1.16.2012

Working Pants



Pants, Belt, Sweater, and Cocktail Ring (The Limited); Cardigan (Target); Shoes (Naturalizer Outlet); Bracelet (Corset)
I'm so jealous of all the people who have off from work today! I am a firm believer in three day weekends...  Instead, I have to put on my working pants like a big girl.  I prefer dresses and heels to pants and flats, so this outfit really goes against my normal attire.  I think it's because in my first office job, I wore black pants and a sweater as if it were mandatory.   Only in the past five years have I realized that you don't have to leave your style personality at the door at work.  Unless you are the girl who shows up in a halter top and hot pants... I'm sure HR would have something to say about that :)

33 comments:

Tulips & Tulle said...

Great outfit! I'd appreciate if you stopped by Tulips&Tulle soon!

Mica said...

Love your pants, and that's such a nice coloured top! :)

Great look for work! :)

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Annie said...

Love that bow blouse & your accessories - so cute!

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

meesch said...

I LIVE in The Limited. I'm 5'10 and have an almost inhumanly long inseam, and the limited makes all their pants (well most) so that they can be let out for more length. They tailor any of their pants for $10 so it's super easy for me to find stuff that actually fits me there!

cocobloggers said...

these are some really gorgeous pants...love the combination with the shirt and the cardigan ...so preppy...
thank you for your lovely comment...your blog is lovely...so following...hope you keep in touch too!!!

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habbott2 said...

Love the outfit! I'm kind of obsessed with those bow neck tops! I work at a bank and had to go in today too :(

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Erica said...

Haha! I'm at work today as well so you are not alone sista! xo

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The Jones said...

These pants are darling....love the vintage feel of the wide-legs and tweed look material. Really cute!

<3 Cambria
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Looms, Lids, and Layers said...

When did you get that sweater? I must have it!

Mel said...

I get so bored with "work outfits" myself. It has taken me a long time to be fashionable and professional at the same time. You did a great job here by incorporating bright colored accessories to make it more fun!

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

You look great Heather! I love your pants and that bracelet!!! As you become use to the job and people you'll incorporate your style into it. You always play it safe in the beginning. :) Have a great day!

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Jen @ redsolesandredwine said...

Sucks to have to work today! Well, at least it looks beautiful outside :) Hope you had a great weekend and a slow day today so you can relax.

Red Soles and Red Wine

Candy Apple Fashion said...

This is a great look for work. I love your pants and bracelet. I am off from school today but not work boooo! -Dreama

Francesca R said...

I love those wide leg pants!!And I know what you mean. I am sick of pantsuits!!!

Nanx said...

You look very classy!

Satin And Salt said...

Heather these trousers are so nice on you! They make you look so tall and lean. Oh and as you guess... I was the type to ditch school. I was in student council and they gave us these badges to get off campus whenever we wanted... i abused the priviledge.

-nico

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TaraMixandMatch said...

I had to work too :( At least you look cute!

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The Sunshine District said...

Totally sympathize with the "mandatory" black pants. Just recently started spicing up my work attire with lots of skirts and dresses :)
xo Jac
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Alexandra said...

For work pants, these are incredibly chic, and such a nice alternative to the normal mandatory black ones! Loving the print!

Alexandra xo

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Megan, The Frugalista Diaries said...

love your jewelry, so chic with those amazing pants!

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SWEATshirtDRESSshirt said...

I love your work pants! I have a pair similar in color, and they go with pretty much everything. :)

XO,
SWEATshirt DRESSshirt
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Sarah Stright said...

Ooh, I like those pants! The wider leg is so great. I prefer those types of dress pants.
Sarah
http://comingunstitched.blogspot.com

Nav said...

I like this look, I usually wear pants in the winter time as I am such a chicken!

xo Nav
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Rebecca from See Me Rwar said...

Your cardigan is so fabulous! And those pants look great.

See Me Rwar

Bravoe Runway said...

Heather, I feel the same way as you do about style. For a very VERY long time, my wardrobe was basically the same. I had a lot of button shirts, skirts, and slacks. I work in finance and there are a lot of conservative folks, and I basically left my style at home. I do struggle from time to time on the blog, what do I post for work? for fun? Love the cardigan, I just saw it in the target ad yesterday :)

Kassi said...

What? No hot pants to work? I'm disappointed.
You look great love the bow front blouse and cranberry color and I also like your big girl pants ;)
I had to work today too, BOO!

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SHOP STYLE CONQUER said...

omg i love the cardigan! it looks so cute with those pants!

x

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Ivana said...

I really like those pants, they look so classy and professional :)

xx Ivana

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BmoreLoveLeigh said...

Haha, I can definitely relate on my 'work uniform' when I first entered the corporate world. All black pants and boring shirts all the time. Ugh! I credit fashion bloggers with helping me step outside of my comfort zone!

Amber Rose x said...

I love this - the trousers look so chic! Such a flattering cut on you. Good workwear is such an achievement!

Am happy to be your newest follower, would love it if you came & joined me at Wonderland too! amberroseC.blogspot.com

xxxxx

p.s
Loving the 3 day weekends as well! (wishful thinking!)

Beauty Follower said...

Find pants's shape great!

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