In contrast to my mismatching Monday look, I went for a matching look the following day. I happen to love red and blue tones during summer, so I chose to pair them together to create a summery work look.
While commuting in muggy weather, I wore a red and white polka dot tank top instead of my blue button down. Would you believe I got the tank top off season for $1.99 at Old Navy? Apparently bright polka dot tank tops are not in high demand during the winter months!
On the go commuting ensemble:
For work, however, I added a denim chambray button down. Tank tops are not allowed at my work, so thin button downs are a nice alternative for summer. It is also nice to have a button down on in case the air conditioning is blasting in other parts of the building!
Ready for work ensemble:
I added a splash of red with my necklace and shoes.
My nails ended up matching perfectly, as well! I wore my faithful watch and Tiffany’s rings to keep my look from getting too “busy” with too much bold jewelry.
Top: Nordstrom Rack ($20 marked down from approx $45)
Skirt: BCBG Max Azria via consignment ($7 marked down from $158)
Shoes: Audrey Brooke at DSW ($30 marked down from $60)
Necklace: Nordstrom Rack (approx $5 marked down from approx $20)
Fashion Huntress tips:
1) If you work in a conservative work environment, layering is key- especially in summer. I wear tee shirts or tank tops to keep cool while commuting. I then add my blouse when I get to work. This is also a good strategy if you are planning to go somewhere after work so that you don’t have to change!
2) I like to get tank tops at fairly low prices, if possible. Old Navy and H&M have very good sales for tank tops ($5 or less), without sacrificing quality. I’ve had $20 tank tops literally unravel, where my tanks from Old Navy have never even had a stray thread! Quality is everything, and the goal is to get the highest quality you can for the best price. Shop around and see what works best for you!