Have you been at your job and noticed that you wearing the same thing you had on last week? You know the tried and true #OOTD. Don’t feel bad, I completely understand the struggle of getting dressed for work in the morning. Standing in the abyss called a closet in your underwear, wondering where you went wrong and why didn’t you get that black maxi that went with everything (I’ve been there). Well, Since more than a few of you asked about plus size workwear options, what to wear, and where to get it, AND since we are on the cusp of spring and the newness is arriving, we thought to help you out!
First off, you must realize that you’re not alone! We all have goals of looking effortlessly office chic while responding to emails and running across town to meetings. We just need to update our look to get it. And today we share 7 plus size wear to work items to update your look, right now!
7 Items to Update Your Office Look Right Now!
The Updated LBD (Little Black Dress)
Contrast Collar Coat Dress at AshleyStewart.com
The Emma Dress at Carmakoma.com
If you are a fan of black and white and a great wrap dress, this is a great option, OR pair your LBD with the Pantone Color, Greenery, a pop of color, or metallics in your shoes for spring. Or remove the belt and throw on some cute sandals for summer!
The Unique Blazer:
ASOS CURVE Longline Tux Jacket at Asos.com
Tie Sleeve Blazer at Eloquii.com
Not sure what to wear with those ankle pants? Try a longline blazer or jacket to elongate those legs and protect you from those shivering office conditions OR switch it up and brighten your look with a white blazer- perfect for spring!
Asymmetrical Peplum Top at LaneBryant.com
Geneva Dress in Yellow at UniversalStandard.net
The peplum top is always trendy at the office. It can complement any body type and goes perfectly with pants or a skirt. Or let your dress do it for you with a fun hemline!
Leopard Tie Neck Bell Sleeve Dress at AshleyStewart.com
Printed Tie Waist Dress at Eloquii.com
If your boss allows a business casual atmosphere, spice up your look by adding prints to your workwear. The options are limitless and it’s a great way to add your personal style to your business style.
The Updated Pant:
Spot Pants at SimplyBe.com
Black/White Grid Print High Waist Slacks at Jibri.com
High waist pants will totally be in fashion this spring! Pep up even the most boring work suit ultimate with a high waist pant in a fun print. Or take it taped and sleek with these on trend polka dot pants!
The Modern Tote/Briefcase:
The Studio Bag at caraasport.com
Audrey Collection – Jessica’ Leather Tote by Lodis at Nordstrom.com
Don’t lug around those old fashion, mannish looking briefcases. Ladylike leather totes have gotten extra durable to handle those heavy items, so you can still have a purse, that hold everything you need for the work day. Or even better? How about a bag that is a backpack, tote, and purse in one? Yes. “The Studio Bag, offers the utmost in versatility while sacrificing nothing in the way of aesthetics and functionality. Designed to be carried as a backpack, tote, or crossbody, and constructed from the finest materials, The Studio Bag is ready to adapt to your needs and keep up with your lifestyle.”
The Stylish Flat:
ASOS LYLE Wide Fit Elastic Ballet Flats at Asos.com
Faux Leather Knotted Mule at eloquii.com
Comfort your feet with fashionable flats and put aside those pesky heels. Gladiator flats are the perfect style to add some flash to your outfit. Or if you want to don one of the season’s’ hottest trends, the mule is back perfect to wear with wide leg pants!
Do you think that you will be able to stand out from the crowd with these seven items? Will these refresh your workwear look? What items do you add to keep it cute?
Which of these workwear looks inspired you to change up your business style? Sometimes when I’m scouring through posts on the TCF Facebook page, I notice the silent calls for from you all asking for more fashionable work wear pieces and tips on how to wear it. Just so you know, we heard you.
Which trend you be trying first? Let us know!
lead image from Ashley Stewart