Back to Work

I am hitting the ground running this week since, you guessed it, I am already back at work today even though I just got back from Europe last night!

Since I’m back in Court today, it seemed only fitting to share a classic wear to work outfit as my first post back – so today I am sharing a stylish women’s pant suit.

 

As any woman who has to wear a suit knows, it is not easy finding a suit that is flattering on a woman’s body, is comfortable, and is chic. This suit meets all those criteria and is the perfect addition to your closet if you work in the corporate world.

It’s also quite reasonably priced, making it an excellent suit for all you amazing women starting off in your careers (… I’m looking at you law school 1L’s! Only a couple more weeks until law school starts for the year!)

The reason I think this suit is such a stylish women’s pant suit is the cut. The pants are slim fit through the hips and thighs but do have a more classic boot cut shape; perfect for a more traditional or conservative office environment.

I also love the three button blazer. I’ve noticed the trend in recent years towards one button blazers for women, but there is nothing like a well-fit three button blazer when it comes to creating a flattering line in a women’s suit.

 

I’m not wearing my actual every day work purse in these photos (that would be this bag, which I swear by) but that’s because I had to show you this gorgeous black cross body bag I received when I was in Los Angeles in July! This is my first piece from the Onna Ehrlich brand, and I am thrilled with the quality. I highly recommend this brand.

stylish women's pant suit grey check suit from le chateau

Before I finish this post I wanted to take about where these photos were taken/where I actually wore this outfit!

… Any guesses as to where these are taken?!

photo outside the supreme court of croatia

It’s the Supreme Court of Croatia!!! If you followed my Instagram stories of my travels you probably saw that while I’m Zagreb I couldn’t resist going to check out the Croatian Supreme Court.

As a true law nerd, I insist on going to the courthouses in every country I travel to, and this was no exception. It was really interesting to see the lawyers there and get a glimpse into life as a lawyer in Zagreb. (And of course to do so I wanted to look my best, so I had to wear this stylish women’s pant suit!)

I’ll be posting recaps of my travels here on the blog later in the week, so come back for that if you want to see more of what I did in Croatia and Montenegro!

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20 Comments

  1. passion fruit, paws and peonies August 20, 2018 / 8:18 am

    That’s a stunning suit!! Perfect for court – however, I could see myself wearing it separately with more casual pieces, like lightweight knitwear and cropped trousers! xx Maria

    • Lee August 21, 2018 / 5:15 am

      Thank you Maria! And totally! I plan on wearing the blazer in the fall on casual friday with dark jeans, a white tee and black over the knee boots!

  2. Cathy August 20, 2018 / 9:02 am

    What a cool spot to visit! It sounds like you had an amazing trip. Cute purse and love your professional look!

    XOXO
    Cathy

    • Lee August 21, 2018 / 5:16 am

      It was so cool! I definitely nerded out and loved peeking in the rooms, reading their constitution on the wall, etc.

    • Lee August 21, 2018 / 5:19 am

      Isn’t it so frustrating!? I don’t know why the fashion industry can’t get with the program and make suits that are flattering for women.
      And thank you so much!

  3. Shira Rosenbluth August 20, 2018 / 3:48 pm

    Love this suit! And croatia is up there on my list to visit.

    • Lee August 21, 2018 / 6:50 am

      Thanks Shira! And ahh it is definitely worth it. We went to Zagreb, Split, Hvar and Dubrovnik and I can’t recommend it enough. The cities are so different from one another and so beautiful! It makes for a great vacation.

    • Lee August 21, 2018 / 6:52 am

      It’s definitely a great one! If you ever just want a cute blazer to dress up a pair of jeans, the blazer is great for that as well.
      And haha thank you! Its such a weird thing that I love to do, but I find it SO interesting!

    • Lee August 21, 2018 / 6:48 am

      Thanks Laura! Hope your week is off to a great start

  4. Stephanie August 21, 2018 / 6:02 am

    You look so incredibly classy. I love the sexy suit on you. The fit is absolutely brilliant, and the addition of the Gucci belt is so chic!

    • Lee August 21, 2018 / 6:48 am

      Aw thank you so much Steph, you are so kind!! HAve a great week!

  5. miriam August 21, 2018 / 2:23 pm

    i’m loving your chic pant suit outfit! such a classic and sophisticated look!

    • Lee August 22, 2018 / 1:31 pm

      Thank you so much Miriam!

  6. Kelsey August 21, 2018 / 7:33 pm

    Okay this suit is everything!! LOVE the color!!

    • Lee August 22, 2018 / 1:35 pm

      Thanks girlie! <3

  7. Nina August 26, 2018 / 5:15 pm

    Impressive that you went back to work so fast, I’d need at least a week! Lol!

    Xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

    • Lee August 26, 2018 / 7:20 pm

      Haha ya it was a bit intense. I definitely did very little this whole weekend in order to rest up and get my house/life in order!

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