i’m wearing: velvet heart blouse (similar with leather accents or this modcloth tunic is super cute too) and kooba bag are nordstrom rack finds, loft zebra swirl skirt (last seen here) and nine west pumps (similar). nail polish is plum seduction by revlon.

yesterday i showed you what a typical casual day outfit is for me. today i thought i would share a little more of a fun business/casual look. i rarely dress this business-y since i no longer work in an office environment but i thought my readers who do might like a little outfit inspiration too! =) i bought these pieces separately envisioning the blouse with my faux leather leggings and the skirt as a perfect date-night mini. i probably would have worn the skirt with a black blazer and/or with opaque tights since my office was a little more conservative but this is how i would have wanted to wear it!

29 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Mira
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 12:14 am

    Pretty and stylish outfit. Thanks for the inspo but itΒ΄s a bit too sexy for the office πŸ˜€
    xo

    glamDevils

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  2. Amy
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 1:57 am

    great outfit jenn! perfect for the office and then out for happy hour!

    xo Amy
    Leopard and Lillies

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  3. The Leather Skirt
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 3:18 am

    Oh my… CUTE!

    LOVE that skirt!

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  4. Neris
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 5:12 am

    love this look hun! that skirt is so fabulous!

    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

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  5. Christine
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 6:33 am

    I like the combo – perfect for a stylish office setting!

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  6. Red Tag Chic Los Angeles
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 7:02 am

    Yeah this is truly a fun yet polished corporate wear Jenn….THANKS!!

    REBECCA
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  7. Paulina
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 7:42 am

    Gorgeous look! Love the top!!

    will you be at FNO Fashion Valley tonight? Rachel and I are going…Hope to see you there!
    ~Pau
    http://www.lilbitsofchic.com

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  8. Hilary T.
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 7:51 am

    Jen,
    The reviews on http://www.theloft.com say this dress wrinkles easy. Did you find that to be a problem. Also, are they pretty true to size?
    -Hil

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  9. Janelle@GlamorousMama
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 9:14 am

    I think this is perfect for the office. The shirt and skirt go so well together. Very classy and stylish, I love it.

    -Janelle

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  10. Cathy
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 9:21 am

    Oh wow, what a fun, unexpected look for you! I bet you would be putting together some fab office looks if you were still working in the corporate world πŸ™‚

    http://cstyledesign.blogspot.com

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  11. Emily
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 11:46 am

    Love the print of that skirt and it looks just lovely with the top.

    creamyclothes.blogspot.com

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  12. Erin James
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 11:52 am

    I’d wear it to work, only problem is I now work at a home office so even though I look cute no one sees me. I refuse to wear sweat pants everyday so I”m the most over dressed homebody ever.

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  13. She Said He Said
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 12:45 pm

    This is a great date night/business look! I love the blouse! You look wonderful! Happy FNO day!

    XO http://shesaidhesaid-fashion.blogspot.com

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  14. Tara
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 2:50 pm

    Such a fun combo! Really love the pattern of your skirt!

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  15. Kacie's Kloset
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 4:59 pm

    I’ve been wanting an animal print skirt! You look great!

    http://www.daisyraeboutique.com
    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

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  16. Alice at Happiness at Mid Life
    Sep 06, 2012 @ 10:38 pm

    I love the details on the blouse. Love that the skirt mades an office outfit fun!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

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  17. Penny Pincher Fashion
    Sep 07, 2012 @ 5:23 am

    You would be the most stylish in the office, that’s for sure! I agree that it’s fun to play dress up now & then and I love this mix of colorblocking & patterns…might have to steal that skirt from you πŸ™‚

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  18. Audrey
    Sep 07, 2012 @ 9:33 am

    So chic and so office appropriate too! Looking gorge! x

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  19. whitney
    Sep 07, 2012 @ 12:48 pm

    I love that skirt! I like how you kept it grounded with the classic top as well.

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  20. Kristen
    Sep 08, 2012 @ 6:04 am

    Love this outfit! Fabulous! Following you!

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  21. bravoerunway
    Sep 08, 2012 @ 7:03 am

    I was tempted to get this skirt along with the dress but then decided I really didn’t need two pieces. I love this look Jen, and your not missing out on the office πŸ˜‰

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  22. styleonthecouch
    Sep 08, 2012 @ 7:35 am

    This is similar to some of my psychologist outfits. (Although as you know me I’d probably drop the print for a plainer skirt lol) I really like the contrasting colours on the blouse. All of a sudden my plain J Crew silk shirts look pretty boring Jenn!
    Cute look πŸ™‚

    http://www.styleonthecouch.com

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  23. Borjana
    Sep 08, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    Ohhh dying over here!There’s nothing I don’t adore here!Well done,honey!;)
    xx
    B.
    http://www.beeswonderland.com

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  24. SH
    Sep 09, 2012 @ 1:50 am

    Love the skirt teamed with the shirt blouse!

    Fashionbeautyquest
    http://www.fashionbeautyquest.blogspot.co.uk

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  25. Kaitlin
    Sep 09, 2012 @ 1:36 pm

    Love this look so much!!! And that blouse is to die for!! x

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  26. Amber ~ Real Girl Glam
    Sep 10, 2012 @ 2:17 pm

    Such a great look! Both pieces would work with so many other things!

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  27. Jessica
    Sep 14, 2012 @ 8:07 am

    Hi! I am just wondering which Nordstrom Rack you bought that shirt from and how long ago? I’m also in the SD area, I love that shirt, thanks!!

    BTW love your blog! I look at it every day for inspiration πŸ™‚

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    • jennifer
      Sep 14, 2012 @ 12:33 pm

      hi jessica! i got it at the san marcos rack less than a month ago so there is a good chance they still have them! hope you find it! thank you for reading!

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