gray Express blazer, satin Equipment top, and wide-legged pants
gray Express blazer, satin Equipment top, and Celine belt bag
gray Express blazer, satin Equipment top, and wide-legged pants
gray Express blazer, satin Equipment top, and Ferragamo belt
gray Express blazer, satin Equipment top, and wide-legged pants
gray Express blazer, satin Equipment top, and Celine belt bag

Seems like I have quite the affinity for gray and black lately. I wore this for a recent lunch date with a few of my favorite local bloggers. Since it was a workday I wore my best “power lunch” attire (hence the gray and black – my go-to work color palette). Isn’t it funny how bigger pieces equate to “more power” in fashion? I always go to a strong-shouldered blazer like this one when I want to be taken seriously. Do you think it’s because it makes us appear more masculine? An unfortunate reality probably, though I do love playing with menswear. I like that idea that one doesn’t have to dress femininely to feel confident.

These shades play into that masculine vibe. They’re via cool new subscription-based service called SubApollo that sends you two pairs of sunglasses each season based on your style and preferences. Given my fickle taste in sunglasses, $15 a box seems a drop in the bucket, and I loved the styles they sent to me. Stay tuned for how I style the other ones in future posts!

SubApollo sunglasses (c/o – use code ‘VDAY’ to share a second subscription with a friend!)
Maya Brenner necklace
Equipment blouse (also love this oneon sale!)
Express blazer (old, similar)
Ferragamo belt
H&M pants
Prada pumps
Céline bag

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14 comments

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Love the sophistication a blazer adds to an outfit!

xx, Daeyz
http://www.daeyz.com

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I need more power blazers like this one!
xo – katestyleptetite.com

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I love a good power blazer!!

Jennifer
Effortlessly Sophisticated

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I have been loving this trend lately. Such a fun, modern take on the suit and you do it so well. I always love your work inspired looks.

Amy Ann
Straight A Style

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Great timeless look!

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I think menswear with a woman’s sense of style is the perfect combination for power! This look definitely commands a room.

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Oh, you weren’t kidding – this really IS a power blazer. I love it! The contrasting collar is perfection and you wear those sunglasses so well too!

aglassofice.com
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Wow what class! I’m obsessed w your blazer & the way you styled it. So chic!

Kara Aragon
http://www.thekaragon.com

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I do love blazers, the subtle pinstripe in this once gives it a lot of character. It’s hard to go wrong with classic pieces and you do look like you mean business.
Chic on the Cheap

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Love this silhouette – and yes blazers have the ability of turning one into a super woman. You are rocking this look.

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Never underestimate the power of a woman with a fabulous blazer! Love the edgy, sophisticated, and smart look dear.

Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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I never thought about this before but you might be onto something sadly. Blazers do have a stronger sense of voice when it comes to corporate or business.

Sxx
daringcoco.com

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This is a unique and classy look. you kill this outfit. Love the sort of blazer u choose.
Keep going girl! Love all your looks!

Greets from Austria!

xx Julia

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That’s a great blazer.
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