WIW: Casual Suit-ish

Yesterday I wore a fairly corporate type suit and today is the casual spin-off of that type of look.

I started today's outfit with my black skinnies to which I added a black leather belt and then semi-tucked a cobalt blue tee. I then added as my third piece a more masculine style, longer pinstripe black blazer. Footwear choice was my Doc Marcie boots. For accessories I went with my oversized animal print clutch, black/white watch and a black cocktail ring.

What do you think? As always, all comments/suggestions welcome.

Blazer: George (thrifted)
Tee: Joe Fresh (thrifted)
Skinnies: Attitude by Jay Manuel
Belt: Danier Leather
Boots: Doc Martens
Clutch: XOXO (thrifted)

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  • Beth Ann replied 5 years ago

    Well, you know I'm going to love the cobalt!  Thumbs up for the legline in this outfit -- the strong, edgy boots with a bit of lift and the expert fit of the skinnies -- outlining the leg without squeezing it!

  • donnat replied 5 years ago

    Nice and casual with some edge.

  • replied 5 years ago

    I really like this too, Shannon! Great tough but polished look.

  • Debra replied 5 years ago

    I like it too :) great fit on the skinnies, my favorite boots and fantastic bag.
    Basic pieces put together and looking fab :)

  • El Cee replied 5 years ago

    Cobalt is your color! You look great. The jacket and tee are really amazing thrifting finds. Your clutch is To-Die-For!

  • Suz replied 5 years ago

    Looks terrific to me. In fact, this is my uniform for "dressier" days! Ha!! 

  • amiable replied 5 years ago

    Okay, you pull off this look to perfection!  Coach me :)  

    (Sometime today I'll post yesterday's business casual attempt, which wasn't so great)

  • Sara L. replied 5 years ago

    I think you look great!  I like the boots and clutch for some added interest and edge. 

  • Thistle replied 5 years ago

    Yu look terrific. Love the cobalt!

  • Angie replied 5 years ago

    Your "casual suit" is perfect, Shannon. Natural and no-nonsense. xo

  • Robidi replied 5 years ago

    Love this! What a great color on you

  • adorkable replied 5 years ago

    You look wonderful in cobalt!

  • Marmee replied 5 years ago

    Love the pop of cobalt!  YLF.

  • Elizabeth P replied 5 years ago

    My type of look.  Perfect.

  • Caro in Oz replied 5 years ago

    Very sleek - love it!!

  • CocoLion replied 5 years ago

    I really like you in those skinnies, and with the suit jacket -- very chic!  Rae wore an outfit similar today and I think this is a very under-rated outfit formula.   It just looks really "smart" to me, to use one of my grandmothers old phrases.

  • Karie replied 5 years ago

    The cobalt adds a nice pop of color, and I love those boots!

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