Work to Cocktail Party Outfit Idea

cocktail party

 Photography: Oksana Berman

 What I’m wearing: Dress- Mango, Shoes- BCBGeneration (similar), Watch- Michael Kors

I love a good cocktail reception just as much as the next gal. But a lot of them tend to happen right after work, and since most of us can’t run home to change, we have to plan our outfit for the whole day. In this post, I’m giving you an outfit idea for what to wear when both the office and cocktail party.

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How to style a leather skirt for the office

leather skirt

Photography: Greg Beuning

What I’m wearing: Shirt- Armani (men’s), Skirt- Zara, Heels- Coach, Bag- Rebecca Minkoff

I’ve posted about this leather skirt tons before (check out here and here), but this time I really wanted to show you guys how to style it for the workplace. Recently I’ve been all about finding creative ways to look chic at the office. If you want to wear a flowy dress, read this post about how to jazz it up, and if you want to look your most business professional while still being fun and expressing your stylish personality, read my post about this amazing sheath dress.

And now if you want to wear a leather, I have the perfect, most effortless outfit idea for you.

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Three ways to make a flowy dress interesting again

flowy dress

Photography: Greg Beuning

What I’m wearing: Dress- BCBGMaxazaria (similar), Shoes- Schutz, Sunglasses- Gucci (they’re sold out so here are some similar)

 I love flowy pieces. I especially love flowy dresses. They’re just so effortless, you throw one on with a pair of boots and a cute accessory like a hat or a long chain necklace and you’ve got the most chic boho outfit set to go. Of course there’s also a point when a flowy dress gets boring, or is used too often to hide parts of our bodies. So how do you make flowy dresses interesting again? Here are my thoughts.

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How to elevate your office style with three easy pieces

office style

Photography: Greg Beuning

 What I’m wearing: Dress- Calvin Klein (similar), Blazer- Ann Taylor , Shoes- (similar) , Bag – Kate Spade

Let’s talk office style. For those days at the office when you have to look good (which should be everyday, but I get it), you can’t go wrong with a sheath dress, a tailored blazer, and a pair of Mary Jane heels. Here’s my take on office style, and what to wear for an important meeting or a presentation. I think this outfit idea exudes professionalism, but keep things stylish and modern.

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Why you should try DCAcar Service

DCAcar Service

Photography: Greg Beuning

 Wearing: Top- Loft, Shorts- Current/Elliott, Cardigan- Free People, Shoes- Sam Edelman, Bag- Zac Posen

 With the abundance of transportation services out there, it’s hard to know which one is going to work best for you and when to take a chance on a new service. I’m here to tell you that DCAcar Service did a fantastic job of picking us up from the airport and dropping us off at our apartment. Seriously, I am one to appreciate a high level of customer service and our driver excelled. There before our flight even landed, he was at the ready. I received a call and then a text message from the driver letting me know he was at the airport and ready for us. We took some time to get off the plane (traveling with a dog will do that to you), and DCAcar made sure to accommodate our schedule with patience and a great attitude. I know you guys can all take Uber or Lyft, but seriously, when it matters, you need to get transportation you know won’t cancel on you or make you wait 15 minutes and then proceed to drop off or pick up three other passengers. Either for yourself, or an important customer or client, they offer unbeatable reliability.

DCAcar Service

After spending an absolutely fabulous weekend in Minnesota, up at the cabin enjoying the lake, the day we had to leave was sad and both Greg and I were so tired. All we wanted to do was get home and rest. And DCAcar Service made sure we did just that. The car was spacious, luxurious, clean, and overall made me us feel very VIP.

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You can reserve the car service to pick you up at your house and drive you to any of the three D.C. area airports, DCA, IAD, and yes, BWI as well. They can also pick you up from any of these three airports as they did for us, and drive you home. All drivers are extremely professional, on time (really, they’re early), and the black SUV features such goodies as bottled water, hand sanitizers, and mint candy.

There’s just something so luxe about getting a car service and arriving to the airport in style. You can also book them for a variety of events, so if you’re not traveling anywhere, don’t rule them out. They’ve got you covered to and from your next party, outing, or gathering. You can quickly and efficiently reserve your ride at, and also follow them on social media @dcacarservice.