Simona Kogan for Second City Style Magazine
Celebs have always been my go-to for the latest fashions and trends.
Not so, in the workplace. When I was told I would have to dress a bit
more conservatively for work (think, business suit – pencil, skirt,
smart heels, a fitted blazer, crisp trousers) I thought my
celeb-styling days were numbered. Not so, as I realized so many
celebrities had tried the business look on for size at major events.
Some even added some funk and personalization for a bit of unique
glamour. Now when I go to work, I know exactly how I’m going to dress
and lucky for me, I get to use those A-listers for inspiration! Here’s how you can dress sharp for work — without letting go of your inner glam!
Liven Up The Typical Black and White
There are millions of ways to jazz up that typical black over black
pantsuit or skirt suit set with a white shirt in the middle. This was
best exemplified at the recent NY Fashion Week where celebs wore the
look in droves — then addeda piece with their personal style. Mischa Barton topped her black and white look with a lively bowler hat and a stylized clutch. For her appearance at Alice + Olivia, Kristen Bell went for leather where her fitted blazer should be. Dana Panabaker snapped up her look with a crisp bun in her hair while Zoe McLeillan wore a long white tunic and topped it with a structured menswear vest. Rachel Bilson wore a romantic ruffled shirt under her perfectly cut black suit at Zac Posen. Then there was Kim Kardashian
who mixed up that typical black and white standard by wearing black
underneath and a structured, by architecturally offbeat white jacket on
top. Maybe that won’t go over so well with the corporate bosses…but
will certainly be noticed!
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