It's officially sandal season and with the onslaught of new styles popping up on our favorite shopping sites, we are dying to wear sandals to the office. But what's appropriate in the workplace? This in large part depends on your office, but we scoped out and found the best professional-looking sandals that will work the majority of the time. Unless you work in a conservative office or corporate environment, in which case you are better off sticking with pumps and perhaps peep-toes or slingback pumps to shake it up for summer. ...Read more.
Au Revoir, Radiant Orchid... and Bonjour, Marsala! As we enter a new year it's time to welcome the new color of the year, as anointed by color-picking powerhouse Pantone. Every year they are responsible for choosing the reigning hue and this year Pantone has chosen Marsala, a reddish-brown wine color. The first thing that springs to our mind is a delicious plate of Chicken Marsala and a robust Malbec wine. Yum. While Marsala may not be as vibrant as its purple-pink predecessor, it is a sophisticated shade that is the perfect choice for a professional environment and pairs beautifully with so many colors, from gray and ...Read more.
Chambray is denim's dressy cousin and can easily be worn to the office. While it works in many climates year-round, it is lighter weight than traditional denim so is perfect for summer. Chambray is also ideal for weekend wear -- just style it more casually with sandals and a fedora and you are festival-ready! Here are some pieces we found that are polished enough for the office and how we took a chambray dress from work to the weekend. ...Read more.