Wearing Pink to Work

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 I was recently asked whether or not I think you can look professional while wearing pink. To me the answer is a resounding yes! If anything, I feel more confident when wearing pink to work because it reminds me that not only am I taking the professional world by storm but I am doing so as a fashion-loving woman who, yes, likes the color pink.

I feel more powerful knowing that I can do the career that I love without compromising who I am and what I like. While I do still wear black suits to work a lot, I am focusing on brightening up my wardrobe when/where I can.


While I wouldn’t recommend wearing your hot pink mini skirt to work any time soon, I firmly believe pink can look work appropriate. This J Crew dress combines a professional, tailored cut with this soft pink shade, creating an easy wear-to-work outfit. If you are looking to incorporate pink into your work wear wardrobe, look for items with classic shapes & silhouettes to balance out the bolder color choice.


The widget below has some of my favorite wear-to-work, completely office appropriate pink items that are available right now. Do you wear pink to work? Let me know in the comments below!  






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32 Comments

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:11 pm

      Thank you so much gorgeous!

  1. Coombe Mill May 2, 2016 / 8:38 am

    A perfect look for summer #CreativeMondays

  2. Elizabeth Roy May 2, 2016 / 9:56 am

    Love that dress! And I agree — you can totally look professional and powerful while wearing pink!

    – Liz @ Downtown Demure

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:12 pm

      Right?! Pink does not have to mean unprofessional.
      Thanks for stopping by! <3

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:12 pm

      Thanks Tara!

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:13 pm

      Thank you so much Amy!

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:15 pm

      Thanks so much Elise!!

      XO

  3. Laura Bambrick May 3, 2016 / 3:59 pm

    I think with keeping it to a single shade in an outfit and keeping the fit of the piece professional and conservative you can definitely wear pink to work! This dress is perfect!

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:17 pm

      Yay, im so glad you think so too! I agree, its all about how you wear it – one shade, conservative fit, etc!

      XO

  4. Cammi May 5, 2016 / 2:55 pm

    I also agree… hot pink… maybe not. But this blush pink dress with nude shoes totally shouts confident and professional. I love it!

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:25 pm

      Agreed! Shade of pink is definitely an important consideration. I think you could still do a bold pink – but not in a full ensemble (like this dress haha) a bold pink shirt under an all black suit could work though!

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:25 pm

      Yay! Thank you Lizzie <3

  5. Carrie May 5, 2016 / 10:07 pm

    That dress fits you like a glove, it looks great on you! That blush color is my fave this Spring! Love your bag, too!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:27 pm

      Thanks so much Carrie! Hope you're having a great week

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:27 pm

      Thanks Rachel <3

  6. Megan Kerr May 6, 2016 / 2:56 am

    This dress was made for you! Gorgeous!!

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:27 pm

      Thank you so much Megan!

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:27 pm

      Aw thank you Rachael!

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:28 pm

      Thanks! 😀

    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:28 pm

      I totally agree! Thanks for stopping by Katya!

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    • Lee T June 16, 2016 / 4:29 pm

      Thanks so much!

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