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    How to Wear Plaid and not look boring

    “The secret of great style is to feel good in what you wear” – Ines De la Fressange

    “Life is a beautiful sport” – Lacoste

    Casual Plaid and the Transition into the Office Look

    Friends, I have been shopping lately. Shopping for simple affordable pieces that can be worn on different occasions, and hopefully not go out of style. Does plaid really go out of style?  There are so many different patterns/colors plaid but I tried to stick to more neutral tones that can match with just about anything.

    First Look – The Casual Look

    • Can we talk about this look for a minute? I mean how cute is this jumpsuit with sneakers?! I love how affordable pieces can make you look and feel great. This Gianni Bini plaid jumpsuit makes it easy to mix and match. The slight high waist vs. natural waist gives the appearance of even longer legs which I love. Pair this look with a turtleneck shirt, sneakers, and sunglasses for a more casual laid back look. I am also crushing so hard on this bicolor leather lacoste sneakers!

    Second Look – The Office Look

    • My next favorite piece, and I have to say this because I mean it from the bottom of my heart, is changing this look up by pairing it with pumps! It’s amazing how a simple pair of heels can immediately change an outfit. It takes it from casual chic to professional debonair. A few tips; if you are wearing your jumpsuit to work then keep your lines linear, go for a clean silhouette that will flatter your body and keep you focused and sharp in the meeting. Add minimal accessories like a belt or jewelry. Remember the key is to make it stand out without screaming for attention! My laptop sleeve is sleek, stylish, and under $12.  I have linked it here and below.  This is a look I will definitely be wearing to the office for the remainder of the Winter months.

    Hope these tips help you go make a statement in that plaid jumpsuit! xoxo Louise

    “As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears” – Rumi