Put a Little Lead in Your Pencil: Take a Pencil Skirt Out of the Office with Ankle Boots

Put a little lead in your pencil! Your pencil skirt, that is. Nothing says, “I’m serious about work” like a fabulous pencil skirt. Which is exactly why most of us never wear our office-worthy pencil skirts anywhere BUT the office. When styled with a denim bomber jacket a denim bomber jacket and low ankle boots, however,

Midi-Dress and Ankle Boots: Resurrecting a Benchwarmer Dress for Everyday

I’ve had this zebra print midi-dress in my closet for years, but rarely wear it. The print is a bit too loud for evening and the fabric is a bit too fine to be totally casual. The dress had become a benchwarmer, wedging itself into a tricky spot in my wardrobe. Inspired to give it

Too Sweet? Add Salt

Equal parts distressed-cool and tailored-polish, this jacket from Levi’s goes with everything. Use it to elevate an uber-caj look or loosen-up a prim one. This fit and flare dress from Madewell is fine for the office, but is too sweet to be cool for weekend wear. Together, the heels and jacket cut the sweetness and