STYLE ADVICE: Staying Cute in Business Casual

STYLE ADVICE: Staying Cute in Business Casual

Dressing professionally is a must in college. Whether it’s for an interview, a job fair, or just because, it’s essential. It’s becoming that time of the year where the last round of interviews are on their way and preparations are being made to finalize summer internships. A major key to nailing the job is dressing right because no matter how many people say “don’t judge a book by its cover,” it still happens, especially when a company is deciding on if they want to have you represent them or not. This Fashionista balances fashionable pieces with business casual wear for an outfit that is perfect no matter where you’re headed.

Neutrals are great for that time between winter and spring when the weather is gloomy and cold. Style is all about expressing yourself, and when dressing for an interview you want to keep true to yourself while also staying professional. This Fashionista’s style is both classic and modern, which shines through in her outfit choice. Adding an over-the-shoulder top to her outfit is the perfect way to keep the outfit from being bland and unoriginal. The exposed shoulder adds a flirty detail to the overall silhouette of the outfit without being overbearing, and the stripes give the top a classic feel. The jacket adds a touch of professionalism to the outfit which transforms it from casual to professional in seconds, which is great for when you’re running from classes to interviews.

White pants keep the outfit from being too dark and bland; they add a touch of brightness to the outfit without being super colorful or loud. Her neutral shoes ties in the jacket and keeps the outfit from being too much of one color or the other. A large bag is a perfect match to any business casual look. You can carry any materials you need (like a resume or notepad) while still looking cute and professional. The key to dressing professionally is to add your own personal touch to it. When you look good, you feel good, so add personal details to whatever you’re wearing and you’ll feel ready to take on the world!