Pleats

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The week is halfway over! Here’s a little workwear inspiration to get you through the next two days 🙂

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This is what I imagine I would wear if I were a college professor–of course with a more sensible shoe in my handbag for backup 😉 I received a request for a look with pleats (I didn’t forget about you Katrina!) so here’s my take. I find pleats to be a little tricky as they can make you look wider and somewhat matronly if not worn correctly. On this BCBGMAXAZRIA dress (not available anymore but I love this one) the pleats fall perfectly at the drop waist and keeps the hips from looking huge. Side note:: I had a mini shopping spree at the BCBG Outlet store, so you will be seeing lots of looks from there in the near future.

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Oh, and please ignore the messy desk–what can I say? I love books. LOL My shoes are by Steve Madden (here) and my accessories are from Saks (similar here and here).

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7 thoughts on “Pleats

  1. That’s a nice dress! Can you do a look for a wedding with summer clothes? I am not finding the right pieces at any of the stores I am shopping at. I have a budget of 150.00 dollars and the wedding is in two weeks. Thanks in advance 🙂

  2. Pleats!!! Yay!! I was 95% sure you didnt forget about me!! I kept running into that issue with the pleats making me look very wide and wasnt sure how to rectify the fashion “ohnoshedidnt” situation! However I see now that in order to pull it off i need to choose longer pleated pieces to counterbalance my hippy wideness factor.

    Thanx, your chicness!!! ❤

    -No longer afraid of the folded fabric
    Katrina

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