Not So Mellow Yellow

June 24, 2018

legallee blonde fashion blogger wearing yellow blazer and striped culotte pants

Leave it to J Crew to create a well-fitted, well-made blazer in a ridiculously fun bright color. I am head over heels in love with this yellow blazer and today wanted to talk all about styling bold pieces for the office and what to wear with a yellow blazer! … And yes, you may have caught in my instagram stories that I wore this exact outfit to the office last week! I had a (rare) day out of Court getting to prep for trial, and this outfit was perfect for that.

legallee blonde fashion blogger what to wear with a yellow blazer and striped culotte pants what to wear with a yellow blazer

When you find a bold item, like this yellow blazer, it can be tempting to ‘tone down’ the rest of your outfit, especially when you are styling it for work. The thing is though, that bold-on-bold can actually work really well and create an outfit that is chic and exudes professional confidence.

The key is to stick with pieces that bold because of their pattern or color, but that still have a professional tailored shape. It’s why this blazer works so well… and so do the striped culottes!

In Friday’s post I talked about how culottes are a summer work day staple. And they really are! I’ve now got four pairs in my closet and can’t recommend them enough as a great way to update your wear-to-work wardrobe for summer.

The striped culottes are a perfect compliment to the yellow blazer. When thinking about what to wear with a yellow blazer, navy is a classic option. For a more bold ‘what to wear with a yellow blazer’ outfit, the ‘bankers stripe’ look (as we have in these culottes) is a great choice.

I went with all white pieces to finish off this look; a classic white button down shirt and my new favorite white heels. I know you are probably sick of seeing them on the blog but they are just so freaking comfortable. I have never found cheap heels that are comfortable so these were a such a pleasant surprise!

And that’s it for today’s outfit! I’ve got a very busy Monday ahead (and entire rest of my week quite frankly) but having spent the weekend camping with friends at Harrison Lake I feel really recharged and ready to take the week on!

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34 comments so far.

34 responses to “Not So Mellow Yellow”

  1. This is such a strong look – it’s fabulous! Great give-a-way too xx

  2. thesweetestclementine says:

    J. Crew is seriously the best! Love this yellow color on you.

  3. Shauna says:

    Love yellow for the summer! And this blazer is such a closet staple!!


  4. Dani says:

    I have been so into yellow lately, especially for summer! Love the blazer.

    xx, Danielle | Pineapple & Prosecco

  5. This is a fabulous look. I would definitely wear that blazer to my office. I agree that structure allows you to wear more bold pieces and still be professional.

  6. LOVE this look! That yellow on you is everything!!!

  7. Cathy says:

    Beautiful outfit! I love those pants, they’re so cute!


  8. Ruth says:

    Ooohhh this look is fabulous lady! I love that it could be worn to work and go to drinks after! It’s so versatile which makes it even better!

  9. Shira Rosenbluth says:

    That blazer is everythingggg!

  10. Jamaria Johnson says:

    Yellow is my favorite color so I am definitely drooling over this blazer! Love it!

  11. Ashley says:

    Yesss, lady- this blazer is SO good and I just love the way you styled it!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  12. sandy a la mode says:

    This is so chic! I love this look on you, I need to get pants like those!

  13. If I worked in an office this would be my uniform! It’s so fashionable and chic while also professional.

  14. sarah lindner says:

    Loving that color blazer! Just perfect for the summer and looking super chic!

  15. Angelle says:

    I love JCrew blazers!! I have a white linen one and I am obsessed! Love that mustard one. It’s so pretty on you!


    • Lee says:

      OOO I have been looking EVERYWHERE for a white blazer for the past month, a Jcrew linen one sounds so beautiful!

  16. That blazer is so fun and perfect for a summery office look!
    xo Jessica

  17. Lauren says:

    Really love the pop of yellow with this outfit! Perfect for office to drinks!

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