The Perfect Outfit: Sabine Heller's Wildly Chic Work Outfit

Sabine Heller's illustrious career has seen her straddling the worlds of digital media, advertising, publishing, and marketing. As president of networking site ASMALLWORLD, considered the Facebook of the jetsetting elite, Sabine travels a lot for work, which is why she tends toward outfits that are easy and unfussy. Case in point: The blazer/skirt getup she's sporting is something we ourselves can pull out of our own closets. If Sabine's fashion sense seems like the spawn of a swanky socialite and high-powered exec's wardrobe marriage, it's because she doesn't believe in divorcing her "work" style from her "life" style. "I wear what I like, regardless of the setting," she says. She's brought this same philosophy to the office by eliminating the dress code, stating, "The idea of a work wardrobe in this day doesn't seem modern to me." Spoken like a true visionary!
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Hair, Rubi Jones for Whittemore House Salon. Makeup, Christina Candelario.
Essential # 1: Black Jacket—"Once I'm in love with a piece, I'll wear it to death," declares Sabine. Trust her on this one. A tailored jacket is a classic so dependably hip, you'll never want to take it off.
BCBGMAXAZRIA Asymmetrical Hem Blazer, $179.99, available at Macy's.
Essential 2: Leopard-Print Skirt—A simple skirt looks absolutely ferocious when splashed with spots.
Ann Taylor Zippered Back Skirt, $59.99, available at Ann Taylor.
Essential 3: Wedge Booties—A bootie with a wedge ticks all the right boxes we look for in a work shoe. It has height, it looks good, and covers enough of the foot to still be appropriate.
Deena & Ozzy Wedge Lace-Up Booties, $79, available at Urban Outfitters.
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