Thursday, January 19, 2012

Class with a Little Purrrr - Work Day Outfit

I got some great feedback on my red skinny jeans outfit post yesterday, so I figured I would give  another one a whirl.  Let me know what you think.

This is what I call a "day at the office" look.  I took a few simple, staple, solid colored items and gave it some character with inexpensive accessories.   I feel like everything I am wearing is timeless and can be pieces that remain in your closet for years to come. You can recreate this ENTIRE look for $200 or less.  Each piece listed below is less than $42. 

My philosophy..."You don't have to spend a lot of money to look like you did." 

All you need is a couple of statement items and you are all set.  As most of my girlfriends know, I love a little (okay, a lot of) leopard.  But as you can see, you don't have to go crazy with it.  A little here and there little will go a long way.

Staples you need for this look:
Solid pencil skirt
Solid turtleneck
Sweater for layering
Thin belt  - solid neutral colors and a few with fun prints
Luxe safari shoes
Unique, vintage inspired necklace
Statement ring

Rust Turlteneck - Zara (similar)
Cap Sleeve Cropped Sweater - Old Navy
Pencil Skirt - Forever 21 (similar)
Belt - Forever 21 (similar)
Wedges - Payless (yes, Payless!!!)
Bag - Target
Necklace - Target (similar)
Rose earrings - Forever 21 (similar)
Nails - OPI Already Famous (color still intact from the DIY Shellac)

And there you go...class with some sass (and a little bit of purr).

Shanna Schneider


Sabrina said...

This is such a great outfit!
xoxo Sabrina

badBarbara said...

Love that necklace!

Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl said...

Happy to see you commented on my your site and your look! Look forward to coming back!

Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl

Annie said...

So cute! Love the layers and the leopard :)

The Other Side of Gray

Bunnie said...

Ooh love the little bits of cheetah print! Totally takes this out fit from lovely to fabulous! You are stunning.



Natalie said...

Loving the leopard!! And your red skinnies for the last post are F.A.B! It's been a wishlist item for me for over a year now! I just can't find the perfect pair! Keep the outfit posts coming! xx Natalie

Emily said...

Most stylish girl in class!