GUEST POST | Summer Office Fashion Tips9/27/2016
When the weather gets hot, a suit is the last thing you want to be wearing. In some offices, though, business dress is essential through the summer months. Here are 7 must have items for keeping your cool in the heat during the workday.
1. Pointed-Toe Flats
While you already probably have a selection of flats in your closet, pointed toes are a slightly more dressy alternative that can take you from morning meeting to happy hour.
2. A Silk Scarf
Have a summer dress that's slightly too sexy for the office? Strategically draping a silk scarf and adding a jacket if necessary keeps even your flirtiest pieces work-appropriate.
3. Shirting Stripes
When updating your basics for the summer months, think shirting stripes in neutrals and subtle pastels. In addition, this pattern goes beyond dress shirts to adorn slacks and pencil skirts too.
4. Midi Skirts
When talking about womens skirts, the maxi skirts might feel too bohemian for the office, midi skirts are just right. The hottest silhouette this season fits snugly, with a slight flare toward the bottom hem. Opt for basic black, or go for a trendy jewel tone.
5. A Bright Bag
Swap out your winter blacks for a high-quality bag in a vibrant crayon hue. This is a great way to add a pop of color that instantly screams summer.
6. Bateau Top
This classic French boatneck striped T-shirt adds instant chic to your boring black work pants. Pair with jeans and crisp white sneakers for an effortless weekend look, too.
7. Cropped Jacket
This is the perfect piece to throw over your favorite shift dress for an effortless Monday morning look. You can even opt for denim depending how casual your office is; a blazer is a flattering choice that works in any setting.