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Plaid, Burgundy & Tassels

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I really dislike ironing. I don’t mind the occasional t-shirt or dress that requires a little pressing. But when it comes to my work wardrobe, I kinda give up. I can never get that perfect pleat on my dress pants. And my dress shirts are never as crisp as when they come back from the dry cleaner. Why is that? I pretty much have given up and resorted to washing the pieces myself and dropping them off at my dry cleaner for the finishing touches. I know, hashtag lazy, hashtag waste of money.

It wasn’t until recently that I decided to give those non-iron dress shirts a try. How is it possible that they requiring NO ironing? My intrigue was answered by a sale at BR, which was the perfect opp to give one a try. How have I waited so long? This literally is the answer to my ironing woes. I am now a believer! On top of the low maintenance guarantee (machine wash), the fit is pretty perfect and it’s plaid. The prefect trifecta!

In the same vane as my last post, I am slowly adding pieces to my work outfits to transition into the Fall season. One of my favorite Fall hues is a rich burgundy. Cue in the messenger bag I intro’d to you in my last post. I am going to apologize ahead of time for throwing this bag in your face, but it’s quickly becoming my go-to bag. Love this color so much, decided to go for a double dose with these pants. And to top off this outfit, I added some flair and texture with a layered tassel necklace. Because really, what outfit couldn’t use some flair?

Outfit Details:

Sunglasses: Westward Leaning (Voyager 15 emerald mirrored lenses) via ShopBop. I nabbed this during the ShopBop F&F event at 25% off a little while back.

Cumulus  Tassel Bib: Bauble Bar, $24 (sale).

Fitted No-Iron Open Plaid Shirt: Banana Republic, $44.99 (sale). Use code BRSALE for an additional 50% off!

Messenger Crossbody: Furla (Flair in Barolo), c/o.

Ankle Length Pants: The Limited (old). For something similar, Ann Taylor carries the Devin refined ankle pant (dark chianti), $98. But keep your eyes peeled for sales!

Pumps: Steven by Steve Madden (Rustyy), Bloomingdale’s Outlet (old).

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