Even though we like to think we’ve been there and done that, there are certain life events that even our most experienced editors have yet to encounter. In this, our ultimate style guide was born. We’ve enlisted the help of a few R29ers to bring you useful shopping tips that’ll prep your closet for every major milestone, so you’re never left saying, “What do I wear?”
"As a relative newbie to the working world, I've had my fair share of perplexing moments when it comes to work wear. My first job out of college involved a 'creative corporate' dress code (the kind where you can only sport denim on Fridays), and now, at R29, it's the kind of office where literally anything goes. It's awesome — and believe me, I love being able to simply rock denim, a tee, and Converse on those key days when it's the only thing I can imagine putting on my body. But, all of those possibilities actually make it kind of difficult to get dressed in the morning.
"This year, I'd love to really master cool, edgy, but polished work wear — the outfits that make one feel empowered to command a conference room but still allow my personality to shine through. All the better for 'leaning in,' 'having it all,' and '#makingitwerk,' no?”
—Tara Rasmus, assistant beauty editor
Click through for easy tips on how to make a work wardrobe look professional but still your own when you lead your first big meeting.