Wednesday, October 3, 2012

After an absence from the corporate world for more than 11 years, I will be attending a 2-week work program as part of JumpStart NYC that will require me to dress up a bit more than I usually do to work from home.  I don't want to look too formal; I'm going for a youthful can-do attitude that is still respectful of corporate traditions.  Here is what I came up with:

Day 1
fuchsia 3/4 sleeve cotton jacket
black cotton knit boatneck shell from Coldwater Creek
black straight-leg microfiber trousers from J. Jill
black pointed toe flats with white stitching
earrings: black globes on gold hoops from MetMuseum
gold serpentine chain necklace
black enamel cocktail ring from Banana Republic
black leather zip-top tote from Coldwater Creek

Day 2
tan linen-blend blazer from Lands End
brown cotton short-sleeve v-neck from J. Jill
plaid wide-leg trousers
leopard pumps with rounded toe from Circa by Joan and David
earrings: pearls on gold hoops
gold/pearl cocktail ring from Banana Republic
black leather zip-top tote from Coldwater Creek

Day 3
suede coral ruffled jacket
charcoal short-sleeve dress w/self-belt from Lands End
black textured stockings
black pointed toe flats with white stitching
earrings: love-knot posts from Bloomingdale's
chunky stone charm bracelet
black leather zip-top tote from Coldwater Creek

Day 4
Talbots camel-colored sharkskin pants suit
white tshirt w/embellished neckline from Talbots
red belt
red/black/white dalmation spot pumps
earrings: gold and red earrings
bronze and gold bracelet
black leather zip-top tote from Coldwater Creek

Day 5
blue/white china-pattern long-sleeve wrap silk blouse
navy trousers from Coldwater Creek
cordovan tasseled loafers from Talbots
earrings: blue and white earrings
black leather zip-top tote from Coldwater Creek

Day 6
black jacket with velvet trim
ivory short-sleeved tie-neck blouse from Talbots
plaid wide-leg trousers
leopard print wide belt
tan suede d'orsay pumps from Details
opal earrings
black leather zip-top tote from Coldwater Creek

Day 7
olive front-pleat jersey dress from Lands End
denim blazer from J. Jill
brown tights
brown suede peep toe pumps from J. Jill
gold/garnet necklace
gold hoop beaded trim earrings from MetMuseum
gold locket charm bracelet
black leather zip-top tote from Coldwater Creek

Day 8
black sweater set
black pants
coral ombre cashmere scarf
coral/gold bracelet from Talbots
leopard ballet flats
black leather zip-top tote from Coldwater Creek

Day 9
fuchsia 3/4 sleeve cotton jacket
black silk blouse with studs at neckline from Banana Republic
black coulettes from Mirabelle
black ballet flats or boots
garnet bead earrings
Dalmatian-print tote with patent trim from Talbots

Day 10
teal/brown knit jacket
Calvin Klein brown cap-sleeve viscose jersey dress
tights
brown suede peep toe pumps from J. Jill
love-knot posts from Bloomingdale's
gold serpentine chain necklace
brown croc-embossed leather bag from Talbots

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