Friday, August 26, 2016

Work Style: Monochromatic

Coat: ASOS, Dress: Ralph Lauren, Shoes: Gucci, Bag: Fendi

When I’m scheduled for a big meeting at work or want to feel like the master-commander of all that comes through my office, I opt for draping myself in varying shades of the same color. Officially coined monochromatic dressing, I’ve found it an easy and appropriate way to make a very chic statement at work. Minus the predictable 50 Shades of Grey reference from the creepy socially awkward co-worker (we all have one) this particular outfit was a big hit with the corporate fashionistas at my POW (place of work).

Here are a few tips to help your monochromatic look hit the right hue:

Pick a neutral color. Monochromatic looks work in all colors. But, for the office, mixing neutral colors in varying shades is a safer bet.

Vary textures. Go ahead and mix leathers with knits and sheers with cotton – the variance in texture will add visual interest to the outfit.

Take it down low. Your pumps are more than welcomed to participate in the color match. But, no pressure if you don’t have matching pumps – this look works sans matching footwear.

Show-off. Use your monochromatic clothing choice as a blank canvas against which to showcase a contrasting color bag, shoe, necklace or lip color.

Try it this week and report back with your verdict.

Thursday, January 8, 2015


Blouse// J Crew (on sale!), Skirt// Elie Tahari (similar), Shoes// Sam Edelman, Daytime Tote// Rebecca Minkoff (in black), Nightime Clutch// Old, Sunglasses// Cole Haan

On days that require a quick day-to-night change up, pairing a silk shirt with a pencil skirt is one of my favorite quick and dirty combinations. During the day, I keep the jewelry to a minimum and my buttons tightly bound. After hours, I layer on the jewels, roll up my sleeves, strategically untuck my shirt, pull out a sparkly clutch and hit the town. There's really nothing simpler. Feel free to share your quick day-to-night combos, I'd love to add a few to my repertoire.


Monday, January 5, 2015


Jeans// Joe's, Sweater// J Crew, Vest//Bar III, Shoes//Sam Edelman, Coat// Zara, Bag//Ralph Lauren

The first few days of my New Year were spent laughing with old friends and touring DC. In between visiting the MLK memorial (my fave) and dining at Rasika's (another fave),  I picked up this pair of Sam Edelman pumps. The plan was to wear them once I got back to Miami, but they ended up being too perfect to resist taking them for a spin around town. The d'orsay style and deep cut-aways add a little sex appeal to an otherwise office appropriate pump. 

Click HERE to get your feet into a pair. 


Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Vest worn as dress: Ann Taylor (HERE)
Shoes: Alexander Wang (HERE)
Watch: Ice

When it comes to workwear, I value versatility above all. The fact that this vest has taken me from office meetings to dinner dates makes it a definite winner in my book. Check out another way to rock this vest here.

Happy Tuesday Loves! Make it a great one. 


Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Matched Set

Blazer: Search for Sanity (HERE)
Shorts: Search for Sanity (HERE)
Shoes: Aldo (old)
Bag: Michael Kors (SIMILAR)
Sunglasses: Cole Haan (HERE)

Having last Monday off for Labor Day was so amazing that I decided to  recreate the magic and take this Monday off as well.  I spent the day eating, taking in the sights, and catching up with a childhood friend . Growing up we lived in coordinated sets - track suits, cross colours, you name it- if it came as a matching set we were all about it. As you can see not much has changed since then.


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Prints At Work

Dress: Calvin Klein (Dress)(Dress)(Dress)
Shoes: BCBG (HERE)
Belt: Betsey Johnson
Sunglasses: Ray Ban (HERE)

For those of you who work in less formal or more artistic office settings, prints are a great way to add a little spice to your work-drobe and pretty easy to incorporate into your everyday working girl routine. However, for those of us who work in more formal settings – working in prints can be a little more challenging. So, here are a few rules that may make it a little easier for us corporate girls to get in on the printed fun. 
  1. Keep it basic – Wear printed items in commonly accepted, work appropriate, colors (i.e. blue, black, grey, red…..). Rightfully or wrongfully so, being the lone spot of hot pink florals, in a sea of grey and black, may make you appear less serious to your less fashion forward colleagues.
  2. Keep it casual – Wear your printed item on a day when you don’t expect any large meetings or conferences. During in-house or client meetings, conservative is key.
  3. Keep it traditional – Wear prints that have been around longer than you have, this means houndstooth, checked, gingham, stripes, etc. Some prints are gorgeous, but too confusing to the eye to ever work at work.
  4. Keep it demure – Wear printed pieces that aren’t too tight, too low cut, or too short. Mixing print with improper fit only amplifies the inappropriateness of an outfit.
Hope this helps.

Sunday, August 24, 2014


Blouse: Forever 21 
Shorts: Rachel Roy
Shoes: BCBG 
Necklace: J.Crew 
Sunglasses: RayBan 

The weekend was filled with BBQ's, birthday bashes, and an insane amount of fun. Here's to a week that's equally amazing!


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Summer Breeze

Dress: Banana Republic (HERE); Clutch: DSW; Bangles: Nordstrom Rack; Shoes: Steve Madden; Sunglasses: Gucci

It's no secret that Miami is hotter than hot around this time of year. So, airy outfits like this are must haves to beat the summer's heat. This option from Banana Republic is currently on sale and a great option for brunch with girlfriends, a baby shower, a bridal shower, or a casual company get together. This little number is about to be in heavy rotation this summer.