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Penciled In

mossimo by target_nine west_warby parkerRifling through the racks at Closet Connection, I could not help but notice this perfectly patterned pencil skirt. Crossing my fingers while in the fitting room I breathed a sigh of relief when I zipped it up and it fit like a glove. The best part was, I scored this skirt for $12! I love the versatility of this skirt. As pictured, I styled it to be office appropriate but can easily turn it into a more casual look by throwing on a chambray shirt and a pair of summer espadrille flats. I love items of clothing that can double for work and play; more bang for the buck.

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Making a Statement

aqua_tory burch 2After returning from my whirlwind weekend in Iceland, I was a bit discombobulated. So on my first day back to work, I needed an easy outfit that required very little thought. Per usual, I opted for a dress. I love this particular dress for a few reasons: 1) the fit and flare silhouette defines my waistline, 2) the boldness of the blue hue and 3) the stretchy-ness of the fabric that makes it so comfortable.

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The Work LBD

banana republicWhen it comes to work clothes, buying a few timeless and classic pieces is a smart investment. A little black dress (LBD) is a must in any girl’s closet and can be worn all year round. Mixing your LBD with a few trendy pieces keeps it current and season-appropriate.

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Ruffles and Animal Print: Yes, Please!

macy's_tory burchI’m back on the dress wagon and to celebrate my return after my stint with pants last week, I decided to go with this bold dress. Although this dress might be considered a bit much for the work place (remember, I work in a pretty conservative industry) a good balancing act helps neutralize the lime green and purple animal print.

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The Keys to Success

banana republic_old navyWhen in doubt, pick a dress! Are you sensing a pattern with my outfit choices for work? This is one of my faves. The simplicity of this navy dress is amped up by the allover key print and a hint of gold hardware. The cinched waist and ruffled neckline adds texture and shape, while being work appropriate (hem hits the knees, neckline is not revealing with cap sleeves).

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