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Dress Down Your Pencil Skirt * Stylo 196♥


Have you ever want to dress down your work clothes to rock it on the weekend? I know I have…

Definitely not every single piece, but things like a cute dress, a pair of white pants, a pencil skirt?

I am one who keeps her office clothes separate from my weekend garments. Part of the reason it is because I want to look different when I am off from work.

But sometimes I happen to love something so much, that I would love to wear it outside the office. And this is exactly what happened this weekend.

I am a pencil skirt LOVERRR! I love how they fit and how they look on me. So I wanted to wear this pencil skirt on Saturday, and I didn’t know how, because I also did not feel like dressing up either…

What a dilemma! ha? Then I asked myself the question: Why can’t I dress it down?

I was going to present my new jewelry collection to some clients, and I wanted to look a bit chic but not dressed up at all…so I opted for creating this Stylo.

It is comfy, summery, stylish, casual and a bit edgy, because I am breaking the rules and also because I am mixing opposite little details like studs with lace, and also wearing a pretty decent amount of bling.

Regarding the Makeup, I tried for the first time this awesome REVLON Colorburst Balm Stain Lip Crayon, and I am in love with it!!! <3 It is highly pigmented and keeps my lips well moisturized.

I paired it with my NAKED Eyeshadow Palette, and the result is a softy glam makeup look.

This Stylo is perfect for any Summer afternoon outing, where you are not required to dress it up, but you, as usual, want to look pretty

 

 

My Outfit

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What I Wore

 

Las Vegas Embellished Tank Top in White

Lace Trim Pencil Skirt in Black

Studded Flip Flops in White from EXPRESS

Studded Clutch in Silver from GUESS

Lakshmi’s Closet Jewelry in Silver

 

 

Create The Look!

 

 

 

C'est La Vie Tank

 

Stillwater The C’est La Vie Perfect Tank in White from Revolve $55

 

 

 

 

T By Alexander Wang

 

T By Alexander Wang 3/4 Length Skirt Spring/Summer Collection 2015 in Black from R.THECORNER.COM $195

 

 

 

BCBGMAXAZRIA Bag

 

 

BCBGMAXAZRIA BCBGeneration Queen Bee Woven Clutch in Black from Lord & Taylor $68 Now $38.23

 

 

Rebecca Minkoff Fiona Flip Flop

 

Rebecca Minkoff Women’s Fionna Flip-Flop in White from Amazon $32.78 – $68

 

 

 

 

 

Dress Down Your Pencil Skirt * Stylo 196♥ – My Youtube Video

 

 

 

 

 

My Makeup

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What Am I Wearing?

 

Pre Makeup: Make Up For Ever Primer; Too Faced Eye Primer; Prep + Prime Lip Base from MAC Cosmetics; Graftobian Wheel Corrector.
Makeup:
Eyes→ NAKED Palette from Urban Decay (Sin – On the lid; Toasted – On the outer corner; Naked – On the crease; Half Baked – On the lower lashline); NYX Gel Eyeliner (Dark Brown); Sephora Mascara in Very Black; MAC Cosmetics False Eyelashes.
Brows→ Paula Dorf 2+1 For Brows; Anastasia Beverly Hills Eyebrow Highlighter;
Contouring & Highlighting→ Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit (Medium To Tan);
Lips→ NO Lip Liner & REVLON Colorburst Balm Stain Crayon (Smitten Éprise);
Face→ The Matchmaster Foundation from MAC Cosmetics & Universal Setting Powder from Laura Mercier; Makeup For Ever HD Pressed Powder.

 

 

More Pics

 

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This Is Part Of The New Lakshmi’s Closet Jewelry Summer Collection 2015! ♥♥♥

 

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Wondering How To Dress Down Your Work Pencil Skirt? Just Pair It With A Graphic Tank Top And Add Cute Flip Flops! Wear It To Any Summer Afternoon Outing.

 

 

Royal Blue Color for my Mondays

Wearing today one of my favorite colors ever: Royal Blue or Cobalt. This is an eternal color that could be worn all year long, since it just looks fabulous on any season. I love pairing royal blue with pink, red, peach, orange, yellow and patterns in black and white like I did today. I chose to wear my lovely royal blue tuxedo pants along with this eye-catching black and white striped sweater. To keep the same colors I added black suede pumps. This is a very simple look for a Monday, but the colors are the ones playing the role here, creating drama and making you noticeable from head to toe!

I love wearing sweaters in Fall and Winter, because you don’t need to iron them 😉 and also because they make you feel cozy and warm, but at the same time, they make you look presentable and they go perfectly with a business casual attire or dress code. Adding a colorful solid scarf could be a great choice too. You could wear it in colors like oxblood, pastel blue, fuchsia or magenta, orange or even black.

You can also add a bright pink lipstick and silver accessories just like I did or opt for a more subtle makeup if you prefer and maybe wear gold accessories too; either way it’s fine. I chose to leave my hair loose with soft waves, because it’s Monday, and as I have said on my previous posts, I like to wear my hair loose on Mondays 😉

 

Do You Like Royal Blue Color?

 

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Royal Blue Tuxedo Pants from New York & Company; Black and White Striped Sweater from Mandee; Black Suede Pumps from Mandee; Silver Accessories; MAC Lipstick (Something New).

 

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Add Royal Blue Color to your Mondays! Pair Royal Blue Tuxedo Pants with a Black and White Striped Sweater and a Bright Pink Lipstick for a great combination!

 

Casual Style *Beige and Denim – Corporate Mondays

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Casual Style

What about Fall Casual Style for a Monday? Today I opted for a casual style mixing neutral colors with denim. I chose to wear a Beige Blazer paired with casual Denim Pants. I also wore a White Cami under with an oversized Infinity Scarf in a natural color. To finish the look I decided to wear these Taupe Fergie Pumps that actually matched perfectly with the entire outfit.

This is a great combination since beige and any other neutral color looks very well paired with dark denim. Also, blazers look awesome with an infinity scarf over them, besides the point that you will feel cozy and warm on those cold days. You could definitely opt for skinny pants if you prefer, and you could also choose a different top under the blazer, maybe a blouse or a button down shirt. I chose to wear a cami too go light on the layers and to be able to wear my scarf all day, even though is always COLD by my desk!

I have my hair in a ponytail and as usual, my neutral makeup, but you can certainly opt for a bun and maybe a more accentuated makeup. I am wearing gold accessories, but not that many.

I am not wearing a bag on the pics, but you can basically wear any color bag… a nice brown bag or a more colorful one like red, mint green or even in leopard print!

 

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What I Wore Today?

 

Denim Pants and Beige Blazer from New York & Company; White Cami from Mandee; OPEN DOBBY WEAVE INFINITY SCARF from EXPRESS in Natural; Tazed Too Pumps from Fergie Footwear in Graphite; Flower Studs from Mandee.

 

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What About a Casual Style for a Monday? Wear Beige and Neutral Colors Paired with Dark Denim. Maybe a Beige Blazer and Scarf with a Pair of Dark Denim Pants!

 

Corporate Mondays: Welcome Fall!

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Welcome Fall! Autumn is officially here as of yesterday and it is time to start wearing all the colors that resemble this season like brown, burgundy, dark green hues, orange, etc.

Today I chose to wear brown with beige and burgundy. Brown and beige is a great combination and if you want to add drama to your outfit, you can wear burgundy as well. I am wearing brown dressy pants along with burgundy button down shirt and a beige blazer. I also added beige accessories like a skinny belt, a statement necklace and a pair of pumps.

Go ahead and try mixing dark espresso colors along with light neutral beiges, adding a bright hue in the middle for contrast.

 

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Welcome Fall!

Brown Dressy Pants and Burgundy Button Down Shirt both from New York & Company; Beige Blazer from Love Culture; Beige Skinny Belt from Guess; Jessica Simpson Beige Pumps; Statement Necklace from Mon Rêve Jewelry.

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You can also opt for a pencil skirt instead of pants and a blouse instead of a button down shirt. You can also invert the colors and maybe wear a brown suit with a burgundy top and beige accessories; or a beige suit with a burgundy top and brown accessories. Feel free to play with these 3 colors! What would be the perfect combination for you?

 

Corporate Mondays: I Love Pink

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I love Pink! I truly do… Love any shade of pink going from like to dark hues. I think pink it’s super girly and delicate. Today I chose to wear powder pink paired with black. It is a great combination for this Summer-Fall transition, where we could definitely mix colors of both seasons. I am wearing a light pink pencil skirt along with a black sleeveless turtleneck and a short cardigan also in black. I added my powder pink Jessica Simpson pumps to wear all pink at the bottom. I left my hair loose with soft curls and I am wearing a neutral modest makeup.

How to Create a Similar ” I Love Pink ” Look?

Just grab a pencil skirt and pair it with your favorite turtleneck top. If you don’t have a garment in light pink, wear all black with a blazer in any shade of pink; or you can even wear a black pencil skirt with a pink top and black shoes.

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Pink Hi-Rise Pencil Skirt; Black Sleeveless Turtleneck Top from Express; Black Cardigan from Mandee; JS-JASMINT in Pale Pink Jessica Simpson Pumps from Macy*s; Silver Accessories.

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Great contrast created by combining light pink with black!

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Pair a pencil skirt with pumps for an elegant and super hot office look

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All pink at the bottom and black on top

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A discreet split in the back is mandatory

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Who said only mini skirts are sexy?

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Add silver accessories to any black/light pink combination

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Just the perfect outfit for a Monday! I love pink…do you?

 

I love pink…do you? Pair  pink with black and create a great contrast perfect for a Monday office look. Or just wear a pencil skirt with a turtleneck!

 

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