Chevron Tights: J.Crew Factory (similar) | Mary Jane Pumps: Sole Society | LBD for Work: J.Crew | Scarf: gifted | Pearls: gifted (similar) | Bracelet: J.Crew, old (similar) | Trench: Banana Republic | Mani: Essie’s Cocktail Bling
Last week, DC took a drastic turn in weather and it was bitterly cold. The kind of weather that made you want to wrap yourself in a blanket all day and wonder why you hadn’t moved further South. Layers were a necessity and tights an absolute given. But with tights in the office comes a dilemma: why are black tights so boring?
My friend Mary and I puzzled over this Great Question on gchat and we wondered if any tights aside from the usual suspects, pure black & nude, could be deemed DC conservative office-friendly? At first, I worried pairing black chevron tights with my burgundy heels was too forward for the office but decided my simple black work dress and just a few key accessories (pearls and a bracelet) balanced the look.
The burgundy heels next to the chevron tights give a black work dress a young, fresh take while still looking professional and polished. Plus, those chevron tights really kept me toasty waiting for the bus!
Photos by Laura
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