Since I turned thirty (blah blah) years ago, I discovered my love for all things leggings and dresses. Now I want to go out of my comfort zone and I decided to share some of my blogger inspo for the new style I want for my new job.
I have been wearing leggings every single day for the last dhfjkhfgsjh years and although I enjoy wearing them I don’t feel as professional or as put together as I want to portray in my new role.
I have been part of the plus size blogging community for a while and I have always been in awe of the amazing way people have their own style and how they can wear different outfits, not just leggings and a dress. Yet I have never ventured out of my comfort zone.
I thought it was about time to show you some of the outfits I would love to try or I have found inspiration from for my new me ‘look’ for my new job.
Outfits completely out of my comfort zone
I am in absolute admiration for these two bloggers as I hold them up as some of the most uniquely stylish women.
Firstly, this outfit from Chloe In Curve.
This is a classic shirt and trouser combo but I love how feminine it is yet still saying Girl Boss. The great thing about these are they are cropped wide leg trousers with a soft belt giving it that edginess. I used to wear black trousers and a jumper for 10 years at work and I honestly wouldn’t want to go back there so this definitely softens that almost uniform look for me.
You can check out the blog post here.
Secondly is this gorgeous look from Danie Vanier.
This look is so stunning, classy yet still sexy. I absolutely love the textures and also how comfortable it looks. Sometimes, when I think work wear or business attire I think stuffy and uncomfortable but this looks the complete opposite.
I have always been scared of wearing wide leg trousers but the pleated texture almost makes it look like a long skirt. Check out the post here.
Autumnul Work Wear Style
Another two blogger I have loved for the longest time are the lovely Steph and Nancy.
I have chosen two styles from their blogs which would make an easy transition through this Autumn time yet still not the styles I would usually go for. However, I would get to stay in dresses and leggings for a little while longer and not be completely overwhelmed.
The look from Steph (Nerd about town) has that almost classic Chanel feel to it. I always think that Chanel have got classy work wear down don’t you? Paired with a bold duster coat which for me keeps in with my personality and the accent of a cute red bag, perfect again for transitioning in to Autumn. Catch the blog post here.
This look from Nancy (Sugar Darling?) has all the makings of something I would wear but still work appropriate. The gorgeous pattern on the dress which matches the jacket (which looks perfect for autumn) around the cuffs. Such a lovely statement piece which would stand out and still command the management status I have acquired. Check out the post here.
Alternative Work Wear
I have never been the alternative type – I am way too boring and unoriginal but there are so many bloggers I really love who manage to keep their style but also slay the office.
Kitty (Kitty Rambles Alot) has paired up an A line skirt with biker boots and an animal type print top which is so simple yet really effective. You have personality as well as business babe all in one look. Check out the whole look and post here.
Kelly Fletcher says
Love this post Leah xoxo so really great style inspiration
Olivia Thristan says
I am forever in love with Stephs style it’s gorgeous! I love these ideas for work wear, luckily for me I don’t have to wear smart clothes although it would be fun to dress up smart sometimes! 🙂
Ana De- Jesus says
Aw I love that you will be stepping out of your comfort zone and why the hell not you are gorgeous! I really love Chloe’s trouser and shirt combo on you that would look mint!
Leigh at Fashion Du Jour LDN says
You picked some great and stylish inspo – these ladies have got sass! I’m sure you will stun out of your comfort zone too!
Thanks for sharing!
Leigh at Fashion Du Jour LDN x
Leah, I love this post and these ideas. I’m always looking for new inspiration for my work attire.
I’m plus size and when I used to go out to work I wore a self imposed uniform of black trousers, a smart top with a cardigan over it. I worked for the NHS and I couldn’t wear anything too nice because everything needed to be able to be boil washed. These days I work from home and live in leggings and simple tops. These examples are so stylish and they look fabulous.
This is fantastic inspiration! I love Nancy’s outfit, it’s gorgeous and you’re right, very autumal x
Rebecca Smith says
You picked some fab ladies for style inspiration – I really love Steph’s style.
These are gorgeous outfits, so nice to see some good styling in plus size clothes. The suit at the top is wonderful, such a good look.
Lynne Harper says
What a gorgeous collection of workwear outfits, i sometimes worry about stepping out of my comfort zone but once its on I love it 🙂 x
There are some absolutely gorgeous outfits featured in this post. And how amazing do all these ladies look? 🙂
These styles are gorgeous! Love the pics, and these are all totally work acceptable! Great post.`