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Summer Coral

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 A punchy coral is one of the few colors that I still adore, even in the depths of my neutral obsession. It’s feminine, yet bold and so complementary on almost everyone. And today, I’m styling it to be cubicle cute.

Even though I don’t necessarily go into an office anymore, I still find myself in professional settings quite a bit. So it is important for me to find middle ground between fashionable and work appropriate.

For me, office style starts with one statement piece. It could be a patterned pair of chinos, an amazing gold necklace, a great pair of snakeskin pumps or a modest but beautiful skirt. This Mika Rose skirt is exactly that – and under $50!

The coral color (even though it also comes in a kelly green as well) is so pretty. The asymmetrical pleats and the gold buttons had me at hello. The silhouette is exactly what I look for in virtually all of my work skirts: starts right above my natural waist and ends right above the knee. Did I mention how flattering it is?

From there, I let the skirt stand out and paired a simple white blouse (that happens to have gold detailing), a nude bag and gold pumps for a bit of daytime glam.

We are down in Portland for the week and are talking some very exciting changes (which I hint to, here). Thanks, SIXT for getting us here.

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Shop the Look >>>

Express Blouse // Mika Rose ‘Pleated’ Skirt (under $50!) c/o // Woodzee ‘Olivia’ Sunglasses c/o // Coach ‘Saddle’ Bag c/o // Lulu’s Pumps c/o // Karl Lagerfeld Watch // Bracelet (similar) // Olive + Piper Ring (get 15% off with code ‘OliveChicStreet’) c/o // Lips: ‘Nude Kate by Charlotte Tilbury // Nails: ‘Brill’ by Butter London

As always, thank you for reading.

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10 Responses

  1. Kylan

    I love the skirt and you look amazing in coral!

    • Brenna

      Thank you so much, Kylan! You are so sweet!

      xo,
      Brenna

  2. I love the detailing on this skirt! Absolutely gorgeous!

    Paula- http://www.livingpaula.com

    • Brenna

      Thank you so much, Paula! It’s the little details that really elevate office pieces.

      xo,
      Brenna

  3. I love love love coral in the summer! My favorite is always coral nails. I swear they help make me look tanner.

    xo Helen @ http://www.kaleidoscopespinning.com

    • Brenna

      Thanks, Helen! And yes! I can get help with any bit of tan I can get after having no sun so far in Seattle.

      xo,
      Brenna

  4. Coral is such a fun, summer color! Love the accessories you’re wearing xx

    Blessings,
    Edye | http://gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

    • Brenna

      Thanks, Edye! Couldn’t agree more.

      xo,
      Brenna

  5. Very pretty look!

    • Brenna

      Thank you so much, Minau!

      xo,
      Brenna