how to ‘work’: interview suit

    new year, lookin’ for a new job, perhaps? well suit up! here’s an inspired take on how to work the suit to an interview (check out the metallic shoes – the new neutral): add some interest with a great shirt and showcase a little bit of your personality while still maintaining an “i-mean-business’ look. the metallic shoes take this basic suit up a notch without taking it over the top.  me

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    inspiration: super bright orange pants and lots of leather

    finding some inspiration for workwear in these runway looks from derek lam: No.1 – bold trousers this colour screams ‘HAPPY!’ but i can see how some folks might be afraid the pant may scare folks in your cube. don’t fret, you can still bring some happy into your wardrobe with this colour. try it in a skirt, a handbag or even some jewellery.  No. 2 red leather too much leather for your cube? try a red leather top or a purse No. 3 the a-line look not only do i love the a-line look but i also love the classical colour combo in the stripes of the top: white, tan…

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    Inspiration: amp up your office attire

    i’ve been looking for spring inspiration for my workwear – despite the below zero temps outside. i came across these fave looks from a recent segment on office attire on steven and chris:  No1. too bold a suit for your cube-dwelling work style? break it up. work the pants without the blazer or and perhaps the blazer with a pencil skirt or on casual friday with some dark wash denim and a white shirt. oh the possibilities! (suit – banana republic) No.2 luv the shoes, the panelling on this dress and just the overall chicness of this banana republic look. No.3 i want this h&m dress. what a fun way…