10 Timeless Summer Staples for Your Work Wardrobe

Are you ready for summertime fine? We want you to keep it fabulous & professional during the summer months so we've listed out 10 timeless staples that every working woman should have in her closet for the season. Timeless staples can be worn for years to come so feel free to splurge on some of these. You will definitely get a return on your CPW (cost per wear). 

Lightweight Blazer - Have some fun this season by ditching the black. Go for a nice lighter fabric & color. It will keep you cool in the heat & fab in the office. Choosing a fun color for your blazer will help you transition your look from work to social. Pair it with a skirt, dress, or favorite denim.

Nordstrom.com

Nordstrom.com

Nordstrom.com

Nordstrom.com

 

Sleeveless Blouse - This is your foundational piece for your layers. Have at least 2-3 sleeveless blouses for the season. A white, color, & print. Opting for a sleeveless blouse gives you bra strap coverage, if you want to take your jacket off in the office, while keeping your stylish look intact.

Summer Work Bag - Freshen it up! Find a nice leather or suede bag for the summer. Go for a brighter or lighter color than your Fall/Winter stash. If are the one that carries one bag for the whole season, opt for a neutral color to easily complement your looks.

Toryburch.com

Toryburch.com

 

Sunglasses - This one is simple, protect your eyes. Besides, they are a beautiful accessory. The right pair will bring glam to ANY look.

Nude Pumps - For the summer, nude is the new black. Choose the nude that works best for your skin tone. They go well with almost everything!

Chambray Shirt - A favorite. It's on the summer list but can be worn year 'round. You can dress your chambray shirt up or down. It's fun, chic, and comfortable. Wear it with your favorite skirt or distressed denim. It's a must-have.

JCrew.com; Refreshease.com

JCrew.com; Refreshease.com

Statement Piece of Jewelry - It's hot in the summer so not a fan of the double stack. However, find your jewelry piece of choice and go bold with it. 

Linen Trousers - What screams summer more than a gorgeous pair of linen trousers. Go with a wide leg on these. And, yes, they will wrinkle. Embrace it!

A-line (full body) skirt - The A-line skirt looks good on every shape. It's a life saver for your summer special occasions. Graduations, weddings, work...it can do it all.

Indulgy.com

Indulgy.com

 

Print Dress - Know what dress style works well for your shape. Pick that & a classic print & you can wear this dress forever. Keep the style & cut simple with little detail. You will be able to wear it with a blazer for work or to your next outdoor wedding. 

 

These 10 staples will build a strong foundation for your summer wardrobe. To maximize it, keep all your pieces in the same color scheme. It will allow you to mix & match to create endless outfits.