December 5, 2020

Two Ways: A Camel Blazer

Two Ways: A Camel Blazer

This morning, I posted my favorite purchase of 2019: the J.Crew Regent Blazer in camel.  So I thought I would post a couple of outfit ideas for wearing the blazer — one for the office and one for work from home.

I decided to keep these outfits simple.  Overthinking my daily attire is not where my head is right now.  The tonal color palette makes adding a third layer a breeze, so you can easily use these outfits as a base for great jackets and cardigans.  Let’s talk about them.

Left // I bought a blue oxford shirt on a lark a few years ago, and it never ceases to amaze me how often I wear it.  Banana Republic is still my go-to choice for button-up shirts.  This Riley-fit shirt in pale blue runs sizes 0-20, tall and petite.  You could also swap it out for a denim or chambray shirt; I like this one from 1901.

I chose a distressed jean for this look.  These Ab-Solution jeans from Wit & Wisdom are great if you’re looking for a jean that holds you in.  Plus-size?  I like the wash on this pair from Eloquii.

A leopard shoe with this outfit just felt right.  I like these Madewell mules because they look and wear like slippers.  I also like my leopard Rothy’s, which have worn like iron over the last three years and still look new.

For the earrings, I chose this simple Gorjana stud.  I like that it has a clean look that’s still unique.  I also like Gorjana’s ball hoops for the same reason.

I would wear my hair down for this look.  I would recommend wearing it how it naturally falls, mine is very straight.  And I would add a bit of red lip tint because Zoom calls need something extra.

Right. Leggings are going to be a foundational part of my wardrobe this fall so I’m looking for ways to dress them up a bit.  That feels weird to say out loud giving my dislike for the prevalence of athleisure on the workplace, but COVID.  My go to leggings are the Lululemon Wunder Unders, but they’re so pricey that I’ve recently moved on to Colorfulkoala’s leggings, which thankfully have pockets to accommodate my phone on my daily sanity walks.

This Treasure & Bond Dobby shirt is the very best shirt I bought this spring.  It is breezy and loose, but looks professional on a work call. I wore the last one out after 100+ wears, so I need a new one.  If it’s sold out in your size, their classic shirt has the same drapey feel.

I can’t wear my slippers in public, so I often wear my Rothy loafers with leggings.  They run about a half size small, so be aware of that when ordering.  I also like these Adidas Cloudfoam sneakers.

For accessories, I chose these accented hoops.  Club Monaco really has the best jewelry.  I love their domed signet ring.

I typically wear this outfit when I need to see people but I don’t want it to look like I got dressed up for it or when I need to look professional from the waist up.  I like this outfit with an easy bun.  And I usually just wear bronzer for a little contour and good mascara, and let the Zoom beauty filter do the rest.

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