Dressing the Part: Summer at the Office

Thursday 18th, July 2013 / 15:20

Dressing the part at the office can always be a bit of a challenge in the summer time. It’s time to leave those old stuffy winter suits behind and reinvent your office staple pieces with these four hot summer looks. With this seasons most sought after trends, we have put a twist on those classic office staple pieces. My favourite trends this summer are geometric black and white, busy prints, mixed with 60s Mod adding in a bright pop of colour! Can you guess my favourite colour to wear this summer?


Zara Combination Printed Palazzo Pants;  Top Shop Organza Lace Shell Top; Top Shop Rachet Black Strappy Heels;  Giles and Brother Skinny Cortina Cuff; Free People Studded Watch Bracelet;  Alphabet Disc Cuff Bracelet 


Aritzia Wilfred Chevalier Jacket; Zara Checkered Printed Dress; Tory Burch Nylon Ella Tote;  Top Shop Gizmo Ankle Strap Court Shoes


 Zara Animal Print Flowing Shorts;  Club Monaco Alyssa Shirt;  Aldo Taipa Sandal Wedge;  Heather Hawkins Pyrite Dagger Necklace; Free People Charmed Hard Bangle Set 


 Club Monaco Mallorie Skirt;  Aritzia Wilfred Nouvelle Blouse; Brooklyn Designs Fiona Earrings; Michael Kors Large Hamilton Tote;  Jeffery Campbell Blakely Heel 


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Katherine is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, California. Growing up in Red Deer, Alberta, Katherine’s exposure to fashion was limited, but her imagination for fashion and beauty came from an early obsession with fashion magazines since she was a little girl. She fulfilled her dream to move to Los Angeles where she had the opportunity to enrich her knowledge and experience in a major fashion capital. She has assisted at LA Fashion Week at the famous Vibianna and interned at Halston’s corporate headquarters – with some of the finest gowns from top designers for production and celebrity events right at her fingertips. Katherine now has come back to her roots, where she is excited to connect in the Canadian fashion world as well as continue to further develop her writing style. With a shopping addiction, designer obsession, and her love for keeping it local, Katherine shares her true love of fashion and beauty tips with North America’s best.

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3 Comments on “Dressing the Part: Summer at the Office

  • My favorites: the palazzo pants, with the organza lace shell top, strappy heels & watch bracelet! Perfect for mixing & matching with other items in my closet! Great for my office job.


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