8/19/10

She Works Hard for the Money

You definitely don't have to spend a fortune to look like a million bucks. Just like any other girl the latest designer looks sometimes make me a little starry eyed but working long, often stressful days makes me a very conscious shopper. I like splurging occasionally on presents for myself but I usually I want to get a lot of bang for my buck. And pulling together a great budget friendly look makes me super happy.

Casual Friday
This look would be prefect for casual Friday or for a busy weekend running errands. Shirt dresses are a classic piece and and be useful in a number of situations so every girl should look for the right one to add to their closet. Comfy flats are a must and I love that this pair is two toned. I paired this look with the red scarf and red earrings for a pop of color and to also add some interest while still being office appropriate.

Shirt Dress $23 - forever21.com
T-Bar Shoes $50 - topshop.com
Nihan Bag $50 - monsoon.co.uk
Rose Studs $6.25 - missselfridge.com
Scarf $16 - modcloth.com

High Power Meeting
This is for when you need to look your best at work. This look has a lot of style and sophistication. I added the ring to give the outfit a little more of my own personality. Point toe pumps are great. They make your legs look very long and slim.

Blazer $34 - spiegel.com
Military pencil skirt $31 - debenhams.com
Heels $26 - buckle.com
Pear Studs $8.42 - asos.com
Quilted Handbag $23 - janenorman.co.uk
Cream Ruffle Blouse $44 - missselfridge.com
Ring $4.80 - forever21.com

Out with Coworkers
The caridgan and round toe pumps make this look great for the office. But the accessories I've added bring some fun to the look and make it a little whimsical. Isn't the bicycle pendenant adorable? As you head out with colleagues after work you can lose the caridgan.

Caridgan $25 - aeropostale.com
Dress $31 - delias.com
Pumps $22 - amiclubwear.com
Necklace $4.80 - canada.forever21.com
Flower Studs $6.25 - monsoon.co.uk
Fairytale Brooch Set $19 - monsoon.co.uk
Faux Leather Tote $23 - oldnavy.gap.com

On the Go
Sometimes having a great pair of pants for work is very important. When work has you running around everywhere it is important to be comfortable. If I'm constantly on the go pants and comfortable flats are a must. While this look is comfy the belted cardigan and wide leg trousers make it look very pulled together. Add a couple simple stylish accessories and you're ready to head to work. I've added a clutch to keep inside your handbag for you to keep bare necessities in for when it would be inconvenient to be carrying around a lot of items.

Cardigan $18 - kmart.com
Tank $18 - madewell.com
Trousers $44 - dorothyperkins.com
Envelop Brooch $9.38 - monsoon.co.uk
Hobo Bag $23 - oldnavy.gap.com
Faux Snake Skin Clutch $31 - debenhams.com
Betsey Johnson Earrings $45 - nordstrom.com
Flats $25 - lorisshoes.com

If you have an go to pieces for work or have any tips for dressing on a budget I would love to hear them.

♥ Sunny

7 comments:

  1. These are all great outfits...and so outfits that I could wear to the office and then wear outside of work - love that. I'm off to shop!

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  2. very cute and affordable! i love these looks.
    Haute Californian

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  3. love the picks and how you added the prices to them!!

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  4. id wear that first outfit in a minute! LOVE it.

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