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Play with textures to keep things interesting. A faux fur vest and sparkly slip-ons complete an already stylish outfit.
Top, Black Swan, $70. Vest, C. Wonder, $168. Jeans, Gap, $70. Flats, Nine West, $69. Necklace, Jessica Simpson Collection, $32. Earrings, Victoria Bekerman, $85.
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Let's Get Digital
A sheath in an abstract print gives off a bold, energetic vibe. Swap the usual cardigan for something edgier like a knit moto jacket.
Dress, Apt. 9, $50. Jacket, NYDJ, $198. Earrings, Nissa Jewelry, $98.
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It's all about the details: A tee with pearl accents and the zoomed-in effect of this houndstooth sweater.
Right: Top, Karen Kane, $138. Pants, Style & Co., $50. Boots, Chinese Laundry, $130. Necklace, Whitley V, $121. Earrings, Viv & Ingrid, $48.
Left: Top, Two by Vince Camuto, $69. Skirt, Ann Taylor, $89. Boots, Mossimo, $38. Earrings, Dogeared, $58. Necklace, Lucky Brand, $69.
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Winter white feels so right for work when paired with chic, dressed-up plaid. Add fall's "it" accessory, a structured navy handbag.
Top, Alfani, $70. Pants, Nautica, $90. Pumps, Nine West, $89. Handbag, London Fog, $175. Necklace, Stella & Dot, $59. Ring, ShopDesignSpark, $15.
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From the exposed-zipper booties to the laser-cut leather LBD, everything about this outfit is cutting-edge and cool.
Dress, Vince Camuto, $188. Shoes, Carlos by Carlos Santana, $119. Necklace, T+J, $88. Bracelet, Annachich Jewelry, $58.
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Tough leather accents and a ladylike midi skirt create the perfect balance of fierce and feminine. You can also take a cue from prep school in a shrunken blazer. Paired with meant-to-blend camouflage, this look is a serious standout.
Right: Blazer, The Limited, $98. Blouse, JCP, $48. Jeans, Joe Boxer, $30. Pumps, Elliott Lucca, $99. Belt, Old Navy, $15. Earrings, Charming Charlie, $15. Bracelet, Accessory Concierge, $28.
Left: Top, H&M, $35. Skirt, Eva Mendes for New York & Company, $50. Shoes, Nine West, $129. Belt, White House Black Market, $48. Necklace, R.J. Graziano, $125.
Originally published in the September 2014 issue of Family Circle magazine.