Fancy day at work

I had to wear nice clothes for an important work thing today. I think suspenders and bowties and other “dapper” stuff looks tacky in the workplace. I’m not messing around at looking professional for work things. So here we go!

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Banana Republic women’s shirt bought from the outlet mall under $50.

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And here are some Banana Republic pants. They are dark blue and Martin fit. I got my pants up a size up than what fit my hips because I’m not trying to have my professional work pants fit like yoga pants.

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Wore them with my aldo maroon leather monk strap shoes.

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Looking cool selfie sticking it near the deoderant.

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So there is my semi masculine but professional outfit put together from 100% women’s clothes.

Too masculine? Well, you could add pumps or heels, get a pencil skirt or tighter slacks, get a silk shirt, or switch it out with a more flow-y blouse, other than this structured one.

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Tailored Men’s Shirts #3

To figure out what to do at the tailor’s, you have to understand body shapes:

Men are usually taller than women and don’t have the hips that many women do. By that I mean, men’s body shapes are typically rectangular or triangle shaped, where their shoulders and hips are the same size, or the shoulders are wider than their hips. Women on the other hand don’t typically have these shapes, of minor hip curves (rectangular) or developed shoulders and narrow waists (triangular). For the women who do, and want to wear men’s clothes, YOU ARE IN LUCK! You may be able to find shirts with minimal tailoring. See below:

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My best friend is rocking a men’s shirt. She has long arms and is average men’s height. She can rock men’s shirts all day.

So before you buy a men’s shirt to tailor, look at your own body type and compare it to the style of the shirt. If you have wide hips and big boobs, you may want to get a big shirt and tailor is to accent your curves, and take out some length in the arms and shoulder. Below is another friend wearing a great fitting outfit that takes her body type into account.

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