With work-friendly staples in timeless neutrals, these printed pants are just polished enough for your 9-to-5. Plus, a bright pop of red patent leather keeps the look from being too safe (read: boring), and platform pumps are a step up from your everyday work heels.
From left: Elizabeth and James Sue Worsted Wool Blazer, $529.37, available at My Wardrobe; Mango Corazon Handbag, $89.99, available at Mango; Reiss Bowie Printed Jersey Trousers, $150, available at Reiss; H&M Top, $12.95, available at H&M; Forever 21 Curved Boomerang Necklace, $4.80, available at Forever 21; Zara High Heel Platform Court Shoe, $99.90, available at Zara.
Wild pattern aside, who says your bottom half has to get all the attention? Elevate your outfit to date-worthy status with a healthy dose of sparkle in a casual silhouette. Remember to keep your accessories understated and ultra-chic to pull off the print-and-glitz combo.
From left: Elliot Lucca Oversized Clutch, $128, available at Nordstrom; Dolce Vita Orla Wedge Sandal, $162.95, available at Lori's Shoes; Reiss Bowie Printed Jersey Trousers, $150, available at Reiss; Topshop Mermaid Sequin T-Shirt, $76, available at Topshop; Bauble Bar City Mosaic Bangle, $36, available at Bauble Bar.
The key to mixing prints? Keep the color palette in the same family, and remember that a striped top goes with practically everything. Simple sandals, crisp white sunnies, and a splurge-worthy carryall complete the look.
From left: Club Monaco Jody Straw Hat, $69.50, available at Club Monaco; Madewell The Station Sandal, $138, available at Madewell; Reiss Bowie Printed Jersey Trousers, $150, available at Reiss; Vince Stripe Crewneck Sweater, $95, available at Barneys New York; Old Navy Round Ray Sunglasses, $9.94, available at Old Navy; Proenza Schouler PS1 Large Leather Satchel, $1,995, available at Net-a-Porter.