Business Casual

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| blouse: 1, 2, 3 | bottoms: 1, 2 | bag: 1, 2 | loafer: 1, 2, 3, 4 | sunglasses |

I’m thankful I can wear most anything to work. “Athleisure Mondays” are the best because they make starting a new week a little easier. You can wear your favorite workout gear whether you’re an Adidas girl or love Lululemon. A fairly loose dress code also allows me to be creative. I can look like I have a “real” job and wear a blouse and trousers, OR I can wear my new wide-leg chambray pants and five inch platforms. I don’t think those would fly at JP Morgan.

Do you have a dress code? I’d love to hear how you get creative with your workwear.

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Second Hand

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| blouse (2) | pants (2) (3) (4) (5) | crossbody | shoes |

Some of my favorite items and standout pieces come from designer consignment stores. I have found them selling at less than half of retail – even when brand new. I seek out these stores when I’m traveling because you never know what you may find.

I purchased these Marissa Webb¬†wide leg crops from a Dallas consignment store, Clothes Circuit. Unfortunately, I can’t link the exact pair, but I found similar.

Do you shop at consignment stores? Does it weird you out to wear someone else’s clothes? Or do you get overwhelmed by the large amount of inventory? My trick is: just try it on. Something may look awful on the hanger but look great on you. Often the opposite happens. I will have high hopes for a garment, and it just doesn’t fit right. Remember, you are looking for buried treasure!

Here are some of my favorite online consignment stores and designer liquidators if you haven’t found a local store you like!

  1. The Real Real
  2. Luxury Garage Sale
  3. The Outnet
  4. United Apparel Liquidators