OOTD: Funky 70s Professional Dress

Slowly but surely I am building my corporate wardrobe. I am lucky enough to work in a casual workplace that allows me to express my own personal style. Skirts, rompers, tank tops, strapless dresses, I love them all – no suits or pants at work for me!

But now and then I have to attend a work-related event or function and the panic sets in… I have a closetful of clothes but nothing to wear!!

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I found this dress at Fashion Rush in Rancho Cucamonga and pre-emptively purchased it. Luckily for me, I ended up attending an EPPS (Entertainment Publicists Professional Society) panel the following week and had the perfect excuse to give it a whirl!

I love this dress. At first glance, my mom said it was too “old-looking.” But I tried it on anyway, and I’m glad I did. While the print is a little “old” and 70s-inspired, the cut definitely isn’t! I love the long sleeves with the button cuffs. They make my arms look skinny, and are super-professional. The way the dress nips in at the waist is also a plus, as it shows my figure without being revealing whatsoever. The length is conservative and the buttons go high up, so no cleavage is shown. It also has a built-in slip, so no worrying about if the dress is too sheer or not!

Good for prancing around.
Good for prancing around.

This dress makes me feel conservative yet young, polished yet carefree. It’s perfect for work events and meetings, and I would even wear it to happy hour with friends! I accessorized it with white ballet flats from H&M and my classic Tiffany’s heart necklace.

What do you wear to work-related events? Let me know in the comments!

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