6.23.2012

Floral Dress - 3 ways (Part II)


Hello Everyone!

Have you ever thought of rocking your floral dress to office? If not hopefully today's post will inspire you to.




I am wearing..

Floral Dress (as a shirt) - Courtesy Dressshop.in (BUY HERE!!)
Beige Formal Skirt- Wills Lifestyle Outlet (Bought during 50% sale for 750 Rs)
Bag - La BELLE -(Bought during sale on Yebhi.com for 565 Rs)
Accessories (Ring and Earrings)- Stilettos Diary Shop
Beige High Heels - Portia (Bought during sale on 99 LABELS for 500 Rs.)
On my nails - Lakme Fast & Fabulous (Shade - 17)
On my lips - Coco Rouge by Chanel (Shade -39)


Have you ever thought of rocking floral prints trend to your office? Well this Dorothy Dress (BUY HERE!) from dressshop.in. is an worthy investment. Not only can you style it as a jacket (SEEN HERE!!) but also as a formal shirt. The print is not overwhelming and it adheres to all the corporate dress code set in Indian companies.

I styled the floral shirt dress with beige skirt I picked up from Wills Lifestyle. I kept the styling simple with beige bag and skirt. I prefer wearing pleasant colors to office. I did add a bit of color via my coral nail paint. I completed the look with a pearl ring and simple stud earrings.

I got few emails asking me about how to dress to work. I have made few points to remember while creating your workplace wardrobe.

1. A white shirt: Worn with smart black trousers and a simple pearl necklace it is goes smart casual. When paired with a black pantsuit it means strictly business.

2. Black pants : You can never have too many of these. Creative types can branch out into longer cropped styles. Also invest in other colors like grey and beige.

3. Low-heeled pumps : Closed-toe styles can go anywhere. While you may be limited to dark colors to match your suits, you can experiment with materials and textures for interest: suede, exotic skins, polished leather. Not everyone is comfortable in high heels plus I prefer to avoid the "clanking" noise caused by high heels while walking in office.

4. Structured handbag. A smooth, black or brown handbag with a structured frame gives you a pulled-together, tailored look. You can always tie a pretty scarf on the handle or attach some charms for a personal touch.

5. Slim belts : Not only will these help in pulling a well tailored look but also add the little pop color required in formal outfits. Go for colors like electric blue, pastel green. Ensure to only style it with a white shirt and black pants.

6. Well fitted skirts : Beige, black grey are the basic neutral colors. You can always style it pleasant color shirts. Grey and baby pink is a lovely color combination.

7. Well fitted black blazer : A blazer can add the required sophistication and business look to any outfit. A black blazer is a must.

8. Pearl accessories : Loud, colorful accessories never seen pleasantly during office meetings. Best alternative is pearl earrings. You can also try simple charmed necklaces, bracelets and rings.

Apart from this you can always wear a dress( ensure the prints aren't loud) and a blazer to give it a business look.What do you think of the styling? I shall wait for all your comments.

P.S. Check out my previous post how I style the same floral dress as a jacket. (CLICK HERE!!!)

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Loads of love,



23 comments :

  1. I love dresses worn as shirts with skirts over them! This is such a pretty outfit! xx Pip

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  2. wow! amazing look. love it, very classic.

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  3. u look amazingggg!!! im crushing on each and everything you are wearing!



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  4. I love the dress! So pretty! And you are so so pretty!

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  5. You look elegant and classy chic! Love the shirt!

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  6. Your dress looks great as a blouse & I love that you paired it with the soft stone tones. Feminine yet professional

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  7. very chic and stylish. The floral blouse with nude is belnding very well. Looks like ure off for a English tea!! So loving this look completely

    very clever idea of wearing dress as a top, I do it sometimes. Only glitch wid some of the skirt the lining underneath shows.

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    1. he he.. This is how I go to work most of the days.. :)

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  8. Very classic look ! i love it

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  9. chic and stylish :)

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  10. Great look! I love how you styled the dress in another way that will inspire everone especially those who work in the corporate world.

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  11. Love the print of your shirt. It does stand out:)
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  12. Great look Megha..I loved your variety trial with floral top.
    Love
    Shilpi
    www.pinkjasminestyling.com

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  13. Amazing Look! You always show tastefulness. I like the mix of the lady-like style and the fresh colours of the blouse.

    All the Best

    Andi Smith
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  14. This dress is so cute! Wish we had the store in London.

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  15. With the pretty sleeve and collar area detailing, this dress makes a great "blouse" too! And I love your pearl ring.

    <3 Cambria
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  16. love the dress & your bag!

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  17. love your dress & your bag!

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