Business Casual Style

Mad for Plaid

I’m super excited to see plaid and power suits making a strong comeback this season.  I mean, it fulfills every one of my 90s sitcom dreams, à la Ally McBeal / the Practice.

But more than that, I’ve always been an admirer of menswear (obsessed, even).  I love that this jacket feels like I borrowed it from the boys – from the double breasted buttons, longer length, to the structured shoulder.  However, it still perfectly nips in at the waist, flattering the feminine figure.  I keep the rest of the look simple: a white tee and black skinnies with flat black ankle booties.  I continued the menswear inspiration with the large all-black watch, counterbalanced with the structured but feminine statement earrings.  


Jacket: Asos.  Similar here, here, here, and here.
Top: Target
Bottoms: Banana Republic, old.
Shoes
: Nine West, old.
Earrings: Banana Republic, old.

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12 Comments

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    Logan
    November 30, 2017 at 3:41 pm

    I am in LOVE with that blazer! I’m always on the hunt for some playful ones, since I’m growing tired of my standard white, navy, and black, so I’m definitely going to look into investing in that or something similar!

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      Prerana
      December 4, 2017 at 12:06 pm

      YES! I love this blazer BECAUSE it’s not white, navy, or black (though, it actually has a bit of all of those colors). It’s super fun and you can easily dress it up or dress it down, depending on necessity.

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    Alex
    November 13, 2017 at 10:29 am

    That jacket is such a classic!

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    Tori
    October 31, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    This outfit is SO my style! I love the look of that blazer.
    Tori || Victori Media

    https://www.victorimedia.com

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    Ashley
    October 31, 2017 at 8:58 am

    Girl I am FEELING this outfit! I love it! Plaid is my favorite!

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    Jordyn
    October 29, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Plaid is so much fun. Love that blazer!

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    Amanda
    October 27, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    I cann see why you love this blazer– it looks fab on you!

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    Hannah
    October 27, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    Love the blazer! So cute and classy! Isn’t Target great?

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    Rachel R Ritlop
    October 26, 2017 at 3:09 pm

    Girl you look so chic!! I loveee the coat and shoe pairing!

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    Nichole
    October 26, 2017 at 12:23 pm

    You rock this look! I’m so basic and never try anything bold like this. Love it.

    Nichole // thedailypursuit.com

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    Annaliese
    October 26, 2017 at 12:15 pm

    Rocking that bold blazer girl! I really like those fun earrings, too!

    xoxo A
    http://www.southernbelleintraining.com

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      Prerana
      October 31, 2017 at 5:15 pm

      These earrings are so old. They were a “big” purchase for me at the time, but I’m SO GLAD that I pulled the trigger because I will have them FOREVER. 😊

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