staying neutral

It’s been a while since I wore my trusty black ankle pants–they’re pretty much on constant rotation in the winter months, but once summer hits, I’m all about skirts and dresses. Anyway, I’m at a loss as to where to look for ankle pants these days. This pair is OK, but a bit tight (I bought them while I was still breastfeeding and thus a few pounds slimmer) . I tried the next size up of the Marisa fit “essential skinny ankle pant” at Loft (my former fave work pant), but the waist was way too big. Ugh. Why is finding work pants so friggin’ difficult?

This form-fitting pair will have to do for now. On this particular day I (once again) kept things pretty neutral by pairing the pants with an ivory peplum top and a simple statement necklace. Admittedly, this is way more dressed up than I need to be as a graduate student, but “dress for the job you want,” right?

ivory peplum tank: Loft, similar, similar // black ankle pants: Loft, exact, similar // black wedge sandals: b.o.c., similar, similar // crystal cube necklace: J.Crew Factory, very similar, similar

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One thought on “staying neutral

  1. Always dress for the job you want. You never know who you will meet. I actually met my future boss who hired me in the grocery store. At the interview he was like I remember you. I saw you a few weeks back at the grocery store. I usueallu dress great where ever i go like a button down shirt with dark wash jeans a pair of dress shoes or fashion sneakers. I did get the job. It’s funny who you might meet. That’s why I say try to look your best always. If you pjs on like a lot of people I see out and about people are making snap judgments of you. I tend to be the one always over dressed haha.

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