Soft Stripes

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Where I think that women run into problems with a professional – personal style balance, is when they segment them. Two completely different categories, looks, feels and eventually, problems. I believe in a 20/60/20 percent break up between purely casual, crossover and purely professional.

The perfect example is this Swell knit skirt. Feels like a sweatshirt but translates as secretary chic.IMG_0109

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Old Navy T-shirt // Swell ‘Rag Doll Striped Midi’ Skirt c/o // Karen Walker ‘Super Duper’ Inspired Sunnies // Vince Camuto ‘Colby’ Bag via Piperlime c/o // Forever 21 Heels (old, very similar) // Stella & Dot ‘Eden’ Studs // Stella & Dot ‘Christina Link’ Necklace // Target Dual Chain Necklace (sold out, similar) // Karl Lagerfeld Watch // Shop Prima Donna Thumb Ring c/o // Lips: ‘Beso’ by Stila // Nails: ‘Good As Gold’ by Essie

As always, thank you for reading.Blogsign

17 Comments on Soft Stripes

  1. Baking in Fashion
    July 21, 2014 at 2:23 pm (3 months ago)

    love the skirt! it’s so simple yet flirtatious at the same time :)

  2. Chic Street Style
    July 21, 2014 at 2:24 pm (3 months ago)

    It certainly feels that way on! Thank you so much.

    Xo,
    Brenna

  3. Rachel
    July 21, 2014 at 2:53 pm (3 months ago)

    This skirt is so flattering!

  4. Chic Street Style
    July 21, 2014 at 2:58 pm (3 months ago)

    Thank you! And super comfortable too :)

    Xo,
    Brenna

  5. McKenna
    July 21, 2014 at 3:03 pm (3 months ago)

    So pretty! I love black and white and this combo is perfect! What lipstick is that? It’s such a perfect shade of coral! xo
    McKenna
    stylewaltz.com

  6. Chic Street Style
    July 21, 2014 at 4:14 pm (3 months ago)

    Thank you so much! And all of the products used are always at the end of every blog post, under the last picture :)

    Xo,
    Brenna

  7. Gracey the Giant
    July 21, 2014 at 5:45 pm (3 months ago)

    Clothes like that are the best; they look great, but are still comfortable. Great look!

  8. Chic Street Style
    July 21, 2014 at 5:48 pm (3 months ago)

    Agreed! And thank you so much!

    Xo,
    Brenna

  9. Chic Street Style
    July 22, 2014 at 12:37 am (3 months ago)

    Thank you so much Rebecca!

    Xo,
    Brenna

  10. Reify
    July 22, 2014 at 1:46 am (3 months ago)

    Love the skirt!

  11. Chic Street Style
    July 22, 2014 at 1:49 am (3 months ago)

    Thank you! I do too :)

    Xo,
    Brenna

  12. Chic Street Style
    July 26, 2014 at 1:28 am (3 months ago)

    Thank you so much!

    Xo,
    Brenna

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