Maybe I’m weird, but workwear is one of my favorite categories to shop. Now that I don’t work in an office, I have fewer excuses to buy plus size workwear but I still love a good blazer, dress, or nice pair of slacks.
I know finding the perfect workwear can be difficult for people of all sizes, but it can be even harder when you’re plus size.
Not to mention… even figuring out what is/isn’t acceptable in your workplace can be overwhelming when you’re starting a new job. In my opinion, you can’t go wrong with “over” dressing. You know the saying… “dress for the job you want, not the job you have.”
I think it holds some weight. Not to mention, it’s fun to dress up, especially when your dressy clothes are equally comfy.
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I’ll admit it… I’ve never really been a jeans and tee shirt kind of girl. I’ve always enjoyed dresses and skirts and being a little bit “extra” in my everyday life.
As I’ve gotten older (hello, early 30’s!), I’ve started to embrace a slightly more casual aesthetic. I think this has a lot to do with being more comfortable and confident in my own skin and not feeling the need to “dress to impress” all the time. I also value comfort more than ever.
Blazer: Here | Tee: Here | Jeans: Here (RWN by Rawan via Gwynnie Bee)
Regardless of whether I’m wearing a fancy dress or a comfy tee, I want to look put together and more importantly FEEL good in what I’m wearing. That’s why when Universal Standard reached out to me about trying a couple items from their line, I KNEW I had to go for some of their popular “elevated” basics.
What I love about Universal Standard is that they tackle the notion that plus size women won’t invest in quality clothing items head on. I have been personally guilty of refraining from investing in quality (long lasting) clothing items because of my fluctuating size. In the past I was always planning or hoping to lose weight, so I didn’t want to accept that I’d be in my current size long enough to NEED clothing to last.
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