Wearing Pink to Work

May 2, 2016

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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 so far.

32 responses to “Wearing Pink to Work”

  1. I love that dress – so chic, so regal! I love the structure and color!

    Abby | Life in the Fash Lane

  2. Coombe Mill says:

    A perfect look for summer #CreativeMondays

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

    – Liz @ Downtown Demure

  4. Pink is gorgeous on you!

  5. Amy Johnson says:

    You look gorgeous in this dress!

  6. Elise Von E says:

    So simple, and so chic!! Love the color of your dress! Beautiful!

    xx, Elise

  7. 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!

  8. Cammi says:

    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 says:

      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!

  9. Liz H. says:

    Absolutely love this! Pink can definitely be professional when done right, which you did 🙂


  10. Carrie says:

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


  11. This is a gorgeous dress, I love the fit and color of it.
    Thank you for linking up to "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me"
    Rachel xo

  12. Megan Kerr says:

    This dress was made for you! Gorgeous!!

  13. I love this pink dress on you! It' so classic and pretty making it perfect for the office!

  14. Bring color to the workplace! love it

  15. I believe that pink is totally office-friendly!


  16. nonnapuffo says:

    Wow! Pink is my favorite color so i'm in love with this dress so simple so chic
    I love your style and your blog too.
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    a lot of kisses

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