Over the last few years, leisure and yoga wear has become much more street worthy. The lines have blurred and it's no longer a must to make a complete change after your exercise class before heading out for the rest of your day. But, can these super comfy pieces find a place in your business wardrobe? Inspired by Jennifer L. Scott's Ten-Item Wardrobe concept from her book Lessons from Madame Chic, I've been playing with reducing my wardrobe and making pieces pull double duty. So let's take a look to see how these casual pieces can fit into an office setting.
A soft draped shrug or jacket substitutes for a blazer with tailored pieces for a pulled together, yet feminine look. Here I've paired a wool herringbone patterned pencil skirt with a cashmere turtleneck sweater (thrifted) and topped it with a tranquiliT cocoon jacket (similar here).
A monochrome palette from head to toe makes casual pieces seem more elegant. I've paired a tranquiliT Parisian skirt and turtleneck and added a patterned scarf (thrifted vintage find) and more structured jacket like this double breasted sweater to make it a little more tailored.
A slip dress gets an office makeover by layering a long sleeved tee underneath for more coverage, topping a tailored peplum jacket and adding tights and pumps to finish the look.
A ruched pencil skirt is paired with a t-shirt and topped with a peplum sweater jacket. A pretty scarf to add some color and a belt (both thrifted) complete the look.
For more wardrobe inspiration, see the 10-item wardrobe in action:
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