We always love a fresh new pair of shoes especially if they are on sale. We checked out some of our favorite shops to find Workchic sandals on sale for summer.
Vince Camuto Darla T-straps have a professional feel in a summer sandal. They are currently available for $89.99.
Arturo Chiang Hummel peep-toe espadrilles have a charming print for casual days in the office. Pick them up for $59.99.
Get pretty in pink with Biviel BV2332 ankle strap sandals. They are $79.99 and business casual chic.
Flat sandals are generally more casual, but Kelsi Dagger Monaco have enough detail in the ruffled ribbon accent to make them Workchic approved. They are $69.99 in beige and $59.99 in black.
Wear these chic summer sandals with dresses, skirts, and all your favorite Workchic outfits this summer.
Are you Trendsetting Chic like Carrie? Business Chic like Miranda? Girly Chic like Charlotte? Or Sexy Chic like Samantha?
At Workchic.com we are big fans of business chic style. So we shopped Miranda’s Collection for the best heels to rock in the office.
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Yes. That’s the quick answer. Your entire image is important. Neglecting one of these aspects sends a message that you may neglect other things in your life as well. This does not mean you need to purchase designer brands, just that these items should be as polished as the rest of your outfit.
Sometimes shoes just need a new heel or quick cleaning to make the grade. You also have to consider the details of the shoe itself. Is it casual or professional? With the abundance of fashion sneakers and ballet flats, the line can get wavy. Look for styles with a real sole. Avoid the rubber styling where it rounds over the toe or sides. These are usually too casual for a business casual office. Even heels can appear overly casual with decadent patterns or in the form of strappy sandals. We are big proponents of wearing shoes that are right for your lifestyle. Here are three different styles that all have professional appeal. Ballet Flats, heels, and wedges.
These ballet flats have a slight peep toe with sophisticated layers of brown suede and chocolate leather. A sleek pointed toe wedge is versatile. The heel on these is under 2″ making them comfortable enough for everyday. For added interest we went with a two tone pump in ivory and black as our last selection. Any of these styles will look polished and professional with your work wardrobe.
So you understand that you wear your shoes all day and they are important. But you stash your bag in your cubicle drawer and don’t understand who sees it. What about when you need to carry it into a meeting, attend lunch with your boss, or dash out to a networking event? These are three prime examples of when others will see it. Not to mention walking in and out of the office everyday.
If your lifestyle makes it difficult to change your bag to coordinate with your outfit, we recommend selecting styles that are more versatile. Of course black, brown, and red usually get all the attention here. But if you wear a lot of neutral shades olive may work great for you. Here are a few bags we recommend for everyday and just about any work related occasion.
If you need to carry your laptop on a daily basis, this leather tote is chic and professional. Grey is another great neutral and currently a trending color. In a classic satchel with leather trim it has sophisticated appeal. For a smaller option we went with a two tone shoulder bag. Subtle color variations give the bag depth while the overall styling is quite simple. These three styles were found at ebags.com. Shop eBags Overstock Sale – Extra 15% Off our Best Winter Deals! Hurry, Ends 1/18
Like you really need an excuse to shop for shoes and handbags! Take the time to evaluate how each style will fit into your work wardrobe and your lifestyle. Cosmetic bags making switching handbags easier if you prefer to have more unique styles. There are many different combinations that can make your look effortless and chic. Just remember, your handbags and shoes matter but they don’t have to match!
As we discuss updating your basics, one area we must touch on is black shoes. After a little shopping this weekend we were very inspired to discuss the subject. Depending on your lifestyle, this may be a ballet flat or a 3″ stiletto. In our book it’s one of each. Check out our post on Polyvore to see how to work black shoes into your work wardrobe. Plus we’ve selected some of our favorite styles under $100 from Piperlime so you can start shopping today!
Very classic styles do not have any embellishments on them. They can be round or pointed toe, thick or thin heel, no heel at all, or anything in-between. Some styles we love in this category are:
Pointed Toe: Women’s shoes/bags: Enzo Angiolini Natia – Black $89
Rounded Toe: Women’s shoes/bags: Jessica Simpson Jessica – Black leather $69
Ballet Flat: Women’s shoes/bags: Kenneth Cole Reaction Slip On By – Black patent $59
Your go-to black shoe does not need to be as simple as our first three options. It all depends on your personal style. We love peep-toes, buckles, stitching, ruffles, and charms to liven up our favorite shoes. These added accessories do not mean we wear them less. In fact, we probably wear them more because they are so fun.
Women’s shoes/bags: Nine West Namely – Black $79
Women’s shoes/bags: Naturalizer Hilary – Black $75
Women’s shoes/bags: Two Lips Parker – Black $80
Women’s shoes/bags: Enzo Angiolini Rubies – Black $89
Women’s shoes/bags: AK Anne Klein Wake – Black suede $89
Women’s shoes/bags: Seychelles Runway – Black $80
Any of these styles will easily update your work wardrobe and make getting dressed that much simpler in the morning. While we had fun looking at different styles and creating outfits on Polyvore, these shoes really are a basic. You may be tempted to pick them up in red, silver, or a fun animal print- today let’s stick to the basics. Make sure you have this area covered and then start shopping for the extras.
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