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Top: Ann Taylor – size 00P (buy HERE or similar)
Skirt: H&M {recent} – size 2 (similar HERE and HERE and HERE)
Blazer: Theory {old} – size 00 (similar HERE and HERE)
Shoes: Talbots – size 5 (similar HERE)
Pearls: Gifted from Mom (similar HERE and HERE)
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These two items are a couple of my favorite and cheap finds recently.  The Ann Taylor top was only $21 and the H&M skirt (in-stores now) is only $24.95 (with belt included) and is fully lined. See my fitting room post here for style # and measurements.  I wanted to show you how easy this outfit is to wear to work and then quickly transition to a dinner outfit.  
WORK OUTFIT:

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I added my Theory cropped blazer to cover up and make the outfit a little demure and to hide bra straps.  I clearly wore the wrong bra but was too lazy to change:) This top has a full back hidden zipper so it makes it easy to put on and take off w/out getting makeup on your clothes (pet peeve). It’s cut very slim so it makes tucking in a skirt or pants a cinch. 
DINNER OUTFIT:

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I took off the blazer and added my Chanel WOC as a clutch and voila…you have a sophisticated, sexy but classy outfit for dinner.  This entire outfit (minus the purse) was under $75. The top was $21, skirt $24.95 and shoes were $27…not too shabby right? Love me a good deal 🙂 

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If you are like me and always in a rush, outfits like this make it easy to just go straight to dinner after work without having to do too much. I like to simplify my life as much as possible so this is definitely a good way to save some time. See side by side photo HERE.
Do you have any tricks on transitioning from work to evening attire?

Stylish Petite