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Amit Silk Wrap Dress
Theory
Sold by: Saks Fifth Avenue

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This dress is the ultimate feminine take on a suit...and just as powerful. It is luxury in its simplest form. And its fit is perfection – more modern than contemporary, it just skims the body. The fabric is a beautiful silk, so it’s perfect for the warmer weather, but you’ll still get use out of it in the fall. You can wear a cami or bodysuit underneath, but you don’t need to - there are a few sets of interior buttons to keep this dress firmly wrapped and in place. It looks great with classic heels or stylish flats, and we love to wear it with the sleeves pushed up for some added flare.
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03/17/2015

Suits: The New & Improved Look for the Modern Women

Ladies, the suit is back. Remember the Power Suit of the ‘80’s? Think Melanie Griffith in "Working Girl". Well, it’s back. But completely different, thank goodness! Women no longer need huge shoulder pads and bad commuter sneakers to show we can also be powerhouses in the office. Now, our suits are all about feminine lines and tailored styles that are pretty and powerful…just like we are. Suits are taking on a few different shapes this season, so there is something for ever body type and style. Structured shorter jackets are shown with lady-like skirts, both a-line and pencil. These jackets look great with trousers, and even culottes (don’t be scared, some really do look sophisticated). And there are a lot of other options for pants, too. Easier, looser jackets look fresh with wide leg trousers. And trimmer jackets of all lengths and fabrics pair with slim trousers, full length or cropped to the ankle for a sleek finish. And the colors run the spectrum. Mixing-and-matching is always important, but crisp white, soft neutrals, and pretty spring color from head to toe look updated and smart – especially for a day when you’ll be going from the office to a dinner.

Take a look at a few of our favorites here, and then head over to Fashion Finds, to see more of our favorites for work, and after 5. If you like something, just click on the “Shop It” button to buy it from our suggested retailer. And let us know what you think through the comments section below and on social media.

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James Jeans - The V Blazer
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James Jeans - The V Blazer
The V Blazer
James Jeans
Sold by: Shopbop

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James Jeans’ soft crepe blazer is just the right shade of blushy nude that is updated for the season, and still appropriate for work or a night out. The open placket and drapey fabric is pretty over a silk blouse with a simple pair of trousers or jeans. The hem is shorter in the back creating a little peplum effect that also looks amazing over a simple grey or navy sheath.
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Veronica Beard - Suit Jacket with Removable Hooded Dickey & Casual Zip-Detail Suit Trousers
Navy and white is always a strong color combination in the warmer months, and Veronica Beard has found one of our favorite way to interpret it. This line was started a few years ago by two women who wanted to create versatile, wearable key pieces for a woman on-the-go. The “dickey” jacket is their iconic piece. Simply put, it is worth every penny. Instead of adding bulk when you want the casual, cool vibe of a sweatshirt under your blazer, this one comes with it’s own built in. But it’s faux – just a dickey (we’re making an exception to not just like, but to love, a dickey) – so you can zip it out and you have a wonderfully fitting blue work blazer with a touch of stretch. You can even buy separate dickey’s, so it will look new over and over. It’s a contemporary fit, but not too small. It looks great with dark denim or white trousers, but also has coordinating pants (that can also be purchased through the ‘shop it’ button) to make a stylish suit that can be finished with a modern nude slip-on.
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Diane von Furstenberg - Martia Knit Jacket
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Diane von Furstenberg - Martia Knit Jacket
Martia Knit Jacket
Diane von Furstenberg
Sold by: Diane von Furstenberg

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This stretch cotton honeycomb pattern jacket from Diane von Furstenberg is one of our favorites. It can be worn to work or for a weekend party, since it’s feminine and tailored all in one. Wear it with the coordinating navy-and-white striped skirt and a simple white or navy cami, or the cap sleeve dress that is amazing on its own, also. For work, pair it with nude pumps; for a party or a night out, a strappy pair of gold heels looks fabulous.
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Theory - Eldora Patterned Suiting Vest
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Theory - Eldora Patterned Suiting Vest
Eldora Patterned Suiting Vest
Theory
Sold by: Neiman Marcus

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Vests have come back to the suiting game, in slightly over-sized shapes that are so office-right. This black-and-white Theory vest is one of our favorites. It’s not too over-sized, just loose and easy. And it pairs effortlessly with black pants, and a white top – or vice versa. When wearing a vest, we love the look of a simple silk tank underneath – or a sleeveless button down - to complete the look.
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Lafayette 148 New York - McBella Cotton & Linen Short Swing Jacket
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Lafayette 148 New York - McBella Cotton & Linen Short Swing Jacket
McBella Cotton & Linen Short Swing Jacket
Lafayette 148 New York
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Lafayette 148 New York’s soft take on a suit is ideal for a dressier luncheon or night out. The short swingy jacket and a-line sleeveless dress are sold separately (and can both be purchased through the ‘shop it’ button). The black piping along the jacket carries over to the dress along the seamed waistline and around the back zipper - so graphic and chic. Better yet, it makes this modern fitting dress easy to wear with black heels. We also love adding a bold color shoe to really make a spring statement.
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BOSS Hugo Boss - Jenudi Stretch Wool Jacket
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BOSS Hugo Boss - Jenudi Stretch Wool Jacket
Jenudi Stretch Wool Jacket
BOSS Hugo Boss
Sold by: Nordstrom

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Hugo Boss is a wonderful resource for work wear pieces, for men and women. The modern fit looks great on most everyone and the designs always blend modern style with professionalism. This wrap closure cinches at the waist, creating a subtle peplum that accentuates the waist and flatters the hips. The seasonless wool has a touch of stretch, and is easy to wear it with a simple shell and coordinating pants or even over Hugo Boss’ incredibly versatile elbow sleeve sheath dress. This look goes from work to dinner with ease. Sizes are going fast, so if you love it, don't delay.
 

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