August 12, 2015 - Easy Outfits, Style, Style Challenges

Easy Work Outfit: Black Blazer, Gray Pants and Red Heels

What’s the status of your work wear?  Do you need a major overhaul or just to add some trends to freshen it up?  Do you feel like you have all of your basics in place but are a little bored with how you’ve been putting them together?

Registration for the Work Wear 2015 Challenge is opening this Friday.  It will be the perfect opportunity to assess your office attire, add some fresh pieces and find new ways to wear old favorites.  This challenge will include an all new work wear capsule wardrobe plus three work weeks of mix and match outfits.  As a bonus, you’ll also get the 2014 Work Wear Challenge – doubling your outfits to six weeks worth.

Oh and the best part?  It’s going to be delivered through my beautiful new membership site.  If you haven’t seen it yet, pop over and check it out here.  It’s been a labor of love eight months in the making and includes all kinds of upgraded features, pretty printables and a user friendly area for delivering and organizing style challenges.

Today’s outfit is a simple one from the challenge that employs an easy combo that anyone can pull off – black on black.  Blazers look fresh and modern when paired with more casual separates.  Yes, that’s a basic black t-shirt!


[Blazer/T-shirt/Long Necklace/Gray Pants/Snake Print Belt/Kitten Heels]

For more casual offices, feel free to substitute a black cardigan for the blazer.  If you aren’t a fan of wearing heels, try this outfit with a pair of colorful wedges or flats.  The important thing is to keep the pop of color, which is what makes the outfit look fresh and modern.


Stay tuned for more information about the Work Wear 2015 Style Challenge – opening on 8/14.
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  • Nice outfit for work! Gemma xx

    • Thanks for stopping by Gemma.

  • Marta

    Such a classic look, I’ve been needing new ideas for work outfits and this would be perfect!! Hope you are having a great summer Alison:)

    • Thanks Marta. Will you be joining the Work Wear Challenge? 😉

  • Alison! I just went and checked out your new site. WOW! It’s AMAZING!!!!!!! Seriously, you should be so proud!!!!

    • Thank you SO much Sheaffer!

  • I’m super excited for this challenge, Allison. I travel for work and need to do a fresh update on my clothes. While I’ve LOVED your challenges, I’ve been hoping for something that is work specific. Thank you!

    • I’m so excited for you to be a part of the Work Wear Challenge!

  • The blazer and pop of color in the heels is what sends this look over the top! It’s perfect!