Office Style: Henna, Curls and Classics
Posted 363 days ago by Melissa Murphy
The night before I had attended one of my favorite Mommy blogger networks, Mommys Links Glam Me event. It was a really fun time with a great group of girls. There were women empowerment speakers, fun vendors, and swag. At the party, I got my first henna tattoo and my hair curled. So when I got home, I put my hair in a loose bun, and secured it with a few bobby pins – a tip my regular stylist at BlowNY gave me.
The next day my hair and henna looked fab. Don’t ever underestimate the power of a professional with a curling iron;those curls lasted for days. So getting ready for work the next day was pretty easy. I think subconsciously the ornate orange design on my hand lead me to pick that bold orange pencil skirt that I paired with a simple white button down shirt.
You can never have too many crisp dry cleaned, fitted, collared shirts. They are a classic item that will always come in handy, and never go out of style. I recommend investing in a few.
- White Shirt: $69.50 J.Crew
- Pencil Skirt: $50 Coup De Coeur
- Gucci Sunglasses: Saks
- Nude Pumps: $69 Nine West
Meet Natalie Yvonne Henry
Natalie is currently a social media moderator intern at SocialChorus. She got interested in fashion in high school and it just grew from there. Natalie blogs at fashionbystander.com, sharing the latest in fashion news with others; she hopes to expand it to showcase Caribbean fashion designers. She explains her style by saying,
“I dress how I feel. I love to look different, so I never focus on fitting into a particular genre or era of fashion. I just love to collect various pieces and make them my own. However, I love color! I prefer bright colors; the more than better!”
Her outfit today consists of a Forever 21 Chambray shirt, H&M floral print leggings,and a vintage bag and suede vest, which are both from a relative. The bow is a scrap piece of material that she had sitting around.
- Chambray Shirt: $22.90 Forever 21
- Floral Leggings: $14.00 H&M
- Vintage Bag: Gift from relative.
- Vest: Gift from relative.
- Bow: Homemade
What do you think of Melissa and Natalie’s outfit choices in this week’s office style? Let us know in the comments below!
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