Modern Suiting


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As much as a I adore my laid back lifestyle, sometimes I wish I had more opportunities to wear a suit. There’s something so powerful about the combination. To update your basic black separates for the season, try faux leather. I paired my paneled skirt with last week’s staple: the leather sleeve blazer.

Then I brought in another one of fall’s A-Z trends to mix with my top (make sure to watch my H is Houndstooth video!). Instead of a necklace, I added a brooch and some arm candy. And whenever I wear black and white I always feel the need to add a pop of color: enter the red lip.

Win your own Express skirt! I’m giving three away here.

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Skirt: Express
Blazer: Express
Shirt: Express
Bag: Lauren Merkin
Bracelets: Stella & Dot and lia sophia
Brooch: lia sophia
Pumps: Ivanka Trump

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  • Calli

    super cute. yes my work is really casual, but I could probably still incorporate some of these items

  • Sydne Summer

    thanks! that’s the beauty of separates, you can wear them so many different ways 🙂

  • Chris

    Love love love this skirt and your houndstooth top!