3 Days of Co-op Style: Jennifer S.

Name: Jennifer Sun

Position: Treasurer

Major: Accounting & Finance

Background: I’m currently on co-op and my office’s attire is business casual. I actually love dressing business casual (ask me in 10 years how I feel about it though) because I can wear dressier pieces (and heels!) without looking out of place, but also incorporate some of my regular casual clothes. That essentially means I struggle to pick outfits because there are so many possibilities! My first two looks will be for work and my last look will be something I’d wear on the weekend.

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Day 1: Time for work! Usually I try to avoid dressing in too much black, but this outfit is an exception. With the intricacy of the floral detailing in my paneled black pencil skirt, I wanted to pair it with a simple black blouse to keep my look classy and prevent my outfit from being too crowded. I accessorized with layered pearls, black tights and booties and added a splash of color with my cobalt blue Longchamp bag.

(Blouse: Thrifted, Skirt: H&M, Booties: stolen from my mom’s closet, Necklace: Charlotte Russe)

Day 2: Happy Friday! Although my office only does jeans Fridays once a month, people typically dress a little more casually while still maintaining professionalism at the end of the week. I’m wearing a pair of forest green skinny slacks with filigree patterning (you can’t tell at all in the photo) with a loose cream blouse and classic black pumps. Blouses are my favorite tops for work because they’re far more comfortable than stiff button downs and blazers, but still very work-appropriate. Since my pants are on the dark side, I wore a multi-colored statement necklace to liven up the outfit. I grabbed my go-to black bag and was ready to take the day!

(Blouse: LOFT, Pants: Smart Set, Shoes: Bandolino, Bag: TJ Maxx, Necklace: So Good Jewelry, Watch: Fossil)

Day 3: The weekend means dressing like a normal college student again! On Saturdays and Sundays, I fully take advantage of this time to wear any of the clothes or shoes that I can’t wear to work. I love my maroon Lucky Brand skinny jeans because not only did I pick them up from TJ Maxx for a steal, but they also have a lovely subtle paintbrush stroke pattern throughout that gives it an artsy feel. I naturally paired them with my favorite brown riding boots, a classic gray striped shirt and a white statement necklace. Time to play!

(Shirt: Forever 21, Pants: Lucky Brand Jeans, Shoes: Macys, Necklace: So Good Jewelry, Watch: Fossil)

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