How To Take Your Look from Day to Night
The modern fashionista doesn't always have time to trek home between busy days at the office and a full social calender. So to make the transition from on the clock to off the cuff a little easier, we've reseached some fall friendly tricks to take your look from day to night. What's more, this guide works with our latest collection, so it won't hurt your budget either.
Trick #1 Add Color and Sexy Heels
The office-look is actually a huge hit with men, the love a woman who's a professional power player and knows how to dress the part. So to take that chic office outfit into evening, a great way to jazz it up is with pops of color, like bright accessories, bold colorful lipstick, or sexy neon heels. That way your basic black outfits really pop, but have an all new sex appeal. Plus, accessories and bright lip colors hide perfectly in your purse while you're at the office, so you can just throw them on and head to happy hour!
Trick #2 It's all about the layers
Those adorable tube tops and strapless looks are also great for the office, if you love the look of a blazer or cardigan over the top. And with a built-in bra, they are comfortable enough for all day at your desk. Come nightfall, just mix up your layers; switch the blazer for a brightly colored jacket (trenches are huge in fall) or even a vest, and add a little sparkle with jewel or faux-diamond accessories. This look says marvelously luxurious with a fashionably frugal price tag.
Trick #3 The Dress-Becomes-Skirt Look
Summer dresses or sexy pencil styles don't always scream office-appropriate, but they can be transformed into work-wear-chic by topping them with a button-front blouse to turn them into a skirt. Dresses with a waist, or a longer pencil skirt cut are best for this trick. Throw on a classic white or tuxedo striped top over the dress, cinch the waist with a belt to match, and voila! Dress becomes skirt. Once the end of your day roles around and it's time to hit the town, just lose the top and throw on a few accessories or trendy heels, and your ready to go!
Trick #4 Make Chiffon Your Friend
Chiffon dresses are both casual and elegant, and can so easily be dressed up or down for any occasion. For work, easy chiffon dresses look great with brown leather boots or booties, and an cardigan or blazer on top. Plus, with dress styles that come with an additional belt or sash, you can easily match leathers and accessories without effort.
When the working day is over, switch the boots for sexy heels to show off your legs, and lose the blazer. Adorable fur vests or shalls look great with this outfit too, and will keep you comfy and cozy as the night goes on.
Trick #5 When In Doubt, Go With a Jumpsuit
There is nothing easier, sexier or more chic than a jumpsuit, and fall styles have gorgeous new designs including cowl necks, one-shoulders, and more. For those days when you have 'nothing to wear' and no idea what the schedule ahead might bring, go for a one-piece jumpsuit in a fun print or classic black. Pair with accessories and understated heels (like black pointed toes) and you won't even need to make any wardrobe changes before you leave the office.