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October 22, 2012

When I graduated college, I really started putting my “professional” wardrobe together…I had my work clothes, and I had my other clothes.  But as I got older, I realized that I wanted to look polished all the time…not just for work.  So I stopped buying t-shirts, and started buying tops that not only look good with jeans, but that could also be dressed up for a business causal look.  I need my clothes to function for work and for play.  This floral blouse (a recent thrifted find…it was a BIG score that day and I’ll be sharing the other pieces soon!) looks appropriate with jeans at the pumpkin farm.  And it will look equally great with dress pants or a pencil skirt and heels.

My two little pumpkins!

Linked with Monday Mingle and Real Girl Glam!

13 Comments leave one →
  1. October 22, 2012 7:34 am

    I think we all go through this stage… I’m just now entering into mine where I’m weeding out all my tees and trying to build a “real” wardrobe.
    http://www.theopinionatedgirl.com

  2. October 22, 2012 7:50 am

    Love every piece of this outfit! The jacket with the floral is perfect:)
    Its nice to have versatile pieces in your wardrobe!

  3. October 22, 2012 7:58 am

    Agree…we need clothes that do double duty for sure…LOVE the pic of your two lil pumpkins..such a great time of year for outdoor fun w kiddies, no? Hope you have a great week C

  4. October 22, 2012 8:42 am

    This outfit is so cute!! Love every single piece!

  5. October 22, 2012 8:58 am

    The jacket is something I would love to add to my closet. Love! Thanks for the reminder that everyday doesn’t have to be boring.

  6. October 22, 2012 11:45 am

    LOVE that jacket. It’s exactly the type of piece I’m on the hunt for right now.

  7. October 22, 2012 1:34 pm

    Looks great! It’s a very nice floral pattern. You look fabulous. 🙂

  8. October 22, 2012 4:32 pm

    Great look! I love that top! It can easily go from play to work!

    http://www.daisyraeboutique.com
    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

  9. October 22, 2012 6:31 pm

    I totally agree about the work clothes vs free time clothes. I think nice & comfy sweaters, and fitted blouses can be worn either way, so your thrifted shirt is a great find!

  10. October 23, 2012 7:46 am

    I have a ahrd time buying tops. Im never sure whats the best cut for me and believe me I like looking polished at all times too!

    I have a giveaway going on if you’re interested!
    http://www.thefinebalance.net/2012/10/bracelet-giveaway.html

  11. Megan, The Frugalista Diaries permalink
    October 23, 2012 1:49 pm

    you’re always so gorgeous – love the jacket
    Xo Megan

  12. October 23, 2012 4:37 pm

    I love the blouse – it’s inspiring me to go thrifting!

    And I completely agree about collecting more put-together clothes for everyday life – not just work. After being out of college 5 years, I feel like I’ve FINALLY got a hang of finding clothes that I can wear to work AND the rest of the time.

  13. October 24, 2012 1:37 pm

    The top>>jacket>>earrings>>sunglasses combo is awesome. So pretty!

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