What to Wear: to work

what to wear

Yep, it’s that time again! This week, the theme is work outfits. To be honest, I wear pretty much the same clothes at work that I wear the rest of the time. My standard outfit in every facet of my life is a dress, tights and cardigan. Still, I try not to be too boring, even if I rarely stray from that uniform. I’m an editor, and I feel like since my job is fairly creative my penchant for bright colours and bold patterns is fairly appropriate.

Casually reading the magazine I edit.

Casually reading the magazine I edit.

I kind of really like primary colours, and I especially love weird and/or bright tights. As you can see, I demonstrated some restraint with this outfit, opting for an unusual colour without a pattern. I really feel like an outfit is successful when someone either asks me where I got my tights, or asks if my legs are tattooed. It happens more often than you might expect!

My eyes looked crazy in every picture I took, ahh!

My eyes looked crazy in every picture I took, ahh!

I generally try to avoid anything too short or super casual at work, but otherwise, I don’t really follow any particular rules. I’m lucky I have a lot of freedom to EXPRESS MY UNIQUE PERSONALITY at work, which I guess is important to me because I need everyone to know that I’m a special snowflake.

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Admiring my elegant ring.

These wedges are approximately as comfortable as slippers.

These wedges are approximately as comfortable as slippers.

You can't actually SEE that I'm wearing these earrings, but I promise I am.

You can’t actually SEE that I’m wearing these earrings, but I promise I am.

Dress and belt: Modcloth
Cardigan: Envy
Shoes: Michael Kors (I think from Macy’s?)
Tights: Target
Ring: Some random stand during the Halifax Buskers Fest
Earrings: Bejewel by Trudy Gallagher

Check out Nicole’s blog to see what everyone else is wearing to work!

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14 thoughts on “What to Wear: to work

  1. You ARE a special snowflake. I love those tights. I just bought my first pair of yellow tights and I have no idea what to pair them with. Eeep.

    • Marci says:

      Nicole: The answer is EVERYTHING. Seriously. They are like the miracle color of fun tights. I ripped my last pair months ago and feel the pain. I’ve been on a hunt for fresh yellow tights.

    • alexgdavis says:

      You can basically wear them with ANYTHING. When I’m trying to be more low key, I just wear them with a grey dress or something. I really find they make any outfit look better/more interesting.

  2. Marci says:

    Very cute outfit! I’m definitely in a similar boat of bright colors and patterns, tights and dresses, so I feel ya! Also, those earrings are adorable.

  3. Super not boring! I think yellow is the only colour of tights I don’t own…hmmm. What happens in the summer when you have to put away the tights? (wink!)

  4. Lexi says:

    What a great outfit! really cute! That ring is fantastic! =}

  5. Sarah says:

    you have super sweet style; love it!

  6. lisa says:

    Those earrings are so awesome! I love the yellow tights! Very cool to have a job that allows your personal style to shine through 🙂

  7. Shayla says:

    Awesome tights!!

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