Work Wear Challenge 2014 | Shopping List

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It’s Here! Download it, print it, shop it. You’ll have ten days to get all of the pieces in place before the first outfit is released. If you don’t have all of the pieces in place, don’t stress. You’ll have lifetime access to all of the outfits.

Before shopping, please keep in mind that the linked items are recommendations only. You are welcome to shop anywhere that you’d like and buy anything that you want as long as the styles and colors are similar. Remember to shop your closet first. You’ll probably find that you already have quite a few items on the list. Oh, and please share all of your helpful sales and shopping tips with us in the Facebook group!

If you have any questions, please refer to the Helpful Tips and Info at the bottom of this page.

Here’s your downloadable shopping list to print out and take along.


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Work Wear 2014 Shopping List


1. Black Dress Pants (any length or style)

[Twill Ankle Pants]

[Stretch Twill Ankle Pant]

[Suiting Pants – Regular and Petite]

[Curvy Fit Ankle Pants]


[Plus Size Ankle Pants]


Black Skirt (Dress Up)

[Pencil Skirt]

Black Jeans (Dress Down)

[Black Straight Jeans]

2. Khaki or Gray Dress Pants (any length or style)

[Twill Cropped Pants]

[Ankle Pants – Regular and Petite]

[Slim Ankle Pants]

[Stretch Trousers]


[Oxford Weave Ankle Pant]


Khaki or Gray Skirt (Dress Up)

[Double Weave Pencil Skirt]

Chinos or Jeans (Dress Down)

[Factory Chino]

3. Printed Pants (any length or style)

*Color Coordination Note:  Black and White will work best.

[Plaid Melange Pants]

[Plaid Ankle Pant]

[Printed Ankle Pant]

[Suiting Printed Pant]


Mini Check Tummy Control Pull-On Pant 28-32

[Plus Size Printed Pants]


Printed Skirt (Dress Up)

[Leaf Printed Skirt]

Black Jeans (Dress Down)


[Black Straight Jeans]

4.  Dark Wash Jeans (any style)

[Dark Wash Straight Jeans]

[Dark Wash Skinny Jeans]

[Petite Skinny Jeans]


[Stretch Skinny Jeans]


1. Solid Sheath or Shift Dress (gray or black preferred)

[Gray Belted Dress]

[Wool Shift Dress]

[Boat Neck Sheath]


[Calvin Klein Sheath Dress – Comes in Solid Gray]

Substitution: Any solid sleeveless dress capable of layering with button down (under) and cardigan (over).  A button down and black dress pants may be worn in place of the dress.


1. White Button Down

[Essential Softened Shirt]


[Plus Size Women’s Button Down]

2. Solid Blouse

*Color Coordination Note:  Must coordinate with tan blazer and printed pants and be able to be worn untucked.

[Orange Flame Blouse – Available in Petite and Plus]

[Mixed Media Blouse – Regular and Petite]


[Plus Size Chiffon Blouse]

3.Floral/Printed Blouses (2)

*Color Coordination Note:  One must coordinate with one of the solid cardigans and the bright shoes.

[Ravello Blouse]

[Eliza Blouse]

[Print Scoop Neck Blouse]


[Floral/Lace Blouse]

4. Printed Button Down

*Color Coordination Note:  Must coordinate with one of the solid cardigans and the bright flats.

[Favorite Button Down]

[Printed Button Down]

[Striped Button Down]


[Plus Size Button Down]

Substitution:  Solid Button Down

5. Light Blue Oxford

[Essential Softened Shirt]

[Factory Classic Button Down]

[Favorite Oxford Button Down]


[Plus Size Oxford]


1.  Solid Cardigans (2)

*Color Coordination Note:  At least one must coordinate with the floral/printed blouse and button down.

[Zipper Pocket Cardigan]

[3/4 Sleeve Cardigan]

[Scallop Edge Cardigan]

[J. Crew Cardigan]


[Plus Size Cardigan]

2.  Solid Lightweight Sweater

*Color Coordination Note:  Must coordinate with printed pants and khaki/gray pants.

[Merino Sweater]

[Crewneck Sweater]


[V-neck Sweater]

Substitution:  Any solid top or sweater.

3.  Neutral Blazer (Tan or Oatmeal)

Blazer is an optional item although it will be styled in several outfits.

[Linen Blazer]

[Basketweave Blazer]


[Plus Size Blazer]

Substitution:  Cream or tan cardigan.


1. Bright Flats (or Heels)

*Color Coordination Note:  Must coordinate with one of the printed blouse/cardigan combos and the printed button down.

[Vince Camuto Flats]

[Ankle Strap Flats]

[Leather Flats]

[Cobalt Heels]

2.  Leopard Flats (or Heels)

steve madden leopard sling back flats

[Slingback Flats]

[Cap Toe Leopard Flats]

[Haircalf Leopard Pumps]

3.  Black or Colorblock Flats (or Heels)

[Cap Toe Flats]

[Color Block Heels]

[Black Studded Mid-Heel]

[Neutral Studded Flat]

Substitution:  Neutral Flats or Heels


1.  Color Block Handbag (Optional)

[Fiorelli Satchel]

[Color Block Satchel]

[Michael Kors Satchel]


Black or Neutral Satchel

[Camille Satchel]

[Sia Satchel]

2.  Necklaces

1.  Long (any gold or silver long necklace or pendant necklace)

[Gold Tassel Necklace]

[Kendra Scott Rayne]

2.  Statement (any silver or gold)

[Gold Stones Necklace]

[Hematite Statement Necklace]

[Gold/Crystal Statement Necklace]

Substitution: Any long or short statement necklace that goes with most colors. White/Gold/Silver recommended.

3.  Over Sized Watch (Optional)


[Oversized Gold Watch]


[Michael Kors Watch]

4.  Earrings

Studs (Gold or Silver)

[Filigree Studs]

[Tortoise Shell Studs]


[Trellis Earrings]

Substitutions: Any large gold, silver or neutral earrings.

5.  Belt


[Leopard Skinny Belt]

[Leopard Calf Hair Belt]

Note:  Leopard belt will be worn at natural waist and to belt cardigans.  You may need two different sizes.

Helpful Tips and Info

*Color Coordination Notes:  At least one floral/printed blouse will need to coordinate with one of the cardigans, the printed button down will also need to coordinate with a cardigan, the solid blouse will need to coordinate with the tan jacket, one floral/printed blouse will need to coordinate with khaki pants, the printed pants will need to coordinate with one cardigan, the oxford and solid blouse and the crew neck sweater.  Black and white recommended.

  • As of the release date, all items on this list were in stock online however they may sell out quickly.
  • Feel free to make modifications where you need to in order to make the outfits work for your office environment.
  • You are welcome to accessorize as much as you want to make the outfits your own. As a matter of fact, it’s highly encouraged!
  • These pieces will be repeated multiple times throughout the three weeks. If you aren’t comfortable with repeating an item, simply skip the outfit that day or substitute with different items from your wardrobe.
  • While most of the shopping recommendations are from a handful of stores, you can find similar items at most other retailers.
  • Remember to share your outfits and shopping tips on our group’s Facebook page!