Build Your Best Fall Work Wardrobe Yet |

Feel that? (It’s Fall)

Fall is here; winter is near. It is the ideal time to prep your seasonal style. Build your best work wardrobe yet – one that truly supports you – giving you that extra confidence boost to seize every professional opportunity.

Follow these three easy steps to reinvigorate your fall/winter work wardrobe today:

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11 Ways To Easily Transition Your Career Style From Summer To Fall |
Fall is coming!

Yet it is not quite in full swing. Morning and evening commutes are chilly, while lunchtime temperatures run warm to hot. The weather can even change dramatically from Monday to Wednesday to Friday. It is no wonder our work style can look like mishmash in September!

The challenge to feeling comfortable while looking stylish throughout the early fall season can be daunting, no matter if you work in a corporate, creative, or casual work environment.

That’s why I’ve put together a collection of early fall style strategies for you from some favored personal style bloggers to help make the seasonal transition a breeze. You’ll quickly see just how easy it is to mix seasons:

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The Fashion Formula: Dress Easy So You Can Work Hard |

If I told you, there was a way you could dress stylish everyday as a professional while saving massive minutes off your morning routine. Would you believe me?

Introducing The Fashion Formula, created by Jodie from Jodie Noted. She was inspired by the former What Not To Wear television show and created a style equation to help herself quickly put together stylish outfits. It doesn’t look like Jodie is blogging anymore, but thanks to her (and the internet); her formula lives on for the rest of us.

Style shouldn’t be complicated. Looking your best doesn’t need to be hard. And I figure, why mess with magic?!

That’s why I’ve included the formula (after minor tweaks) into my top five steps to creating instant outfits – taking the guesswork out of what to wear, allowing you to put your next professional look together lickety-split, and adding the joy back into getting dressed:

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The Boardroom: Borrow, Buy, Believe + More |

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  • What These Powerful Women Would Have Told Their 22-Year-Old Selves [HuffPost]
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  • Get your 30-Day Ultimate Closet Guide. An e-toolkit created by stylist, Brittany Witkin, founder of The Style Shaker. After helping over 200 women overhaul their closets, she’s sharing a play-by-play of exactly what she does and how she does it with her closet toolkit. “I wrote the guide to enable any woman, anywhere, to get the closet/wardrobe she has always wanted, AND have fun while doing it. It’s like having me in their closet at a fraction of the cost.” says Brittany.

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  • Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale is taking place. Prices go up August 4th. At this particular sale, I look for fall/winter staple pieces that will get tons of use. Lots of jeans, boots, leather jackets, watches, workout wear, beauty exclusives, and more available. Here are a few of my faves: leather sleeved knit jacket and dress, year-round blouse, suits at varying price points here, here and here, nude makeup palette, undergarments, two-tone silver and gold watch, embossed satchel bag, plus pumps, booties, and boots.
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