Getting dressed for work during the summer months can take some extra effort. You want a look that’s office appropriate while still dressing comfortably for the hot temps outside — especially if you’re a commuter.
For those working in creative industries, you’ve got a lot more room to play — from tailored shorts to jumpsuits to maxi skirts. While those in more corporate settings have to keep it toned down (think: pencil skirts, dress slacks and cardigans). We’ve come up with a stylish outfit that’s a bit of both worlds: a basic blazer paired with a sheath-style dress, bold jewelry, a classic tote bag and chunky nude heel.
Check out this office-friendly look for about $300:
TOTAL OUTFIT PRICE = $304.89
Where to Shop: 1. Blazer, $49.95, hm.com; 2. Slinky Marl Midi Dress, $72, topshop.com; 3. Hive & Honey Snake and Pyramid Necklace, $34.99, piperlime.com; 4. Nine West ‘Mega’ Sandals, $48.97, piperlime.com; 5. Earth, Wind, Attire Belt in Sun, $23.99, modcloth.com; 6. Danielle Nicole ‘Mia’ Tote, $74.99, piperlime.com