WHAT TO WEAR: School Banquet

What to Wear

As the hectic academic year approaches a finish, there are always an upsurge of school banquets; you will most likely find yourself at one in the near future, whether you are a part of a sports team, music magazine or sorority. After putting in a semester’s worth of hard work into whatever organization you support, you deserve to wear an outfit that is just as excellent as your commitment. For your next banquet, look no further than this Fashionista for the perfect combination of polished and chic.

Rely on simple style elements to create your school banquet look. This Fashionista capitalizes on bold stripes and a pop of color to create a fashion forward ensemble. The use of simple style elements keeps the attention on you and all your hard work, while still maintaining elements of chicness. Banquets also means you don’t have to be entirely business casual, so do not be afraid to try out some pieces that lean a little towards the flirty side. This Fashionista sprinkles in a bit of playful charm with her pleated mini skirt. Try to choose a skirt with a pop of color to brighten up the look; after all, banquets are a celebration! To balance out the mini skirt choose a shirt with a modest neckline. The scoop neck on this Fashionista is the perfect neutralizer.

When it comes to what shoes to wear keep in mind that most banquets involve a lot of time on your feet. Whether you are accepting an award or engaging in some cocktail chatter, you’ll want to feel comfortable in your kicks. Unless you are a master of heels, opt for a pair of booties that will keep you comfortable while still fashionable.

We are at our last hurrah before the closing of another academic semester. Follow this Fashionista’s style guidelines and you will surely go out with a bang!

One Simple Change: If you find yourself in a rush from a school banquet to a presentation, do not fret. Simply zip-out of the pleated mini and trade it in for a professional pencil skirt and you are ready to deliver some A-plus work.

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